Ghost, Royal Albert Hall, London 2018

Ghost – A Pale Tour Named Death (Royal Albert Hall, London)

Asked about festival shows in interviews, 'the man behind the mask' of Ghost often says that they should only be considered a trailer for the real headline shows. And even though some of the festival sets I've seen from Ghost are very close to my heart (actually I consider for example the Tuska 2016 or … Continue reading Ghost – A Pale Tour Named Death (Royal Albert Hall, London)

Summer with Ghost (Prince Charles Club Berlin, Graspop Metal Meeting, Copenhell, Dynamo Metal Fest, Wacken Open Air)

It was a long wait for the new Ghost album. Well, actually it was only eight months between the end of the Meliora touring cycle and the release of the new album Prequelle, and there was even the live album Ceremony & Devotion in between, but if you're addicted to a band, eight months are … Continue reading Summer with Ghost (Prince Charles Club Berlin, Graspop Metal Meeting, Copenhell, Dynamo Metal Fest, Wacken Open Air)

FortaRock Festival 2018 (Nightwish, Opeth, Avatar, …)

First weekend of June, time to start into the festival season! For me the place to be was in the Netherlands, more precisely Goffertpark in Nijmegen, for an incredible line-up at the sweet little FortaRock festival, although time and money restrictions only allowed me to go on the second day of the festival. Starting out … Continue reading FortaRock Festival 2018 (Nightwish, Opeth, Avatar, …)

Tommy Karevik, Charlotte Wessels, Kamelot 2018

Kamelot (+Delain, Battle Beast) – The Shadow Tour North America (Silver Spring, New York City, Clifton Park)

I've been following various bands across Europe for many years now and have visited many different countries this way, most of them more than once. By doing so, I was never able to bring up the financial means to travel to another continent, since I spent every cent on European roads. At some point, I … Continue reading Kamelot (+Delain, Battle Beast) – The Shadow Tour North America (Silver Spring, New York City, Clifton Park)