It is very sad that a festival such as FortaRock does not get the amount of visitors as they deserve. Of course a promotion such as one ticket for two is really great for the customer, but unfortunately it highlights the fact that there is a lack of audience. And that’s a pity because this […]
The Netherlands has always been a special place to visit for Kamelot. That’s why they decided to record their newest DVD in Amsterdam. While we wait for that release, Kamelot is back for two concerts. We attended the one in a place they have not visited before, Doornroosje in Nijmegen. As support they brought Visions […]
On November 10th we gathered at Doornroosje in Nijmegen for the second Dutch show of Auðn and The Great Old Ones of their tour through Europe. Accompanied by Kjeld and Dodecahedron as support bands in The Netherlands, it was quite a nice and interesting package that Doomstar had put together. They already played in Leeuwarden […]
Tonight marked an evening with a first love. No, not a reunion with a handsome, long-haired metal man, but a visit to a show of one of the bands in my ‘metal start-up package’. Stepping into metal, Dutch symphonic metallers Epica have functioned as a guide of sorts. Now – an X amount of years […]
FortaRock has become a must go-to festival for many Dutch metal and rock fans, as the festival always manages to get varied line-up, which features classic bands such as Megadeth and Disturbed, the trending, such as Babymetal and Gojira, the young such as EVRA and Avatar and the dark ones, like Dark Funeral and Abbath. […]
A few months ago, Powerwolf released their latest album ‘Blessed and Possessed’, and they are celebrating this now with their Wolfsnachte 2015 tour. October 4th the tour visited Nijmegen and of course we had to come and take a look. Read about that here
The Norwegian metal legend Satyricon embarked on an European tour in April, 2015. The kick off show took place in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Upon entering the venue, the crowd was locked out of the hall where the bands would play this evening.. Read all!
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!
After Fortarock’s XL edition last year, many metal fans were anxious to see how this year’s edition of the festival would turn out. The line-up featured a bunch of legendary bands that everybody knows and enjoys, like Iron Maiden and Slayer. The people with a yearning for straightforward rock could also enjoy Vandenberg’s Moonkings, Alter […]
This year was already the 5th year of existence of Fortarock the Festival. The organization decided to celebrate this happening with an XL edition of the feWhen the first bands were announced I was a bit hesitant about how this was going to turn out, because it didn’t look like a line-up that would have […]