I entered 2011 thinking most music releases came in 2009 and 2010, and this would be a pretty calm year. I’m slowly realising I was damned wrong. Symphonic metal act Within Temptation will release their first album since 2007, the experimental ”The Unforgiving” on March 25. The album is released alongside Läs mer
I was hoping the new Within Temptation album would lead them into a heavier direction, or at least a development of the symphonic metal of The Heart of Everything, but it seems like I was incredibly wrong. Judging by the early comments by the band, I assumed the new album Läs mer
Yuletide greetings from me! So far I got an Agalloch CD, a puzzle fr0m Alchemy Gothic, a Futurama / The Simpsons crossover comic book, coffee, a Firefly-shirt (or, I have been promised one that hasn’t arrived yet) and new headphones. And it’s only 11 in the morning! Though still, everyone Läs mer
WE’RE GONNA HAVE A GOTHIC CHRISTMAS! Happy Yuletide, all.
Lots of bands have already announced albums to be released in 2009. Oh my god, I’m having a musical stroke… Sometime in the spring (I’ll see them live on Sweden Rock Festival in the beginning of June as their first gig for the upcoming tour), progressive metal pioneers Dream Läs mer
Every day, I get about 6500 hits for one single post on this blog: ”Simone Simons infected by MSRA”, mainly for that damn pic. The second most popular is the main page, with circa 500(!). I don’t mind, it brings quite a lot of people to my blog. I did Läs mer
On the 4th of December this year I saw one of my absolute favorite bands, symphonic power metal quartet Nightwish, live as they performed in Stockholm during their Dark Passion Play tour. This was definitely the greatest concert I’ve been to; before, I’ve seen Within Temptation (April 21, 2007) and Läs mer
This is my list of favorite music groups. Nightwish Sonata Arctica Evanescence Panic! at the Disco H.I.M My Chemical Romance System of a Down Within Temptation