Bjørn Berge Live Review
Robin
Mar 15 2008, 01:06 AM
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Well, well, well... I just came home from the best concert experience of my life.
First of all just let me say that all extreme metal bands can go hide in a cave... because they have no way to play as heavy as Berge.
His footstomping can move mountains, his voice sounds like a pissed of bear and his guitar playing sounds like an orchestra.

Bjørn Berge's playing is amazingly technical, and he manages to play it so clean and make it sound so big.
He does alot of long solos, and I like how he makes them different every time. I've seen many youtube videos and live dvd's from him, and he makes variations all the time. Long amazing jams with unique licks and incredible technical playing.
He even played a bit from Dueling Banjos in one of his solos! laugh.gif

When Bjørn covers songs he makes the originals sound like bird crap. His setlist contained songs from from Black Sabbath, Metallica, Lightnin' Hopkins, Robert Johnson, including others and his own songs. And of course he ended it all with his amazing version of Ace of Spades with everyone infront of the stage.

He's also a very funny guy. Beetween songs he does these little stand up sessions wich are very funny.
He makes contact with the audience, talks, make jokes etc. I love it.

Don't know what more to say... except that:

I F#@¤%!!! HATE DRUNK PEOPLE!!!

I sat about 4-5 metres from the stage, infront of everyone else, everything is perfect, except the fact that there were tons of drunk chicks behind me, yelling to eachother: "WHAT? I CAN'T HEAR WHAT YOU ARE SAYING. TALK LOUDER"
And one of the women said: "What? Did we pay 180 bucks(NOK ofc) to see this guy??"... pissed me off. Ah well, Bjørn Berge played loud, those drunk @$€#holes didnt bother me that much smile.gif


http://youtube.com/watch?v=1pXtWCSAiFg
(video is not from the gig I was on)


See if Bjørn Berge plays near you! http://www.bjorn-berge.com/default.asp?pag...p;cmd=resetsort

Thanks for reading my review.

(I'm not very good at writing, so I apologize if this review seems too repetetive and unproffesional)

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Gen
Mar 15 2008, 01:12 AM
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Great concert review!! I wish he comes to geneva this year smile.gif

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Mar 15 2008, 01:17 AM
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Finally, you saw your idol Robin smile.gif
About the drunk chicks... well I would know what to do with them (after the concert tongue.gif) wink.gif
Yeah, and I hope he comes to Michelstadt this year aswell (attention, irony!)

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Mar 15 2008, 03:29 AM
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QUOTE (chast @ Mar 14 2008, 07:17 PM) *
About the drunk chicks... well I would know what to do with them (after the concert tongue.gif) wink.gif


+1 wink.gif

Sounds like a really great concert; I'd love to see him someday. smile.gif

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Mar 15 2008, 03:31 AM
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Robin i envy you so, I trust in you that you had enough of a good time for all Bjorn fans here at GMC? wink.gif

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Robin
Mar 15 2008, 12:24 PM
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QUOTE (The Uncreator @ Mar 15 2008, 03:31 AM) *
Robin i envy you so, I trust in you that you had enough of a good time for all Bjorn fans here at GMC? wink.gif

I sure did smile.gif laugh.gif

Ahhh, I cant believe how amazing it was. Cant wait to see Nugrass United(Berge's new band).

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Danilo Capezzuto
Mar 17 2008, 11:25 AM
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Great James Hetfield...oh sorry...Bjorn Berge laugh.gif

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Apr 9 2008, 09:50 PM
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He's growed some hair since http://youtube.com/watch?v=mZQBh_7aBDk&feature=related tongue.gif
Hope he play close to my town anytime soon ^^

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thanks for the review man....smile.gif

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Pablo Vazquez
Apr 10 2008, 10:04 PM
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Great concert review!! Thanks man!

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BJJSchecter
Apr 11 2008, 02:39 AM
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That guy has some serious talent...crazy voice and playing and he does both at the same time!!! Wish they would let us know about talent like this in the states...they mainly just promote mainstream here! Guess you just have to know where to look.

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Robin
Apr 17 2008, 02:58 PM
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QUOTE (BJJSchecter @ Apr 11 2008, 01:39 AM) *
they mainly just promote mainstream here!

same here in norway. no one really know about bjørn berge, even in norway, unless you're interested in guitars and such tongue.gif

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wow hes a great guitarist smile.gif nice review man.

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