Here the scene is quite big and organised. There are many gigs in the capital city Helsinki. But there are also lots of gigs in Lappeenranta, Jyväskylä, Lahti and Tampere.
Notable bands from Finland:
"metal influenced moshable brutality"
Another One Dead (Lapeenranta)
"influences are old and new hardcore alike, one that you can't avoid hearing is metal."
Worth The Pain (Lapeenranta/Helsinki)
Down My Throat RIP
Security Threat RIP
Punk/indie sound "a bit like the self-titled album by Metallica, except that the music is good."
Endstand RIP (Riihimaki)
Eye For All (Helsinki)
No Heroes (Lapeenranta)
No One Is Safe
None Would Remain (Lapeenranta)
On A Solid Rock RIP (Jvaskyla)
And many more..
A few huge bands have visited small venues in Lappeenranta and Helsinki and many other places.
For example Have Heart did a gig at Helsinki and Lappeenranta. Blacklisted were at Semifinal. Madball & Comeback Kid at Nosturi (venues in Helsinki).