The front guy of the Norwegian band Honningbarna, Edvard Valberg, looks like a young man who does what his parents tell him, and dutifully goes to cello practice every week. But appearances can deceive, on stage he is like a firework of punky energy, treating his cello like a punching ball while the other band members jump around on stage. As a band, Honningbarna is one of the live bands that gives the most value for the money these days.
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by:Larm – Pictures from Friday
The third day of by:Larm is over, and this was the night for the dark and extreme bands. I chose to stay most of the night at Rockefeller with Vithr, Nidingr, God Seed and Shining. The evening started at another venue with Razika. (Picture above: Gaahl from God Seed)
by:Larm – Pictures from Wednesday and Thursday
by:Larm 2013 in Oslo has started with concerts at 19 venues and bands and music fans everywhere. Here are pictures of some of the bands who played on the festival’s first two days. (Picture above: Turbonegro)
By:Larm 2013 Oslo Is Coming Up
Next week the 17th by:Larm festival will be arranged in Oslo. From the start in Trondheim in 1997, it has grown to be an imoportant festival for the music business in Norway. Every year record company executives, managers, media people and an increasing number of international representatives gather in Oslo for four days of music and seminars. Here are some of the artists from last year’s by:Larm while we are counting down to February 13th. (Picture above: Bernhoft)
Mayhem – veterans of Norwegian black metal
Mayhem was formed in 1984 and is the longest living Norwegian black metal band. They have had their problems during the years but are considered to be the pioneers of Norwegian black metal. In February this year they were the closing act of the Norwegian showcase festival by:Larm.
El Doom & The Born Electric at by:Larm in Oslo
by:Larm is the yearly showcase festival and seminar in Oslo, Norway. Many bands play, and delegates gather to attend seminars and to find the next new big band. This year there were many very interesting band, and El Doom & the Born Electric is one of them. Continue reading