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 […]
By Sam I think the zeitgeist is starting to get to me. Ever since I first began listening to metal, doom has been a genre I’ve avoided – not because I dislike the music, per se, but because I’m already such a lethargic person that the mere thought of sludgy, down-tempo riffs and hyper-distorted guitars […]
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!
If history has taught us anything about vikings, it is that they achieve success by going on raids. The Swedish viking metallers from Amon Amarth therefore embarked on a journey through the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands and Germany to let the masses hear their tenth studio album Jomsviking. Metal-Exposure got invited to the feast […]
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!
Autumn may be upon us, but some of refuse to accept the downward spiral of the suns’ rythm. Set in the deep and darkened forests of Oisterwijk (near Tilburg, NL) a special three day festival of black metal of various forms was organized, as part of the larger Incubate 2015 festival. The venue is called […]