Much to our absolute and utter astonishment, Stormblast was as busy as it has been for the past weeks last night – despite town appearing to not be all that busy (and of course, it being really fucking cold).
Stormblast last night was yet another blast of the usual – i.e. total lunacy. Highlights including various groups of locals (i.e. non-metallers) happily dealing with black metal, but being scared by Meshuggah, and as Andy noted, their reaction to Opeth (the opening to the utterly sublime Ghost of Perdition is a little sudden, shall we […]
I was in Berlin this week, so I left Stormblast in the capable hands of my colleagues, and when I find the old setlist, I’ll add it…
First up were Skinflick. I’ve gone on record in the past with opinions on them (in short: too much of a wannabe Killing Joke, too much volume and little of actual interest), so I was a little surprised to find them sounding different to what I recall. Although, it seems they have a new line-up, […]
Stormblast continues to grow and get better – many, many thanks to all that come down for it, despite my initial reservations it has done really well. I just wish we had more time to play all the stuff that is requested!
No order for these, as it has been something of a top year for gigs and trying to pick the best one has been impossible…
I’ve been trailing this for a while, so it’s time I got on with it and posted it.
The best five tracks of 2005.
I only caught the second half of the first support Hatesphere‘s set. And they were pretty damned good, too. Good old-school thrash, really – from a band that clearly loved what they were doing, and that enthusiasm rubbed off on the crowd. The lead singer provided the quotes of the night, too: “Here’s a song […]
An interesting night, last night. Stormblast was fantastic fun with a great turnout and many amusingly pissed metallers. (I am kinda glad the viking drinking horns were forgotten, though)