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Report: River Stone Fest 2023

Report: River Stone Fest 2023

On September 23rd, metal lovers gathered once again in Penafiel, for the seventh edition of River Stone Fest! It was just after 4:25 pm when Blind The Eye arrived, to present us with their Melodic Death Metal and promote their second album “The Lion Of Lions”, released in September 2022. This band was born in [...]

October 30, 2023 Rui Pereira Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: River Stone Fest 2023

Report: Bajonca Rock Fest 2023

Report: Bajonca Rock Fest 2023

It was on September 2nd that Bajonca – Associação Cultural e Recreativa presented us with the first edition of the Bajonca Rock Fest. The day began in Valadares, São Pedro do Sul, with threatening rain and a strong approaching thunderstorm could be heard in the distance. Fortunately, shortly after 4 pm, the weather calmed down [...]

September 18, 2023 Rui Pereira Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Bajonca Rock Fest 2023

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2023 (Day 1)

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2023 (Day 1)

2023 marked the return of the Vagos Metal Fest after a line-up as powerful as that of 2022. This year proved to be more eclectic with the inclusion of bands such as Ugly Kid Joe”, which showed the organisation’s courage in its bid to reach wider audiences. Dragon’s Kiss opened the Vagos Metal Fest 2023. [...]

August 23, 2023 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2023 (Day 1)

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 4

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 4

Marco Manzi continues his Roadburn 2023 report. Read all the details regarding his experience on the festival final day, which took place on Sunday 23.4 The last day of a (good) festival always leaves a bittersweet taste in your mouth, knowing well that while you still get to enjoy for a while longer, everything will [...]

June 23, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 4

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 3

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 3

Marco Manzi continues his Roadburn 2023 report. Read all the details regarding his experience on day 3, which took place on Saturday 22.4 Did I already mention how nice it is to be able to meet like-minded people and have casual conversations throughout the festival, no matter where or about what? That’s how the third [...]

June 21, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 3

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 2

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 2

On this second report Marco Manzi gives us a detailed overview of the second day of the festival, that took place on Friday the 21st of April 2023. Not having slept too much, and after failing to adjust to the dutch weather (not even close to the temperatures and sunny days of the last edition), [...]

June 20, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 2

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

This year we were once again present at Wave-Gotik-Treffen. 2023 marked the celebration of the festival’s 30th edition. Day #1 We started our trip differently this year, as we had time, we went to Clara-Zetkin-Park where, every year, on the first day of the event, the Victorian picnic takes place. Dozens of people dressed up [...]

June 8, 2023 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2023

Report: Tondela Rocks festival 2023

Report: Tondela Rocks festival 2023

Tondela Rocks: The festival rocked the region with its 6th Edition On May 6th 2023, the city of Tondela received the 6th Edition of the well-established Tondela Rocks festival. Although it was not an event with overwhelming affluence at first, the warm and pleasant environment made it possible for the attendees to enjoy to its [...]

May 26, 2023 Henrique Livi Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Tondela Rocks festival 2023

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 1

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 1

On this first report Marco Manzi focus on introducing the festival and on the first day of the festival, that took place on Thursday the 20th of April 2023. From the moment the first announcements started to spread through the internet, it was clear that this year’s edition of Roadburn was going to be different. [...]

May 8, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 1

Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023

Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023

SWR has finally returned in full force after a hiatus forced by the lockdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and a smaller-than-usual 2022 edition. This is one of the oldest and most mythical underground festivals in Portugal, and it once again brought four days of the festival to the quiet town of Barroselas in the [...]

May 8, 2023 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023

Report: Turku Saatanalle X – 10th Anniversary Ritual Obscenity

Report: Turku Saatanalle X – 10th Anniversary Ritual Obscenity

Turku Saatanalle X took place at Utopia venue in Turku on 3 – 4 of March, 2023 This time we provide you a complete photo report of Turku Saatanalle 10th anniversary celebration. Hopefully the galleries will allow you to absorb the atmosphere of the event and the quality of the performances that took place – [...]

March 20, 2023 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Turku Saatanalle X – 10th Anniversary Ritual Obscenity

Report: Madrid Invasion Fest @ Madrid

Report: Madrid Invasion Fest @ Madrid

Black Matter Productions organized a two-day festival called Madrid Invasion Fest. Here is our photo report of the event! Day #1 The first band to take the stage was Painstorm, a death metal act playing “at home” as they’re from Madrid. Opening is never easy, but Painstorm showed that they mean business and someone has [...]

October 9, 2022 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Madrid Invasion Fest @ Madrid

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2022

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2022

(Disclaimer: due to force majeure commitments, it was impossible for us to capture images of some concerts that started in the afternoon) The Vagos Metal Fest returned after an interregnum caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Expectations were high, the hype was immense and there was an atmosphere of excitement in the air. The venue turned [...]

August 6, 2022 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2022

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 4)

Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 4)

As always the last day of a festival feels somewhat bittersweet. It has this greatness of having seen (and waiting to see) some amazing performances, and the blues coming with the realization that everything will come to an end in a mere few hours. Everyone will have to get back to their daily lives and [...]

June 26, 2022 Elsa Marques Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2022 (Day 4)