Tuesday 28th June 2022,
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Previews

Preview: Scorpions @ Altice Arena

Preview: Scorpions @ Altice Arena

The legendary Scorpions are back with a new album, ‘Rock Believer’, and a world tour to go with it. The ‘Rock Believer World Tour 2022’ comes to the Altice Arena on May 10, 2022, right after the release of the new album scheduled for release in February next year. During the confinement, the band took [...]

May 5, 2022 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Scorpions @ Altice Arena

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

After 2 years of interruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in which cultural events were cancelled everywhere, Wave Gotik Treffen will return to Leipzig. :: When ? :: This will take place between the 3rd and 6th of June and it will be the 29th festival. Alternative music lovers will be able to find a [...]

May 4, 2022 João Osório Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

A personal preview of SWR Feast 2022

A personal preview of SWR Feast 2022

The last 2 years have been hard for all of us. We ran out of concerts, out of events, out of (almost) everything. But the underground didn’t stop, because to stop is to die. Lots of albums came out, bands were created and dismantled, besides other initiatives such as online festivals, something that until then [...]

April 25, 2022 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on A personal preview of SWR Feast 2022

Preview: SWR Feast 2022

Preview: SWR Feast 2022

SWR Barroselas Metalfest is finally returning after a 2-year hiatus forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Autopsy, Mgla, Sijjin, Skeletal Remains and many more will return on April 29th to the peaceful town in the north of Portugal! [...]

April 14, 2022 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: SWR Feast 2022

Steelfest celebrates its 10th anniversary with a very ambitious lineup!

Steelfest celebrates its 10th anniversary with a very ambitious lineup!

The first Steelfest edition of this decade, and the 10th anniversary of this extreme festival, will be the most ambitious ever. The festival will be held once again at Villatehdas in Hyvinkää, and it will comprise over four days completely filled with live shows – 50 bands in total!! Special events will be held on [...]

April 4, 2022 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Steelfest celebrates its 10th anniversary with a very ambitious lineup!

Preview: Roadburn 2022

Preview: Roadburn 2022

Roadburn 2022 will take place on April 21st – 24th in Tilburg (NL) at different venues! (Poster artwork by Valreza Collective) Last year the organizers set up an incredible streaming experience with Roadburn Redux – a virtual version of the festival with live streamming, recordings, interviews, chat and online hangouts that still managed to provide [...]

March 20, 2022 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: Roadburn 2022

Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

After much anticipation, the Leprous tour showcasing the album “Pitfalls” will make its way to Portugal, brought to you by Free Music Events! On February 28th and March 1st, the Hard Club in Oporto and Lisboa Ao Vivo will, respectively, witness all the genius brought to the stage on a memorable night. Before Leprous, the [...]

February 26, 2020 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Dir En Grey kicked off their 2020 European last Saturday the 25th in Russia. The ever-evolving Japanese 5-piece return to Europe just 15 months after their last show in the Old Continent, for a total of 10 shows across six countries. Dir En Grey’s last European tour was a complicated affair. Kicking off a few [...]

January 28, 2020 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Preview: Prognosis Fest 2020

Preview: Prognosis Fest 2020

Last year the PROGNOSIS festival made its mark by hiring mostly first-class prog bands such as Leprous, Vola or TesseracT as well as providing a lot of additional happenings such as clinics of singing, drumming, composing etc. with Devin Townsend, Baard Kolstad of Leprous, Giancarlo Erra among others. This year’s edition will be held in [...]

January 28, 2020 Uta Arnold Previews Comments Off on Preview: Prognosis Fest 2020

Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

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 of November @ Cineteatro Capitólio (Lisbon), fans will have the chance to see the Portuguese band accompanied by the Hellenic [...]

October 19, 2019 Joana Oliveira Previews Comments Off on Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

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 a big probability that some of the songs that compose it will be included in the line-up for this concert. [...]

September 7, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

The Vagos Metal Fest is returning in 2019 once again! More than 30 bands will pass by the stage of the festival that takes place from 8th to th 11th of August at Quinta do Ega, Vagos. This year the festival brings you big names like Satyricon, Six Feet Under (a group founded in 1993 [...]

August 2, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

Following up on their successful tour “The Book of Souls” which was a celebration of the 16th and latest album in Iron Maiden’s discography, the beast is unleashed again! Iron Maiden is back two years after their last show in Québec City for “The Legacy Of The Beast World Tour ‘19. This tour started in [...]

July 24, 2019 Michael Parent Previews Comments Off on Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Sonic Blast Moledo is back! The 9th edition of Sonic Blast Moledo presents itself in 2019 with a new proposal – three days of music instead of two, taking place in Moledo from the 8th to the 10th of August. The festival located in the Cultural Center of Moledo continues to assert itself as a [...]

July 10, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019