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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

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Once again, the month of August sees the return of one of the biggest Heavy Metal festivals in the country: the Vagos Metal Fest. The 2018 edition brought some news, such as the fact that it is now a 4-day festival, and the addition of one more stage (Stairway Stage). Having the responsibility and honor [...]

August 25, 2018 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

It was time for the last day of this year’s edition of Copenhell. In all with as a successful event, that will be back next year for it’s 10th edition. Day 3 The final day of this year’s edition of Copenhell started with a lot of spandex and colors – the first big band playing [...]

August 19, 2018 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

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 Comments Off on Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

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 Comments Off on Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

This year the “The Black Planet” team returned to Leipzig for the Wave Gotik Treffen festival. Like last year, we chose to do the daily reporting in one place. We decided to watch the performance of all the bands on that stage/venue, instead of jumping from place to place, because we would lose a lot [...]

June 17, 2018 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

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 [...]

September 3, 2017 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

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 [...]

September 2, 2017 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Laurus Nobilis Music 2017

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 [...]

June 23, 2017 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

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 [...]

April 20, 2017 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

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 [...]

April 4, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

Report: OESTE UNDERGROUND FEST @ Malveira

Report: OESTE UNDERGROUND FEST @ Malveira

The first edition of Oeste Underground Fest took place in Malveira, and the festival started on the right foot, as a benefit event for the local voluntary firefighters. A noble cause wrapped up in a day-long event represented by some of the most prominent acts of the Portuguese underground scene and with a familiar ambience. [...]

November 24, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: OESTE UNDERGROUND FEST @ Malveira

Report: Maximus Festival Brazil

Report: Maximus Festival Brazil

Maximus Festival Brazil: a good start for a Brazilian solid metal festivals era Maximus festival took place in Interlagos autodrome, São Paulo, Brazil, in the last September 7th. The festival brought on stage Rammstein, Marilyn Manson, Bullet for my Valentine and other important names on the metal scene. The first edition of Maximus Festival Brazil [...]

September 19, 2016 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Maximus Festival Brazil

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2016

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2016

Once again, the town of Vagos became a place of pilgrimage. Vagos Metal Fest brought thousands of people for another Metal Festival. With a totally different promoter in charge of the arrangements, there was great curiosity to see how it would be. The festival structure was well arranged, while the placing of the stage, merch [...]

August 25, 2016 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports 1