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  • Metal Obsession @ Hellfest 2016, Clisson – Day 3

    What was to be the final day, seemed like it had already been a month of moshpits, pad thai and windmilling. Bearing the Metal Obsession flag for Day 3 of Hellfest 2016, I took in all the sights, sounds...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Metal Obsession @ Hellfest 2016, Clisson – Day 2

    The second day dawned and after literally two hours of sleep it was time to leave the comforts of my bed in the middle of a horse farm, to catch an early train to Hell. Thy Art is Murder...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Metal Obsession @ Wacken Open Air 2016

    Wacken Open Air 2016 Images: Sonja Maglicic Words: Gary Carson Click here to view the full gallery. I met Germans. I met people from Italy, Austria, Finland, Norway, and Denmark. I met a couple from Ecuador, some people from Canada,...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Metal Obsession @ Hellfest 2016, Clisson – Day 1

    Images & Words: Prarthana Venunathan When you love metal and travel as much as I do, Hellfest is certainly the happiest place on Earth. From the moment you enter through the Gates of Hell (which ironically resembles the structure of...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Sweden Rock Festival @ Sölvesborg, Sweden (Part Two)

    Click here to read Part One. Sweden Rock Festival (Part Two) June 8th – 11th Loudness are one of very few Japanese heavy rock bands to have made any kind of impact on a world scale. Their catchy hard...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Sweden Rock Festival @ Sölvesborg, Sweden (Part One)

    Sweden Rock Festival (Part One) June 8th – 11th  For metal fans the world over the act of partaking in the journey to a European metal festival has long been seen as an act of pilgrimage, a rite of...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Best albums of 2016 (so far)

    Some of Metal Obsession’s writers have put together their top albums of 2016 (so far). Here they are in no particular order. Mitch Booth Ihsahn – Arktis This might be a preliminary list but nothing will top this in...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Wacken Open Air 2016 – Metal Obsession Preview

    Wacken Open Air (Germany): August 3-6 Aussies travel. We have to. We need to. We want to. And once again the team from Metal Obsession will be converging on the Mecca that is the European Summer Heavy Metal Festival...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Summer Breeze 2016 – Metal Obsession Preview

    Summer Breeze (Germany): August 17-20 Summer Breeze is in its 19th year but this will be my first visit. My metal colleague, Anwar Rizk, has been a number of times and always talks it up so I’m hanging to...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Sweden Rock Festival 2016 – Metal Obsession Preview

    Summer time in Europe means just one thing to some people. If you have been lucky enough to have found yourself in the position of being able to get to one of the plethora of fantastic metal festivals that...

    • Posted 3 months ago