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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July 1 - Norway Rock

Part of the show was about Norway Rock Festival 2018. Phone interview with Kjell Arne (Kelly) Aamot from the festival.

01.JUDAS PRIEST: Living after midnight
02.RAZORBATS: Kid’s of the 70’s
03.THE OFFSPRING: Original prankster
Norway...
04.RETURN: Bye, bye Johnny
05.RADIOJÖRN: Drege deg ner
06.BIG CITY: From this day
07.BEAST IN BLACK: Go to hell
08.PLAYBOYS: Håylah
09.AVATAR: Smells like a freak show
10.HEARTLESS: Love on the rocks
11.TURBONEGER: All my friends are dead
12.NIGHTWISH: End of all hope
13.GHOST AVENUE: Escape
14.BLOODY HEELS: Cheap little liar
15.FROG LEAP: Hello
16.INGLORIOUS: I don’t need your loving
17.OSLO ESS: Bislett stadion
18.STATUS QUO: Caroline
19.BACKSTREET GIRLS: Boogie my life away
20.ACCEPT: Up to the limit
...Rock.
21.GARTNERLOSJEN: Kinosangen
22.FORBIDDEN FOREST: Ville vakre skoger
23.CANNIBAL CORPSE: Pounded into dust

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

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June 24

01.MÖTLEY CRÜE: Girls girls girls
02.DEE SNIDER: Tomorrow’s no concern
03.MIDNATTSOL: The aftermath
04.BULLETBOYS: Switchblade butterfly
05.HELLOWEEN: Waiting for the thunder
06.AMMUNITION: Miss summertime
07.LIV SIN: Devil’s plaything
08.INTERCEPTING FORCE: Here we are
09.BEAST IN BLACK: Blood of a lion
10.BLACK PEAKS: Home
11.REFUGE: Bleeding from inside
12.SYNDROM: Endless night
13.SEPULTURA: Funeral rites
14.IHSAHN: One less enemy
15.DEVILDRIVER: Country heroes
16.MUNICIPAL WASTE: Headbanger face rip
17.DYING FETUS: In the trenches
18.ENSIFERUM: Into hiding
19.EISREGEN: Satan liebt dich
20.ATENA: Oil rigs
21.BLEEDING THROUGH: Fade into the ash
22.DARKTHRONE: Kathaarian life code

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

June 17

01.EQUINOX: Stop
02.THERAPY?: Callow
03.POWERWOLF: Demons are a girl’s best friend
04.DAG ASPEN: Like a waterfall
05.DEEP PURPLE: Any fule kno that
06.OPETH: Sorceress
07.CORELEONI: Downtown
08.THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA: This time
09.WITCHCRAFT: Deconstruction
10.EPICA: Crimson bow and arrow
11.HELLOWEEN: Are you metal?
12.DEW-SCENTED: Gleaming like silver
13.EMMURE: Flag of the beast
14.IMMORTAL: Northern chaos gods
15.SKELETONWITCH: Fen of shadows
16.MATTERHORN: Violent success
17.THY ART IS MURDER: Puppet master
18.PARKWAY DRIVE: The void
19.RUIN: The final bloodbath
20.ATROCITY: Shadowtaker
21.AVATAR: Smells like a freak show
22.WHOREDOM RIFE: Beyond the skies of god

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

June 10 - Tons Of Rock

All of the show was about Tons Of Rock Festival 2018.

01.GIRLSCHOOL: Demolition boys
02.ALESTORM: The sunk’n norwegian
03.BATTLE BEAST: King for a day
04.EXODUS: The toxic waltz
05.ARCH ENEMY: As the pages burn
06.OZZY OSBOURNE: Perry Mason
07.AUDREY HORNE: This is war
08.IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC: Dejà vu
09.CARACH ANGREN: Bitte tötet mich
10.EPICA: Edge of the blade
11.GOTHMINISTER: Ich will alles
12.AT THE GATES: To drink from the night itself
13.ABBATH: Ashes of the damned
14.ALICE IN CHAINS: Them bones
15.MARDUK: Burn my coffin
16.W.A.S.P.: The invisible boy
17.SKAMBANKT: O dessverre
18.SOULFLY: Prophecy
19.COVEN: Coven in charing cross
20.HELLOWEEN: As long as I fall
21.EQUINOX: Godamadog
22.KVELERTAK: Evig vandrar
23.BLACK DEBBATH: Problemer innad i Høyre

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen
 

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June 3 - Vorbid

Interview with Marcus Gullovsen, Michael Eriksen, Daniel Emanuelsen og Jonas Tellefsen from Vorbid. Recorded at Karmøygeddon May 11th.

01.STRATOVARIUS: Hunting high and low
02.TNT: We’re gonna make it
03.BEASTIE BOYS: Fight for your right
04.YES: Roundabout
05.HELLOWEEN: Mrs. God
06.A PERFECT CIRCLE: The doomed
07.THE RUNAWAYS: Cherry bomb
08.RIVAL SONS: Thundering voices
09.MARILYN MANSON: Deep six
10.MOTÖRHEAD: Jumpin’ jack flash
11.QUEEN: We will rock you
12.MEGADETH: Wake up dead
13.JUDAS PRIEST: Firepower
14.POWERWOLF: Gods of war arise
15.JUDAS PRIEST: Desert plains
16.VORBID: Zombie
17.VORBID: To mega therion
18.VORBID: Invention intervention
19.PESTILENCE: Out of the body

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

Reporters:
Oddgeir Gitlestad
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

May 27 - Sweden Rock

The show was about Sweden Rock Festival 2018.

01.F.K.Ü.: Hell night
02.SUFFOCATION: Jesus wept
03.HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: Electric rider
04.CRAZY LIXX: Want it
05.AVATARIUM: Girl with the raven mask
06.KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: My curse
07.THE DARK ELEMENT: My sweet mystery
08.ROSE TATTOO: Nice boys
09.HELLOWEEN: Never be a star
10.BODY COUNT: Talk shit, get shot
11.IRON MAIDEN: Flight of Icarus
12.H.E.A.T.: 1000 miles
13.KREATOR: Phobia
14.VIXEN: Edge of a broken heart
15.GRAVEYARD: Please don’t
16.MADAM X: High in high school
17.DARK FUNERAL: Nail them to the cross
18.TURNONEGER: Get it on
19.OZZY OSBOURNE: Bark at the moon
20.CIRCUS MAXIMUS: Flames
21.PRIMORDIAL: Stolen years
22.TARJA: I walk alone
23.JUDAS PRIEST: Living after midnight
24.MISERY LOVES CO.: Suburban breakdown

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

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May 20 - Trondheim Rocks

A big part of the show was about Trondheim Rocks. Phone interview with Stein Vanebo from the festival.

01.SOUNDGARDEN: Spoonman
02.MONSTER MAGNET: Mindfucker
03.HELLOWEEN: If I could fly
04.NAZARETH: Down home girl
05.SLEEP: The druid
06.FEW DOLLARS MORE: Believer
Trondheim..
07.SKINDRED: Machine
08.BLOOD COMMAND: Gang signs
09.INGLORIOUS: I don’t need your loving
10.HONNINGBARNA:  Dødtid
11.SKAMBANKT: O dessverre
12.REFUSED: Elektra
13.VOLBEAT: Lola Montez
14.LILLASYSTER: Så jävla bra
15.SPIDERGAWD: Heaven comes tomorrow
16.THE RAVEN AGE: Surrogate
17.KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: My curse
18.KVELERTAK: Bruane brenn
19.SABATON: Carolus Rex
20.IRON MAIDEN: Caught somewhere in time
..Rocks.
21.HYSTERICA: Halloween
22.DIIMMU BORGIR: Interdimensional summit

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen

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May 13

01.PAIN: Shut your mouth
02.VÖÖDÖÖ: Dots
03.TURBONEGER: City of Satan
04.DANIEL OLAISEN: Rush of melody
05.HELLOWEEN: I can
06.KISS: Almost human
07.SABATON: The last stand
08.V8 WANKERS: We’re only here for the beer
09.THE CARBURETORS: Blood for blood
10.ATROCITY: Forever young
11.LONELY KAMEL: Shit city
12.PARADISE LOST: Lost mouth
13.MARATON: Spectral friends
14.CIRCUS MAXIMUS: Havoc
15.BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: Over it
16.BANSHEE: Under your spell
17.AURA NOIR: Hell’s lost chambers
18.PICTURE ANN: Guilt
19.GODFLESH: Parasite
20.MAUSOLEUM OF DEATH: Odium manifesto
21.PESTILENCE: Twisted truth
22.EYES WIDE OPEN: Scream
23.THE KONSORTIUM: Stormen
24.SJODOGG: As the rope ate it’s way through the flesh

Raymond Smith
Knut Ivar Jacobsen