Going down to South Park …. In 5 weeks

In just over 5 weeks the trek to Tampere begins again. This years headliners on the Saturday are Def Leppard. I cannot wait to see them again. I saw them “in the ring” I’m guessing almost 30 years ago.

Like last years main act, Europe, these guys have a huge appeal to me and I really can’t wait.

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Apocalyptica One Year On

Last  April  I went to see Apocalyptica in what was one of the weirdest gigs ever but also one of the highlights of the year last year.

This month their tour supporting Sixx A.M. kicks off with string of gigs around the U.S. and Canada.

Sixx A.M.’s Modern Vintage was one of my top albums of last year and Shadowmaker, released in Europe tomorrow, sounds classic already.

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Time to Call it a Day Dave

With the anticipation of a new album from Van Halen (albeit a live one) I was keen to get a reminder of the VH greatness live as they performed on Jimmy Kimmel.

What came to pass was a reminder of all the things that I don’t like about Van Halen and why won’t be forking out nearly 100€ plus travel to see them if/when they hit the shores of Europe soon.

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