One of Germany’s (and Europe’s) best Heavy Rock events, the Headbangers’s Open Air is called “the biggest garden party of the world”. It is held in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, near Elmshorn (about 25 miles from Hamburg). It takes place out in the open on the site of a restored farm, where the organizer opens his massive garden… Continue Reading
Soldier are looking forward to playing Headbangers Open Air , Germany in just over two weeks. To celebrate we are running a competition to win a free Live @ The Heathery and Infantrycide CD bundle along with a Soldier patch plus two runners up will receive a free patch. Competition ends 31st July. Send the… Continue Reading
SOLDIER – Dogs of war The classical band of NWOBHM in a amazing record…Pure Metal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
As per previous post, thanks to Soldier guitarist Ian Dick my review copy of the above arrived and given much listening pleasure. A real treat to hear the band as it was thirty years ago recorded at a gig in Wishaw. One should point out that this is very much an “as it was” recording.… Continue Reading
SOLDIER – Recorded Live @ The Heathery, Wishaw In Scotland 1983 (Starhaven Records) Recently re-discovered in the Soldier archives and lovingly remastered at guitarist/founder member Ian Dick’s Starhaven Studio ‘Recorded Live @ The Heathery…’ captures the band onstage on the penultimate night of their February 1983 Scottish tour. And despite blizzards, the bitterly cold conditions… Continue Reading
Friday Evening 16th May , Main Stage
Posted on March 10, 2014 by Dennis Jarman in Event Reviews Brofest 2 will be etched in my memory for a long time for sure. 26 bands over 3 days with a weekend ticket being a ridiculously cheap £25 and day tickets £10 for Friday and £15 each for Saturday and Sunday. I travelled up… Continue Reading