The band Dream Theater is absolutely legendary. They are considered the founders of the progressive metal genre, and each of them alone is equally legendary. If you doubt that, just watch their Instrumedley video; not many musicians in the world are capable of playing something like that.
The band was presenting their new album The Astonishing in the Theater Carré in Amsterdam on February 23rd.Read on »
My personal concert season open by the Nightwish fellas is at its climax.
I was fortunate to see a very popular (yet kind of underground) band called The Aristocrats on December 9th. The band is playing some mindbogglingly complex tunes ranged from Jazz Fusion to Heavy Prog.Read on »
It's now Movember (a.k.a. Musical November), which means — showtime!
And today's report is about the Finnish symphonic metal legend Nightwish.Read on »
It's been a while since my last gig report, time to catch up with the latest developments in the Dutch rock world. I've a perfect occasion as I've seen two live rock legends.
The project called The Gentle Storm, which is just one year old, were presenting their debut album The Diary in the Amsterdam club Melkweg (I've seen Pagan's Mind there before).Read on »
It's been a while since I wrote about the masters of drive and female vocals, one of my favourites, Stream of Passion. They're still there and have even recently toured in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, which they posted about on their Facebook page.
Just before those, very special for both sides, events I've visited two performances happened with an interval of one week.Read on »