Category Archive: Live Shows

Aug 30

Living Leyendas – Leyendas del Rock Festival Day 2 (Villena, Spain 08/10/17)

Like other festivals around Europe, Leyendas del Rock doesn’t kick off early in the morning every day, it does start until 4 pm every day. So you have all day to recover from the day before, or you can go out and check out the town and see what is special about this Southern Spanish city,  …

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Aug 17

The Rise of Leyendas – Leyendas Del Rock festival Day 1 (Villena, Spain 08/09/17)

After an almost 9-hour road trip from Santiago De Compostela to Villena, crossing beautiful Spain from north to South, I was ready to experience my first ever Leyendas del Rock and my first Spanish metal festival experience. I wanted to visit Leyendas because they had the strongest Spanish metal line up I have ever seen, …

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Jun 26

Dianne van Giersbergen discussed the US tour and Theater of Dimensions

German/Dutch quintet Xandria recently finished their first ever US Headlining tour, a tour that took them to revisit places they played along with Sonata Arctica and Delain back in 2014, and to discovered new cities and fans across the US. It was a risky move to headline a tour in the US after their first …

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Jun 19

Morten Veland of Sirenia discussed touring the US for the first time

Sirenia is one of the few band that can be credited as a pioneer of the gothic metal movement, as they were founded at the peak of the movement back in 2001. With a pure gothic metal attitude, the have been constantly releasing great records regardless of the different change of line-ups over the years. At Sixes …

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Jun 06

Sabrina Cruz of Seven Kingdoms discussed US tour and Decennium

10 years after their original formation, Seven Kingdoms had become one of the most successful underground power metal band in the US, The band not only became widely recognized for being the support act that toured with Blind Guardian during their 2010 North American tour but they also toured Europe with the likes of Stratovarius …

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Jun 01

Thorsten Bauer of Leaves Eyes discussed new Atrocity & Leaves Eyes albums.

Leaves Eyes returned to the USA for a second tour less than a year after their successful run with Sonata Arctica last November/December. This time around they came on a tour along with Battle Beast and supporting Sabaton. This time around they had the chance to play at bigger venues before a larger and more diverse …

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May 24

Eero Sipilä of Battle Beast discussed their first US tour and Bringer Of Pain

Finnish metal revelation, Battle Beast just wrapped up their first ever US tour. With a shiny new album under their belt and a party attitude that brings the crowd near to a frenzy everywhere they play, these five Finnish characters deliver an amazing show live that is powerful enough to at times eclipse the attention of the …

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May 22

Hannes Van Dahl of Sabaton discussed US tour and parenthood.

There is no doubt that Sabaton is one of the busiest and most successful heavy metal bands out there, after conquering the European continent at the beginning of the year, they are currently completing their second US tour in less than a year.  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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May 20

Oskar Dronjak of Hammerfall discussed touring the US and Built To Last

After waiting almost 7 years, American audiences had the pleasure to see the templars of metal, Hammerfall, once again blazing across US territories. The band just wrapped up an impressive and long US tour in support of their most recent album Built To Last  released last year via Napalm Records.  Use Facebook to Comment on …

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May 18

Charlotte Wessels of Delain discussed touring and upcoming Live DVD

Seven years after their US début in Atlanta, Delain is now about to complete their first co-headlining US tour.  After four years of diligently coming to the US every year even twice in one year as a supporting band, they had converted thousands of people around the US into passionate fans that show up to the …

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May 09

Matt Harvey of Gruesome/Exhumed discussed metal, comics, horror, and Death’s legacy.

Florida/California Death metal machine Gruesome had just wrapped up their first West Coast tour before joining Obituary on an East Coast take over. The band recently released their second EP titled Fragments of Psyche which includes a new song, a cover of Death‘s Choke On It and five raw demos from their debut album Savage …

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