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Report: Boris @ Nosturi, Helsinki

Report: Boris @ Nosturi, Helsinki

Boris, the legendary Japanese three-piece sonic entity, is celebrating its 25th anniversary by making a thank-you record to fans and bringing it to life with an extensive world tour, which ended its European portion on a Friday night in Helsinki, after an intense showcase of doom and gloom. Even though the group has reached a very [...]

Setembro 5, 2017 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports 0

Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

Once again, the town of Vagos hosted the anual Vagos Metal Fest, which already became a Meca for metalheads in Portugal. Three days of good concerts, a lot of beer and meeting friends in a relaxed place. Day #1 Tales For The Unspoken received the responsibility of opening the first day of concerts. The band [...]

Setembro 3, 2017 Mutiilator Festivals, Reports 0

Report: Laurus Nobilis Music 2017

Report: Laurus Nobilis Music 2017

Like in previous years, this year’s edition of Laurus Nobilis Music featured a day dedicated to more extreme sounds. Stucker had the honor of being the first metal band on the Breakthrough Stage – a novelty in the festival, living up to its motto of supporting national artists. Thrash metal from Trofa, one EP in [...]

Setembro 2, 2017 Mutiilator Festivals, Reports 0

Report: Mastodon + Black Peaks @ Sala Tejo, Meo Arena

Report: Mastodon + Black Peaks @ Sala Tejo, Meo Arena

More than four years without visiting Portuguese soil, Mastodon came back with many promising stories full of metal in their luggage. Even though “Emperor of Sand” is cleaner, at a production level, it is still a journey back to their roots, no doubt. When the album is brought to a live event it becomes a [...]

Julho 1, 2017 Refugee Concerts, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Mastodon + Black Peaks @ Sala Tejo, Meo Arena

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Due to the unique logistics of the WGT festival, where events are happening simultaneously in different parts of the city, an educated selection of certain event per day was made in order to make a complete report of that specific daily event. The events were chosen according to the spirit that moves this webzine. Day [...]

Junho 23, 2017 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Once again, RCA hosted a beastly Vagos Metal Fest warm-up last May 27 in Portugal. This time around, Amazing Events invited the Dutch death metal band Asphyx, which was supported by the Portuguese The Ominous Circle and Besta. Portuguese grindsters Besta took the stage in front of an almost empty room, something that didn’t compromise [...]

Junho 17, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Concerts Comentários fechados em Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa

Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa

For the first time ever in Portugal, one of the most underground and underrated black metal bands from Norway, Kampfar, made a triumphant debut in Portugal. Kampfar gave a great performance showing the audience how black metal should sound. As support bands for this event two bands from Portugal were invited: Pestifer and Morte Incandescente. [...]

Abril 24, 2017 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa

Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

Once again, the Moita Metal Fest took place and we couldn’t miss it. Two nights of great concerts, partying, drinking and meeting people. The festival is getting bigger and bigger and everything seems in place for it to become even bigger in the future. But enough with words, let the video tell you the story [...]

Abril 20, 2017 Mutiilator Festivals, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

Santa Maria Summer Fest (SMSF) is an extreme music festival located in Beja, Southern Portugal. It’s been happening since 2010. To promote this year’s edition, a ”warm-up” event took place at Cave 45, Porto with the bands Humanart, Psychonaut 4 and Nocturnal Depression. Portuguese black metallers Humanart opened the evening with only a few people on [...]

Abril 17, 2017 Ze Serodio Concerts, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.

Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.

The past March 25th, was the day when Grimlet released their third album ”Theia: Aesthetics Of A Lie”.  In order to celebrate such event, they had a special release party, in their hometown Figueira da Foz. To support them on that night of gigs,  they invited the bands Trepid Elucidation, In Vein and Infraktor. To warm up [...]

Abril 7, 2017 Ze Serodio Concerts, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.

Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

On the first weekend of March, Évora hosted for the sixth time the heavy music festival inserted in the youth month commemorations by the city hall of  Évora. This event was supported by the “Associação Jovem Cultural e Artistica de Évora”. With rain and some hail, the festival was held in a pavilion assembled near [...]

Abril 4, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Festivals, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

Report: Wolfheart + Eternal Storm @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: Wolfheart + Eternal Storm @ RCA Club, Lisbon

After the debut opening for Swallow the Sun last year, Wolfheart have returned to Portugal for a show as headliners, bringing with them the new album “Tyhjyys”. Under a rainy night, the crowd started gathering around the venue to witness, a fantastic performance by the wolves from Finland. Before them, we had Eternal Storm, from [...]

Março 30, 2017 Sandra Nunes Concerts, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Wolfheart + Eternal Storm @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

Last Tuesday, March 7th, Lisbon hosted a great Power metal show: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere. It took place in the new venue Lisboa ao Vivo. Around 300 people welcomed the three bands. Each one of them with their own style while sharing something in common: their passion and devotion. A detail which made [...]

Março 21, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Concerts, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade

Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade

The first Galena of 2017 was dressed in black and with a veil of nostalgia. Eterna Saudade started the evening with its environmental rock combined with dark folk influences sound, creating a cosy romantic ambience in the venue. Sadly, the audience remained apathetic, even with the dancer Cris Aysel complementing the band’s show with her [...]

Março 19, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Concerts, Reports Comentários fechados em Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade