15 years ago, in the small town Arnhem, settled between the rivers, fields and vast forests of Gelderland, a couple of metal and beer loving maniacs decided to join their collective love for the surroundings, aggression and above all passion for music into a folk metal band: Heidevolk. Many cd’s, shows, tours and even a […]
It has barely been half a year since Rotting Christ visited the Netherlands and we were at a sold out concert only a few miles from where we were today, watching them again. But since Rotting Christ is highly ranked when it comes to the Metal-Exposure crew’s favourite bands, we didn’t mind at all and […]
For the second time within a short period, Dream Theater has arrived in The Netherlands. Initially, this second show of the 25th Images, Words and Beyond tour, would happen in Amsterdam. Because of logistical reasons, the show had to be moved to the venue 013 in Tilburg, the same venue they attended a couple of […]
For the second time since the release of their ninth studio album, The Night Hour, Sonata Arctica has arrived in The Netherlands. This time, the stage of choice is Tivoli in Utrecht, a place we know all too well. Supporting acts for the evening were Canadian Heavy Metal band Striker and Thunderstone from Finland. Read […]
Norwegian black metal band Mayhem needs no introduction. The band’s tumultuous past involves church burnings, suicide and murder, but also a discography featuring albums that are now seen as one of the cornerstones of the black metal genre. Thus, when Mayhem set out on their Mysteriis Dom Sathanas tour, performing this cult record in its […]
It’s been a while since we set foot in the venue Atak, in the town of Enschede, but what better opportunity then to watch Finnish vocalist Tarja Turunen and her March leg of the Shadow Shows Tour? She changed the support acts and brought along Skinflint and My Own Ghost.. Read all!
And so it began, again… Off we headed to see perhaps one of the stranger combinations of darkness lined up to play at the Iduna in Drachten (NL): Gorgoroth, Melechesh, Earth Rot and INCITE.. Read all!
Since I reviewed their first full length ‘Wisdom’ I’ve been a fan of The Order Of Israfel, so I was very pleased when I saw that they were going to perform in my hometown Arnhem together with another great band: Year Of The Goat. Read about the concert here
During their “The Last Tour”, Sabaton is promoting their latest album, “The Last Stand”. With a bigger stage show than ever, and with special guests joining their tour, this was bound to a spectacle to behold. We were not the only ones to think so, because the show was sold out and people were gathered […]
My first concert of 2017 was a special one. Not a very big venue with a major band, but in downtown Anrhem at the Willemeen, I went to see the French post-rock, cinematographic band Les Discrets. To be honest, I have only known this band for about a year, yet from the first moment I […]