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News, 4/26/2018

Finnish movie rides heavy metal wave onto silver screen

Photo: Harri Räty/Making Movies

First question: Why has nobody made this kind of movie in Finland before now?

After all, the country has more heavy metal groups per capita than any other (see the map included in another of our articles). Finns really love speed metal, glam metal, death metal, doom metal and the other subgenres. Heavy metal is known for its fantasy elements and sometimes ridiculous excesses – which form obvious starting points for comedy.

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Updated 4/26/2018


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