• Slicer/Axez/Apa Sîmbetii- concert review

    I finally managed to see Slicer after a couple of months of trying to get to their shows. A young band from Bucharest with a lot of potential in the future ; they make me think ,here and there, about one of my favourite bands Midnight. Slicer is the perfect...
  • Scandal – anniversary show

    On June 2nd, we put our battle vests and went to Scandal’s anniversary show that took place in Quantic Club, hosted by our very best Coro (Axa Valaha Productions). We manage to get there around 8 pm, just in time for open doors. Once inside, I felt like the present...
  • North of the Wall in words; day one

    Day One The adventure started in December when me and my friend first thought about this festival. It seemed hard to get there but the line-up convinced me. It has often been a source of frustration for extreme  music lovers that bands don’t necessarily get the opportunities to tour...
  • Satarial/Apa Sâmbetei/Kroppen/Sâmbăta Morților

    I never considered myself a black metal fan. Even though I listen to some bands and I really enjoy a couple of songs, there is nothing “”to die for”. Yet, on Saturday night I left my house and headed to Fabrica, where something great was going to happen. I’ve...
  • Akral Necrosis, Mercy’s Dirge & Vathos – concert review

    On May 18 night I witnessed a full black metal night where the hosts were Akral Necrosis, Mercy’s Dirge and Vathos. The first band on stage was Vathos, a young band from Bucharest. They claim that the genre they approach is Post black metal. To be honest, I haven’t...
  • Spectral “Neural Correlates of Hate” album review

    Spectral took their time to write this first album. First thing that goes through my mind when I think about this album it is that it has such a twisted perception on life; it is so dark and reading the lyrics honestly made me think about today`s social scene...
  • SoundArt Festival 2018 edition

      11th of May – Quantic Club – The first band on stage was The Flying Detachment. A young band from Bulgaria, formed in 2014. They had a lot of energy, a nice vibe, a very nice communication with the public and a few issues with the sound on...
  • Apocalyptic riffs in Control Club. Bison / LLNN / Ropeburn /13.05.2018 gig review.

    It was a windy evening on May 13 and yet there I was outside Control Club in Bucharest waiting for the show to start. Ropeburn kicked off the night with neck-snapping guitar riffs . The band was touring with BISON and LLNN in Romania in other two cities (Cluj-Napoca...
  • Grá “Väsen”- beings from another world

    Popularity usually breeds failure and the archetypal and truly notable albums are not as many in this years as they were in the early  90’s. However this year, Swedish  band, Grá released this distinguished album titled “Väsen”. Heljarmadr, the current vocalist of Dark Funeral, founded the band Grá ten...