Category Archives: Concerts

MIDNIGHT ETERNAL @ Hard Club, 2018/02/21

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. MIDNIGHT ETERNAL was the first band on stage. Frankly, I’d never heard of them before, but then again, symphonic power metal with a female lyric voice – and occasional male growls – isn’t exactly my cup … Continue reading

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ROTTING CHRIST @ Hard Club, 2018/02/09

More than the ring the combination has to it, I believe the tour was named after both headliners’ latest works only because of that – their shortest lifetime. After all, ROTTING CHRIST‘s “Rituals” had already been released two years prior, … Continue reading

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CARACH ANGREN @ Hard Club, 2018/02/09

“Seriously? Another band named after Tolkien?” was my first thought when learning about the bill, I must confess. The Dutch symphonic black metal band has been around for quite a while, but since the genre is not exactly my favorite … Continue reading

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SVART CROWN @ Hard Club, 2018/02/09

The black/death metal of SVART CROWN warmed up the Rituals Amongst The Rotten European Tour. Performing songs off their last three albums – meaning that only the debut “Ages Of Decay” was left out – the French quartet was warmly … Continue reading

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HEAVENWOOD’s 25th anniversary @ Hard Club, 2017/12/29

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One would expect for better lights when the headliners stepped on stage, but nope – my struggle with darkness and occasional strobes went on… Celebrating 25 years of existence, but also the continuity of said existence, the “best of” setlist … Continue reading

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EQUALEFT @ Hard Club, 2017/12/29

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New drummer Marco’s first gig with EQUALEFT! I knew they wouldn’t pick just any drummer, but it feels good to aknowledge for yourself the great choice they’ve made. 😎 In between cookies and light sabres, two new promising songs: “We Defy” … Continue reading

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SHADOWSPHERE @ Hard Club, 2017/12/29

We all had bad days and this was one of them for SHADOWSPHERE – or at least to my eyes (and ears). Maybe I was just expecting more, after the great show I’d seen three months prior, at Cave 45 … Continue reading

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