It seemed that the Finns Hatetrend had picked a bad date for their CD presentation: not only a two-digit-minus weather situation made keeping warm with some „high spiritual“ remedies pretty fruitless, it was also the Helsinki Metal Meeting Headliner Sabaton that rather attracted the few brave to a venue.
A weekday in Helsinki and a high amount of ice/snow in the air – well, still that does not mean that fans prefer to stay inside their warm and cozy homes... There were not as many people as two days before when Steve Harris British Lion visited town (see report), yet the Circus Club should fill up nicely during the support acts´ ... more/mehr
Heinolan Valot Pääkonsertti: Before The Dawn / Entwine
In Summer the festival fever is present all over Finland. And Metalheads, you better check out the smaller ones, too, because not far from Helsinki you might get a chance to see bands who do not play that many live shows.
Heinola near Lahti offered “Lights of Heinola” for the fourth time, with many concerts in various city ... more/mehr
A nice thing! The Hellacopters once again delivered a solid show, and this although their keyboarder had some problems to defend his instrument.
The Molotow is not very big, and maybe it would have been possible to choose a bit bigger venue, as it was more than sold out, which resulted in that all the time someone ... more/mehr
Hellcity Punks / Over Body Free
This review is incredibly hard to write as the sound in the venue, Headcrash, was utterly horrible. Furthermore, the personnel working there gave a heads up that there may not be that many people in the audience. This was quite reasonable, as it was a Wednesday and both bands were more or less unknown in Hamburg. In the end, the ... more/mehr