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A Perfect Circle + Chelsea Wolfe @ Forum, Copenhagen

A Perfect Circle + Chelsea Wolfe @ Forum, Copenhagen

On the 12th of December, Copenhagen’s Forum was filled with fans of melancholic rock. Maynard James Keenan with the colleagues from A Perfect Circle visited one of the city’s biggest venues. They provided a decent dose of A Perfect Circle music and let the fans enjoy the live performance of a big part of their last [...]

December 17, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Concerts, Reports 0

Slayer + Lamb of God, Anthrax & Obituary @ Royal Arena Copenhagen

Slayer + Lamb of God, Anthrax & Obituary @ Royal Arena Copenhagen

One of the most important bands in thrash metal history is touring (supposedly) for the last time. For this farewell tour, Slayer invited honorable and extremely strong guests: Anthrax, Lamb of God and Obituary. On the 3rd of December they visited their Copenhagen’s metal fans at Royal Arena. The event was organised by Live Nation Denmark. [...]

December 15, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Concerts, Reports 0

Report: Corrosion Of Conformity + Orange Goblin + more @ O2 Forum Kentish Town, London

Report: Corrosion Of Conformity + Orange Goblin + more @ O2 Forum Kentish Town, London

It’s not often you see so many bands of such high caliber on the same line up outside of big festivals. Those into hard rock and the stoner scene were in for a treat. [...]

November 21, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports 0

Report: Pilot @ St. Petersburg & Moscow

Report: Pilot @ St. Petersburg & Moscow

The Russian band Pilot played their traditional Autumn concerts in October 20th in St. Petersburg and on October 27th in Moscow. This time, the program was called “Osennee pora” (play on words, means “Autumn time” in English), that is a direct reference to the eponymous composition and EP from 2003. Pilot is a multi-genre band [...]

November 20, 2018 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports 0

Report: Hammerfall + Armored Dawn @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

Report: Hammerfall + Armored Dawn @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

In a warm October evening (18.10.2018) one of the best power metal bands, Hammerfall, visited the capital of Denmark to shake its ground with their hammer. Hammerfall with the support of Armored Dawn played a sold out show organised by Pumpehuset together with Live Nation Denmark. The concert was opened by Brazilian band called Armored Dawn. The band [...]

November 19, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Concerts, Reports 0

Report: Hypocrisy & Kataklysm @ The Circus, Helsinki

Report: Hypocrisy & Kataklysm @ The Circus, Helsinki

This event took place on the 9th of November at The Circus venue, organised by Live Nation Finland. This report is a collaborative effort with Enslain magazine. Unfortunately, Lady Enslain missed the opening act and I arrived to the venue just by the end of the opening act “The Spirit”. There was only enough time to [...]

November 18, 2018 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Hypocrisy & Kataklysm @ The Circus, Helsinki

Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

The first Friday of November (2.11.2018) brought the belated Halloween horror to one of Copenhagen venues, Pumpehuset. Together with Live Nation the club presented the black metal monsters, Watain, supported by two other extreme metal acts – Rotting Christ and Profanatica. The evening started quite early for the metal fans, with Profanatica hitting the stage [...]

November 8, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Concerts Comments Off on Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

Report: Haggard + Sound Storm + Unshine @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Haggard + Sound Storm + Unshine @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Last September 22nd symphonic metal pioneers Haggard visited Hellraiser in Leipzig, supported by Sound Storm and Unshine. Punctually at 20:00, Finnish Unshine were the first band to take the stage. They are promoting the new album “Astrala” released early this year via Rockshots Records, so almost the entire setlist was based on this last release. [...]

October 21, 2018 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Haggard + Sound Storm + Unshine @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

One of the most influential bands in the progressive metal scene is without a doubt, Canadian Voivod. During their 35th Anniversary tour they finally made it to the city of Porto for an unforgettable gig. Supporting Voivod came Nightrage, a melodic death metal group originally from Greece, but is now located in Sweden. With a [...]

October 17, 2018 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

It was another cold wet night in London, just perfect to get cosy and surrounded by the warmth of strangers at a concert. The Pineapple Thief provided just the opportunity by having the final date of their 2018 tour at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, in what the band had previously described as their biggest [...]

October 11, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

The landscape of black metal is morphing into something else entirely. As it happens with all artistic movements and their respective subdivisions, experimentation as a statement of healthy aversion to the status quo has proved itself to be inevitable in inducing the magic of conceptual and artistic evolution. Both Batushka and Gaerea are fine examples [...]

September 28, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto

On the Autumn Equinox eve, the mighty Primordial brought us an unforgettable night of great music. Almost twenty years have passed since they played in Portugal for the first time, and their connection with the country keeps on growing. This was one of the two shows in Portugal, both of them warm up events for this [...]

September 27, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London

Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London

Vodun made a name for themselves thanks to their unique blend of heavy rock sounds, soul singing and futuristic afro imagery. After teasing their fans with the single for “Spirits Past” and its video, as well as some album artwork and details, the new album “Ascend” has finally been released into the wild and with [...]

September 21, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London

Photo-report: MetalDays 2018

Photo-report: MetalDays 2018

Once again, the unique MetalDays festival joined thousands of metalheads in Slovenia for a week of great Metal shows, swimming and sunbathing. Check out some pictures below. Photos courtesy of Miha K.                 [...]

September 1, 2018 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Photo-report: MetalDays 2018