Support act Novembre (I missed first band The Prophecy) were ok, and evidently loved by a good proportion of the crowd, but not really to my taste. Standard doom, really, with a lot of each track on a DAT – made all the more obvious by their brave cover of Stripped. Full marks for effort, […]
The gig last night was interesting. The support acts were both great, while the headliner was on autopilot – and mightily pissed.
The second night of Stormblast introduced our first – of many – guest DJs over the few years that the night ran. We always had a policy of suggestions for songs we should play – extreme metal was, and still is, an extraordinarily broad church – and so having other DJs in as we needed […]
I’ve been waiting patiently for over six years for another chance to see Rico live (at Reading in ’99), so to say I was looking forward to it was something of an understatement.
For the first eighteen months of tcf, it was a bit of a shotgun marriage between industrial and (ever-extreme) metal.