7th February 2014. The total majority of the world is waiting for the opening ceremony for the Olympic games in Sochi begin, but in St. Petersburg one much more interesting event for the metal fans takes place - the awaited gig of the German metal-core band Caliban.
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Callisto / Crib45 / Radar
An evening filled with Finnish melancholy and progressive-atmospheric sounds - must be the perfect fit for the autumnal season.
Had never heard of Radar before, but those guys made it immediately on my "bands to keep an eye&ear on" list. Casually spoken, that band sounds like a combination of Swallow The ... more/mehr
Cannibal Corpse | Behemoth | Legion Of The Damned | Misery Index | Suicidal Angels | Nexus Inferis
The Hamburg Markthalle hadn´t seen a line-up like this for a while: Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Legion of the Damned and Misery Index. It came as a surprise to nobody that the show was sold out. Due to the early start at 18:30 as well as a total of six bands playing, the first bands performed to smaller audiences.
Next to Michael Monroe shows also the biggest tattoo event in Finland - "Helsinki Ink." - took place on this weekend, including aftershow parties at Bar Bäkkäri. We made it there just on Sunday evening, thinking that the Santa Cruz acoustic gig had already taken place. But to our surprise, two young men suddenly appear around 1 o`clock ... more/mehr
Actually, it`s not a long time ago that we admired Caroline on stage in Vantaa and interviewed them afterwards. The then announced live-hiatus fortunately didn`t last that long, instead there was a surprising change in the line-up: Bass player Cheri left, to be substituted by none other than Santa Cruz` Middy. But as he is still ... more/mehr