12th February 2018

Accept & Night Demon, 11th February, Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com Not many established bands manage to truly get away with change of vocalist, let alone when the replaced vocalist is as iconic Accept’s Udo Dirkschneider. But with introduction of his replacement almost […]
8th February 2018

Legend of the Seagullmen – Legend of the Seagullmen

The project featuring a movie director, members of Tool, Mastodon, Zappa Plays Zappa etc. is very much as you’d imagine even before you see the band’s name. It’s odd. It just is. Legend of the […]
2nd February 2018

Long Distance Calling – Boundless

Since I initially discovered Long Distance Calling in 2010, the band has been incising the presence of vocals in their music. This mainly instrumental band did have tradition of including a guest vocalist on a […]
1st February 2018

Shakra – Snakes & Ladders

Swiss rockers’ previous album High Noon saw them reuniting with the original singer Mark Fox after couple (solid) albums released with John Prakesh on vocals. The return was yet another solid release from Shakra, but […]
30th January 2018

In Vain – Currents

Four years have passed by since the release of In Vain’s magnificent album Ænigma and finally the Norwegian band is now ready with the follow-up. Currents is a natural continuation of the previous album and […]
26th January 2018

Machine Head – Catharsis

My first encounter with Machine Head was in late 1994 when they were supporting Slayer on their European tour. I was unfamiliar with the band; their sound was hazy, and their stage presence was not […]
12th January 2018

Joe Satriani – What Happens Next

What is there to say about the guitar this genius. Not much I guess. But then again, Joe Satriani is often referred to as guitar-virtuoso, which he most certainly is, but that title might be […]
30th November 2017

Scorpions & Pretty Maids, 29th November 2017, Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark

  Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Last year whilst celebrating their 50-year anniversary with their Danish gig at Copenhell festival, Scorpions played one of the best concerts in the festival’s history. This time around the band […]
23rd November 2017

Mastodon, Red Fang & Russian Circles, 22nd November 2017, Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com After a weak One More ‘Round the Sun, Mastodon has earlier this year released Emperor Of Sand, an album that combines all of Mastodon trademarks. It’s an album that is massive yet […]
21st November 2017

Cavalera Conspiracy – Psychosis

Since leaving Sepultura in 1996 Max Cavalera has been very vocal about his lack of respect for his former bandmates, who decided to carry on without him. His critique escalated since his brother Igor also […]