Midsummer in Finland always makes a splash, whether it’s the spray from swimmers diving into a lake or the splatter of raindrops on the treetops. This video catches both, as well as the long days that never quite turn into night.
With more heavy metal bands per capita than anywhere else in the known universe, Finland is at the heart of the tight-knit global metal community. We see how they determine which Finnish city gets the title of Capital of Metal. We also talk with the Finnish university researcher behind the annual Modern Heavy Metal Conference.