This week, I answer a question from a reader who wants to know how she could get to meet her favourite band at one of their shows.
I’ve been listening to a lot of Blackmore’s Night this week, and every time I hear songs like “Fires at Midnight” and “World of Stone”, it makes me remember the incredible show we saw in 2011 where they played at Veldenstein castle in Germany. And because I am having serious […]
A while ago I wrote an article about attending your first metal concert, which had some ideas in it about surviving in a mosh pit and mosh pit safety. But the other day I was thinking about mosh pits from an entirely different perspective – the organisors. I wondered, how […]
A friend of mine is heading over to Wacken Open Air this year (jealous!) and is wondering what she should pack. Her festival wardrobe needs to fulfil a number of requirements: 1. She has to not look like a complete tool. 2. It has to be comfortable in all weathers. […]
We often complain here in New Zealand that we don’t get any decent international acts. Which is not actually true. Thanks to hard-working promoters, I’ve been able to see some incredible shows over the years, from both big and small international bands. Metallica, Alice Cooper, Iron Maiden, Inquisition, Nick Cave […]