Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls – Be More Kind Tour (Sporthalle, Hamburg)

"Because there's no such thing as rock stars, they're just people who play music..." In spring 2011 I went to see Social Distortion at the last of four gigs in a row they played at the Docks club in Hamburg. Nothing memorable about their show for me... I enjoyed it I think. The support act … Continue reading Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls – Be More Kind Tour (Sporthalle, Hamburg)

Demonical, LIK, Of Fire – Carnage Manifesto Tour (Bambi Galore, Hamburg)

Billstedt, in the east of Hamburg. You couldn't be further away from the many hotspots of nightlife and live music this city is famous for. Billstedt is rather famous for concrete block buildings that house all kinds of social problems - and for the shopping center that has the only Primark of the city. But, … Continue reading Demonical, LIK, Of Fire – Carnage Manifesto Tour (Bambi Galore, Hamburg)

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)