From the moment I woke up on Saturday 24th August, the omens were good for the inaugural Månegarm Open Air festival, held in the headliner’s hometown of Norrtälje in Sweden and with a lineup featuring a veritable who’s who of Swedish Folk Metal. The sun was shining on an unseasonably warm day and …Continue reading →
By: Nick Bornstedt, Germany 14-5 / 16-5 2015 The most common discussion when the festival season starts is always about which festivals to visit, especially since there’s so much choice nowadays! There’s just one festival that’s been on the calendar as soon as the previous edition ended, and that’s the …Continue reading →
This year Thyrfing released already their seventh album called De Odeslosa. During Paganfest I had a talk with Patrik Lingren, guitarist of Thyrfing. In this interview you read why it is not frustrating that Alestorm was headliner of Paganfest, 18 years of Thyrfing and the remarkable line-up change, Joakim moved from drum to bass.
Paganfest 2013 – Essen By: Gur The past years Paganfest was settling in Oberhausen, so I was surprised I had to go to Essen this time. These towns aren’t far apart, so it’s no problem. The Weststadthalle was the stage where it all was happening. A much smaller venue and …Continue reading →
Paganfest 2013 – Effenaar Eindhoven. Photo’s: Awesome-pix.de (Saarbrücken) Paganfest doesn’t need an introduction anymore. For the 5th year in a row, a few pagan/folk/related bands are invited for an European tour and to provide the needs for an epic party. While this year the bands were more unknown than previous …Continue reading →
Rating: 8.5/10 Release: 1 March 2013 Label: Noise Art After they signed with Noise Art last year, Thyrfing finally releases an album after five years, with a special title de Ödeslösa. And they’re back for sure with this album. With Hels Vite Jens Rýden proved himself as a qualified new …Continue reading →