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Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

After a not so exciting first day, I returned to Copenhell to catch some shows that interested me. Despite of the cold, the venue had a bigger crowd than the day before, maybe due to the Ozzy efect – the mythical artist was the headliner for this day. Day 2 I started my Copenhell adventure [...]

July 30, 2018 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports 0

Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

Copenhell this year kicked off on a Wednesday, adding a Warm Up day to the festival. Despite only having a small stage for the day, the program was quite diversified. However by the time I have managed to get through the check in process, the first interesting band – Turnstile – was already finishing up [...]

July 24, 2018 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports 0

Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

On the hot evening of June 5th the beast came to Denmark to claim the throne of the metal gods again. One of the biggest metal bands in the music history – Iron Maiden – came again to Copenhagen after a few years break to present their biggest hits in the Danish leg of  “The Legacy [...]

July 6, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Report: Dark Tranquillity + Equilibrium + Miracle Flair @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Dark Tranquillity + Equilibrium + Miracle Flair @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

The show started with a previously announced half an hour delay. Miracle Flair, a Swiss melodic metal band, was the first to rise onstage. The 7 song set that they played was focused on their second album “Angels Cast Shadows” released back in 2016. With the venue half full, they tried their best, but maybe the [...]

April 23, 2018 João Osório Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Dark Tranquillity + Equilibrium + Miracle Flair @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

French band Birds In Row have started touring recently after 6 months without playing live. Coilguns, from Switzerland, however were on the final stops of their European tour. So, for 5 dates both bands played together. One of those dates was the 28th of March at The Underworld, one of London’s most popular spots for [...]

April 3, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

Report: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Report: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

The first weekend of March started in a melancholic mood in Denmark. Not only because of the outdoor climatic conditions but also due to the fact that king of progressive rock was coming to Copenhagen for the first time in two years. “The most successful musician people have never heard of” – Steven Wilson – [...]

March 22, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

On a cold February night, Californian tech death masters The Faceless, have finally gotten around to Madrid, to present their most recent work “In Becoming A Ghost”. Accompanying them on this Euro adventure is the Portuguese group The Voynich Code. For the first half of the evening, we had an energetic performance by The Voynich [...]

February 26, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

Report: Cannibal Corpse + The Black Dahlia Murder + No Return @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Report: Cannibal Corpse + The Black Dahlia Murder + No Return @ VEGA, Copenhagen

On the February 10th Cannibal Corpse took over Copenhagen’s Vega and left it with blood marks all over the place. The place was totally packed – show was reported ‘sold out’ in the end of December – which is not surprising, considering the fact that these death metal titans invited the younger death metal superstars [...]

February 15, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Cannibal Corpse + The Black Dahlia Murder + No Return @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

On the night of February 9th a portal between our world and many other unearthly and spiritual realms was opened by Ritos Nocturnos. Its location: Hard Club, Porto, at 21:00. This sold out night, was all about music, rituals, specters, frightening growls, mantras and evil spirits. The first moments of this night were immersed in [...]

February 14, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

In a completely crowded room where tickets were sold out more than two weeks prior, veteran bands Moonspell and Cradle of Filth returned to Leipzig for an amazing and unforgettable night. Moonspell started at exactly 20:00. After a brief intro, frontman Fernando Ribeiro entered the stage holding a lit lantern while first chords of the [...]

February 10, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Scorpions, the German titans of heavy metal led by Rudolf Schenker have been spreading hard rock around the world for over 50 years now. With twenty albums released, band started back in 1965, and have had many changes in their lineup. Beside the founder, Rudolf Schenker, stable point of the Scorpions who is definitely voice [...]

December 17, 2017 Kasper Pasinski Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

The legendary Germanic Power Metal band Helloween visited Helsinki’s Ice hall (Black Box) on the 30th of November. This show was part of the very special tour entitled “Pumpkins Reunited”, that as the name implies saw the return of Kai Hansen and Michael Kiske. The band was formed in the early 80’s (1984) and suffered [...]

December 15, 2017 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen

Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen

Anathema came to Denmark to promote their new album ’The Optimist’. This record, which won ‘Album the year’ award during ‘Progressive Music Awards’ in September 2017, promotes itself. Anathema were accompanied by the French band Alcest,  as an opening act for them in this European tour. Alcest, the shoegaze black metal act was the opener of [...]

December 5, 2017 Kasper Pasinski Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen

Report: Ufomammut + Usnea + Late Night Venture @ Doom Metal Monday, Copenhagen

Report: Ufomammut + Usnea + Late Night Venture @ Doom Metal Monday, Copenhagen

Italian masters of Stoner/Doom metal Ufomammut have visited Copenhagen on their fall tour to spread the stoner sound and promote the new record called simply ‘8’. Copenhagen was one of the 18 dates on the route and the concert took place in KB18, which totally suits this type of music with its underground presentation. Ufomammut [...]

November 29, 2017 Kasper Pasinski Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Ufomammut + Usnea + Late Night Venture @ Doom Metal Monday, Copenhagen