Saturday on the Inferno Worldwide Metallic Pageant had principally Nordic bands on the Rockefeller stage. Norwegian bands Gaahls Wyrd, Taake, Impaled Nazarene from Finland plus Massacre from Sweden, and Der Weg Einer Freiheit from Germany. (Picture above: Previous Nick Holmes from Massacre)
Like the opposite days, Saturday was additionally bought out, and the venue was fairly full from the primary band, Der Weg Einer Freiheit startet at 4 thirty, and packed when Gaahls Wyrd and Taake had been on stage in a while. It was really extra individuals for the headliners Dimmu Borgir and Hypocrisy the opposite nights than for Massacre, however possibly among the followers skilled a little bit of fatigue after three full days of music and partying?
There are lots of issues I like about this competition. The music is an important half, however the followers is an equal necessary purpose for me to go there yearly. This 12 months has been my eight Inferno, and I’m already planning for subsequent 12 months. The followers come from all around the globe, with about half of them Norwegian, the remaining from different locations. They usually span all kinds of individuals, from all types of backgrounds and professions. Additionally a wider vary of age than most different festivals I go to, possibly extra the identical ages because the followers on the blues festivals.
Der Weg Einer Freiheit
Hoest from Taake, shot for Getty Photos
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