Ever since the release of their fifth studio album, the Swedish melodic metallers from Avatar have been touring. This winter, the band started touring Europe with Eldrimner and The Defiled. Metal-Exposure visited the show in Amsterdam and did an interview with vocalist Johannes Eckerström, which you can read here.. Read the report!
In support of the band’s latest release, The Quantum Enigma, the Dutch symphonic metal formation Epica has been touring Europe with special guest Dragonforce. The first leg of the tour is finished, but in the new year, the second leg of the tour will start. Epica ends the first leg of the tour in their […]
To celebrate and promote their new album Venereal Dawn, Dark Fortress went on a tour through Europe this Fall. They brought support bands Secrets Of The Moon and Schammasch with them. On October 21st, the tour visited Nijmegen for their only Dutch show, and of course we were present..Read here about that!
Last week, Equilibrium kicked of their Erdentempel tour through Europe. I was kind of surprised to see that there was no Dutch date on the schedule and therefore, we from metal-exposure travelled ‘all the way’ to Essen, Germany to catch up with Equilibrium and the support acts, Nothgard and Trollfest, they brought with them on […]
29/08/14 – Patronaat, Haarlem (NL) – Every time Kamelot promises to come to The Netherlands, the hearts of fans around this area start to beat faster. But not only the fans get excited, the whole band seems to have a special place in their hearts for fans in the Netherlands.. Read all!
Dutch death metal formation Dictated recently released its second record, The Deceived, via Metalblade. Tonight in Simplon, one of the two albums release shows takes place. So, with new material and a new line-up (including God Dethroned’s front man Henri Sattler and drummer Michiel van der Plicht) Dictated is ready to take on anything.. Read […]
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 […]
09-06-14 – Once in a while you get an opportunity to attend a very special concert. Tonight I had that chance in Utrecht. Inside a synagoge, the MerkAz, Orphaned Land would play an acoustic set. Not only was I drawn to this concert because of the acoustic vibe, but also the special location. How often […]
24/05/14 – On a very sunny Saturday, Delain was about to play in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands. This concert had been re-scheduled because of scheduling conflicts. Luckily, Serenity was able to perform as well, so we had two great acts planned that evening.. Read all!
It has been nearly a year ago since Epica gave their big Retrospect show. Since then, the band has had a lot of things to keep them busy. The birth of Simone’s child, working on the new album and preparing for another great show. Tonight, we would see and hear the new songs being performed […]