Home Article GoatHell Metal Fest

-

The music photography magazine review of

GoatHell Metal Fest

Photography & Review ~ David Gasson

The GoatHell Metal Fest is a four day Metal music festival held in Pula, Croatia between 21st and 24th June.With over 25 International and Croatian bands performing at an open air seafront festival. The main stage was fittingly named after the first vampire “Jure Grando”, who was from the area. Despite waking up on the Friday morning to torrential rain , high winds, thunder and lightning, the organisers and volunteers did an incredible job of making the festival a huge success.

Performers

“MartYriuM” , the Blackened Industrial Death Metal from Malta performed an intriguing and, at times, dramatic set with some great guitar playing and the impressive Sandra Misanthrope on vocals.From Poland ,the Alternative Metal band, “Chaos Engine Research” and making the journey from London in Britain were the Hard Metal Rock band “Other Eyes Wise”

MartYriuM   Chaos Engine Research   Other Eyes Wise

With two lead vocalist ,”Frank Novelli “and “Kyo Calati “, the Italian band “MindAheaD” gave an alternative perspective to their Progressive Metal. Rounding off a great night of music and entertainment on the Friday night was the local Modern Metal band from Pula “Mortal Divinity.” 

MindAheaD  Mortal Divinity

“Scarlet Aura”

Following on from this year`s European tour “The Beast Within Me “and with Aura Danciulescu on lead vocals Scarlet Aura, the 4 piece Melodic / Rock / Metal band from Romania  offered up a great set. Since winning the Black Sea Battle of the bands at Kavarna Rock Fest in 2014, they have gone from strength to strength. They played tracks in Romanian from their debut album “The Rock Chick” as well as English tracks from their second album “Falling Sky”. They will be playing at various festivals during the summer before embarking on a tour of North America in September. Autumn also sees the release of their third and slightly more Progressive / Heavy Metal album, “Hot n Heavy ” as well as the first book in a triology written by Aura Danciulescu.

Scarlet Aura

“Jinjer” 

The headlining group for the Friday night was the Ukrainian Metal band “Jinjer” with Tatiana Shmailyuk on lead vocals .They offered an explosive mixture of Groove, Hardcore and Progressive Metal. Tatiana`s energy was phenomenal as she danced and sang her way around the stage. Her ability to sing in such a rich and velvet tone coupled with her contrasting  unique, raucous and gravelly voice was breathtaking.

Jinjer

Saturday

With over 10 bands scheduled  for the main stage, they started promptly from 16.00 and played continuously until 03.00 with just a 10 or 15 minutes break in between for sound checks.From Croatia and from the festival’s home town of Pula, the hugely popular Death Metal band “Infernal Tenebra” put in a great performance with some incredible head banging and guitar playing. The Croatian Doom Metal band “Old Night” from Rijeka played long into the night. 

Infernal Tenebra  Old night

Three Italian bands “Reapter“, “Arkana Code” and the five piece Death Metal band “Mechanical God Creation” all put in good performances and brought their own version of Metal music. 

Mechanical God Creation  Arcana Code  Reapter

The face painted  Black / Death Metal  Spanish band “Atrexial” from Barcelona  were a joy to watch and did a great show. From Britain came the Old School Death Metal band “Repulsive Vision” and from Poland the Industrial Metal band “UDS – Underdamped System”

Atrexial  Repulsive Vision  UDS

Sinister

The headline band for Saturday night was the Dutch  band “Sinister”. With over 25 years of tours and festivals behind them, it was no surprise that they gave an outstanding performance with their compact and fierce style of Death Metal music.

Sinister

Food and drink

It was refreshing to go to a festival and not be charged extortionate prices for food and drink . The bar offered reasonable and normal priced beer with friendly helpful staff and the caterers kept me well fed for 3 days.

Away from the music

There were exhibitions by numerous artists such as Ksenija Mijoković and Nikola Mijoković and sculptors by Mario Devcić from Pula and Laura Pepel from Italy. There was also an interesting historical exhibition about Pula before 1945. In between the live bands, Roman  Gladiators from Pula wandered  through the crowds and performed hard fought battles with each other.

Ads / Affiliate links / Buy me a coffee 

Chasing The Light Art is a self funding music photography magazine. This post contains affiliate links (ads) that we think are useful to you. When you click/shop through them, Chasing The Light Art will receive a small commission with NO increase in price to you. Google ads are also used & when you activate & view them ,it doesn’t cost a penny or a cent more. One of the Easiest options for you to show your appreciation,thanks,support and to help the site grow and to ensure it continues,especially those who have PayPal is  Buy Me A Coffee. ..Thank you..

About GoatHell Metal Festival 

The “GoatHell Metal Fest” is a four day Metal music festival held in Pula, Croatia between 21st and 24th June.With over 25 International and Croatian bands performing at an open air seafront festival. For more information on the  next event use any of the following external links

Facebook  Website

Explore Chasing The Light Art

The Chasing The Light Art music photography magazine is full of concert and festival pictures from around the world. Choose the Home page to start with or there are numerous music photographers from around the world to discover. All music genres are catered for and you can select your favourite  genre from the Home page menu or use the button here to view an A to Z gallery list of all the bands and artists that have been captured live in concert by the Chasing The light Art photographers.

Home  All Photographers  A to Z of All Bands

 Photographer

After you have enjoyed the live concert Photography and review of the`GoatHell Metal Fest`in Croatia from David Gasson  then make sure to visit his GALLERY. You will find more of his relevant work and links to his social media /websites and other published and non published portfolios. You can also view this photographer`s full A to Z of ALL the bands and artists they have photographed for Chasing The Light Art.The links below are where you will find more great Rock n Roll and Croatian concert / festival images and reviews from this photographer.

Gallery  A to Z

Contact the Photographer for Employment

Live music event promoters, if you are searching for an experienced Pit Photographer to cover your next music event, try this live music and Pit Photographer from Pula / Croatia. Contact him directly by using any of the social media links provided.

Booking.com

Images for Sale

The concert and festival Images seen here are copyright of the Photographer. Nearly all are available for purchase in various sizes.  Contact the photographer directly for more information by using any of the social media links provided.

Instagram  Facebook

For building your website

If you like the design of this web site and are interested in creating your own then have a look at Elegant themes. They offer over 80 different WordPress themes.

SmugMug

Because of our advertising relationship with SmugMug you can now save an additional 15% on a new SmugMug account. When you click any of the Chasing The Light Art affiliate links for SmugMug it will activate this offer .

The Ideal Earplugs for concerts and festivals

logo

The must have item for all concert and festival photographers and musicians .Hear the music at a safe volume. Filter out harmful noise levels at concerts, festivals, gigs or band practice.

A new Music Platform Concept

If you are a musician or music fan and like to download and listen to music then it`s worth checking out this affiliate link. The `Go To Hear` music platform which is being created will provide musicians with a promotions mechanism that will enable them to make a living from their music. As well as being a music player for popular and up and coming music.

Subscribe, Share and Follow Chasing The Light Art

We do not publish weekly or monthly or quarterly… We publish daily..ish.

There is no newsletter or subscription fees for our magazine. To subscribe:-

LIKE because you do. SHARE because more people need to see these great images.  FOLLOW because we update daily ish. BOOKMARK because we bring you amazing Music Images from around the World from real PIT Photographers.

Check in regularly to see what’s in the latest section and follow us on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates of The  Chasing The Light Art Magazine .

All images belong to the Pit Photographer and are published with thanks and with permission from the photographer.

All rights Reserved.

Chasing The Light Art 

The concert and music photography magazine

Latest articles from this photographer

Previous articleWheelwright
Next articleFirehouse

David Gasson

Concert and festival photographer

Based in Pula, Croatia

LATEST IG IMAGES FROM THIS PHOTOGRAPHER

The A to Z list of bands and performers




Booking.com





StubHub

error: Content is protected by Chasing The Light Art... All images © of the Photographer.