The Dark River Festival is a unique metal festival and as such deserves a report outstanding from the mass of exchangeable reviews - this time in form a letter to one of the founders of the DRF: Lauri. Enjoy sharing the letter with him.
A quiet, somewhat meditative intro unleashes the full force of a tornado: “Your Highness” by Bloodred Hourglass, to be released October 22nd! Expect the unexpected and BRHG will still surprise you – for the better if not the best! It is full of breaks and unexpected elements, still adding to a harmonic sound that you wish would simply never end.
Spot On Metal Drummer - Set No 2 presents Luana Dametto, Jarkko Hyvönen, Rainer Tuomikanto and Remi Kofoed Johannesen - our all but marginal drummers. But then drummers only sit in the background on stage and often are seen as "only the drummer". There is a lot more to it!
Interview with BRHG’s guitarists Joni and Lauri (and somehow also their vocalist Jarkko) during the Dark River Festival in August 2020 on how the new line up changed the creative processes for their new album, corona, future and plenty more.
The virus has stopped the world but not the Kymi crew from preparing and hosting their Dark River Festival. Read about the magical line up, a most resilient and resourceful crew and how they have made work against all odds!