European metal band Lacuna Coil played Ho Chi Minh City at the end of July to an audience of 5,000. So is metal the musical future of Vietnam? Words by Karen Hewell, photos by Francis Xavier
A boating trip in Mui Ne, an illicit affair and a penthouse apartment in Ho Chi Minh City — a recipe for tragedy. Story by Rob Marsh
We’ve just had a power cut when the rain starts. Within 10 minutes the phone rings. It’s 3.20 in the afternoon.
It all started in New York. The Hilton Brothers, aka Chris Makos and Paul Solberg, were about to set off for China.