There is plenty here to be encouraged by and this is exactly what you want from a rock record…
Today is the day that Eddie Vedder and Glen Hansard finish up their European tour together and they, along with everyone else in attendance, are determined to make the most of it.
It is said that in 922AD, the Vikings established a stronghold on the site of King John’s Castle on King’s Island, in Limerick. They used the river Shannon and its tributaries to travel far and wide, laying waste to villages and pillaging their valuables. Almost 1100 years later, the Vikings have invaded once more; not from Norway this time, but from Sweden, in the form of melodic death metal brutes Amon Amarth.
Tonight, in the Voodoo Lounge, brings the highly anticipated Irish debut show for one of the most talked about bands in metal right now. Alien Weaponry, a 3-piece thrash metal outfit from Waipu, New Zealand
Brendan O’Mahony takes in the recent Death Acoustic show in Dublin and speaks to Nick Oliveri after.
Words: Brendan O’Mahony Pictures: Olga Kuzmenko (https://olgakuzmenko.com) Saturday night, in one of the best cities in Ireland, with two of the best bands this island has produced sounds like a no brainer to me. Truth be told this is my thirty-fifth time seeing Therapy? and also the third night in a row following this tour […]
Our debut album would have a different kind of darkness and apocalyptic feeling to it where as Epitaph is much more emotive.
collectively, the Voodoo lounge, band AND audience, performed the entirety of the song from beginning to end, word for word, riff for riff, headbang for headbang, mosh for mosh, and it was absolutely stellar craic.
Capitalism, war, dictatorship, gender and women’s rights were all displayed with dystopian and psychedelic montages which definitely provoked the senses