Going down to South Park …. Gonna have myself a time (AGAIN)

In May last year I was enthusing about going to Tampere to see the South Park Festival with Europe headlining. It’s only March and I confirm that festival tickets have been bought and hotel rooms booked already.

I’m super excited. This year’s Saturday headliners are Def Leppard!!

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Elan – 3 Reasons why Nighwish were right

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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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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