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Preview: Roadburn 2024

Preview: Roadburn 2024

Roadburn 2024 will take place in Tilburg, The Netherlands, from the 18th to the 21st of April! Last year marked the beginning of a new path in the history of Roadburn festival. The festival continues steering its focus towards up-and-coming bands and underground projects. While maintaining the same level of unique appeal (which made it [...]

March 18, 2024 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: Roadburn 2024

Report: Poisonblack @ Tavastia, Helsinki

Report: Poisonblack @ Tavastia, Helsinki

Gothic metal masters Poisonblack, which split up in 2015, surprised their fans around the world with a tour of Finland in September/October 2023. This year marked the 20th anniversary of their first album “Escapexstacy,” and they celebrated this by bringing back their original singer, J-P Leppäluoto, and performing the whole album live. The tour dates [...]

November 20, 2023 Elsa Marques Concerts Comments Off on Report: Poisonblack @ Tavastia, Helsinki

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 4

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 4

Marco Manzi continues his Roadburn 2023 report. Read all the details regarding his experience on the festival final day, which took place on Sunday 23.4 The last day of a (good) festival always leaves a bittersweet taste in your mouth, knowing well that while you still get to enjoy for a while longer, everything will [...]

June 23, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 4

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 3

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 3

Marco Manzi continues his Roadburn 2023 report. Read all the details regarding his experience on day 3, which took place on Saturday 22.4 Did I already mention how nice it is to be able to meet like-minded people and have casual conversations throughout the festival, no matter where or about what? That’s how the third [...]

June 21, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 3

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 2

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 2

On this second report Marco Manzi gives us a detailed overview of the second day of the festival, that took place on Friday the 21st of April 2023. Not having slept too much, and after failing to adjust to the dutch weather (not even close to the temperatures and sunny days of the last edition), [...]

June 20, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 2

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 1

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 1

On this first report Marco Manzi focus on introducing the festival and on the first day of the festival, that took place on Thursday the 20th of April 2023. From the moment the first announcements started to spread through the internet, it was clear that this year’s edition of Roadburn was going to be different. [...]

May 8, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 1

Dispyt (FI) released split album with Death Crusade (PL)

Dispyt (FI) released split album with Death Crusade (PL)

Dispyt, a Blackened Crustpunk from Finland announces the release of the split album with Death Crusade! “Finally, this split will be released! It will be out this Friday, 17.3, on all your favorite streaming platforms, Bandcamp, and also in physical format as a 7″ vinyl!” You can get your copy through here or directly from [...]

March 20, 2023 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Dispyt (FI) released split album with Death Crusade (PL)

Report: Turku Saatanalle X – 10th Anniversary Ritual Obscenity

Report: Turku Saatanalle X – 10th Anniversary Ritual Obscenity

Turku Saatanalle X took place at Utopia venue in Turku on 3 – 4 of March, 2023 This time we provide you a complete photo report of Turku Saatanalle 10th anniversary celebration. Hopefully the galleries will allow you to absorb the atmosphere of the event and the quality of the performances that took place – [...]

March 20, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Turku Saatanalle X – 10th Anniversary Ritual Obscenity

Preview: Roadburn 2023

Preview: Roadburn 2023

Soon it will be Spring, and soon it will be time for another Roadburn festival, between April 20th (Thu) – 23rd (Sun) to be precise. Picked as Best Small Festival at the last European Festival Awards, it’s the rightful prize for all that this event became to represent over the years for many bands, fans [...]

February 28, 2023 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: Roadburn 2023

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 4)

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 4)

As always the last day of a festival feels somewhat bittersweet. It has this greatness of having seen (and waiting to see) some amazing performances, and the blues coming with the realization that everything will come to an end in a mere few hours. Everyone will have to get back to their daily lives and [...]

June 26, 2022 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 4)

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 3)

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 3)

The third day began with Midwife, the slow melodies and velvety voice helping to gently transition into festival mood while watching the artist plays her guitar and sing attached to a phone handset mic that gives this distinct vocal sound. [metaslider id=”29225″] Later Divide And Dissolve provided a different kind of ambience. The instrumental music [...]

June 26, 2022 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 3)

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 2)

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 2)

Friday’s expectations were mostly directed towards this year’s curators’ band GGGOLDDD and their performance of “This Shame Should Not Be Mine”. For the first time in front of a live audience after the incredibly emotional, goose-bump inducing show at last year’s Roadburn Redux (I am not gonna lie, I have watched that performance 4 times [...]

June 25, 2022 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 2)

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 1)

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 1)

Being a first-time roadburner I had only heard the stories and overwhelmingly positive feedback from fellow music enthusiasts who have been there previously. So when I finally had the occasion to reserve time in Spring to set out towards the Netherlands and be on my way to Tilburg, I left home with quite high expectations [...]

June 25, 2022 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 1)

Tartu Under The Horns – an Undergrounded documentary

Tartu Under The Horns – an Undergrounded documentary

Five years after presenting “Tallinn Under The Horns“, a documentary depicting the Underground Black Metal scene of the Estonian capital, the sequel “Tartu Under The Horns“ has been finished. A small crew of the German webzine Undergrounded.de returned to the baltics and traveled to Tartu, the second biggest city of Estonia, to take another deep [...]

June 6, 2022 Elsa Marques News, Partners Comments Off on Tartu Under The Horns – an Undergrounded documentary