Thrash Hits

December 16th, 2008

2008 into 2009: Orange Goblin

If you don’t know who Orange Goblin are, you’re a damned fool. After almost 14 years together, you really ought to have seen them at least once. Maybe not. Read on then!

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What was your highlight of 2008?
The Azkena Rock Festival in Spain and the Roadburn Festival in Holland

What’s the worst thing that happened to you in 2008?
Didn’t get to tour as much as we would have liked.

Who in 2008 deserves a good kicking?
Far too many politicians to name them all.

Who had the best comeback: Metallica, AC/DC, or Guns N’ Roses?
Metallica, they had a lot of work to do to make up for St Anger but Death Magnetic pleasantly surprised me. Black Ice was good too but I got to see Metallica live in 2008 and they were great.

What are you most looking forward to in 2009?
Recording a new album and then promoting it on tour.

What band should everyone find out about in 2009?
YOB, Solace or Trap Them.

What do you want for Christmas?
Rare horror movies that I need for my collection.

Who do you want to get under the mistletoe?
I’d better say my girlfriend cos’ she’ll read this.

Where will you be on New Year’s Eve?
Tuscany, Italy – Getting drunk with friends!


Orange Goblin will probably release a new album in September 2009 through Candlelight Records.


AC/DC 10
G’n’R 5
‘Tallica 17


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