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Wonderful, wonderful HEXVESSEL…
About: “Hexvessel is a psychedelic folk-rock band that was founded in 1983 by Englishman Mat McNerney. He moved to Finland in 2009 and was joined by a coven of musicians from Tampere that feature members of Galacticka and Dark Buddha Rising. Fusing late 1960s and early 1970s English folk and psychedelia with a love for Finnish nature, folklore and pagan mysticism, they play a witches brew of acoustic balladry and heavy tripped-out atmospherics. Interior-world-music for secret ceremonies and forest rituals.”
The very best way to enjoy HEXVESSEL is lying flat in the grass under the Transylvanian sky, with a Ciuc Radler . Johanna fell in love with that beer-related stuff and I let her illustrate the state we were in during the concert. >>
I almost missed the whole thing when DORDEDUH (Hupogrammos & Sol Faur started this band after they left Negura Bunget) played an unannounced 2-song-set on the second day at the DBE.
Luckily I got there in time to hear at least one half of the second song and take some fast shots. The songs were from the new album, and the day after the band and Costin (Chioreanu, Twilight13 Productions) left the hotel really early in the morning to go to the mountains and shoot the video for “Dojana“. You´ll find the result at the bottom of this post. Some other great stuff also. Hope to see them soon again!
The last band of the great day and evening at the citadel in Alba. I may not be the biggest Sólstafir fan, but the show was really cool, the stage and the guys looked good and the finale was just amazing:) The guy who played the pan flute in “Fjara” is Gădineț (Cătălin Motorga) from Negura Bunget.
Doru at the Dark Bombastic is a master when it comes to make these festivals to an experience of a lifetime. DARK BUDDHA RISING was one of those experiences. Very dark, very intense, very hypnotic and very, very beautiful. I wanted to kick everybody who wanted to talk to me during the awesomeness (sorry;)).
WIKI:“Unholy is a Finnish avant-garde doom metalband. Formed in 1988, they were one of the first doom metal groups in their home country”
Probably the very last chance to catch them live. Glad I was there. Thanks guys!
Metal Archives: “Lantlôs is Middle High German and means “homeless” (literally “without homeland”)”.
The only thing I knew about LANTLÔS before DBE was that it was some project by Neige (Alcest) and Herbst. And listened to some of the songs I had on my DBE playlist. However, Neige isn´t in the band anymore (he was standing in the crowd watching:)). Really cool gig and first ever live performance with the band who was only supposed to be a studio project to begin with. Enjoyed it a lot! Most of it ofc sitting in the grass, drinking beer and loving my life in general. Took some photos, tho:)
“Alcest – that is music from another world, a world that is real, but that exists beyond ours and cannot be grasped by our senses.”
One of the last year´s highlights, ALCEST, back at the Dark Bombastic grounds in Alba Iulia. Very beautiful, very enjoyable. Neige is a genious, as you know;) (The drummer plays also in Peste Noire!!)
Bonfire night on thursday, friday being the first real festival day at this magical place.
ISOLE from Sweden on stage, now with the most handsome bearded guy Jimmy Matsson (Loch Vostok) on bass;)) (The rest of the guys are also in Ereb Altor).
As many times before, I needed to get abroad to see a band from the neighborhood (Gävle is close enough:)) live for the first time. It almost happened at the Getaway Festival just a month earlier. Just that I got there just in time to hear the very last tones.
The summer festival season is now officially over for me ( ;( ) and I got shitloads of pics to sort out (still even from gigs before the festivals). Which, of course, is going to take a while. Or a bit longer…DBE 4 was the greatest possible finale, tho:))
ORANSSI PAZUZU live was a mindblowing experience. One of the best ever! Even when they played before the sunset and all the cool lights were pretty much for no use. They just brought their own darkness to the stage and it totally worked. Such a freakin´good gig!!
“Oranssi Pazuzu makes music that invites all the arsonists and smokers to hold hands”
Line Up: Ontto – Bass, Korjak – Drums, Moit – Guitars, EviL – Keyboards & Percussion, Jun-His – Vocals & Guitars