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Copenhagen Psych Fest Winter Edition - Day 1

Copenhagen Psych Fest Winter Edition - Day 1

Mere months after the successful second edition of Copenhagen Psych Fest, I found myself there once more – in the middle of a venue boasting powerful visuals, strange (but awesome) people and a lineup of artists capable of rivalling most of the other psychedelic options on offer in Scandinavia. It was Copenhagen Psych Fest once more, but this time it was the winter edition. Whereas the regular version of the festival took place at Huset-KBH, the winter edition apparently called for a change of venue to a more intimate setting in an ol...

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Live recording of new Baroness track "Morningstar" available

Posted by AP on 30/11/15

If, like the undersigned, you have a hard time containing your excitement about the upcoming fourth Baroness album ”Purple”, then perhaps the below fan-filmed live recording of an as-of-yet unpublished new song called ”Morningstar” might ease the anticipation. The album itself is set to land in stores on December 18th via the band’s own Abraxan Hymns imprint.

We fully expect the group to be touring Europe in 2016, and given the band’s track record of playing plenty of gigs in Denmark in the past, it seems almost certain than Danish fans will have the chance to watch them live either in a club setting, or possibly at Copenhell? We’ll keep our fingers crossed.

Förtress to release debut album in 2016; DK tour announced

Posted by AP on 30/11/15

Danish self-confessed cock-rockers Förtress will release their debut full-length ”Ambrosia” in early 2016, and in conjunction with that, the band will head out on a comprehensive tour of their domestic pastures. Here’s how the dates and venues for the trek shape up:

February 25th - Templet, Kgs. Lyngby, DEN

February 26th - Sønderborghus, Sønderborg, DEN

February 27th - Posten, Odense, DEN

March 11th - Radar, Århus, DEN

March 12th - Studenterhuset, Aalborg, DEN

March 18th - Konfus, Esbjerg, DEN

March 19th - Kulisselageret, Horsens, DEN

March 23rd - Bygningen, Vejle, DEN

March 24th - Gimle, Roskilde, DEN

March 25th - Maskinen, Svendborg, DEN

March 26th - Stengade, Copenhagen, DEN

The first single from ”Ambrosia” is set to become available soon.

Simple Plan announces new album & European tour

Posted by AP on 30/11/15

Canadian pop-rockers Simple Plan will release a new album dubbed ”Taking One for the Team” on February 19th. You can view the ‘artwork’ for the effort here.

To promote the album, the band has announced the European leg of a world tour set to take place in 2016. The dates for that pan out, as follows:

February 24th - Palacio Vistalegre, Madrid, SPA

February 26th - Santana 27, Bilbao, SPA

February 27th - Palau St. Jordi, Barcelona, SPA

February 28th - Bikini, Ramonville St. Agne, FRA

March 01st - Estragon, Bologna, ITA

March 02nd - Alcatraz, Milan, ITA

March 03rd - X-tra, Zürich, SWI

March 05th - Mala Sportovni Hala, Prague, CZE

March 06th - Gasometer, Vienna, AUT

March 07th - Tonhalle, Munich, GER

March 09th - Docks, Lausanne, SWI

March 10th - E-Werk, Cologne, GER

March 12th - Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, GER

March 13th - Trix, Antwerp, BEL

March 15th - Cigale, Paris, FRA

March 16th - Aeronef, Lille, FRA

March 17th - Laiterie, Strasbourg, FRA

March 18th - Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht, NET

March 20th - Academy, Bristol, UK

March 22nd - Rock City, Nottingham, UK

March 23rd - Ritz, Manchester, UK

March 24th - Forum, London, UK

It remains to be seen if there is a Danish date sandwiched between Cologne and Hamburg.

Copenhagen Psych Fest '16 announce venue and partial lineup

Posted by BV on 30/11/15

Copenhagen Psych Fest have announced the time and place for their 2016 edition. The festival realized that the former venue capacity at Huset-KBH would no longer be able to accomodate the growing festival and, as such, they have entered into an agreement with Den Grå Hal and Loppen at Christiania, Copenhagen.

The festival will take place on July 14th-16th and as of noon on November 30th 75 early bird partout-tickets will be on sale for 450DKK and 50 tickets for the Saturday (the 16th) for the price of 250DKK. When these are sold out, prices will adjust to 675/325DKK respectively.

The lineup announcements made so far are:




Earthling Society

The Janitors

Dean Allen Foyd

The Lucid Dream



Tales of Murder and Dust


Electric Orange

The Vickers



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Moving Mountains and Prawn release new split

Posted by LF on 30/11/15

The two indie/post-rock bands Moving Mountains and Prawn have recently teamed up for a strong split release featuring two songs from each band which you can check out below. This is also the first release from Moving Mountains since they went on hiatus in 2013.

Soilwork release music video for "Death In General"

Posted by LF on 30/11/15

Swedish melodic death metallers Soilwork are currently streaming a new music video for the song "Death in General". The song comes from the group's latest album "The Ride Majestic" which came out in August this year and you can check out the video exclusively through toontrack.com here.

Skyharbor debuts new song "Blind Side"

Posted by LF on 30/11/15

The progressive metal band Skyharbor have a new album in the works and the newest song to be released from it is "Blind Side" which you can check out here through the band's own website. By signing up for their mailing list you can also download it for free. No further details have been revealed about the album yet except for a tentative release in 2016.

Intervals stream new track "Fable"

Posted by LF on 30/11/15

Guitarist Aaron Marshall, who is currently the only official member of the British instrumental progressive metal band Intervals, is about to release a new album this Friday, December 4th. The album is called "The Shape of Colour" and the newest track to be released from it is "Fable" which has some lovely contributions from saxophonist Leland Whitty. Check it out here:

King Dude to play in Copenhagen next summer

Posted by AP on 30/11/15

Seattle, WA based dark folk-rock artist King Dude, who is renowned for mixing elements of blues, doom and metal into his songs, has just announced a concert at Beta in Copenhagen on June 01st.

Tickets cost 145 DKK (+ fees), and can be sourced from Billetlugen.dk. For the official Facebook event, click here.

It has been a while since King Dude released new music, but below you can hear ”Fear is All You Know” from his most recent effort ”Fear” from 2014. You can also head over to Bandcamp to listen to two collaborative tracks with the similarly inclined Chelsea Wolfe.

SikTh debuts another new song: "Behind the Doors"

Posted by AP on 30/11/15

SikTh — an often overlooked British technical / progressive metal outfit, who nonetheless enjoy a cult following — have debuted another song from their forthcoming mini-album ”Opacities”, which comes this Friday, December 04th. The track is called ”Behind the Doors”, and can be heard below.

You can expect ”Opacities” to be reviewed here in the coming weeks.

Tickets are available for the 2016 King Crimson concert in Denmark

Posted by RD on 29/11/15

You can now buy tickets for the legendary prog-rock band King Crimson concert on Spetember 23rd 2016 on billetlugen.

It will be the first time King Crimson have performed in Denmark since 2003. They will play in Falconer Salen in Copenhagen, and the lineup will most probably include Robert Fripp, Pat Mastelotto, Mel Collins, Tony Levin, Gavin Harrison, Jakko Jakszyk and Bill Rieflin.

Wo Fat to tour Europe in April (incl. two Danish shows)

Posted by AP on 28/11/15

Dallas, TX based stoner metal crew Wo Fat have mapped out a European tour next year with Denver, CO’s Mothership supporting, which includes two Danish concerts: one at Loppen in Copenhagen on April 22nd, and another at 1000fryd in Aalborg the day after, on April 23rd.

While more information surrounding the two Danish gigs is still pending, you can view the full routing of the tour below:

April 18th - Mephisto, Hannover, GER

April 19th - Schaubude, Kiel, GER

April 21st - Pokalen, Oslo, NOR

April 22nd - Loppen, Copenhagen, DEN

April 23rd - 1000fryd, Aalborg, DEN

April 24th - Rock Café St. Pauli, Hamburg, GER

April 25th - Vortex, Siegen, GER

April 26th - Feierwerk, Munich, GER

April 27th - Arena, Vienna, AUT

April 28th - Desertfest, Berlin, GER

April 29th - Doornroosje, Nijmegen, NET

April 30th - Pre-Roadkill Festival Party, Waarschoot, BEL

May 01st - Desertfest, London, UK

Wo Fat will release a new album titled ”Midnight Cometh” through Ripple Music in Spring 2016. You can view the artwork for the effort here.

Coldplay adds extra concert in Copenhagen

Posted by AP on 27/11/15

Due to huge demand Coldplay have added a second show at Parken in Copenhagen on July 06th.

Tickets are (inexplicably) slightly cheaper for this show, ranging between 480 and 840 DKK depending on where you want to stand or sit. They can be sourced from Billetnet.dk. For more information, join the official Facebook event.

The band is gearing up to release a new album titled ”A Head Full of Dreams” next Thursday, December 04th.

Sweden Rock Festival adds 13 new artists to 2016 line-up

Posted by AP on 27/11/15

Sweden Rock Festival, which takes place between June 08th and June 11th in Sölvesborg, has added a further 13 artists to next summer’s line-up:

Death DTA (us)

Diamond Head (uk)

Foreigner (us)

Graham Bonnet Band (uk)

Graveyard (se)

The Kristet Utseende (se)

L.A. Guns (us)

Megadeth (us)

Neon Rose (se)

Sabaton (se)

Sixx:A.M. (us)

Skitarg (se)

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats (uk)

46 bands still remain to be confirmed. You can view the present line-up here, and explore the various ticket options here.

Soulfly books Danish show in March

Posted by AP on 26/11/15

Soulfly will return to Denmark next year, and this time it is Train in Århus that will be graced by their visit on March 04th. Support will be provided by King Parrot.

Tickets cost 185 DKK, and are available for purchase via Billetnet.dk. For the official Facebook event, click here.

Although it wasn’t their best work, you can read our review of the band’s latest album ”Archangel” right here.

Hear new Lower Than Atlantis song "The Reason"

Posted by TL on 26/11/15

British radio rockers Lower Than Atlantis have a new song out called "The Reason".

The song comes off the newly re-released "Black Edition" of their self-titled album from last year (review here). The re-release features a whole b-side of new songs, b-sides, live versions and covers, and should be available at your streaming service of choice.

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