Thursday, 20th September 2012 Unfortunately none of us was there on Thursday, but what we heard was that the Markthalle was full and the program was taken in very well. Over 3000 visitors enjoyed the lectures, workshops, and concerts. We can at least surely say that this was the case in the following two days.
For the second time, the Metal Dayz took place in the wake of the Reeperbahn festival in Hamburg, Germany. All the bands were in touching distance during the half an hour set-up in the foyer. Unfortunately, lesser-known bands had their meet & greet sessions before the shows, so they pretty much remained unnoticed due to lack of pre-hype. ... more/mehr
Hamburg Metal Dayz 2014
Hamburg has Reeperbahn festival fever and for all those, who like their music a bit harder, the city offered the Hamburg Metal Dayz for the third time. As in the previous years, there was a whole variety of activities including the unavoidable Mambo Kurt, a tattooist inking Wacken logos as well as all of the bands and authors, like ... more/mehr
Hammer of Doom VIII
I had already made up my mind last year to visit the Hammer of Doom festival in Würzburg, which has distinguished itself in recent years by repeatedly having a strong line-up. However, due to being placed on emergency duty on that very weekend, I was forced to defer this premiere to 2013. What can I say; the festival was worth every ... more/mehr
Hammer Open Air 2013
The recession of the recent years seems to have taken its toll on festivals in Finland, and several smaller events, such as the legendary Pellavarock, have died and are sorely missed. Fortunately, there have also been a few newcomers giving it a shot, and in some cases, quite successfully so. One of them is ... more/mehr