Album Year Lists (2018)

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We’re almost there! Another year gone, another about to begin. As we start to look forward to what 2019 might bring us, we also take a traditional look back at everything 2018 had in store for us. We listened to things, we saw things and we wrote about them. Here’s our look at what we liked best.

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[Live Review] Rotting Christ, Carach Angren & Svart Crown – De Helling, Utrecht

Rotting ChristBlack metal on a Saturday night in Utrecht’s De Helling? Don’t mind if we do. Greece’s Rotting Christ headlining? All the more reason to make the trip on a very dreary January evening. Here’s what we thought. Continue reading

Album Year Lists (2017)

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What to say about 2017? Well nothing really, so just google ‘2017 in a nutshell’ if you want to find out what other truly important people are saying. As always we only concentrate on the music here. So rest assured music fans who follow Sounds from the Dark Side, you’re in good hands here.

*dreamy harp flashback sound*.

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[Live Review] Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam

nick-cave-concert-tour-europeFour years after playing Heineken Music Hall, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds made a triumphant return to Amsterdam last friday. This time bigger, bolder and, most importantly, better. We were there. Continue reading

The Magpie Salute – The Magpie Salute

Crowes turning into magpies, can it be done? You better read on if you want an answer to that question.

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[Live Review] Neil Young + Promise of the Real – Rebel Content Tour 2016, Ziggo Dome Amsterdam

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So what’s still to say about Neil Young? He co-founded Buffalo Springfield, hooked up with Crosby, Stills & Nash, released dozens of studio albums and almost single handedly laid the foundations of the grunge rock sound. At the age of 70, Young is one of the few musicians of old that is still going strong. Last saturday Don Grungio visited The Netherlands as part of his European tour with Promise of the Real and naturally, we traveled to Amsterdam to see the good man at work.

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