Posts Categorized: Seen live

Seen Live: Wende

According to her website, Wende‘s “Last Resistance-The Theatre Sessions” is a cinematic theatre concert in which the worlds of theatre, pop and electronic music melt together. It is about the resistance to letting go of old truths and embracing the unknown and the desire to surrender and to confront emotions and challenges head on. In… Read more »

Seen Live: Dream Theater

Despite being in top form, singer James LaBrie spent a lot of time off stage at Dream Theater’s gig in Amsterdam on February 17th. Whenever John Petrucci, John Myung, Jordan Ruddess and Mike Mangini were shredding away up-front during a prolonged instrumental section—and with them being Dream Theater, there are bound to be a lot… Read more »

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Seen Live: Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Well, screw it. I’m completely over Trans-Siberian Orchestra swallowing up Savatage whole. If they keep playing shows like the one they did in Amsterdam on January 18th — I can live with that. There’s a simple explanation for that: it was awesome. Yes, sure, it had little to do with a Savatage show (apart for… Read more »

Seen Live: Hanson

A guilty pleasure can be defined as something, such as a film, television programme, or piece of music, that one enjoys despite feeling that it is not generally held in high regard. I despise the term. As if you ought to be ashamed of liking something others don’t appreciate the same way. Fuck that. If… Read more »

Seen Live: Club Gigant

When I saw that a balladeer was about to embark on a small tour to try out new songs, I quickly ordered a ticket for the most convenient gig, being a friday night in Apeldoorn. Then, life happened. Or, more accurately, events I hadn’t anticipated followed each other a tiny bit faster than I anticipated…. Read more »