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About crypt

Other Info

  • Your real name
    Chris

Profile Information

  • Gender:
    Male
  • Location:
    Germany
  • Interests
    History, mainly military history, Aviation, Metal-Music, Gaming

Nightwish

  • How Did You Discover Nightwish
    Must have been in the early 2000's, The Kinslayer was the background-music in a video I watched. But somehow they stayed always a bit "under my radar" until I saw the Ghost Love Score video from Wacken 2013 not too long ago. I was blown away and now I'm hooked.
  • How Many Times Seen Live?
    Two times, 2008 and 2016, but "only" on Festivals, waiting for other Bands, as I was not really into them back then (yeah, a shame, I know :( ). In 2016 I was already amazed by Floors singing and her Stage presence. But strangely I took me two more years to fully appreciate them.
  • Most Memorable NW Memory
    First time hearing Floor's version of Ghost Love Score
  • Most Prized Nightwish Item
    got a signed copy of the book "We were here"
  • Best Live Song
    Ghost Love Score (Wacken 2013)
  • Favourite Song
    Ghost Love Score
  • Favourite Album/Single Artwork
    Imaginaerum
  • Favourite DVD
    Showtime, Storytime

About You

  • Favourite Animal
    I think I like them all, except Gnats/Mosquitos, god how I hate them
  • Favourite Beverage
    As I am from Bavaria, of course Beer :) But a good Whiskey or Whine is also appreciated.
  • Favourite Colour
    Black
  • Favourite Place
    Home
  • Countries Visited
    Austria, Croatia, Dominican Republic, France, Spain, England, Scotland, Ireland
  • Do You Drink Alcohol
    Yes
  • Do You Smoke
    No
  • Do You Collect Anything
    some old military stuff (Uniforms, medals), but not too much as the prices are insane
  • Do You Have Pets
    Two Maine-Coon Cats
  • Do You Play An Instrument
    unfortunately not
  • Phobias
    Spiders (don't know why, they are useful and fascinating creatures)

General Music

  • Favourite Drummer
    Shannon Larkin
  • Favourite Singer
    Floor Jansen, Corey Taylor, Bjørn „Speed“ Strid, Tomi Joutsen, Benjamin Burnley
  • Favourite Guitarist
    Mark Tremonti
  • Favourite Bassist
    Reginald Arvizu
  • Favourite Pianist/Keyboard Player
    Tuomas Holopainen
  • Best Concert Attended
    phew, I've been to a lot of concerts, it is impossible to pick a "best" one
  • Favourite Non NW Album?
    Ten Thousand Fists by Disturbed
  • Favourite Composer?
    Tuomas Holopainen, Hans Zimmer, John Williams
  • Favourite Band/Artist?
    Nightwish, Soilwork, In Flames, Dark Tranquillity, Godsmack, Disturbed, Amorphis, Sabaton, Breaking Benjamin
  • Musical Dislikes (Songs, Bands etc)
    Almost everything that's on the radio.

Entertainment

  • Favourite Actor/Actress
    Harrison Ford
  • Favourite Movie(s)
    Star Wars (the classic trilogy), Top Gun (the real star is the F-14 there!), MCU
  • Favourite TV Show(s)/Series
    too many
  • Favourite Movie Soundtrack
    Star Wars, The Rock, Gladiator, Top Gun
  • Favourite Book(s)
    Everything about (military) History

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  1. crypt

    The Floor thread

    It absolutely is!! Hope we can watch the whole episode soon (although I won't undestand much ) Edit: Haha I just realized that she sings in German, I did not know "Vilja lied" before and was not sure after the first listen (yeah, throw your stones ). Very interesting
  2. crypt

    The Floor thread

    Haha absolutely!
  3. crypt

    The Floor thread

    So, we don't have the person here who won the auction with the painting of Floor, do we?
  4. crypt

    The Floor thread

    Yäy, nice video These are the little things I need to survive the wait
  5. crypt

    The Floor thread

    Like it It's kind of weird, a new Sabaton Album is released and my first thoughts were "Wait, there was something announced with Floor there, gotta listen to that first"
  6. crypt

    The Upcoming Nightwish Album

    Absolutely! Boy, those eyes get me everytime So it seems that all the pieces of the new album will come together now bit by bit. Great
  7. Err, I think it was 2012 and 2014. Would've loved to see them in their earlier days, because I love Hybrid Theory and Meteora, the albums after those weren't really my thing.
  8. Phew, I am not sure if I remember all of them, but lets try: Soilwork (5x) In Flames (6x) Dark Tranquillity (3x) Amon Amarth (2x) Disturbed (3x) KoRn (3x) Metallica (2x) Rammstein Breaking Benjamin (2x) Nightwish (2x, both times on Festivals, 2008 and 2016, before I was really into them, so I don't know if it counts, but this will change during the next World Tour for sure :D) Three Days Grace Papa Roach (3x) Limp Bizkit (3x) Eisbrecher Trivium (3x) As I Lay Dying Battle Beast Sabaton (3x) System Of A Down Iron Maiden (2x) Hatebreed (3x) Dimmu Borgir Ghost Alter Bridge (2x) Shinedown (2x) Slayer Five Finger Death Punch The Offspring Green Day Bullet For My Valentine Starset Slipknot Anthrax Rise Against Guano Apes Ill Nino (2x) Danzig Arch Enemy Walls of Jericho Jinjer Amorphis Evanescence Die Toten Hosen In Extremo Machine Head (2x) Motörhead (2x) Marilyn Manson (2x) Sonic Syndicate Killswitch Engage (2x) Lamb Of God One-Way Mirror Judas Priest Godsmack Avenged Sevenfold Stone Sour (2x) Chevelle Linkin Park (2x) Poets Of The Fall I've met: Björn Strid from Soilwork (if saying just "hi" Counts :)) Mikael Stanne from Dark Tranquillity (just a Handshake ;))
  9. crypt

    The Floor thread

    Very interesting newsletter indeed!
  10. crypt

    The Upcoming Nightwish Album

    So it finally begins...
  11. crypt

    The Floor thread

    Falu red in the background... she must be still in Sweden (just kidding, I guess there are also buildings with this color in Finland )
  12. crypt

    Decades World Tour 2018

    Yes I think it was originally uploaded by the Bloodstock-Guys. Anyway, currently watching the whole show "remastered" and I got to say it eases the wait for the official Decades-DVD a lot
  13. crypt

    Decades World Tour 2018

    Wow, sounds great, thanks for sharing! Way better than the original Bloodstock-Videos! It seems he/she even wanted to remaster the whole Wacken 2018 show, but "Wacken 2018 is not possible, because it gets blocked. That is a shame, because I got enhanced that audio so much better. It is incredible concert, and even more so considering the heat they were playing." Too bad
  14. crypt

    Decades World Tour 2018

    I really still hope that we will get this DVD, but yeah it's been very quiet about it (besides that small "hint" on instagram) It would be a shame, so many great songs
  15. crypt

    The Upcoming Nightwish Album

    Yes it was a nice message she left there, and finally some bits of solid information The excitement grows...