4 years later, here I was watching Erik Danielsson & Co. again. “Lawless Darkness” was elected album of the year 2010 by Sweden Rock Magazine, and even though I haven’t heard it, I have no doubt it was a good choice: WATAIN’s black metal is much more than just that, and it’s brilliant.
Before the show, Hard Club staff had been wrapping the floor amps in plastic, to protect them from the blood. Too bad I couldn’t wrap myself and my camera as well. Got hit by the reddish goo when Erik headbanged
As a friend of mine said, it was “infernal”. Especially “I am the Earth ” and “Total Funeral”. Erik’s insane gaze and frantic movements appeal to the audience, making people go just as crazy. Powerful gig! Simply loved it! Not even the red lights ruined my mood. And this time, there was no smell