Kamelot – The Button Factory, Dublin – 12/03/2015

It’s the week before St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin and while the last vestiges of winter cling to shackles of the city centre streets the crowd gathered around the corner of the Button Factory seems impervious to the biting cold. Tonight sees the return of the Americo-pean power metal act Kamelot. It’s been 6 yearsKamelot It’s the week before St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin and while the last vestiges of winter cling to shackles of the city centre streets the crowd gathered around the corner of the Button Factory seems impervious to the biting cold. Tonight sees the return of the Americo-pean power metal act Kamelot. It’s been 6 years since their last show on Irish shores and with new singer Tommy Karevik now at the helm, the Irish faithful are ready to embrace once again their symphonic manifestations. Opening the evening is (almost) local act Stormzone. Stalwarts of the Irish scene for many a year, their classic heavy metal is always warmly received on both sides of the border. They are a band that live to be on stage. As well as being solid musicians, each one of the lads is a consummate showman that interacts and encourages those watching to be part of the experience. Frontman Harv always comes across as a larger than life figure and his vocal deliver is never questioned. He mentions that playing a headline show would mean a longer set. Maybe there are plans afoot? Included towards the end of their 30 minute slot is ‘The Pass […]

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