The final gig of Nummirock 2017 was played by the amazing and fantastic Insomnium.  And what a gig they played. I met them at the check in and the first thing they or more precisely Niilo asked: „What the hell are you doing here?“ relating to me being German and thereby being theoretically able to […]

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Moikka from the beautiful lake Nummijärvi, from sunny shores and flimmering heat …. Äh – no. Well, the lake is beautiful. And the sun is at least from time to time visible. And the flimmering heat, well … I haven’t found that yet. Also, travelling here was a bit of an adventure. First my luggage […]

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The line up of the Tuska festival is amazing. It is vast. It is huge. It is overwhelming. And even more, the party seems to find no end. Imagine, after a long, long festival day in Suvilahti the festival area will close at 1:00 am. But this is only closing time there! Literally! Because the […]

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Deutsche Zusammenfassung Part one Part two … Now, starting with part two of the interview with Jukka Kolehmainen from legendary Abhorrence. Looking forward for their festival gig at Nummirock ahead of us, I dug a little deeper into Abhorrence being back on stage. One reason why I particularly love attending festivals and concerts in Finland […]

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There are so many good reasons to come and experience Nummirock. Dozens of these reasons you may find at the festival’s vast line up. And one name on this list is better than the one before – no matter how often you start over reading. Another reason why I really wanted to come back this year, was […]

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I like meeting people who have a story to tell. And I met a man full of stories being a bit unexpected to happen in our so quickly evolving world. It all has a tiny little bit, please, really only a tiny little bit of Snow White’s fairy tale – save perhaps the fact that […]

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Nummirock is, with more than 30 years of constant festival history, one of the most traditional, possibly even THE most traditional lakeside rock and metal festival there is in Finland – and even the German mega festival of Wacken has a shorter history than Nummirock! From the very beginning on there was an amazing if […]

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