The 23rd of June, Death landed in an otherwise quiet town in the North of the Netherlands: Drachten. Death was there to party to some quality tunes old and new, to kick around some dust ‘n shoulders and have a beer or two in the process. During Death over Drachten, he saw bands such as […]
After not having an open air edition in 2017, Fortarock came back with a blast in 2018. With not the least of a line up, this year’s bands were spread over two days; Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of June. The party kicked off on Friday afternoon and at the start fields looked a little […]
Dark Troll Festival IX, held 10-12 May 2018 on the Burgruin of Bornstedt offered a brilliant atmosphere, a commanding view of the surroundings and featured bands both great and small. Arkona, Horna and Skyforger but also Firtan, Sojourner, Krater and the very last show of Wederganger – to just name a few. Will you join […]
There are certain festivals that you keep returning to. For the Metal-Exposure crew and friends, one of those festivals is the pagan/black metal festival Ragnarök in Lichtenfels, counting almost ten (or over) years of attendance. The line-up this year was interesting with Thyrfing, Batuskha, Enslaved and Fejd, among the many, and the atmosphere is always […]
As someone wiser already mentioned, Easter is no longer the time to painstakingly pretend to have fun while spending time with the in-laws or searching for hidden Easter eggs. No, it’s time for the blackened and unfaithful to travel to Munich and join in celebrating the Dark Easter Meeting, enjoy some guitar tunes (by Paradise […]
The times when bank holidays were reserved for family are over. More and more festivals are being organized in this specific weekend, which makes our tradition to be out and about on a festival during Easter both more difficult and easier, given the choices. A bit on a time constraint, powered by (delicious) burgers, overpriced […]
Three days of staying alive as undercover black metal fans during Netherlands Deathfest? Bring it on. Beside the master acts of Suffocation, Grave, At the Gates there was enough dark material to bleaken horizon, with the likes of Kjeld, Merrimack and Dragged into Sunlight. Oh, and did I mention Emperor?.. Read our full report here!
Well, hell isn’t it about time? Time for a full day of loud music, loud people and (some) loud beer drinking? To properly kick-start 2018? Well, lo and behold! The Gods brought us Black, Doom and some Death-on-a- Roll to Rijssen, much to the joy of those in need (yours truly among them). This year, […]