anneke van giersbergen

Anneke van Giersbergen

Anneke Van Giersbergen Live Photos from The Worcester Palladium, 2019

Now, I’ve been a fan of Anneke Van Giersbergen since I first heard The Gathering‘s album Mandylion. I’ve adored her voice for over two decades, and this was everything I could have hoped for. She was the opening act for the Delain/Amorphis North American tour. She had a solo acoustic set, comprised almost entirely of covers, and it REALLY showcased

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Devin Townsend - The Retinal Circus

DEVIN TOWNSEND “THE RETINAL CIRCUS”

Devin Townsend needs no introduction here. The king of experimental and prog music has been entertaining us and feeding our brains music to think about for 20-plus years. What he does with The Retinal Circus, available on CD and DVD, is nothing short of astounding.  This loosely tied musical encompasses songs from his entire career, and the Strapping Young Lad

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MY 2011 TUSKA OPEN AIR FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE

This year, I attended the Tuska Open Air Festival in Helsinki, Finland for the third time. It goes without saying that each festival experience differs, but this time, I went to the festival facing some particularly unusual circumstances. I had about $50 to my name (hey everyone, make sure that when you buy a plane ticket 3 months in advance

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Devin Townsend - The Retinal Circus

DEVIN TOWNSEND “THE RETINAL CIRCUS”

Devin Townsend needs no introduction here. The king of experimental and prog music has been entertaining us and feeding our brains music to think about

MY 2011 TUSKA OPEN AIR FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE

This year, I attended the Tuska Open Air Festival in Helsinki, Finland for the third time. It goes without saying that each festival experience differs,