The Musings of an Egghead Metal Head at an Amon Amarth/Testament Gig

When I attended a sold out Amon Amarth/Testament gig in London on November 4th, I was fully prepared to take of my academic hat, and to enjoy the gig as a fan. 15 minutes into the show, I was made fully aware that this was not going to happen: unfortunately, my academic brain does not turn off so easily.

Testament @ Roundhouse, London 4 November 2016
Testament @ Roundhouse, London 4 November 2016

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