Music

Fall Out Boy at Heineken Music Hall

One and a half years since Fall Out Boy was standing on stage in the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam once again they grace the same venue, with an expanded fanbase, and an all-new setlist. Welcome to the American Beauty/American Psycho tour.…

Photos: Damian Wilson & Amberjacks 2015-4-18

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For the first time i found myself in the refurbished Oefenbunker in Landgraaf  watching Lion & Twin with Tri State Corner, 2 fantastic bands playing in a cozy, well-decorated room neither too big nor too small.The same is true for Amberjacks as Damian Wilson continued a crushing impression…

Photos: Doro Aladin Bremen 2015/5/22

It’s always a pleasure to go to a Doro concert as she always gives her fans so much. I don’t know where she gets the power but she has been going strong for more than 30 years as has her band mates, Nick Douglas, Johnny Dee, Bas Maas, Harrisson…

Photos: Summerrock 2015 6-6

Summerrock 2015 took place in Erpe-Mere on July 6, 2015 and included great bands like Vicious Rumors, Tygers of Pan Tang, Tuxedo, Fireforce, Distillator, Nightqueen, Ostrogoth, Wizz Wizzard, Azylya, and Attica Rage. The two amazing headliners, Tygers of Pan Tang and Vicious Rumors…

Pvris at Trix

Pvris hasn’t been around for a long time, in fact they only formed in 2012, and last October they released their first album ‘White Noise’. They hadn’t toured Europe so now was the perfect time for them to do so.   They kicked off their…

Interview: All Time Low

Last March, after touring through the UK and Australia, All Time Low took on another continent and toured through Europe all the while promoting their new album Future Hearts. Cassette Culture had the chance to meet up with the guys and got to ask them a…

Silverstein at Melkweg

Silverstein‘s album Discovering the Waterfront has recently reached the age of 10 and that deserves a celebration, or more appropriately, a tour. Fortunately for the fans in Amsterdam, they swung by Melkweg bringing As It Is and Lonely The Brave as their…

Of Mice and Men at Melkweg

Of Mice and Men just released their reissue of Restoring Force, Restoring Force:Full Circle. The Full Circle Tour is going to America and Europe, but first – Europe. After being in the Netherlands a couple of times last year, Of…

Interview with Mike Gaspar of Moonspell

Driven by the success of their new album Extinct, Moonspell has taken over Europe with their Road to Extinction tour. Cassette Culture got the opportunity to sit down with drummer Mike Gaspar to talk about their newest release. CC: Moonspell’s new…

Peter Kernel – Thrill Addict

There comes a time in the evening when the traditional verse-chorus-verse of repetitive sequential guitar chords begins to reach up with tired, gnarled hands, wrap themselves around my throat and slowly squeeze the life out of me. I am sure…

Dead Happy – Banana God

EP – 2015 – Coffee Jingle Records Dead Happy; even their name suggests some sort of weird oxymoron, a fusing of polar opposites, and quite possibly a paradox struggling to bring meaning to the meaningless genre that is Industrial. But…

Wanted: New Editor in Chief

For almost 6,5 years I have been working on improving Cassette Culture and making it a world dominating Internet magazine. Of course, we are not there yet. There is a lot of work to be done in the future. I…

Interview Dead Neanderthals

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One of the most impressive bands from the Netherlands over the last years are Dead Neanderthals from Nijmegen. The duo has been active since 2010 and delivered some really intense free-jazz material and received very positive reviews from all over…

Taake – Stridens Hus Review

Another traditional three years wait is over. Taake, black metal institution from Bergen, Norway, released its sixth studio album in 2014. Available since December, Stridens Hus (Battle House) arrived with the cold winter, and the seven songs are going to…

Marys Ruin – Down The Line

Have you ever sat down at the stereo, slipped on an album with nervous trepidation (because, admit it folks, music these days, a band can either rock or mock the genre), and within minutes you were rocking out, happy to…

Lights at Melkweg

After two years Lights came back to the Netherlands. In September last year she released her new album Little Machines.  Now she’s touring to Europe to let everyone hear her new songs. Thursday February 5 was the day all the…

Gerard Way in the Melkweg

Nothing But Thieves @ Melkweg by Jaimy de Bree

Gerard Way went solo. Ex-front-man of My Chemical Romance is back, but with his own album, ‘Hesitant Alien’. His first performance he did as a solo artist was at Reading&Leeds festival. Half a year later he is at the Melkweg…