It is unfortunately not the first time that the Markthalle was not really crowded whilst pagan-/folk-metal bands were playing. Too bad, as two of the bands of the evening were worth more than their money.
CRIMFALL The Finns were for the first time on tour outside from Finland and had to deal with a ... more/mehr
Moonspell / Swallow The Sun / Cataleptic
It´s a long way from Portugal to Finland, and one rarely traveled by Moonspell. The last time I saw them was at Tuska 2007, and the announcement of their visit to our country for a short club tour was as surprising as it was welcome. To further improve matters, the second band on the bill was Swallow The Sun, who haven´t played a ... more/mehr
Mortiis | Deathstars
Despite having Deathstars in Switzerland already for four times last year they are always worth a visit. Their support Mortiis, though, have been to Switzerland about three years ago. Both bands are from the North (Sweden, Norway) but I doubt that anybody else from there could be that hot... and they are quite a contrast: Singer ... more/mehr
Moses Hazy / Alexander in Paris
"Doors Open 8 pm, Showtime of the first band 9 pm": That`s the rule on weekends at "Bar Loose" but tonight, something seemed to go wrong as the doors downstairs open at 9.30 pm; thereby it`s getting very crowded upstairs. The Doors (!) are played to lift everyone`s spirits, thus "Bar Loose" shows a sense of humour. It fits, it works ... more/mehr
Unfortunately is seems to be some kind of fashion to equip Concert halls with barriers. We can argue about the sense and purpose, but it has nothing in common with free seating.
First of all Sepultura honoured them by appearance: the opener played one hour. Unfortunately they couldnt tie up to those glory days.