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Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020 Colosso unleash new single “Pestilence” Lethvm premiere music video “Ananké” and stream new album SWR Barroselas Metalfest announces Revenge, Terrorizer, Anvil & more Burn Damage reveal new single “Vortex” Australian Wardaemonic announce new album details Innards release new song “Night Of The Anthropophagous” Interview: GAEREA EARTH ROT unleash first new track of upcoming album! Abbath prepares for European tour and releases video message

Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

Last January 11th, the oldest metal festival in Portugal took place once again the town of Mangualde. Organized by Rocha Produções, this festival is an

Colosso unleash new single “Pestilence”

Portuguese death metal heavyweight Colosso has unleashed a brand new single. Entitled “Pestilence”, it’s the opening track of the band’s upcoming EP “Apocalypse”, scheduled for

Lethvm premiere music video “Ananké” and stream new album

As announced a few weeks ago and about two years after the release of their debut full-length record ‘This Fall Shall Cease’, doom/post-hardcore/sludge mammoths Lethvm just released their

SWR Barroselas Metalfest announces Revenge, Terrorizer, Anvil & more

The legends of extreme metal REVENGE head this second wave of confirmations for the Minho festival SWR Barroselas Metalfest, but besides the Canadians there are

Burn Damage reveal new single “Vortex”

Portuguese groovy thrash act Burn Damage revealed a brand new single “Vortex”. The track is the first single extracted from the EP “Downward Passage”, scheduled

Australian Wardaemonic announce new album details

Australian black metal force Wardaemonic return with the mightiest album of their career. They’ve gone from strength to strength and on the new album they’ve

Innards release new song “Night Of The Anthropophagous”

Portuguese oldschool death metal act Innards released the first single “Night Of The Anthropophagous”. The track is taken from their upcoming new EP “Back From

Interview: GAEREA

We got a chance to have a word with Gaerea and find out a bit more about this mysterious act. You can watch the whole

EARTH ROT unleash first new track of upcoming album!

Australian blackened death metal outfit EARTH ROT are now unveiling the very first track of their upcoming opus ‘Black Tides of Obscurity’, which will be released on March

Abbath prepares for European tour and releases video message

ABBATH are currently preparing for the European tour that will kick off on January 23 in Weimar, Germany. Alongside label mates 1349 and VLTIMAS and

Recent News

Colosso unleash new single “Pestilence”

Portuguese death metal heavyweight Colosso has unleashed a brand new single. Entitled “Pestilence”, it’s the opening track of the band’s upcoming EP “Apocalypse”, scheduled for release on February 14th, via Transcending Obscurity. About a month [...]

Lethvm premiere music video “Ananké” and stream new album

As announced a few weeks ago and about two years after the release of their debut full-length record ‘This Fall Shall Cease’, doom/post-hardcore/sludge mammoths Lethvm just released their new album called ‘Acedia’ and out now for LP, tape [...]

Recent Live Reports

Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

Last January 11th, the oldest metal festival in Portugal took place once again the town of Mangualde. Organized by Rocha Produções, this festival is an authentic annual tradition, propelled by the great comradeship within the [...]

Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena
Posted On December 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena

The 6th of December started early for a small group of people already forming a line at the entrance of Sala Tejo (Altice Arena), in Lisbon, as they sought to secure a place on the [...]

Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt

Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt

November 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt
Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

November 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto
Report: Mgla + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

Report: Mgla + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

September 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Mgla + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club
Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2

Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2

July 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2
Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1

Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1

July 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1
Report: Once Upon the End + Rest in Furia @ Le Flow, Paris

Report: Once Upon the End + Rest in Furia @ Le Flow, Paris

May 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Once Upon the End + Rest in Furia @ Le Flow, Paris
Report: Heart Sound Festival 2019

Report: Heart Sound Festival 2019

April 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Heart Sound Festival 2019
Report: Soen + Ghost Iris + Wheel @ Hard Club

Report: Soen + Ghost Iris + Wheel @ Hard Club

April 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Soen + Ghost Iris + Wheel @ Hard Club

Recent Previews

Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon
Posted On October 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

After much anticipation, Moonspell’s tour showcasing the album “1755” will make its way to the Lusitanian stages next month! With two dates scheduled for the 4th of November @ Hard Club (Porto) and the 5th [...]

Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club
Posted On September 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

On the next Tuesday, September 10th, black metal fans will have the opportunity to see Mgła live. The mysterious band shared their new album on social platforms a couple of days ago. Logically, there is [...]

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

August 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019
Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

July 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron
Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

July 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019
Preview: Red Fang @ Lisbon Ao Vivo

Preview: Red Fang @ Lisbon Ao Vivo

June 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Red Fang @ Lisbon Ao Vivo
Preview: VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2019

Preview: VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2019

June 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2019
Preview: Tool @ Altice Arena, Lisbon

Preview: Tool @ Altice Arena, Lisbon

June 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Tool @ Altice Arena, Lisbon

Recent Interviews

Interview: GAEREA
Posted On January 9, 2020 | No Comments on Interview: GAEREA

We got a chance to have a word with Gaerea and find out a bit more about this mysterious act. You can watch the whole thing below. [...]

Interview: LEPROUS
Posted On November 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Interview: LEPROUS

We’ve been reporting about Leprous for many years, so you should know them already. The outstanding Norwegian prog band is currently on tour after releasing their successful new album “Pitfalls”, setting new standards with their [...]

[video] Vreid Interview

[video] Vreid Interview

November 25, 2018 | Comments Off on [video] Vreid Interview
Interview: Krowos

Interview: Krowos

April 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: Krowos
Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

April 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE
Interview: SATYRICON

Interview: SATYRICON

November 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: SATYRICON
Interview: Crisix

Interview: Crisix

August 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: Crisix
Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

July 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

Top 2019

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Ricardo Pereira

It’s that time of the year again! Since 2019 is coming to an end really soon, it’s about time for our staff to publish their lists regarding the best albums for the year. So here [...]

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Michael Parent

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Michael Parent

December 24, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Michael Parent
TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

December 22, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório
TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Luis Pinto

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Luis Pinto

December 21, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Luis Pinto
TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão

December 20, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão