Concert Reviews: ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO at Herr Nilsen (Oslo, Norway)

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO at Herr Nilsen (Oslo, Norway) Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by Jorge Patacas   On March 27, the legendary Testament guitar player, Alex Skolnick, arrived in Oslo with his Alex Skolnick Trio project, which also features Nathan Peck on bass/double bass and Matt Zebroski on drums. The event took place at Herr Nilsen, a small Jazz club located in front of the court where Varg Vikernes was sentenced in 1994. For those who are not familiar with Alex’s side project, it was formed in the beginning of the…

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Concert Reviews: MYRKUR at John Dee (Oslo, Norway)

MYRKUR at John Dee (Oslo, Norway) Opening Act: JO QUAIL Tuesday, November 4, 2018 by Jorge Patacas   Since the release of her first self-titled EP in 2014, Myrkur, the project of the Danish multi-instrumentist and actress Amalie Bruun, has been acclaimed and at the same time criticized with prejudice and without any serious foundation just for the fact that she included Black Metal parts in her music, because she didn’t play this kind of music before. Despite those detractors with unfounded prejudices, “M”, her debut album released by Relapse…

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