tour diary

Bring on tour, Part 1

So, what happens if you combine the evilest of evil black metal bands and musicians, and feed them LINDOR? They turn right into moldable cute, sweet jellyfishy babies with orgasmic smiles on their faces 🙂 Tour managers of the world; next to your oversizes maglite, laptop, printer and clicker, now you have a new item …
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Of corpsepaint and receipts

So, yours truly is out again on a European trip; this time with Dark Funeral, Naglfar, Endstille and Amoral. Not really my regular tour-recipe; almost more shows than days (38 shows in 41 days – and that’s only because one show got cancelled) and my work is a bit different than usual; now I do …
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Tour’s over; go home and do laundry

So, another tour’s come to an end; time to go home and do laundry; prepare for the next one (I’ve got 14 days – seems like an eternity now). We’ve seen it all, sun, rain, snow, wind. good travelling, bad travelling…but most of all, good shows. The most memorable moments from this tour will probably …
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Tetris 101

Sitting outside the venue in Frankfurt, waiting for our busdriver to be allowed to drive again. He had to get the bus fixed today, and because of European rules he has to take a 9 hour break; so at 4am he’ll be ready. Today’s keyword was tetris. Kenny told me – embarassed? – that he didn’t …
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Finnish ferries and calculations

Some say that playing on ferries is a musician’s grave… I’m not sure about that, it could be… Some of them seem like they’ve been around for many years, and should’ve maybe quit some time ago already… But in case it’s true, then Vinny might start worrying about his near future. He and Danny do …
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