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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 0

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 0

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

Report: Soen + Madder Mortem + Heavenwood @ Hard Club

Report: Soen + Madder Mortem + Heavenwood @ Hard Club

Soen finished their European tour with two dates in Portugal. On the 21st of October, the band played at Hard Club (Porto) with Madder Mortem and Heavenwood as opening bands. It was exactly nine o’clock when the Portuguese band Heavenwood entered Hard Club’s stage. This time the band was lead by Miguel Inglês (Equaleft‘s vocalist), [...]

November 13, 2017 Zé Serôdio Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Soen + Madder Mortem + Heavenwood @ Hard Club

Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

Norwegian Mayhem set foot on Portuguese soil in April early this year as headliners of the SWR Barroselas Metalfest. Six months later, they were back, but this time in a closed dedicated venue, not in a festival format. After a few minutes in line, we were able to witness the first concert: The Portuguese The [...]

November 4, 2017 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

Report: Virus & Grave Pleasures in Kuudes Linja, Helsinki

Report: Virus & Grave Pleasures in Kuudes Linja, Helsinki

Some bands are a rare treat to witness live, and the Norwegian post-metal giants Virus (not to be confused with at least 20+ other groups sharing the same name) is definitely one of them. Alongside with Grave Pleasures, the group warmed up Blowup That Gramophone’s Helsinki-based Blowup (Vol. 3) festival extravaganza, which brings experimental and [...]

October 27, 2017 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Virus & Grave Pleasures in Kuudes Linja, Helsinki

Report: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie @ RCA Club, Lisbon

On the 14th of October, RCA club venue hosted five bands that integrate different metal scenes. An enthusiastic pack of people gathered around the stage, expecting to experience a great night of heavy metal. This can be defined not only by the bands delivering good performances but also by a crowd providing feedback to the [...]

October 25, 2017 Daniel Lemminkainen Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie @ RCA Club, Lisbon