On the thirteenth of December, Sonata Arctica was back in The Netherlands with their “The Raven Still Flies Over Europe Tour”. For this show they brought two support acts, namely Temple Balls and Edge of Paradise. Since this tour only covers one place in The Netherlands, the venue was filling up quite nicely right before […]
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!
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 […]
After the overwhelming success of the first edition of Epic Metal Fest in 2015, Dutch symphonic metal band Epica decided to make it into an annual festival. And what better occasion than the release of their latest album, The Holographic Principle, for a party?.. In contrary to last year’s edition, this time Epic Metal Fest […]
Van Canto has just released their concept album “Voices of Fire”. To bring the album to the attention, they came to Tilburg for a show, bringing Grailknights and our own End of the Dream along.. Read all!
Less than a week after I have visited Tilburg for the Sabaton show , I was back, yet this time for a bit of a different genre. Amorphis was the main act, supported by Poem and Omnium Gatherum. Read the full report here!
013, Tilburg (NL) – 16th of October 2015 – A while ago during my interview with Thomas Youngblood of Kamelot, he promised us a special concert in Tilburg. The concert was advertised like that as well, so tonight I was excited to see what the band would deliver.. 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 […]
On a quite sunny, yet still a bit chilly Thursday afternoon, I made my way to Tilburg. There I would meet up with A Capella Metal band Van Canto, for their Tour of the Brave show. Recently they brought out their studio album “Dawn of the Brave” and when they announced that they would come […]
Writer/photographer Michael Brookhuis followed Tristania for a day! “I know a lot of readers are curious about what a band goes through while they are on tour. Also, a lot of people will not quickly experience the backstage area and what happens there. So here I am, being given the opportunity to share my day […]