Arthemis Article

02.08.2014 Arthemis

Wacken Open Air XXV

Wacken (Germany)

(Pentax K-5 with Sigma AF 70-200mm 2.8 EX DC APO HSM II)

From the large stages of the main area I went towards the tent. There on the W.E.T. stage Arthemis from Italy was waiting with their heavy metal with thrash borrowings for the audience. But the show was only sparsely visited. And so the men around singer Fabio Dessi had to heavily buckle down to get the mass moving.
Besides guitarist Andrea Martongelli there is none of the founding member of 1994 still with them. Although they already exist for quite a long time and a lot of redeployments they only released seven albums up to now. Overall quite forceful metal that was really moving forward and made after some time also the small mass in front of the stage moving. A short and crisp set which was quite good for in between but all in all it was not able to fully convince me. Anyhow. Let’s wait if Lacrimas Profundere can do better at the same place later on.


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