A lot has been said about the leak of Elan, the new Nightwish single. Not least by the band themselves.
Much of their comments and feedback was frowned upon my many of their fans on Facebook (especially) and Twitter. But their underlying argument stands true. Here are the 3 reasons why I think they were justified.
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Following a great performance by Amaranthe it was time for the headliners.
After hearing their warm-up a few hours earlier I could barely wait for Danko Jones to kick off . I was anticipating “Wild Woman”. I was blown away.
Continue reading “Do You Wanna Rock – Danko Jones Certainly Does”
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?
Continue reading “Elan – Social Media Disaster or Just Free PR”
Unreal. What a great start to the year, supporting band on the Radio Rock Cruise was Amaranthe.
They’re a band that I have been fortunate enough to see back in Tuska Festival in 2013 and hopefully see them again in a couple of weeks.
Continue reading “Dynamite – 2015 Blasts off in Style with Amaranthe”
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.
Continue reading “Radio Rock Suomi Cruise – Music Year Kicks Off on a Boat”
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?
Continue reading “2015 Could Be a Great Year for Live Music”