Nummirock is one the longest running festivals here in Finland and from what one of the festival goers told me, it has been going since the 1920’s. Of course, it was not always metal festival, it originally was a jazz and traditional music festival and in the late 70’s and 80’s it transitioned into the hard rock metal festival it is today.
So, this would be the first year I was going to get to personally attend the festival and at mid-summer. So, I was hoping for nice weather and great music…well…the music part came through.
Only in Finland will mid-summer be in the teens, windy and rainy…woo-hoo break out the Bermuda shorts and take off the t-shirts baby!!!!! Well despite all this the line up here for Nummirock was strong and getting to see Sodom and Saxon live for the first time was also a special treat for me. Also, I got a few pleasant surprises from some bands which I will detail in my summary of each band below. So, as I get over my pneumonia please enjoy the review! Continue reading Festival Review: NummiRock 2018: Mid-?Summer? Festival???