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Preview: Orphaned Land @ Portugal

Preview: Orphaned Land @ Portugal

The middle eastern band Orphaned Land is going to return to Portugal for two shows. They are currently promoting their most recent – and critically acclaimed – record “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”. The two shows of the band in Portuguese soil will take place on the 17th and 18th of April – in Porto [...]

April 15, 2019 Rita Limede Previews 0

Copenhell closes the lineup for 2019

Copenhell closes the lineup for 2019

After kicking-off the announcements with the strong confirmations of Tool and Slipknot as headliners, Copenhell has presented their final lineup for this year’s edition. Copenhell is considered the true metal holiday in Denmark. On top of the earlier presented bands Copenhell team managed to book additional names presenting mixture of music styles to please different taste [...]

April 2, 2019 Kasper Pasinski Previews 0

Preview: Heart Sound Festival 2019

Preview: Heart Sound Festival 2019

What nicer thing can happen in the prog music scene than one of the best active prog bands supporting a society doing good in the fight against leukemia? This is going to happen on April 6, 2019 near Paris/France, when LEPROUS are going to perform a once-in-a-lifetime special gig for Heart Sound festival. The festival [...]

April 2, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews 0

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2019

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2019

Moita Metal Fest returns for its 16th edition on the 5th and 6th of April. The festival will take place at Largo do Pavilhão Municipal de Exposições, in Moita – Setúbal. Moita Metal Fest started back in 2004 and soon became a reference for the Portuguese underground scene. Now, currently on their 16th edition, they [...]

March 27, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews 0

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Swedish prog rock act Soen will return to Portugal to play live at 30 and 31 of March, at Hard Club (Porto) and RCA Club (Lisbon) respectively. Danish progressive metalcore Ghost Iris and Finnish prog rock band Wheel will be the opening acts. Tickets and schedule: 21:00 – Open doors 21:30 – Concerts beginning 23:00 [...]

March 26, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews 0

Preview: Prognosis Festival 2019

Preview: Prognosis Festival 2019

There are a lot of good prog festivals lately, and Eindhoven seems to be a stronghold of prog metal, organizing one of the most thrilling events in a long time: Prognosis Festival! The organizers have invited none less than Devin Townsend himself to play an exclusive solo set, as well as the US no. 1 [...]

March 14, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Prognosis Festival 2019

Preview: Copenhell 2019 (10th edition)

Preview: Copenhell 2019 (10th edition)

Copenhell is making Copenhagen loud for the 10th time! Since 2010 Copenhell has been bringing the biggest metal music names to the capital of Denmark. To celebrate the 10th edition of one of the biggest heavy music festivals in Scandinavia you should reserve the dates 19th till 22nd of June 2019. The event is organized [...]

January 27, 2019 Kasper Pasinski Previews Comments Off on Preview: Copenhell 2019 (10th edition)

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

We’re just a week away from one of Portugal’s most exciting year-end extreme music fests, Under The Doom. A celebration that started 6 years ago and that immediately generated a steady pilgrimage to both RCA Club and the LAV (Lisboa Ao Vivo) showroom with good reason: fixtures like Samael, Lacuna Coil, Ahab, Saturnus, Forgotten Tomb, [...]

November 27, 2018 João Correia Previews Comments Off on Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

Preview: A Perfect Circle @ Forum, Copenhagen

Preview: A Perfect Circle @ Forum, Copenhagen

A Perfect Circle is on tour again! On the 12th of December 2018 thanks to Beatbox Entertainment they will visit one of the Copenhagen’s biggest venues, Forum. In April 2018 A Perfect Circle has released a long await album, since their last release was in 2004. “Eat the Elephant” was a great success, landing high in the [...]

November 19, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Previews Comments Off on Preview: A Perfect Circle @ Forum, Copenhagen

Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

On the next November 15th, Canadian tech-death metal pillars Beyond Creation will return to Portugal! One of the freshest and most modern acts in the recent years, Beyond Creation have released 3 very solid full-length albums: “The Aura” (2011), “Earthborn Evolution” (2014) and the most recent “Algorythm” (2018), showing a strong career path. The band [...]

November 7, 2018 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

Preview: Slayer and special guests at Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Preview: Slayer and special guests at Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Slayer is touring for the last time! Live nation brings Slayer’s FINAL WORLD TOUR to Copenhagen’s Royal Arena on the 3rd of December, 2018. Since this is a goodbye tour for Slayer, the fans can only expect this to be done with a loud bang. Surely, no one is disappointed with the special guests chosen by the [...]

November 5, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Previews Comments Off on Preview: Slayer and special guests at Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena

Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena

It seems the wait is over. Here comes the pumpkin hurricane: Helloween! Helloween are coming to Portugal for a special concert on December 6th. The show will take at Sala Tejo, Altice Arena, Lisbon. Mikael Kiske, Kay Hansen & Cº once again choose Portugal for another classic showcase! After they filled the already extinct and [...]

November 5, 2018 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena

Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

Haggard are back in Leipzig! Integrated in the next European tour – the Bards of Symphony and Metal tour- that will begin on September 18, they will perform on September 22nd, at the Hellraiser Leipzig. This german orchestral / symphonic metal band will be accompanied by Sound Storm, a symphonic power metal from Italy, and [...]

September 12, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

Preview: Batushka – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

Preview: Batushka  – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

All things, good and bad, inevitably meet their demise. As such, Batushka will storm Europe this autumn with the purpose of bringing the End Of Litourgiya to the faithless masses one last time. This tour, presents itself as the end of the promotion cycle for Litourgiya (2015). This is the band’s extremely successful debut record, [...]

September 9, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Batushka – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal