Lordi Oh Lordi, Oh Lordi! What the føøk did we let ourselves in for this evëning? A phantasmagorical riot of Heavy-Mental, über-latex, preposterous prosthetic excess enough to make the bastard child of a Butlins’ weekend Trekkie/Kiss-Convention bad-idea-shag weep in despair - that’s what! As if the Scandinavians hadn’t already done enough already to stretch horror-fantasy fiction to it’s very limits with tales of Grendel, The Night Stalker and his fiendish Werehag mother - Finland sends us Lordi - 2006 Eurovision Song Contest representatives no less. The horror, the horror. (And, did you see what they’ve done with the Hamlet, Prince of Denmark’s existential crisis pun motif with the tour title, eh?). Escaping Rivita & water punishing diets slaving in the Lego mines must surely be Rock n’Roll Scan salvation. And, so it was for all concerned on this memorable evening.


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