29 August 2019, Anti-Bar; Quebec Canada It’s the end of summer in Québec Citythe temperature has finally fell a bit and it’s time for Arkona’s show on Thursday 29th of August in the famous Anti-Bar (https://lanti.ca/). I leave work early to prepare for the show. The place is really nice …Continue reading →
On one warm Friday evening, I took off work
early and headed to the city not to simply escape the heat and indulge in the
delectable culinary offerings but to primarily see one of my favorite bands.
This particular trip was especially anxious with an interview confirmed with
headliners, Arkona, but more on that later.
Rating: 9/10 Release: 23 February 2019 Label: Independent The first thing to get your attention with any new Metsatöll release is the stunning and distinctive artwork and Katk Kutsariks (apparently Estonian for Plague Coachman) doesn’t disappoint with its oddly compelling and creepy cover. Metsatöll are not your “average” Folk Metal …Continue reading →
Rating: 8,5/10 Release: 7 March 2014 Label: Spinefarm Records We had to wait quite a while for this new album ‘Karjajuht’ by Metsatöll. The previous studio-album ‘Ulg’ is from 2011, in the meantime we got the great live album ‘Tuska’ named after the great festival. The albums starts nice at …Continue reading →
Rating: 8/10 Release: 19 November 2013 Label: Spinefarm Records Metsatöll has released quite a number of albums over the years. In 2012 they released a nice live album, but we have to go back to 2011 for their last studio album with new songs. Well there’s good news in March …Continue reading →
This month I finally got the chance to see one of my favorite bands live and to have a nice talk with them. The result is a crazy interview where I sometimes lost the red thread in the stories. Most answers make sense but for some it’s better to take them with a grain of salt… Enjoy!
Rating: 9/10 Release: 28 September 2012 Label: Spinefarm Records The fans of Metsatöll can’t complain they never hear something of their favourite band. Metsatöll is one of the most productive bands in the scene. They have released a large number al albums, some singles and no less then 4 DVD’s. …Continue reading →
Score: 8/10 Release: 1 November 2011 Label: Spinefarm Records The guys of Metsatöll don’t sit on their hands. They release their 10th album this year, it’s ‘Ulg’ entitled, (The Howl. But if it’s related to the bands name which is Estonian for Wolf, is not clear. The album is made …Continue reading →
Rating: 9/10 Release: 3 March 2010 Label: Spinefarm Records Metsatöll released their ninth album already and it has become as you might aspect from a band like Metsatöll. Fierce, folk and still in ‘that language’ of you which you don’t understand a thing. It’s difficult to say anything about the …Continue reading →
From Afar tour De Kelder, Amersfoort, NL 30 Oktober 2009 2009 was peaking, Ensiferum released their best album so far, and ensiferum is my favorite band … … They had to live up to high expectations in Amersfoort. Amersfoort, 19:24 h. Large parking area, vacant area, a lamppost, a parking …Continue reading →