It is a hot and sunny June Sunday afternoon and I will watch a fantastic Brazilian Thrash Metal band tonight, supported by some Danish guys. We are talking about Crypta and their special guests Katla on the last show of the first leg of their Echoes Over Europe Part 2 Tour.
Shockwave 2023 was a well put together show which showcased very interesting Asian bands and the headliners offered a memorable show. The line-up included Born of Osiris, Within Destruction, Knosis and Prompts.
Contrary to most Metal festivals the Easter Cross happens in a small community hall while still delivering a world class lineup, including Stick To Your Guns, Caliban, Sodom and many more.
Pitch Black Sunset contains no fillers but only killers. Each song, even the very short ones, is a little gem on its own. The lyrics, even when wrapped in catchy melodies are very heavy stuff.
Today we will talk with Zsuzsa „Shakey Sue” Radnóti, vocalist of Hungarian The Hellfreaks. We would talk about hair dye, cats, tattoos, life style and a little bit about music and The Hellfreaks’ new album “Black Pitch Sunset”.
Trash Panda’s sound combines elements of blasting modern groovy death metal with nasty, slamming brutal death and all of this is sprinkled with the atmospherics that remind me of The Black Dahlia Murder or Winds of Plague.