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Amorphis’ Olli-Pekka Laine on The MetalSucks Podcast #425

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Olli-Pekka Laine of Amorphis is our guest this week! On this episode, we discuss the band’s new album Halo and completing the trilogy they started with Under The Red Cloud.

Also covered on this episode: using a separate lyricist to write all the lyrics for the band, the complex process of getting Finnish lyrics translated into English, their upcoming North American tour and the visa process post-pandemic, creating an Amorphis wristwatch for the fans, playing in the snow for eight straight hours for their latest music video, the possibility of putting out a live release on VHS, and the current status of Olli’s other project Barren Earth.

Meanwhile, Petar and Brandon discuss Steve Albini’s comments on “Juggalos being less annoying than deadheads” and David Draiman missing the boat big time on Spotify “saving music”.

Song: Amorphis ”On The Dark Waters”

Song: Amorphis “The Moon”

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