Motorpsycho is one of Norway’s most influentiol bands, and they performed their breakthrough album Demon Box last Staurday. The Kastell Stage opened just in time for them to play. At the fansite Motorpsycho Fix, the reports are in, and we quote the member of the forum, «Devotional», from the sum up there:
«Words can not express how beautiful and surrealistic it was to get the whole album that kicked off my Motorpsychodelic journey played out in front of me like this. And I have to say that in my humble opinion the music if possible occupies even more of its own space now than it did back in 1993. There really isn’t anything quite like it around. Not in the Motorpsycho catalogue, nor anywhere else. It is such an incredible record – dark and lysergic, and it really came to life tonight.
… And it almost didn’t happen. Six concerts were cancelled at Slottsfjell today, and several were moved because of the strong wind. It wasn’t until exactly 21:47 that the stairs opened, and we knew it would happen after all. Snah looked a bit worried when I saw him 20 minutes earlier, and the first thing Bent told us was that if the wind went past 15 m/s during the show, the festival would pull the plug on them, «so breathe against the wind«. Luckily the wind was on our side, and we got the whole record. The band played for roughly 1 hour and 40 minutes.»
Worth a read – you can find the full and thorough report here.
Photo: Otto Prestmo