2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – Day #1

Kampusi Promo, a leading promoter and event organizer in Medan, North Sumatra held a rock music festival which aims to revive the rock music in Medan that in recent years began to lost its echo. This Rock music festival, called “Rock Spectacular” and held in Benteng Square, Medan – North Sumatra for two days, March 19 to 20, 2011 was also a big reunion of several Medan’s local rock band from the era of the 80s and 90s, such as Master Plan, Relix, Lucifer, Vivax, Challenger, New Chordex, Morbid, Crazy Rock, and Valhalla that played on day #1, and also Cranium, Glanter, Bad Radio, Erucakra Mahameru Band, Great Metal, Black Light, Witness, MMG, and Metallaser that played on day #2.

The festival, which was presented by free of any charge, showed a great enthusiasm from the community of rock lovers in the city of Medan where for two consecutive days the field is crowded by hundred audiences. The very big stage setting – like an international rock band concert, as well as sound and lighting that was good, provided a particular spirit and enthusiasm for musicians themselves who appeared to present the best of them to all audiences. Almost all appearing musician – except a few bands – presented songs of the world class rock bands. Master Plan brought the songs of Linkin Park and Paparoach, Bad Radio with Pearl Jam’s songs, Crazy Rock with Deep Purple’s songs, MMG with Judas Priest’s songs, Valhalla with Megadeth and Metallica’s songs, and they play it with very well. Songs from Guns & Roses, Stone Temple Pilot, Iron Maiden, Aerosmith also presented from several other bands.

The audiences also seemed very enthusiastic to see the appearance of such local bands with also sang songs that brought, made the mosh-pit dance at the center of the crowds, and waved flags that labeled with their supported band.

Master Plan on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – Represented the 2000’s era of rock, the band entertained the audiences with Linkin Park and Paparoach songs with excelently and powerfull on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival day #1. The band’s guitar players oftenly made some attraction by played their guitars on the shoulder or by pulled it up exactly on the same style and time together.
Master Plan on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Relix on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – At almost the same like Master Plan, the band represented 2000’s era of rock music while birngs the 90’s also, by brought System of A Down and Boomerang – an Indonesian rock band – songs. The band also introduced the audiences with their own song on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival day #1.
Relix on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Relix on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Relix on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Relix on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Lucifer on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – One of alternative rock band on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival day #1, Lucifer brings back the audiences to the 90’s era of alternative rock by brought Stone Temple Pilot’s songs.
Lucifer on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Lucifer on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Lucifer on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Lucifer on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Lucifer on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Lucifer on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Lucifer on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Vivax on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – The band brings back the audience back to the 90’s rock era with the Guns & Roses songs. Their performance was excellent and made the audiences sang along while their perform.
Vivax on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Vivax on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Vivax on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Vivax on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
New Chordex on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – One of 80’s era local rock band, the band still amaze the audiences on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival day #1 with an excellent and powerfull performance, although the band replaced a few of their personel to a younger musicians.
New Chordex on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
New Chordex on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
New Chordex on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Morbid on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – This band is the only band that performed nothing but their own songs on the festival. The great performance of their vocalist whom very communicative with audiences made the band came to the most favourable band on the 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival day #1 according to the audiences responses.
Morbid on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Morbid on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Morbid on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Crazy Rock on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – The band vocalist succeed to attracted the audiences with made a stunning performance by sang at one of the stage’s up pillar. The band which consist of musicians with over 40 years of age, brings back the audience nostalgic with songs of Deep Purple on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival day #1.
Crazy Rock on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Crazy Rock on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Crazy Rock on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Valhalla on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – Performed by brought Metallica and Megadeth songs, Valhalla – the leading trash metal band on 90’s in Medan, had succesfully made the audiences sang along with them on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival day #1. Too bad their original guitarist couldn’t played along with them and replaced by Metallaser lead guitarist.
Valhalla on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Valhalla on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Valhalla on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Valhalla on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Valhalla on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Valhalla on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival
Valhalla on 2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival

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Copyright © 2011 Novri Wahyu Perdana. All rights reserved.
All images were taken by using Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS 50D, Canon EF 17-40mm F/4L USM, and Canon EF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS USM.

8 responses to “2011 Rock Spektakuler Festival – Day #1

  1. Salut buat kampusi yang membangunkan kembali adrenalin music rock kota medan, kami rindu seperti ini dan kami tunggu kembali karyanya!!!

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