Helldorado, Eindhoven, 1 a.m. Douwe Truijens, Death Alley´s charismatic singer, walks through the audience. I caught him, embrased him and told him why I´m so happy having seen his band and why they are one of my absolute favorite bands with their unique boogie protometal. He felt almost so happy as I and we had a very nice chat together. Petra captured this fantastic moment.
This is no joke, they meant it!! As Petra told them during the Helldorado Festival, that we had to paid around 500€ to get transport from La Palma to Eindhoven and taht we run out of money to buy some presents for Christmas, the offered her money to buy presents. Hell yeah!!
We saw Mos Generator several times, Hellfest 2015, Stoned from the Underground 2015, Free and easy 2015 and Hellfest 2018. We invited Tony for a beer and spaghetti during the Stoned from the Underground in our mobile home and he took the beer. So we meet us again at the Hellfest 2018 and this picture was the result of the preceding story you can follow below.
Monay, day 1 after Hellfest 2018. Nantes Airport. My wife spent the time at the press shop and I went out to have one of my last cigarettes. Ben´s French finance was rushing around in front of the building to get a lift to Nantes Railway Station. I advised her to take the bus over there and Ben asked nervously me for a cigarette. And I asked him for this photo and shortly after this shot, she waved him to the bus and they left.
This was our first big Open-Air-Festival in 2006. And for my wife the first time to see Metallica live. So we were confronted by a huge crowd and it wasn´t possible to reach out for the first row. I knew, Hetfield had about ten microphones along the stage and my wife knew to move on the margin of the crowd is the fastest way to front row. So two movements came together: Hetfield moved from the center of the stage from one to another microphone and we approached from the edge of the crowd. So...