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Dokk’em Open Air 2014

Dokkum, The Netherlands 21/06/14 The best festivals are the smallest. The atmosphere is great, the drinks almost payable and they are able to give the fans a line-up that is worth their More »

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Rock Hard Festival 2014

6-8 June 2014 Amphitheatre, Gelsenkirchen (GER) Review by: Tabitha, Ingrid and Joyce Pictures by: Ingrid Back at the Amphitheatre at last! It’s been ofcourse just one year since metal-exposure last visited the More »


Interview with Mark Jansen

15-04-2014 – For the upcoming record, The Quantum Enigma (TQE), Epica has tried to modernize its sound. At the same time TQE is a classical Epica record with grand choirs, heavy guitars More »


Delain – The Human Contradiction Kick-Off show

Hedon, Zwolle (NL) 21-03-2014 By Michael Just before the release of Delain‘s next studio album, they decided to give a big kick off party for “The Human Contradiction” with some surprise special More »

“We will sell no wine before it’s time”

26/07/2014 – In a unique interview setting – a cozy man cave to be – Metal-Exposure interviewed Trevor Peres from Obituary before their headlining show at Stonehenge (NL). The band financed their upcoming effort through a crowdfunding campaign: “The reason to do a Kickstarter campaign was because we are all business minded and it was a way for us to control what goes on behind the scenes of making an album.”.. Read all!

Interview with theNAME

28-07-2014- In September, the first edition of femME metal fest will be held in Eindhoven (NL). This event shows and celebrates that being a woman in a music genre that was formerly dominated by males is no longer out of the ordinary. One of the bands that will play on this event is the Dutch group theNAME. Metal-Exposure interviewed vocalist Hadassa Kosten about her background, becoming a metal chick and the bands first tour experience.. Read all!

Tuska Open Air 2014

The season of Open Air fests has started, time to clean your tent, stock up on beer and prepare for mud! Or not? One of Europe’s nicest metal festival, Tuska Open Air, is held in the middle of Helsinki. So you can sleep a little in a bed (there were some afterparties) with warm, dry feet. All comfy, Metal-Exposure geared up to report about bands as Emperor, Satyricon, Children of Bodom and Anthrax on Tuska! Read all!

Report: Ghost

30/06/14 – After the Swedish ghouls of the heavy metalband Ghost performed fine rites at the Dutch festivals Fortarock and Pinkpop, it was time for a clubshow in de Melkweg: more playing time, a more intense atmosphere, more Ghost. On this ordinary Monday evening, the venue was packed with fans who got were treated with just that.. Read all!

Preview: Summer Breeze

Summer Breeze, which is held right near the Bavarian city of Dinkelsbühl every year, has been an attraction to metalheads for quite some time now. It is pretty much considered as the last large-scale open air Metal festival of the summer’s festival season, since after it there are mostly smaller ones.. Read more!