Support act: ALL FOR METAL Report and photography by ©Jeanny Petrocchi, METALPHOTO LORDI, the most electrifying horde of Rock N’ Roll monsters in the universe known for their over-the-top costumes, stormed Enschede last Sunday with their sensational, gory and theatrical performance. The band achieved their international breakthrough after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with their […]

VLTIMAS: ‘EPIC’ Release Show

Report and photography by ©Jeanny Petrocchi, METALPHOTO VLTIMAS kicked off their first release show at a packed Metropool last Saturday with KJELD as support act.  Recently they released their second gem ‘EPIC’, five years after their debut album ‘Something wicked marches in’. KJELD: This Frisian black metal band has been around for 20 years and […]

The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight

Report and photography by ©Jeanny Petrocchi, METALPHOTO Last Wednesday night we witnessed a true candlelight spectacle with fourteen classical musicians with passion for Rock at Metropool in Enschede! This skeleton-dressed orchestra rocked the concert hall with a 90 minute setlist of classical rock anthems that had a sell-out crowd headbanging and singing along. The performance […]


Support act: K E O P S Report and photography by ©Jeanny Petrocchi, METALPHOTO In support of their latest studio album Leviathan III, Swedish symphonic metal giant  T H E R I O N  will embark on a headlining European Tour in Februari and March accompanied by the Croatian band K E O P S […]

Putrefied Corpse + Rotten Remains + Abrupt Demise

Photography by ©Jeanny Petrocchi, METALPHOTO Rudeness, Brutality, Filth, Ferocity with a touch of Groove are some of the ingredients that blasted loudly through the speakers of Metropool last Friday. The sound was dry (like the sound of cutting abdominal viscera that has been rotting for weeks) and clear like breaking cartilage. The concert hall was […]

The Black Fall + Vault + Xeno

Report and Photography by ©Jeanny Petrocchi, METALPHOTO Last Friday we attended a great Dutch Prog Event at the Metropool in Hengelo with The Black Fall, Vault and Xeno. It was an evening featuring lyrical themes and songs of longer duration, riveting and twisting guitar melodies and riffs, mixed in with a good blend of harsh […]


Report and photography by ©Jeanny Petrocchi, METALPHOTO On July 8th, Metropool in Hengelo hosted an extreme night of heavy metal music featuring MOUNTAIN EYE and SOULFLY dishing out sounds of destruction.  After playing 57 dates across the US early this year, SOULFLY is currently crushing Europe in support of their 12th album ‘Totem’. This European Tour […]