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Old 04-01-2010, 02:36 PM
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Default My Saxon tour 2010!

as i promised Biff in lund here is my review of the trip!

(Sorry for spelling errors)

starting on friday 19th of march i took a flight down to dusseldorf (not weeze) where Udo was waiting for me! rushing to dortmund airport to pick up martin and gordon and then to witten! arriving in witten kerstin stod ready with some chili =) After chili of to the local pub called finnigans where we hade some pintīs.

waking up the next day it was time to go in the saxon mobile to east germany but first some pina colada! that made me and gordon abit drunk in the back but the lyrics we made where great! after some delays due to a flat tire we where in the area of colditz castle apperently (i hade passed out in the backseat). when we finnaly found it we where to late for the guided tour but it was ok for martin to just see it and get some pics.
Arriving in leipzig(town, village?) it was time for some food and a beer before the show! the venue was kind of good, big hall but glass bottles in the crowd???????? thats a bad idea! talked to Torben and then the moment we all been waiting for was there! the lights when out the stage turned blue and the intro of battalions whenīt out the speakers! some jumping some dancing and alot of singing! the setlist was great specially the medley (Warrior=Wikings=ME Battle cry=scottish=Gordon Sixth form girls=Girls=Kerstin Man and machine=Englishman=Martin =) )
was great to meet the band after the show and get some nice pics! funny with the german security guard who told us only 25sec per member =P
the road home was long but we made it and no flat tires!
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Old 04-01-2010, 02:45 PM
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After two days of relaxing in witten it was time to go to wiesbaden and the Slaughterhouse. it was a cake walk to get to the front row (are the germans just polite or donīt want to party in the front?) the gig was great i got the broken drumstick (the broken hero?) After watching The crew load the truck and a chat with torben it was time to go back to witten.
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Old 04-01-2010, 02:54 PM
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The gig in bochum at The matrix(the tube) was just as great as leipzig and wiesbaden. I heard that the tube was gonna be a hot place but i was suprised it was not that hot. oh and i meet the first to germans(after udo and kerstin) who spoke english! hmthunder(on the forum) and the girl in the bar of the matrix!! i thought to my self maybe just hangout in the middle with and beer and watch the show Yeah right! 5 sec in to battalions i was in the second row banging! since bochum is the town next to witten i got to bed early to catch the flight to copenhagen!
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Old 04-01-2010, 03:05 PM
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Well arrived in copenhagen and felt that now it was the last stages of the trip. I hade left germany behind and was in scandinavia=) Took the train up to Århus and started to search for the venue and my hostel. found the venue and it was only like 5 min for my hostel =) got some sleep went on food search and found an american barbecue! =) went to the venue and with Green tuborg in hand i found torben in a cage! a really nice place for gigs and the danish people looked ready. after 15 secunds of fighting for first row i was there and the crowd was mad! =)=) really good presure in the front and it got WARM!! sorry biff for being a basturd and spoiling the setlist all the time as seen in this clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_LXP...eature=channel =)
after the gig i hade pains i my entire body so of to the hostel for some sleep =)
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Old 04-01-2010, 03:26 PM
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And a bad start to the last day of the trip! with homesickness i headed for the train station to catch a train to Sweden. when i was gonna buy a ticket my fucking creditcard did not work!!! i was stranded i Denmark i thought! got hold of my bank back in sweden and they told me that they hade blocked my card due to security that someone hade made some weird transactions on my card. but thay where really freindly and unblocked it when i was at an ATM so i could get some cash! (now everything is fine and i have a new card and the bad transactions are taken care of) anyway arriving on swedish grounds agian i went to a place so they could help me print my ticket for the night becouse something was wrong with my online Eventim.se accunt fuck!. it did not work and the guy from eventim never called me up so i hade to buy a new ticket!! angry as hell i finnaly got to the hostel and it was an old sleeping train=)

made my way to Mejeriet(butterfactory kind of) and i was really back in sweden! in the door they asked me if i wanted to buy beer in the bar and i needed to show some id so i could get a wristband to show in the bar so they know that i was over 18! after a nice killkenny and the last song of the supportband (some young kids how fucked up saxon equip!) i greeted Torben welcome to sweden and went down to the floor. just seconds before the intro i found two fellow swedish saxon fans who run Camp saxon on sweden rock (Maybe you remeber the saxon beer Biff? same guys!)
The swedish crowd was abit booring at start but at the end it felt like the floor was gonna collapse during the jumping of wheels of steel =)
after directions of Torben we found the bus and got to chat with the band and Robert finally got a pic with biff! After joining Torben on the bench with a beer we desided to hit the pubs in Lund and found bishop fingers. they closed at 1 and we went next door for the next. donīt really know what happend but i got really drunk and we hade a blast!
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Old 04-01-2010, 03:37 PM
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The next morrning was a matter of life and death! so good damn hangover i made my way to the trainstation. Hade to check out at 10.00 and my train left 11.28 i got to the station early, Hade to sit down half way and breath. at the station some people asked me if i was going to stockholm and they told me that the train was CANCELLED!!!! it was an outrage i just wanned to go home. what i did not know at that time was that my train was not cancelled but the 10.28 train! as i said i hade a hangover from hell. finally i got clear to me that my train was gonna go on time. i found the guys from last night and they felt like me. finally on the train i felt a joy of coming home and when i arrived at stockholm central i found my girl wating for me =)



So i wanna thank everyone on this trip and most of all the band and that Danish guy Yenz =P for making and exellent jobb replaceing nibbs on this tour! oh and Nibbs hope your wife fells better so you can join the guys this summer!!

/Linus
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Old 04-01-2010, 03:59 PM
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What a review! Thanks for sharing
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Old 04-01-2010, 05:40 PM
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Great review. Here's a little tidbit for anyone traveling away from home. Always call in a travel alert to your credit card companies before you leave home. This way your cards won't suspend for potential fraud security.
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Old 04-01-2010, 06:06 PM
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Great review mate.
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Excellent, thanks for sharing.
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