live band! I was completely taken by surprise when these
German veterans entered the stage. This was party thrash at
its very best.
of Tankards lyrics revolve around the topic of beer, or at
least some reference to alcohol or being drunk. Naturally,
they don’t aim to be taken seriously, which was clearly
demonstrated throughout the concert by lead singer Gerre,
who kept slapping his rather voluminous (beer) belly with
the microphone. They do
play their music seriously though, and both their
sound and stage show was just as it should be. By that I
mean that the jokes were awful, and the whole atmosphere was
- well, kind of Oktoberfest-ish, really.
band and the crowd were in a very good mood, and Gerre
eventually went for a stage dive at the end of the show.
This proved to be a bit of a struggle for the audience,
since he weighs in at 120kg – at least!
One of the
best “value for money” concerts I’ve been to (tickets cost
only kr. 90).