Posts Tagged: Savatage

Seen Live: Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Last night was the 184th anniversary of Ludwig Van Beethoven’s death. It was also the first time the Trans-Siberian Orchestra played in The Netherlands. And, of course, they played their first non-Christmas rock opera Beethoven’s Last Night. What can I say? It went all the way over the top. From the lights and lasers, to… Read more »

Seen live: Jon Oliva’s Pain

Yesterday I saw Jon Oliva’s Pain live for the third time. And unlike the first two times, I wasn’t totally into it. There’s probably three reasons for that: transportation issues; technical difficulties on stage, which meant that Jon Oliva sat behind his piano all the time; and the setlist, which was very similar to last… Read more »

Like I said I might

The second band I totally fell for was Savatage. I picked up their then current compilation album From the Gutter to the Stage, and their blend of theatrical metal and symphonic rock totally blew me away. In a short time, I picked up all their albums, and being the total idiot I am, I just… Read more »