A Bard’s Eye View


A Bard’s Eye View: 70,000 Tons of Recap 2017 Day One

70,000 Tons of Recap 2017 Day One The 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise for 2017 has come to an end.  I am excited to share the details.  I will recap each day in the order that I saw them. SCAR SYMMETRY (SWEDEN) FROM THE STUDIO VENUE Scar Symmetry is a […]


A Bard’s Eye View – 70,000 Tons of Preview Part Five

70,000 Tons of Preview Part Five e   It’s 2017 and it’s January so that means this month is dedicated to prepping up for the next 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise.  This year will be my third year going and I am beyond ecstatic.  As of today (28 January 2017), […]


A Bard’s Eye View: 70,000 Tons of Preview Part Four

70,000 Tons of Preview Part Four It’s 2017 and it’s January so that means this month is dedicated to prepping up for the next 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise.  This year will be my third year going and I am beyond ecstatic.  As of today (24 January 2017), there have […]


A Bard’s Eye View – 70,000 Tons of Preview Part Three

70,000 Tons of Preview Part Three It’s 2017 and it’s January so that means this month is dedicated to prepping up for the next 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise.  This year will be my third year going and I am beyond ecstatic.  As of today (17 January 2017), there have […]


A Bard’s Eye View – 70,000 Tons of Preview 2017 Part 2

70,000 Tons of Preview 2017 Part 2 It’s 2017 and it’s January so that means this month is dedicated to prepping up for the next 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise.  This year will be my third year going and I am beyond ecstatic.  As of today (10 January 2017), there […]


A Bard’s Eye View: 70,000 Tons of Preview 2017 (Part One)

70,000 Tons of Preview 2017 Part One   It’s 2017 and it’s January so that means this month is dedicated to prepping up for the next 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise.  This year will be my third year going and I am beyond ecstatic.  As of today (3 January 2017), […]


A Bard’s Eye View: 2016 – A Love Story

2016 A Love Story Last year, I made a list of about 12 songs that particularly made an impact on me in 2015.  This year, I wanted to make a much larger and inclusive list.  The playlist will be linked from Spotify and accessible to listen to at your leisure […]


A Bard’s Eye ViewArtist Profile: Falconer

 Artist Profile Falconer Country of origin: Sweden Genres: Power metal, folk metal, viking metal Years active: 1999-2015 (maybe current?) Current members: Matthias Blad (vocals, keyboards), Stefan Weinerhall (rhythm & lead guitars, keyboards, backing vocals), Jimmy Hedluns (lead guitar, backing vocals), Magnus Linhardt (bass guitar), Karsten Larsson (drums) Number of albums: […]


A Bard’s Eye View: Artist Profile – Soilwork (Part 2)

Artist Profile Soilwork Part 2 Country of origin: Sweden Genres: Melodic death metal, metalcore, alternative metal, melodic metalcore Years active: 1995-current Current members: Bjotn Strid (vocals), Sven Karlsson (keyboards), Sylvain Coudret (lead guitar), David Andersson (lead guitar), Markus Wiborn (bass guitar) Number of albums: 10 Number of concerts attended: 3 […]


A Bard’s Eye View: Artist Profile – Soilwork (Part 1)

Artist Profile Soilwork Part 1 Country of origin: Sweden Genres: Melodic death metal, metalcore, alternative metal Years active: 1995-current Current members: Bjotn Strid (vocals), Sven Karlsson (keyboards), Sylvain Coudret (lead guitar), David Andersson (lead guitar), Markus Wiborn (bass guitar) Number of albums: 10 Number of concerts attended: 3 Notable cameos […]