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Previews

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

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Yet another year has elapsed, heralding the forthcoming iteration of the esteemed Wave Gotik Treffen. This year’s instalment commemorates the event’s 31st edition. Scheduled to transpire from the 17th to the 20th of May, it is poised to stand as an exemplary gathering. Presently, a roster of 164 bands has been confirmed, with the potential [...]

April 7, 2024 João Osório Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Dir En Grey return to Europe for a series of double shows. Four years after their “This Way to Self-Destruction” tour, the Japanese band returns to Europe with a new proposal. Having played a series of shows fully focused on different albums a few years ago in Japan, it is Europe’s turn to host these [...]

March 20, 2024 Daniel Sampaio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Preview: Roadburn 2024

Preview: Roadburn 2024

Roadburn 2024 will take place in Tilburg, The Netherlands, from the 18th to the 21st of April! Last year marked the beginning of a new path in the history of Roadburn festival. The festival continues steering its focus towards up-and-coming bands and underground projects. While maintaining the same level of unique appeal (which made it [...]

March 18, 2024 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: Roadburn 2024

Preview: Moonspell Soombra @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra

Preview: Moonspell Soombra @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra

The Soombra show is an exercise in simplicity, allowing the listener to engage with the melodic authenticity of a theme and facilitating a journey to the heart of the song, stripped of conventions. After celebrating their thirtieth anniversary with concerts around the world and in the Coliseums of Portugal, and announcing their first symphonic concert [...]

February 19, 2024 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Moonspell Soombra @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra

Preview: Pain + Ensiferum + Eleine + Ryujin @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Preview: Pain + Ensiferum + Eleine + Ryujin @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Ensiferum joins Pain for a European tour with a stop in Portugal. After a wait of 6 years, the Swedish band led by legendary guitarist and producer Peter Tägtgren joins the much-loved Power Metal Finns Ensiferum for a European tour entitled “I Am Tour 2023” which also features luxury guests, the Swedish Eleine and the [...]

October 13, 2023 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Pain + Ensiferum + Eleine + Ryujin @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Preview: Soen + Molybaron + Terra @ Hard Club / LAV

Preview: Soen + Molybaron + Terra @ Hard Club / LAV

The provocative, imperious and engaging Swedish-based metal group SOEN are set to hit the roads again this autumn across Europe and the UK. Promoting their new album “Memorial”, the swedes will be supported by Molybaron and Terra. MOLYBARON, an Irish/French collective, brings a breath of fresh air in terms of heavy sounds, while opening the [...]

October 2, 2023 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Soen + Molybaron + Terra @ Hard Club / LAV

Preview: Milagre Metaleiro Fest 2023

Preview: Milagre Metaleiro Fest 2023

Once again the small town of Pindelo dos Milagres will be the central place to live the heavy metal spirit! Below is all the information you need to know to attend the Milagre Metaleiro fest 2023! https://youtu.be/ngVu2fljriE :: BANDS & SCHEDULES :: Day 1 Aug 25 Day 2 Aug 26 Day 3 Aug 27 01:35 [...]

August 23, 2023 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Milagre Metaleiro Fest 2023

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2023

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2023

Once again the quiet town of Vagos will be the central place to live the heavy metal spirit! Below is all the information you need to know to attend the Vagos Metal Fest 2023! :: BANDS & SCHEDULES :: :: TICKETS :: 95.00€ – 3 DAY 45.00€ – 1 DAY Tickets available at www.vagosmetalfest.com/bilhetes/ :: [...]

July 28, 2023 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2023

Preview: Um Metaleiro Também Chora fest 2023

Preview: Um Metaleiro Também Chora fest 2023

Get ready for the highly anticipated third edition of Um Metaleiro Also Chora Fest, as we embark on an unforgettable countdown to its return. This will be the third edition, and this year’s lineup boasts an impressive array of bands including Horus, Moonshade, WinterMoonShade, Sotz, Tales For The Unspoken, Gwydion, and Terror Empire. Prepare for [...]

July 1, 2023 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Um Metaleiro Também Chora fest 2023

Preview: Ne Obliviscaris + Persefone + The Omnific @ Porto/Lisbon

Preview: Ne Obliviscaris + Persefone + The Omnific @ Porto/Lisbon

Ne Obliviscaris, the Australian band known for their explosive performances, is finally returning to Portugal for two highly anticipated dates, courtesy of Free Music Events. It has been 8 years since their unforgettable first appearance, and now they are back to promote their latest album, ‘EXUL,’ which was released on March 24, 2023. Joining them [...]

May 16, 2023 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Ne Obliviscaris + Persefone + The Omnific @ Porto/Lisbon

Preview: Camarro Fest 2023

Preview: Camarro Fest 2023

The Portuguese festival Camarro Fest will be back on May 26 for a double take. The 2023 edition will take place at Sociedade Democrática União Barreirense “os Franceses”, in Barreiro. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1913144945704919/ Organization: Bringer Of Light (link) :: Tickets :: 15€ – 26 May 20€ – 27 May 30€ – 2-day ticket 35€ – [...]

May 6, 2023 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Camarro Fest 2023

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

Another year passes, and another edition of the Wave Gotik Treffen approaches. This year Wave Gotik Treffen will celebrate its 30th edition. The event will take place between the 26th and 29th of May and promises to be one of the best ever. In musical terms, at the time of writing this, 166 bands are [...]

May 4, 2023 João Osório Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023