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Eloy Casagrande confirmed as the new Slipknot drummer

Eloy Casagrande confirmed as the new Slipknot drummer

Slipknot’s long-awaited announcement confirming Eloy Casagrande as their new drummer has finally hit the airwaves, validating what many fervent fans had speculated for months. Even before the band took to the stage last Thursday at an intimate California prelude to their upcoming Sick New World festival appearance, the news of Casagrande’s joining felt like an [...]

May 2, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Eloy Casagrande confirmed as the new Slipknot drummer

Cradle Of Filth announce upcoming European and Australian tours. Portugal included.

Cradle Of Filth announce upcoming European and Australian tours. Portugal included.

Extreme metal icons CRADLE OF FILTH return to Portugal for a long-awaited show in their own right on November 24th. Amidst the fervent creative whirlwind of crafting their forthcoming full-length masterpiece, Cradle Of Filth tantalizingly unveils their imminent touring escapades across Australia and Europe. Set to enrapture Aussie aficionados come September, they’ll be accompanied by [...]

May 2, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Cradle Of Filth announce upcoming European and Australian tours. Portugal included.

Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2024

Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2024

The 2024 edition of the SWR Barroselas Metalfest is coming, and with it more sonic chaos will pour down upon the quiet town of Barroselas in the north of Portugal.   :: BANDS :: I AM MORBID + BLASPHEMY + TERRORIZER + TANKARD + CANCER + BELL WITCH + SKITSYSTEM + SARGEIST + NOSTROMO + [...]

April 17, 2024 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2024

Preview: Downfall Of Gaia + Syberia @ Maus Hábitos, Porto

Preview: Downfall Of Gaia + Syberia @ Maus Hábitos, Porto

Eleven years after visiting Portugal, as part of the 2013 edition of Amplifest, Downfall of Gaia are returning for a couple of gigs at both Maus Hábitos (Porto) and MusixBox (Lisbon). Outside the niche of easy categorization but within the crème de la crème of heavy music, Downfall of Gaia finds us there somewhere between [...]

April 17, 2024 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Downfall Of Gaia + Syberia @ Maus Hábitos, Porto

Neurasty reveal new video for “Cruel Instinct” from the upcoming album “Identity Collapse”

Neurasty reveal new video for “Cruel Instinct” from the upcoming album “Identity Collapse”

After announcing that their new album will be released on May 24th, Italian metal band NEURASTY releases, through Volcano Records & Promotion, the track “Cruel Instinct.” It’s a powerful and jarring journey into the deepest spirit of humanity, where manipulation and control subjugate with violence – a perfect metaphor for the modernity that Neurasty offers [...]

March 25, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Neurasty reveal new video for “Cruel Instinct” from the upcoming album “Identity Collapse”

Limbonic Art signs with Kyrck Productions & Armour for the release of a new album

Limbonic Art signs with Kyrck Productions & Armour for the release of a new album

Norwegian black metal titans Limbonic Art have inked a lucrative multi-album deal with Kyrck Productions & Armour, marking an exciting new chapter in their storied career. The band’s highly anticipated ninth full-length album is set to be unleashed through this esteemed label. In a statement, mastermind Vidar “Daemon” Jensen expressed his excitement about the partnership, [...]

March 15, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Limbonic Art signs with Kyrck Productions & Armour for the release of a new album

Darkthrone announces new studio album “It Beckons Us All” coming April 26, 2024

Darkthrone announces new studio album “It Beckons Us All” coming April 26, 2024

Norwegian black metal legends Darkthrone are set to unleash their latest sonic opus, “It Beckons Us All”, on April 26th via Peaceville Records. Since their inception in 1986, Darkthrone has epitomized the essence of enigma and suspense, crafting a musical legacy that has reverberated throughout the ages. With a creative reservoir overflowing with potency, they’ve [...]

March 14, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Darkthrone announces new studio album “It Beckons Us All” coming April 26, 2024

Pig Destroyer’s Blake Harrison has passed away

Pig Destroyer’s Blake Harrison has passed away

MetalInjection has reported that multi-instrumentalist and overall metal legend Blake Harrison has passed away. Harrison is best known for his work in Pig Destroyer, though he also made a name for himself with his Hatebeak project and as the author of the For Those About To Squawk column at Decibel Magazine. Decibel Magazine has confirmed [...]

March 10, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Pig Destroyer’s Blake Harrison has passed away

Report: Moonspell “Soombra” @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra

Report: Moonspell “Soombra” @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra

Moonspell delighted fans in memorable concert at Convento São Francisco On friday night, February 23th, the iconic Portuguese gothic metal band, Moonspell, treated their devoted followers to a captivating and unforgettable performance at the majestic Convento São Francisco in the city of Coimbra. In a spectacle that masterfully combined the energy of metal with the [...]

March 1, 2024 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Moonspell “Soombra” @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra

Paolo Rossi bassist & vocalist of Fleshgod Apocalypse leaves the band

Paolo Rossi bassist & vocalist of Fleshgod Apocalypse leaves the band

In a significant development for Fleshgod Apocalypse, bassist and vocalist Paolo Rossi has parted ways with the band. Rossi, a founding member since 2007, has opted not to return from hiatus, choosing instead a career path offering greater stability. According to MetalInjection, Fleshgod Apocalypse will adapt to Rossi’s departure by operating as a five-piece ensemble. [...]

February 28, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Paolo Rossi bassist & vocalist of Fleshgod Apocalypse leaves the band

Eloy Casagrande Quits Sepultura

Eloy Casagrande Quits Sepultura

According to MetalInjectionMetalInjection, in a surprising turn of events, Sepultura has announced a major lineup change ahead of their final world tour. Longtime drummer Eloy Casagrande has parted ways with the band, making room for Greyson Nekrutman (Suicidal Tendencies) to take the reins. “Welcome Greyson Nekrutman to Sepultura who replaces Eloy Casagrande who has decided [...]

February 28, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Eloy Casagrande Quits Sepultura

Toxikull stream new album “Under the Southern Light”

Toxikull stream new album “Under the Southern Light”

Today, Portuguese heavy metallers Toxikull stream the entirety of their highly anticipated third album, Under the Southern Light, at the New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal (NWOTHM) YouTube channel. Set for international release on February 23rd via Dying Victims Productions, hear Toxikull’s Under the Southern Light in its entirety exclusively below: Born and raised under the hot & blinding southern light of Portugal’s capital Lisbon, Toxikull took [...]

February 23, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Toxikull stream new album “Under the Southern Light”

Battlecreek announces the release of “Maze Of The Mind” and a tour with Angelus Apatrida

Battlecreek announces the release of “Maze Of The Mind” and a tour with Angelus Apatrida

Excitement builds as Battlecreek, the powerhouse thrashers from Bavaria, prepare to unleash their latest offering, “Maze Of The Mind”, on April 11th through MDD Records. This album promises a relentless barrage of thrash metal mastery across 12 explosive tracks. Fans can expect a dynamic fusion of influences ranging from Exodus and Warbringer to Kreator and Gamma [...]

February 23, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Battlecreek announces the release of “Maze Of The Mind” and a tour with Angelus Apatrida

Chapel Of Samhain share “Pale” single, debut album “Black Onyx Cave” coming via Nuclear Winter Records

Chapel Of Samhain share “Pale” single, debut album “Black Onyx Cave” coming via Nuclear Winter Records

Debut album “Black Onyx Cave” in CD format (300 hand-numbered copies) on March 18th 2024 via Nuclear Winter Records. Portuguese death metallers CHAPEL OF SAMHAIN premiered today, via the Mystification Zine the album’s second single, “Pale”. Stream the song at HERE. The first single, “Charnel”, is available below. Black Onyx Cave by CHAPEL OF SAMHAIN Tracklist: 01. Charnel 02. [...]

February 23, 2024 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Chapel Of Samhain share “Pale” single, debut album “Black Onyx Cave” coming via Nuclear Winter Records