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)

Seregor, Carach Angren, 2018

Carach Angren, Rotting Christ – Rituals Amongst The Rotten (Kulturpalast Hamburg, Musik & Frieden Berlin)

I never got around to write down something like my 'top albums of 2017'... but if I had, Carach Angren's Dance And Laugh Amongst The Rotten would have made the first place without a doubt.* So when they announced this European tour, needless to say I had to go to more than one show. Certainly … Continue reading Carach Angren, Rotting Christ – Rituals Amongst The Rotten (Kulturpalast Hamburg, Musik & Frieden Berlin)

Arch Enemy, Wintersun, Tribulation, Jinjer – Will To Power Tour (Oberhausen, Geiselwind, Hamburg)

First of all... this is the longest headline on this blog so far and will probably stay the longest for quite a while. But with four amazing bands teaming up for a tour, what else would I do? To start with the conclusion - for me, this was one of the best band packages I … Continue reading Arch Enemy, Wintersun, Tribulation, Jinjer – Will To Power Tour (Oberhausen, Geiselwind, Hamburg)

Per Nilsson of Scar Symmetry, Jord Otto of Vuur, Will Graney of Damnation Angels, Brent Hinds of Mastodon

A weekend in London (Scar Symmetry, Vuur, Damnation Angels, Mastodon) 

A diary for one of the better weekends of this year, concert venue hopping included! The planning London or Utrecht? That was the only question for me when Scar Symmetry (melodic death / modern / progressive metal from Sweden) announced their co-headliner shows with Vuur (progressive metal from the Netherlands). Because I hadn't seen them … Continue reading A weekend in London (Scar Symmetry, Vuur, Damnation Angels, Mastodon)