November 18

01.FREEDOM CALL: Warriors
02.ACCEPT: Symphony no.40
03.DANKO JONES: We’re crazy
04.BLACK INGVARS: Eloise
05.ELECTRIC BOYS: Groovus maximus
06.OLE EVENRUD: Desperado
07.HOLTER: Vlad the Impaler
08.BLACK DEBBATH: Pils!
09.TRIOSPHERE: The sphere
10.AMARANTHE: 365
11.RETURN: To the top
12.STAGE DOLLS: Commandos
13.THE RAVEN AGE: Betrayal of the mind
14.TREMONTI: A dying machine
15.QUESTOR: Stormrider
16.METALLICA: Die, die my darling
17.PURIFIED IN BLOOD: Under den svarte himmel
18.THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE ZUGLY: Vik bak meg Satan
19.SOILWORK: Arrival
20.WYRUZ: Carved in stone
21.TANTARA: Death always win
22.LEGION OF THE DAMNED: The final godsend

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

November 11

01.SWEET: Ballroom blitz
02.PAPA ROACH: Why do you trust
03.AYREON: Across the rainbow bridge
04.ACE FREHLEY: Without you I’m nothing
05.GOTTHARD: Bye bye Caroline
06.BLACK STONE CHERRY: In our dreams
07.MOTÖRHEAD: Ace of spades
08.REVAALVER RAACK: Drammenser
09.GUNS N’ ROSES: Nightrain
10.JOHN GARCIA: Chicken delight
11.ATREYU: Nothing will ever change
12.HUMBLE PIE: Anna (go to him)
13.FORGERY: Effigy
14.METAL CHURCH: Damned if you do
15.JINJER: Ape
16.SLEGEST: Som i eit endelikt
17.EINHERJER: Døden tar ingen fangar
18.BEYOND THE BARRICADE: Shattering
19.BEHEMOTH: Bartzabel
20.BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME: Alaska
21.TESSERACT: King
22.OBLITERATION: Cenotaph obscure
23.LUCIFER’S CHILD: Black heart
24.WATAIN: Nuclear alchemy

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

November 4

01.GARY MOORE: Over the hills and far away
02.22: Call me trimtab
03.LEAH: Lion arises
04.BLACK DEBBATH: Norsk barsk metal
05.RAMMSTEIN: Amerika
06.MYLES KENNEDY: The great beyond
07.HANK VON HELL: Bum to bum
08.JOAN JETT & THE BLACK HEARTS: I love rock n’ roll
09.AMARANTHE: 365
10.BLACK MIRRORS: Lay my burden down
11.THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA: This time
12.ASG: Day’s work
13.DESTRUCTION: Mad butcher
14.AZUSA: Heart of stone
15.SVARTTJERN: Superior growth
16.ISKALD: Lysene som forsvant
17.EISREGEN: Alice im wundenland
18.DROWN MY DAY: Nightmare becomes reality
19.DIMMU BORGIR: Lightbringer
20.RAVEN TONGUE: Økserock
21.UNLEASHED: Lead us into war
22.THYRFING: Digerdöden

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

October 28

Part of the show was about Metal Hammer Paradise

01.GRAVE DIGGER: Heavy metal breakdown
02.CHROME DIVISION: Walk away in shame
03.GLUCIFER: Here come the pigs
04.PETRA: God gave rock and roll to you
05.KISS: Psycho circus
06.LIKE A STORM: Just save me
07.GODSMACK: Bulletproof
08.BRANT BJORK: Charlie sin
09.GRAYSCALE: Love yourself
10.KADAVER: Into the night
11.THE QUIREBOYS: There she goes again
12.HOWL: Jezebel
Metal Hammer...
13.LACUNA COIL: Blood, tears, dust
14.DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER: Der seemann
15.ROSS THE BOSS: Each dawn I die
16.ACCEPT: Balls to the wall
17.THE UNITY: Close to crazy
18.RHAPSODY OF FIRE: Distant sky
19.ARMORED SAINT: Last train home
20.HAMMERFALL: Blood bound
...Paradise.
21.ENSLAVED: Jotunblod
22.VREID: Sòlverv
23.GAHLS WYRD: Sannhet, smerte og død
24.WHOREDOM RIFE: Cursing the storm to come

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

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October 21

01.HAMMERFALL: Riders of the storm
02.CRAZY LIXX: Red hot, red blooded
03.DAVID LEE ROTH: Just like paradise
04.MARKY RAMONE’S BLITZKRIEG: Rockaway beach
05.AEROSMITH: Never loved a girl
06.SUMMER STORM: Free days
07.NORTHWARD: Get what you give
08.GLUCIFER: Easy living
09.IMPELLITTERI: Gates of hell
10.NASHVILLE PUSSY: Wrong side of a gun
11.KAL-EL: Cocaine
12.BEYOND THE BLACK: Lost in forever
13.WITHIN TEMPTATION: The reckoning
14.SHINING (N): Animal
15.WARTEX: The ugly
16.THE HEADLINES: Upstarts
17.NEW YEARS DAY: Gangsta
18.MOSE: Letting out the pressure
19.SIRENIA: Love like cyanide
20.THE PLOT IN YOU: Not just breathing
21.THE AMITY AFFLICTION: Holier than heaven
22.HATESPHERE: New hell
23.SINSAENUM: Repulsion for humanity

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

October 14

01.RUNNING WILD: Prisoner of our time
02.SYNDROM: Garbage sun
03.TNT: She needs me
04.CRAZY LIXX: Lights out
05.MARKY RAMONE’S BLITZKRIEG: Beat on the brat
06.URIAH HEEP: Living the dream
07.KICK AXE: With a little help from my friends
08.REVAALVER RAACK: Vegas luv
09.PRIMAL FEAR: Crucify me
10.GRAVEYARD: The fox
11.AC/DC: Stiff upper lip
12.SMASH INTO PIECES: Rock n roll
13.PHOENIX RISING: Roses are red
14.DREAM CHILD: Light of the dark
15.SLAAMASKIN: Autovern
16.VENI DOMINE: Waiting for the bloodred sky
17.BIO-CANCER: Bulletproof
18.VOIVOD: Obsolete beings
19.EINHERJER: Kill the flame
20.IMPALED NAZARENE: For those who have fallen
21.OKKULTOKRATI: Walking sleep sleeping eye
22.DEICIDE: Crucified soul of salvation
23.SKALMÖLD: Sverdid
24.NOKTURNAL MORTUM: Nod dhamehamu posamoso khaba (under the banners of the horned kniaz)

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

October 7

01.RAINBOW: Man on the silver mountain
02.CRAZY LIXX: Do or die
03.GRAVE DIGGER: The power of metal
04.Y&T: Midnight in Tokyo
05.DARK SARAH: Sky sailing
06.TNT: Seven seas
07.HEX A.D.: Skeleton key, skeleton hand
08.ACE FREHLEY: Bronx boy
09.HALESTORM: Black vultures
10.GAIA EPICUS: War against terror
11.HELLOWEEN: Where the sinners go
12.THERAPY?: Crutch
13.ACELSIA: Strangest feeling
14.BEYOND THE BARRICADE: The grey
15.HELGRIND: The throne of bones and ice
16.ZAPRUDER: Dracula love hotel
17.DEATH: Flesh and the power it holds
18.ROTTING CHRIST: The four horsemen
19.ATENA: Death is all I think about
20.DARKTHRONE: In the shadow of the horns

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

September 30

01.TANKARD: The morning after
02.SKAMBAKT: O dessverre
03.POWERWOLF: Fire & forgive
04.ALTER BRIDGE: Addicted to pain
05.EUROPE: Superstitious
06.MARATON: Prime
07.JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS: I love rock n’ roll
08.SKINDRED: That’s my jam
09.SIBIIR: These rats we deny
10.3.2: Powerful man
11.ENUFF Z’NUFF: Metalheart
12.METAL ALLEGIANCE: Bound by silence
13.GRAVE DIGGER: Fear of the living dead
14.CHANGE OF HEART: Last tiger
15.RED FANG: Listen to the sirens
16.MATTERHORN: Tongues of Babel
17.PIG DESTROYER: Mt. Skull
18.SATYRICON: The dawn of a new age
19.PUTRISECT: Euphoric insanity
20.VADER: We are the league
21.ATLAS: On crooked stones
22.PILLARS: Pale horse rider
23.MY DARKEST HATE: Eye for an eye

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

September 23

01.NEVERMORE: Believe in nothing
02.SNAKES IN PARADISE: Wings of steel
03.GUNS N’ ROSES: Knockin’ on heavens door
04.THE CRUEL INTENTIONS: Weekend suffering
05.THE UNITY: God of temptation
06.RAVEN: Take control
07.Y&T: Hurricane
08.SAXON: Thunderbolt
09.THE 69 EYES: Jerusalem
10.DARK SARAH: The gods speak
11.AEROSMITH: Sweet emotion
12.ALIEN: Strangers in a no-mans land
13.WITHIN TEMPTATION: Ice queen
14.ÅRABROT: The gospel
15.ORANGE GOBLIN: Swords of fire
16.SLAAMASKIN: Rekviem
17.BEHEMOTH: God=dog
18.SOULFLY: Ritual
19.TANTARA: Punish the punisher
20.CHILDREN OF BODOM: Antisocial
21.DUNGEÖNHAMMER: Empire de la mort
22.FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE: The fall of Asterion 

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

September 16 - Rock The Boat

01.WHITESNAKE: Here I go again
02.OPETH: Sorceress
03.AMARANTHE: 365
04.KISS: Parasite
05.RAZORBATS: Infernal war
06.BIG CITY: From this day
07.ASSIMILATE: Mass effect
08.MARATON: Blood music
09.HEX A.D.: Netherworld triumphant pt.1
10.DA VINCI: Rocket of fame
11.H.E.A.T.: Tearing down the walls
12.SLAAMASKIN: Trell
13.LEAVES’ EYES: Sign of the dragonhead
14.CIRCUS MAXIMUS: Game of life
15.KAMELOT: Amnesiac
16.STEVE MORSE BAND: Vista grande
17.MADDER MORTEM: Moonlight over silver white
18.MEGADETH:  Bite the hand
19.SATYRICON: Fuel for hatred
20.CRADLE OF FILTH: Alison hell
21.DEAFHEAVEN: Honeycomb

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen
 

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September 9 - Wacken Revisited

Personal top 3 Wacken Open Air 2018.

01.VOIVOD: Ravenous medicine
02.PRIMAL FEAR: New rise
03.QUEEN: Bohemian rhapsody
04.ZEROMANCER: Ammonite
05.MAGICK TOUCH: Wildfire
06.AUDREY HORNE: Audrevolution

Oddgeir: 
07.03JUDAS PRIEST: Firepower
08.02.HELLOWEEN: How many tears
09.01.HATEBREED: I will be heard
Jeana Grzendek:
10.03.NIGHT DEMON: Screams in the night
11.02.DOOL: Golden Serpents
12.01.JUDAS PRIEST: Living after midnight
Knut:
13.03.BELPHEGOR: Hell’s ambassador
14.02.NIGHTWISH: Wish I had an angel
15.01.HELLOWEEN: Dr.Stein
Vega:
16.03.ALESTORM: The sunk’n norwegian
17.02.BEHEMOTH: Blow your trumpets Gabriel
18.01.DESTRUCTION: Nailed to the cross

19.HUMBLE PIE: I can’t stand the rain
20.ÅRABROT: And the whore is this city
21.STYGGMYR: Hellebard
22.MAYAN: The rhythm of freedom
23.MAMMÜTH: Fortuneteller

Vega Tanas
Raymond Smith
Oddgeir Gitlestad
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

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September 2 - Southern Discomfort & Spetakkel Festivalen

Part of the show was about Southern Discomfort and Spetakkel Festivalen.

01.BLIND GUARDIAN: Valhalla
02.TREAT: Man overboard
03.ELECTRIC BOYS: Man in the mystery world
04.FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: House of the rising sun
05.PUDDLE OF MUDD: She hates me
Southern..
06.HORIZON ABLAZE: She who walks upon the sea
07.MYRKSKOG: Deathmachine
08.CARACH ANGREN: Charlie
09.FEAR THEORIES: My own worst enemies
10.VORBID: Zombie
11.PROFANE BURIAL: The Tower Bell
12.COMMUNIC: Ocean Bed                                                                     
13.CANDLEMASS: Mirror mirror
14.SHAKMA: Ruthless Defiler
15.MANIFEST: Machinery of violence
...Discomfort
16.ORDER OF ISAZ: Umbra sombra
Spetakkel..
17.HEX A.D.: The bitter end
18.BEFOULED: Repulsive morphology
19.BLINDFOLDED: Set by grief
20.MORK: Hedningens spisse brodder
21.INSIDIOUS DISEASE: Abortion stew
..Festivalen.

Vega Tanas
Raymond Smith
Oddgeir Gitlestad
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

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August 26

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01.GRAVE DIGGER: Rebellion (the clans are marching)
02.BLOMST: Oss som bare drar
03.DORO: Lift me up
04.RAINBOW: Man on the silver mountain
05.CANDLEMASS: House of doom
06.WILD WILLY’s GANG: Camouflage
07.ROB DUKES: My whole life
08.GREAT WHITE: Can’t shake it
09.DEE SNIDER: Become the storm
10.SHINING: Animal
11.KORPIKLAANI: Harmaja
12.ALTER BRIDGE: Addicted to pain
13.OZZY OSBOURNE: Over the mountain
14.ATTACK: Eternal war
15.RYAN MILLER: Iris
16.FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: Sham pain
17. WITCH CASKET: That damned devil
18.VULTURE INDUSTRIES: Blood don’t flow streamlined
19.END ALL: Get thrashed! Get drunk!
20.FURZE: The presence
21.OPETH: Demon of the fall
22.PIG DESTROYER: The torture fields
23.CANCER: Sentenced

Vega Tanas
Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

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August 19 - Beyond The Gates

01.DEMONS & WIZARDS: Fiddler on the green
02.GRAHAM BONNET BAND: The hotel
03.TWILIGHT GUARDIANS: La isla bonita
04.VAN CANTO: Back in the lead
05.SCARIOT: Inside the frame
Beyond...
06.1349: Slaves
07.MYSTICUM: Fist of Satan
08.BLOOD INCANTATION: Chaoplasm
09.GRAVE PLEASURES: Be my Hiroshima
10.BÖLZER: The archer
11.TAAKE: Nattestid ser porten vid IV
12.SATYRICON: Our world, it rumbles tonight
13.PORTRAIT: Martyrs
14.HÄLLAS: Star rider
15.ETERNAL CHAMPION: Oceans are now battlefields
16.ATTIC: The hound of heaven
17.TORMENTOR: Elizabeth Bathory
18.ENSLAVED: Yggdrasil
...The Gates.
19.SIX FEET UNDER: Confused
20.BLINDFOLDED: Set by grief

Vega Tanas
Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen
 

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August 12 - Midgardsblot

A part of the show was about Midgardsblot Festival 2018. We had a phone interview with Runa Strindin from the festival.

01.BATHORY: War machine
02.KISS: Parasite
03.LED ZEPPELIN: Hot dog
Midgardsblot...
04.IN SLAUGHTER NATIVES: The vulture
05.DARKHER: Moths
06.GRIFT: Bortom berget
07.SAOR: Tears of a nation
08.ABYSSIC: Sombre dreams
09.ÅRABROT: Maldoror’s love
10.MORK: Et rike i nord
11.HAMFERD: Hon syndrast
12.ROTTING CHRIST: Noctis era
13.ENSIFERUM: In my sword I trust
14.WATAIN: Towards the sanctuary
15.DIMMU BORGIR: The unveiling
...Festival.
16.1349: Slaves

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

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August 5 - Øya Festival

Part of the show was about Øya Festivalen

01.THIN LIZZY: Jailbreak
02.VÖÖDÖÖ: Ashes
03.THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA: Turn to Miami
04.LAST AUTUMN’S DREAM: I’ll bring the whole world to your door
05.KAMELOT: Phantom divine
06.BRANT BJORK: Chocolatize
07.JUDAS PRIEST: Turbo lover
08.PALPATINE RISING: Sentinel
09.POWERWOLF: Demons are a girl’s best friend
10.DEVIL: Darkest day
11.TEMPELHEKS: Come Atlantis
12.SLOUGH FEG: Tiger! Tiger!
13.EDEN’S CURSE: Stronger than the flame
14.SLAAMASKIN: Grovdyr
15.BLOMST: Verdt å dø for
16.HIGH ON FIRE: Devilution
17.THE CRUEL INTENTIONS: Jawbreaker
18.BEHEMOTH: Blow your trumpets Gabriel
19.CONVERGE: Permanent blue
20.ATENA: Death is all I think about
21.WATAIN: Stellarvore
22.ISKALD: Lysene som forsvant
23.BATHTUB SHITTER: Control of own hole

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

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July 29

01.NAZARETH: Hair of the dog
02.BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: Gravity
03.DORO: All for metal
04.SUNSTORM: Only the good will survive
05.KORPIKLAANI: Kotikonnut
06.NIGHTWISH: The phantom of the opera
07.FIREWIND: Lady of 1000 sorrows
08.THE SWORD: The wild sky
09.STEEL PANTHER: Gloryhole
10.EMIL VESTRE: Rotten planet
11.BLUES PILLS: Little boy preacher
12.BELPHEGOR: The ancient enemy
13.L7: I need
14.GUNS N’ROSES: It’s so easy
15.AC/DC: Big balls
16.TAETRE: Paint it black
17.PICTURE ANN: Builders
18.BEHEMOTH: Demigod
19.GOJIRA: Explosia

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen
 

July 22

01.CONCEPTION: Roll the fire
02.GODSMACK: Bulletproof
03.HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS: Pink hearts
04.METAL ALLEGIENCE: Mother of sin
05. TREMONTI: Betray me
06.ATROCITY: Die deutschmaschine
07.STORMWITCH: Songs of steel
08.THE CRUEL INTENTIONS: Reckoning
09.LEE AARON: Fire and gasoline
10.SINSID: Steel riders
11.SAINT DEAMON: Fallen angel
12.PARAGON: Masters of the seas
13.CROWBAR: Euphoria minus one
14.OVERKILL: It lives
15.DESERT STORM: Too far gone
16.DIMMU BORGIR: Council of wolves and snakes
17.MARDUK: Werwolf
18.MADBALL: The fog
19.THE KONSORTIUM: Havet
20.MORTUARY DRAPE: Primordial
21.SOLSTAFIR: Fjara

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

July 15

01.BONFIRE: Don’t touch the light
02.FOREIGNER: Cold as ice
03.ICED EARTH: Disciples of the lie
04.TNT:Fair warning
05.VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: Passing dead end
06.TYLER BRYANT AND THE SHAKEDOWN: Don’t mind the blood
07.GHOST: Dance macabre
08.GUNS N’ ROSES: You could be mine
09.HELLOWEEN: Pumpkins united
10.MARATON: Seismic
11.DUST BOLT: Turned to grey
12.BARE EGIL BAND: Rehab
12.FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: Fake
13.HINDER: See you in hell
14.GRUESOME: Lethal legacy
15.MATTERHORN: The hornhead
16.BELPHEGOR: Lucifer incestus
17.HALCYON DAYS: July
18.KATAKLYSM: Outsider
19.WHILE SHE SLEEPS: Silence speaks
20.CARACH ANGREN: When crows tick on windows

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen
 

July 8 - Wacken Open Air

All of the show was about Wacken Open Air 2018.

01.DORO: We are the metalheads
02.DOKKEN: Tooth and nail
03.BEHEMOTH: Ov fire and the void
04.DANZIG: Mother
05.WATAIN: Sacred damnation
06.JUDAS PRIEST: Lightning strike
07.SARKE: The drunken priest
08.AMARANTHE: Drop dead cynical
09.AMORPHIS: The bee
10.EPICA: If inside these walls was a house
11.CHILDREN OF BODOM: Needled 24/7
12.DESTRUCTION: Nailed to the cross
13.TROLLFEST: Professor Otto
14.CLAWFINGER: Nigger
15.NIGHTWISH: Nemo
16.RUNNING WILD: Conquistadores
17.IN FLAMES: Only for the weak
18.RIOT V: Messiah
19.ARCH ENEMY: First day in hell
20.ENSLAVED: Isa
20.HELLOWEEN: Lost in America
21.DIMMU BORGIR: Council of wolves and snakes
22.ONDT BLOD: Storma

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen
 

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