The fourth night Stormblast wasn’t too bad, though, considering we lost a number of our usual audience to a gig at D’n’R Live.
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 third night of Stormblast saw back to the core duo, as many nights were. This might have been the night where Viking drinking horns made their first appearance….
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.
The third and longest phase of tcf began here, as my previous night split into two. tcf very much changed after this point, as we began to explore the outer realms of industrial that bit more.