When it was first announced that Kip Winger would be performing two acoustic shows in Greece, the entire Greek hard rock community was counting the days as one can easily understand it’s not that frequent to enjoy so many hard rock shows in Greece, especially of Kip Winger’s level of quality. Add to all these the fact that Kip is the leader and founder of one of the most successful hard rock bands ever and you get the wider picture of those two acoustic events.
Moonspell is one of the bands who share a special bond with Greece. They have played many concerts here, they have a lot of friends from Greek metal bands and every show of them is an important reason to leave your home and get to the live stage.
A Country festival in Greece? Many of you might face this with disbelief but once you get the facts you will see that it isn’t something strange. The hyperactive Greek Cowboys and Country Girls fan club, a team that supports the Country music and overall lifestyle, organizes the 2nd Moonshine festival in collaboration with The Ranch and Moonshine Radio.
On a cool night with thunders flashing all around the sky of Athens the punk storm broke out led by legendary drummer Marky Ramone, who was member of the emblematic Ramones for the biggest part of their career.
Just before entering the studio to record their upcoming seventh album, Mastodon completed the ‘Once More ‘Round the Sun’ tour cycle in Greece. I think that some fans had mixed feelings about the show; On the one hand a chance to see one of metal’s best current bands, but, on the other hand, the not entirely positive memories of their previous visits hanging in the air.