Elan – Social Media Disaster or Just Free PR

Posts by Floor Jansen and Nightwish have flooded my Social Media feeds this week.

Perhaps not surprising since they released their long awaited new single “Elan” from their forthcoming album “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” so what was the fuss all about?


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Radio Rock Suomi Cruise – Music Year Kicks Off on a Boat

I hinted at an event last week that was the kick start of my gigging year (attending not playing), but I didn’t want to give away too much since I wasn’t quite sure how things would all pan out.

Anyway, the Radio Rock Cruise has taken place and it way surpassed expectations. Quite simply, it was one of the best days of my life.


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2015 Could Be a Great Year for Live Music

2015 is off to a slow start but things are about to explode exploded in February with 2 3 gigs in quick succession and a few more lined up for the rest of the year. Things kicked off with the Radio Rock Cruise on 31st January / 1st February.

From then the next date is February 14th. This is “friends day” in Finland, not Valentines Day, so what would make more since than going to see Amaranthe with my girl friend Colin in downtown Helsinki?

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My Year in Rock Kicks Off Tomorrow – On A Boat

Since I got confirmation of tickets to the Radio Rock Cruise on Wednesday I have barely been able to contain myself.

In what promises to be a good year for gigging it all starts with a headline show from Danko Jones. But it’s not just him/them that I’m looking forward to.


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I tried iOS… and regretted it too. Here’s 5 reasons why

A buddy, and former work colleague, of mine posted a link recently on Facebook about this guy that bought an iPhone after years on Android … and regretted it immediately.

It made me think about my experience with iOS and I thought I would share this with you. Here are 5 reasons I am selling my iPhone and will use the  Lumia 1020 as my primary device again…..

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My Top 3 Live Bands of 2014

2014 has been a somewhat mediocre year of live music for me. It started off very well with Simple Minds in January, but there haven’t really been that many really great gigs this year. However, here are my top 3 live bands I’ve seen this year from the list of possible “winners”.

Apocalyptica, Battle Beast, Within Temptation, Reckless Love, Lenny Kravitz and then bands at South Park festivalH.E.A.T, W.A.S.P. and Europe – who will come out on top?


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