Posts Tagged ‘O2 Academy Islington’

Ensiferum – Interview with Petri Lindroos

April 8th, 2015

Interview with Petri Lindroos of Ensiferum

Interviewed on March 21 2015 @ O2 Islington, London
by Demitri Levantis



Finland’s folk metal force Ensiferum dropped by London’s O2 Islington Academy on Tuesday 24 March to promote their sixth album, One Man Army. I caught up with their vocalist/ guitarist Petri Lindroos to discuss the album, upcoming shows, touring and the state of the metal world and the music industry today.

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Monster Truck @ O2 Academy Islington, London, UK

December 17th, 2014

Monster Truck + The Graveltones

O2 Academy Islington, London
7th November, 2014

Review by Anna Dumpe
Photography by Inty Malcolm

Monster Truck

Monster Truck

Back in November and after touring the world with the likes of Alice In Chains, Vista Chino, Alter Bridge and Rival Sons, Canadian rockers Monster Truck paid a visit to London’s O2 Academy Islington and delivered, what was without a doubt expected to be one hell of a show. UK team were the to witness a a rock show done properly.

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EDGUY @ O2 Academy Islington

March 16th, 2012

Edguy @ O2 Academy Islington

Supported by Voodoo Six and Primitai

4th February 2012

Reviewed by: Wolf ‘Annihilation’ Shankland

Photography by Michelle Murphy

Now this was a crowd!

Waiting in line with a few of my mates was a massive experience, the hundreds of ‘Edguy’ fans waiting for the legendary power metal band hailing from Fulda, Germany.

Each one eagerly waiting for the O2 Academy to finally open their doors. Even in the cold and the snow, their spirits were lightened up by the crazy Scotsman in the wheelchair, flying up and down the crowd, doing his best power metal scream and challenging people to a drinking contest: hold the can with your teeth and lean back and drink whilst air guitaring with both hands and not dropping it. Winner gets four cans. Loved it!!! Watching people spilling drinks down themselves made I chuckle. 


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