Magnum, Reds’Cool Hamburg 2016


Whoever thinks by Magnum only of an ice cream or a Ferrari 308 GTS is misplaced here. That night the English hard rock band Magnum invites in the time-honored factory in Hamburg-Ottensen. The former machine factory is a cultural and communications center since 1971, and is probably one of the hottest venues of the Hanseatic city. All pictures can be seen on Flickr.

Quarter to Nine pm the opener Reds’Cool from St. Petersburg (Russia) started in a 45-minute gig. The band was founded under the name OLDSCHOOL in 2009 by guitarist Sergey Fedotov. And the name was and is also the concept of the band, uncompromising old school hard rock. 2012 the band was renamed Reds’Cool. That evening they presented songs from the two albums that have been recorded under the new band name, with a focus on “Press Hard” from 2015, a three-quarter hour of excellent melodic classic rock. The fans were fueled really.

Setlist Reds’Cool:
Dangerous one
My way
The way I am
Hey you
Love behind
Stranger’s eyes
Bad story
Feel you

In February this year the 21st studio album “Sacred Blood ‘Divine’ Lies” was released. Now they present the album on the “Divine” Lies Tour 2016 – Magnum from England. After eliminating the technical problems the show started shortly after 10 pm with “Soldier Of The Line” from the “Chase The Dragon” album followed by “On A Storyteller’s Night”. After this double kick up, the British presented the title track from the current album, five songs of that album were on the setlist this night. In addition there was a Best Of from more than thirty years as a band. The atmosphere in the factory was great, the fans celebrated their idols. Singer Bob Catley showed that he did not want to go in Rocker pension by a long stretch and mastermind Tony Clarkin excelled with outstanding guitar passages. After an encore, voiced by the fans, the show ended shortly after midnight with “Kingdom Of Madness”. Magnum enthused again with an amazing show and great joy in playing.

Setlist Magnum
Soldier Of The Line
On A Storyteller’s Night
Sacred Blood “Divine” Lies
Freedom Day
Dance Of The Black Tattoo
Crazy Old Mothers
Blood Red Laughter
Your Dreams Won’t Die
How Far Jerusalem
Unwritten Sacrifice
Twelve Men Wise And Just
Les Morts Dansant
All England’s Eyes
Princess In Rags (The Cult)

The Spirit
Kingdom Of Madness

Rainer Kerber

This author is no longer associated with Metal On Loud Magazine.

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