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)

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)

Jonas Kungen Jarlsby, John Alfredsson, Johannes Eckerström, Avatar 2018

Avatar – Avatar Country World Tour (Sint-Niklaas, Cologne, Madrid, Barcelona, Munich, Prague, Berlin, Hamburg, Gothenburg)

"In the name of the king, bang your heads!" When Avatar announced their tour in support of the new album Avatar Country, it was out of question for me that I would try to go to as many shows as possible. Too vivid were the memories of the last tour in late 2016, when Avatar … Continue reading Avatar – Avatar Country World Tour (Sint-Niklaas, Cologne, Madrid, Barcelona, Munich, Prague, Berlin, Hamburg, Gothenburg)

Franz Ferdinand, Hamburg 2018

Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending (Mehr! Theater Hamburg, De Oosterpoort Groningen)

I don't like listening to the same kind of music over and over again. Especially I don't need tons of bands that all sound more or less the same. On the contrary, I'm always searching for new sounds and things I haven't heard before, bands that surprise and impress me. Which gets difficult after a … Continue reading Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending (Mehr! Theater Hamburg, De Oosterpoort Groningen)