Block Buster – Losing Gravity

Frontiers Records has a reputation for only bringing back old 80’s bands and putting together projects with different members from different bands. Sure, they do that and it’s a good thing. But what’s seldom mentioned is that they’re also working hard to find new talent to make sure the future of Rock is secured. Melodic Rock, Hard Rock, Prog Metal, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, AOR – anything the find qualitative bands. They should really earn some respect for that, I think. One new band that’s signed to Frontiers is Block Buster from Kuopio, Finland. Formed by brothers Aarni and Jaakko Metsäpelto while they were still in junior high, Block Buster spent their teenage years developing their sound and identity. Too young to play clubs, the band played local school parties to their 16-17 year old friends, the band got the chance to to open for Bon Jovi at Helsinki Olympic Stadium.

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