It was the first time we visited "Das Rind", but definitely not the last time! The location (for an audience of about 200-300 persons) is already well-known among prog fans. It was the 2nd time that the "Progressive Promotion Festival" took place there, scheduled for two days this year.
On Friday, the line-up was as follows:
* Sunchild (Ukraine)
* Cryptex (Germany)
* BELIEVE (Poland)
Instead of Cryptex, The Tangent had originally been planned. But unfortunately, they had to cancel their gig at short notice (for family reasons).
I did not know any of the artists playing on Friday and I had no idea what to expect of the different bands (which is often the best way to discover new favorites). ;)
The evening started off with Sunchild, who entered the stage with 6 persons. They have two lead singers (Antony Kalugin and Viktoriia Osmachko), with Antony also at the keys and Viktoriia adding to the band's sound with different percussion instruments. …