Eerily tinged pop from Leeds for the dreamers among the intellectuals, for the mentally dancing among the non-dancers, for those, who like to drift through the spooky historical fright: In fields of cultivated horror and psychedelic neatness of their music, lyrics and videos move I Like Trains.
This evening belongs to the guitar kings Jeff Waters (Annihilator) and Jon Schaffer ( Iced Earth); also with them were the Finnish Humppa-rockers Turisas.
Turisas Right at the beginning these Finns steal the show from the other bands. Because just as the guys and the girl enter the stage and start playing their ... more/mehr
Iced Earth / Warbringer / Elm Street
``Plagues of Babylon`` has been more successful in Germany and many other countries around the world than any other Iced Earth album before. Therefore it is time for a tour. According to the quite basic and rough sound of the latest album, Iced Earth took 2 bands with them that are more into Thrash Metal than Power Metal.
It was a warm dry Friday evening, and in Hamburg played six good bands at the same time, who battled each other for audiences. No good situation, so nobody was really astonished about the limited crowd that gathered at Hafenklang.
The band from Finnland took it easy and played with their new ... more/mehr
Imperial State Electric / Satan Takes A Holiday
Not "Vappu week" but "Nicke Andersson week". Why? Well, first there is his gig with his relatively new group Imperial State Electric today, before we are going to see a tribute band, whose illustrious band members (e.g. from bands like Santa Cruz and Caroline) cover songs of his old band The Hellacopters (read the STALKER review). ... more/mehr