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Jurga Kalinauskaite

Photographer, journalist, curious wanderer.

Kataklysm and Septicflesh – Audio, Glasgow – 16/2/16

Kataklysm, SepticFlesh and Aborted on one tour, sharing the same stage seems to be a perfect combination. Under the “Of the Ghosts and Gods Tour” flag, this team is invading Europe and the Glasgow gig happened just a few days ago. Glasgow welcomed the bands with cold, rainy weather and …

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Hanzel Und Gretyl – Audio, Glasgow, 14/10/2015

Together with autumn chills and colours the concert season knocks on your door.  October, November and December seem to be the busiest months gig wise.  So if you are in Glasgow, then after seeing the dark and mysterious Sisters of Mercy (or the charming Devin Townsend) on Monday, you are …

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W.A.S.P. – O2 Academy, Glasgow – 18/09/2015

W.A.S.P. is one of those legendary heavy metal bands that is on most metalheads’ must-see list. With 10 UK dates in their current tour they are really hard to miss this time around. They are presenting long awaited new album “Golgotha” and return to Glasgow for the first time since …

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Interview with Fernanda Lira from Nervosa – August, 2015

Nervosa is very ambitious thrash metal trio from the heart of Brazil, which started their way as the band five years ago. Very energetic and expressive girls – Fernanda Lira, Prika Amaral and Pitchu Ferraz had their debut album released one year ago and are in the middle of their …

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Nervosa – Audio, Glasgow – 15/08/2015

Thrash metal gig,headlined by Brazilian trio, which you could easily call a thrash metal girl power. For the first time Nervosa invading Glasgow. To make it even more fun, four local thrash metal bands were invited to make this Glasgow thrashathon, as it was called. The idea of seeing these …

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Aesthetic Perfection – Audio, Glasgow – 05/08/2015

Many bands love Glasgow. Aesthetic Perfection is no exception. Last year they were rocking The Classic Grand together with Faderhead, and they were back again, this year – to the Audio club. While people were slowly gathering in Audio, the first opening act, a local band called Advance started their …

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Cattle Decapitation – The Anthropocene Extinction

Fast and furious. Straight from sunny California to your ears with deep dark apocalyptic sound and brilliant atmosphere. That’s right, it is Cattle Decapitation with their upcoming 7th studio album, called The Anthropocene Extinction. The Anthropocene Extinction is a fine set of 12 fierce and simultaneously depressive tracks with the total …

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Billy Idol – O2 Academy, Glasgow – 13/06/2015

Despite the doors opening an hour later than advertised, when Billy Idol finally hit the stage, all was forgiven, as he played a stunning two hour set. From the punk era of Generation X hits hit “Ready Steady Go” through to his current stuff like “Postcards From The Past” via …

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Nekrogoblikon – Heavy Meta

There are numerous names for the bands that play troll metal, all sorts of fictional monster metal… Nekrogoblikon perhaps could go on the same shelf – melodic and truly fun goblin metal, which is usually described as melodic death metal/folk metal. The music of the Nekrogoblikon further will be named …

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Satyricon – Live At The Opera (DVD and 2CD release)

The solemn and eloquent darkness with the few spots of light. The drums rises up from the under floor in the side of the massive stage. Perfect lighting setting hits the stage and then Frost starts hitting the drums and Satyr comes up from the floor too and so begins …

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Lordi – The Classic Grand, Glasgow – 27/03/2015

Friday night and Finnish monsters Lordi are in town. There were several reasons to go to this gig. One of them – curiosity. I admit, that was my reason, too. Who else if not them will definitely promise the hell of the show and pleasure for your eyes, in combination …

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Vader – Audio, Glasgow – 19/03/2015

Tuesday, the 19 of March at Audio club in Glasgow seemed to be Polish metalhead invasion checkpoint – both on stage and in the audience. Under the ‘Blitz! Europe In Fire 2015 Tour’ flag Vader, together with Hate and Shredhead are going through the Europe and brought solid and neck …

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Killer Refrigerator – The Fridge and the Power it Holds

“The Antifreeze has risen!” Now this is simply hilarious. I think I just found the perfect soundtrack for a horror movie, based on evil household appliances. The band, called Killer Refrigerator was found in 2013 and are fresh and new unlike the horror genre. Maybe they are more like a …

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Covenant – The Classic Grand, Glasgow – 03/03/2015

Some things come awaited but still unexpectedly. That was happened to me with the Covenant gig in The Classic Grand, Glasgow. With the last minute confirmation I managed to miss the first opening act – Advance but was lucky enough to catch Glaswegian synth pop band Analog Angel and Swedish …

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Black Label Society – O2 ABC, Glasgow – 11/02/2015

It’s twenty to seven and Black Label Society fans are already queueing outside the O2 ABC in Glasgow on this Wednesday night. These people have a brilliant answer to the question of what to do on a Wednesdays night? Black Label Society started their European Tour on 11th of February in the heart …

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Hate – Crusade: Zero

Two years since their last studio album ‘Solarflesh: A Gospel of Radiant Divinity’, Polish death metallers Hate are back with a new album again. Getting closer to number ten, their ninth full-length album ‘Crusade: Zero‘ is another argument showing that Hate is definitely still going their own way. ‘Crusade: Zero’ is framed between the solemn and …

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Angelus Apatrida – Hidden Evolution

There is one thing for sure – if one would have to pick the Spanish thrash metal band in a blink of the eye, it would be Angelus Apatrida. Rolling in the thrash metal scene since 2000, this band already has proved themselves and are definitely one of most known …

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Behemoth – O2 ABC, Glasgow – 10/12/2014

In between all the rush from one gig to another there was yet another one in the “must attend” list – Behemoth’s concert in Glasgow. Occupying the O2 ABC stage on the day after killer Morbid Angel show makes it a little different but the perfect continuation. These Polish blackened …

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Combichrist – The Classic Grand, Glasgow

There are so many things to do when December knocks on your door. One thing is a must – to check EBM masters Combichrist playing live, especially if you find yourself in Glasgow.  They were here exactly one year ago with their old school set and as promised they are …

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Morbid Angel – The Garage, Glasgow – 09/12/2014

The busiest time of the year has come. Yeah, when amazingly great bands have even more awesome gigs one after another and if you have to choose one it might become real torture. So many of us end up going to lots of them. Morbid Angel gig was one of …

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