6 September 2014 Dynamo; Eindhoven, The Netherlands Finally, a small folk-metal event with an super awesome line-up full of young, talented bands that’s not 7 hours away from here. Indeed, this year The Netherlands have one of these amazing festivals too, Into the Forest is it’s name. In the city …Continue reading →
ToDo Best, The Netherlands19 April 2014 On Saturday evening the 19th of April I travel to Best to see the performance of Druantia, Encorion and Grimner. For a meagre five euros these bands can be seen live in the youth centre Todo. Plenty of reasons to get into the car …Continue reading →
Location: Bakkerij, Castricum Date: 15 March 2014 On a cold Saturday night I travel to the small town of Castricum. Today, the one-day event So You can Rock is organised in the ‘Bakkerij’ in Castricum. Although the program has already started at 13:00 PM I am only there to review …Continue reading →
While enjoying some blackened burgers and steaks the big Druantia interview-barbecue took place, I had a nice chat with Nick and Lotte of this Dutch band. It sounds a bit like a butcher judging his own sausages, but we were of the opinion we should do the first ever Druantia interview while Nick is a member of our team. Unfortunately we were beaten, and we couldn’t publish it as first.
Rating: 8/10 Release: 12 February 2013 Label: Independent Druantia is a Dutch Folk-metalband which uses all kinds of flutes in their music. Now their line-up has become steady they thought it was time for a demo to show the world what they’re up to. Listening to a demo you always …Continue reading →
By: Thijs The Little Devil in Tilburg seems to be the place to be nowadays. In a city with many venues, it’s notable how a small rock café usually brings the best evenings. In this case it’s a folk metal night, and not just any. Local heroes Druantia open for …Continue reading →
By: Thijs It should have been a quiet evening in the Belgium town Merksem, but there were this hordes of heathens moving towards the youth-centre Bouckenborgh tonight. A beautiful location for a night of Belgian beer and pounding folk-metal. It was clear from the very first minute this would be …Continue reading →
Location: Hall of Fame, Tilburg (NL) 4 November 2011 My good friend and folk-metal.nl colleague Nick asked me to take a look when he has a gig with his band in Tilburg, together with another nice Dutch Folk-metal act. It’s quite a trip, but of course, I’ll be there. Shade …Continue reading →