Mera luna festival 2016. Review M’era Luna Festival 2016 • GRIMM Gent 2020-01-17

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Mera luna festival 2016

In the following, you can read our reviews of some selected bands performing on the first festival day. Their big crowd clapped with the music and shouts filled the venue. Photo by: Christoph Meyer The world-famous drum machine Doktor Avalanche did, as expected, a magnificent job. Combat Flight which was followed by the song Stahlmann. Unlike any other band they managed to create a magical atmosphere with their numerous instruments, polyphonic singing, and amazing light show. One of the highlights was the musical version of the poem Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe. The fans were partying hard the entire time and front man Dero took a jump into the crowd to meet them face to face, even though it was actually forbidden for the visitors.

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Review M’era Luna Festival 2016 • GRIMM Gent

Mera luna festival 2016

They is also the source of inspiration for the formation of Rammstein. The good humored frontman Alexx Wesselsky gave his tie as a present to one of the ladies in the front row. The venue was half full, which was no mean feat for the early time. Setlist: 1 Feindflug, 2 Stahlmann, 3 Schwarz, 4 Engel der Dunkelheit, 5 Der Schmied, 6 Plasma, 7 Spring nicht, 8 Süchtig Oomph! The crowd clapped their hards, banged their head, and stamped their feet. Setlist: 1 Six Feet Underground, 2 Dry the Rain, 3 Go to Hell, 4 See You Soon, 5 Prison, 6 Annabel Lee, 7 Lost in a Heartbeat and 8 Credo We really looked forward to seeing Eisbrecher play live.

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Mera luna festival 2016

Most of the visitors on Sunday also came especially for this band. Moonshiner The Dutch Symphonic Metal band Within Temptation closed the festival on Sunday at a high note with a wonderful stage setting and spectacular show. Their even was a fight with a zombie on the stage. The new conceptual orientation of the festival grounds led to a better arranged infield and more space for all visitors with a nearly perfect view onto the mainstage from all angles. Frontman and vocalist Kris Vlad, brother and bassist Dario Vlad, guitar hero Gregor Friday, and drummer Cosmo Cadar played one of their best shows.

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Mera luna festival 2016

They kicked off their show with the song Someone Is After Me. Combichrist is based in Atlanta, Georgia. This made their show very special for all their fans. It was also a cultural event offering us a medieval fair, interesting readings with the authors Christian von Aster, Luci van Org, and Markus Heitz. Frontman Andrew Eldritch joked a while ago that when Donald Trump actually does become President of Amerika, that will be the reason for making a new album.

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M'era Luna 2016 in Photos

Mera luna festival 2016

Unsurprisingly, there was a ton of stage fog and once in a while vocalist And rew Eldritch showed up wearing his usual yellow neon shirt and sunglasses. There was an extravagant fashion show and a lot of shopping opportunities at the Gothic Fashion Town clothing and accessory fair. The M'era Luna includes camping facilities and has two stages: a large rock festival style structure, erected for the show each year, and a former hangar. Setlist: 1 Intro, 2 Labyrinth, 3 Träumst Du, 4 Niemand, 5 Sandmann, 6 Der neue Gott, 7 Gekreuzigt, 8 Jetzt oder nie, 9 Gott ist ein Popstar, 10 Augen auf! In addition, they were accompanied by two masked percussionists. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Bagpipe, harp, and wheel fiddle sounds came together with the beats of ultra-large drums.

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M'era Luna 2016 in Photos

Mera luna festival 2016

Their singing, clapping, and dancing audience celebrated every single composition, which the band played, undeniably, full of passion. Day 1 Gothminister is an industrial metal band from Norway, formed in 1999. Every year the festival provides extra entertainment for visitors: this year there were gigantic dinosaurs walking around at te festival and an illuminated lake turned the whole area into a fairy wonderland, especially at night. One of the highlights was the dark and beautiful ballad Nova. The musicians played its amazing C-part with distorted guitar sounds brilliantly. Once again, there was an impressive range of food on offer which includes the traditional festival burger and chips as well as traditional German Bratwurst and Currywurst, Brötchen bread-roll sandwiches , Handbrot a kind of freshly baked roll containing cheese and meat or mushrooms topped with sour cream and chives , oriental stir fried noodles, pasta, freshly baked pizza, falafel etc. Once human and being the result of a failed scientific experiment, the creature always does what it wants with no regard for anyone or anything.

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M'era Luna Festival

Mera luna festival 2016

The Finnish combo consists of Eicca Toppinen, Perttu Kivilaakso, Paavo Lötjönen and drummer Mikko Sirén, who likes to appear all in white. During this song the audience put up their cellphones and flashlights. Photo by: Christoph Eisenmenger Mr. Versions of well-known medieval ballads make up the main part of their repertoire, but the band has written also some original material. Their current musical style mixes gothic rock and heavy metal along with violin, trumpet and more classical instruments, although their musical development throughout the years has also led to changes in instrumentation. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. They took some time allowing the fans and press to take funny pictures of them.

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DARK CIRCLE ROOM: Combichrist

Mera luna festival 2016

. A werewolf puppet, which the vocalist held like a baby and sang to baring his teeth, made a lot of people laugh. Thanks to this, other groups noticed them and invited them to tour with bands such as Doro, In Extremo, Saltatio Mortis and Eisbrecher. Their fans bid them adieu with long lasting and loud round of applause for their show was extremely atmospheric and also made the crowd dance. With its 20,000-25,000 regular attendants 21,000 in 2005, 23,000 in 2009, 24,000 in 2010 many flying in via the , with others traveling via and , the M'era Luna is one of the biggest dark music events in Germany. Setlist: 1 Schwarz, 2 Sinferno, 3 Malum, 4 Butterfly:Dance! Tickets are already available at , or by phone via +49 0 1806-853 653. Many more names will follow in the coming months.

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DARK CIRCLE ROOM: Combichrist

Mera luna festival 2016

Mastermind Erk Aicrag, who had painted half of his face in white color, presented distorted, harsh vocals at its finest and his accomplice Racso Agroyam handled the synthesizer. The fans have been waiting for new material for over 20 years. It was a very beautiful moment! We gave the Dark Electro trio a big hand which they clearly deserved after such a thrilling performance. This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. And most importantly, it was a true black celebration full of diverse music shows on two stages, the Main Stage and the Hangar Stage. They let their sweeping music speak for itself and they easily took the listeners to someplace else. Stahlmann is a German band that formed in 2008 in Göttingen, Germany.

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