Report: A Day with Purest of Pain

Wacken Open Air (Germany) 30-07-2014 By Laetitia en Ingrid Chances are that you’ve heard of the Wacken Metal Battle (MB) and that you are aware of the band representing your country. The More »

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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 »

Report: A Day with Purest of Pain

30-07-2014- Chances are that you’ve heard of the Wacken Metal Battle (MB) and that you are aware of the band representing your country. The finalists travel to the illusive Wacken Open Air, where they will compete with other bands. How does a MB-finalist prepare for the show and what does a day at the campsite look like? Metal-Exposure followed Dutch melodic death metal formation Purest of Pain for a day in order to find out.. Read all!

Report: Dong Open Air 2014

Who remembers Dong 2012? It was the muddiest year the festival has ever known. The rain poured almost non stop and our beloved Dong Mountain turned into one big swamp. This year was quite the opposite and it seemed more alike the very first DOA that Metal-Exposure attented, because it was HOT, very hot! When we arrived on the mountain, most members of the Dong family were already there. They were hiding from the sun under their party tents or in the sauna which is also known as the festival tent.. Read all!

“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!