In this post I just want to share my musical highlights of 2016
Song of the year: And then there was silence - Blind Guardian (A Night at the Opera, 2002). No day has passed without I listened to this masterpiece. 14 perfect minutes of music.
Album of the year: Imaginations from the other Side - Blind Guardian (1995) and Litourgyia - Batushka (2015)
Best album released this year: Winter's Gate - Insomnium
Best concert I've been to: Hans Zimmer, hands down. I still shiver every time I think about it. It was so perfect, so great and a dream coming true.
Best festival I've been to: Ragnarök Festival. It was small and cozy and cold (because it was in the beginning of april and I slept in a tent!)
New genres I discovered: Black Metal, Blackgaze, Doom Metal
New bands I discovered: Agalloch, Nargaroth, Nocte Obducta, Swallow the Sun, BATUSHKA!!
Festivals I've been to: Ragnarök Festival, SummerBreeze, Christmas Bash
Concerts I've been to: Hans Zimmer, Brainstorm/Winterstorm, Amon Amarth
Concerts Ive missed again: Sonata Arctica, Behemoth, the Vision Bleack, Van Canto ( )
Highlights of 2017: probably live-album of Blind Guardian, Insomnium Show at Ragnarök festival, NEW WINTERSUN ALBUM!!!