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Preview: Oeste Underground II @ Malveira, Lisboa

Preview: Oeste Underground II @ Malveira, Lisboa

The festival will take place at Pavilhão Multiusos da Malveira (Mafra, Lisboa) on November 4th. After a very successful debut last year, Oeste Underground Fest is back with another strong lineup and with international bands for the first time: Acranius (Ger), Enzephalitis (Swi), Yar (Ukr), Raw Decimating Brutality, Bleeding Display, Sacred Sin, Revolution Within, Dead Meat, [...]

October 17, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Oeste Underground II @ Malveira, Lisboa

Preview: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ Lisboa ao Vivo

Preview: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ Lisboa ao Vivo

After a grim and mystical show at this year’s edition of SWR Barroselas Metalfest, black metal legends Mayhem are back to Portugal. Still celebrating the 23rd anniversary of their critically acclaimed album “De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas” with a special set, this has every ingredients to become an unforgetable night. Accompanied by the british blackened doom [...]

October 8, 2017 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ Lisboa ao Vivo

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 20 and 21 of October, in Hard Club (Porto) and RCA Club (Lisbon) respectively. Norwegian prog metal band Madder Mortem will be the opening act, and (Porto concert only) Portuguese Heavenwood will also play. Schedule: Open Doors: 20h Heavenwood: 21h Madder Mortem: [...]

October 6, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Soen @ Hard Club & RCA Club

Preview: Sublime Torture Fest X

Preview: Sublime Torture Fest X

The 10th edition of the extreme festival Sublime Torture will take place next Saturday, the 23rd of September, in Castelo Branco. This year’s edition of the Sublime Torture Fest counts with the special presence of the German technical brutal death metal band Cytotoxin. Making their debut in Portugal they will be presenting “Gammageddon”, their most recent [...]

September 21, 2017 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Sublime Torture Fest X

Preview: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie – October 14th @ RCA Club

Preview: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie – October 14th @ RCA Club

Skyforger are one of the original bands belonging to the Pagan Metal movement, and for the first time in Lisboa, they will present their latest album “Senprūsija” (2015). With a conscious mix of black metal, folk elements, and lyrics in Latvian about their traditions, war stories and other Latvian myths, Skyforger is one of those [...]

September 16, 2017 Daniel Lemminkainen Previews Comments Off on Preview: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie – October 14th @ RCA Club

Preview: Reverence Santarém 2017

Preview: Reverence Santarém 2017

The 4th edition of the Reverence Santarém festival is coming. This year’s edition will happen on the 8th and 9th of September, in Parque da Ribeira, Santarém. Moonspell, Portugal’s most well-known metal act, will be headlining the first day of the event alongside the Belgians Amenra and Oathbreaker. They will be joined on stage for [...]

August 31, 2017 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Reverence Santarém 2017

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

The month of August comes to an end with another brutal event in Portugal: ADM Metal Fest. All preparations in the village of Andam, in the parish of Porto de Mós, are now finalised to receive the first edition of  the ADM Metal Fest. #Day 1 Opening this festival we will have TRI-REX, a Portuguese cover [...]

August 10, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: ADM Metal Fest

Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Leyendas Del Rock will take place at Villena, Spain from August 9th to 12th. In the second week of August the village of Villena will host the twelfth edition of the Leyendas del Rock festival, which has 70 bands in the billing, spread over 4 days and several stages. Schedules are available below. Day #0 [...]

August 8, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2017

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2017

Once again the small town of Vagos becomes a real “Metal Meca” to most metalheads in Portugal. The festival takes takes place at Quinta do Ega, Vagos, Aveiro that has been upgraded along the years. Repeating the 3 day format, the festival starts on August 11th and stretches until Sunday the 13th. This special festival [...]

August 7, 2017 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2017

Preview: Harakiri for the Sky premiere in Finland

Preview: Harakiri for the Sky premiere in Finland

On the 4th of August, Harakiri for the Sky will be performing in Finland for the first time. The event is organised by Nem Agency and it will take place at Elmun Baari, Helsinki. The Austrian post black metal band Harakiri for the Sky will arrive in Finland for the first time in the beginning [...]

August 1, 2017 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: Harakiri for the Sky premiere in Finland

Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Be Prog! My Friend 2017 will happen at Poble Espanyol, Barcelona, Spain on the 30th of June and 1st of July. Moving to the 4th edition, Be Prog! My Friend stands firmly by its name. The festival brings the best of the progressive music in metal and rock. Two days listening to the finest progressive [...]

June 12, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Preview: Mastodon @ Meo Arena, Lisbon

Preview: Mastodon @ Meo Arena, Lisbon

Sala Tejo of Meo Arena, in Lisbon. Ticket’s cost is 28€ and can be purchased at Worten, Fnac, El Corte Inglês, Unkind, Blueticket and Masqueticket (Spain) It’s been five years since the American band Mastodon don’t play in Portugal. Between that time, the quartet from Atlanta, Georgia have released two new albums, 2014’s ”Once More ‘Round [...]

June 8, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Mastodon @ Meo Arena, Lisbon

Preview: Slayer @ Coliseu Lisbon June 5th

Preview: Slayer @ Coliseu Lisbon June 5th

The concert will take place at Coliseu de Lisboa on June 5th. Tickets cost €32. Slayer, the mighty Thrash Metal legends are back in Portugal right after playing in Spain at the Primavera Sound festival on June 1st. The band is currently still promoting their latest album “Repentless”, released in 2015. It took 6 years [...]

May 28, 2017 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Slayer @ Coliseu Lisbon June 5th

Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017

Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017

After an absence of eleven years from playing concerts in Portugal, hailing from Finland, the so-called love metal pioneers HIM, are back to Portugal. This unique show will take place at Hard Club, Porto, on next June 17th. For sure it will be a special and emotional concert, but sadly, the last one, as the band has recently [...]

May 22, 2017 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017