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Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

VOA Fest returned under a new name and venue, the chosen place was Quinta da Marialva in Corroios. At first this change was heavily criticized by many Portuguese fans, however, given the flux of people in there we might say all was forgotten and a chance was given to this reborn festival on its new [...]

August 18, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports 1

Report: Moonspell + Bizarra Locomotiva + Quinteto Explosivo (Laurus Nobilis)

Report: Moonspell + Bizarra Locomotiva + Quinteto Explosivo (Laurus Nobilis)

Check out our report of the awesome performances at Laurus Nobilis Famalicão by Moonspell, Bizarra Locomotiva and Quinteto Explosivo, last July 22th. Special thanks: Laurus Nobilis organization [...]

August 11, 2016 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Moonspell + Bizarra Locomotiva + Quinteto Explosivo (Laurus Nobilis)

Report: XXXICKEN PARTY 2016 @ Rex Club, Cantanhede

Report: XXXICKEN PARTY 2016 @ Rex Club, Cantanhede

After a lot of ups and downs, and a name change, XXXicken Party took place at the Rex Bowling Club, Cantanhede,  with a lot of good vibes, people willing to have a good time, an indoor pool, and after-hours DJ’s all night long for three days. Day 1 Starting the hostilities at XXXicken Party, KisteSacro, [...]

July 10, 2016 Daniel Lemminkainen Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: XXXICKEN PARTY 2016 @ Rex Club, Cantanhede

Report: SMSF – Santa Maria Sumer Fest 2016

Report: SMSF – Santa Maria Sumer Fest 2016

In the heart of Alentejo, arose in a new venue the 7th edition of SMSF – Santa Maria Summer Fest, in Beja. 3 days of extreme music, some other exotic and different events, but all with one thing in common: diversity and a long wish to triumph. Day 1 The band who had the honors [...]

June 25, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: SMSF – Santa Maria Sumer Fest 2016

Report: MOSHER FEST: Chapter III @ Massas Club, Coimbra

Report: MOSHER FEST: Chapter III @ Massas Club, Coimbra

The third chapter of Mosher Fest took place in Massas Club, Coimbra.this edition had on it’s billing five Portuguese bands from different backgrounds, all of which with enough energy and talent to shook the foundations of the club, and please everyone present on that Saturday night. The band that had the honor to open the [...]

June 2, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: MOSHER FEST: Chapter III @ Massas Club, Coimbra

Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2016

Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2016

The 19th edition of the SWR Barroselas Metalfest took place from the 22nd to 24th of April 2016. Once again the event featured the two main stages, a free stage outside called the SWR arena, which received the final of the Portuguese W:O:A metal battle on the 21st (Day #0). The band bill was also [...]

May 6, 2016 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2016

Report: MORBID SPRING FEST @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: MORBID SPRING FEST @ RCA Club, Lisbon

First time of Stone The Crow Productions at RCA, and the name of the event was Morbid Spring Fest, counting on the billing with 4 very interest Portuguese bands, some of the best by now in the underground scene. They got the crowd curious about this, so this is how it went. The crowd started [...]

April 19, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: MORBID SPRING FEST @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: MOITA METAL FEST 2016 – Day 2

Report: MOITA METAL FEST 2016 – Day 2

After a very successful evening, it was time for round two of Moita Metal Fest. A day filled with 12 bands of different styles ranging from hardcore to black metal, and a lot of beer and camaraderie. Day 2 The second day started off with Mindtaker, a young group that is starting to be the [...]

April 13, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports 1

Report: MOITA METAL FEST 2016 – Day 1

Report: MOITA METAL FEST 2016 – Day 1

This year’s edition of MOITA METAL FEST took place on the 1st and 2nd of April, at the usual venue Sociedade Filarmonica Estrela Moitense. It has presented us with an excellent billing of 18 bands, 6 on the first day and 12 on the second, which left their marks on the stage of a crowded [...]

April 10, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports 1

Report: XXXapada na Tromba, Freak n’Grind Fest @ RCA Club – Day 2

Report: XXXapada na Tromba, Freak n’Grind Fest @ RCA Club – Day 2

The second  day of party started with the Portuguese band Extreme Retaliation, now based in Braga, opened the afternoon with a nice gig. The drummer had a great performance, and the sound was very consistent as well. Condylomata Acuminata from Austria brought their party grind to the pit with band members coming of the stage [...]

January 29, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: XXXapada na Tromba, Freak n’Grind Fest @ RCA Club – Day 2

Report: XXXapada na Tromba, Freak N’Grind Fest @ RCA Club – Day 1

Report: XXXapada na Tromba, Freak N’Grind Fest @ RCA Club – Day 1

Just like last time, the RCA Club in Lisboa was the grinders stage for the second edition of the Xxxapada na Tromba. A festival organized with total devotion by Sérgio Páscoa and Carlos Guerra, to name a few, who put up an amazing event to promote the best in the grindcore scene, divided in 2 [...]

January 28, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: XXXapada na Tromba, Freak N’Grind Fest @ RCA Club – Day 1

Report: Raising Legends XMAS Special @ Hard Club

Report: Raising Legends XMAS Special @ Hard Club

The portuguese record label Raising Legends, has decided to celebrate Christmas with a special two-day event featuring some of their bands, that took place in Porto, at the venue Hard Club. Day 1 The first day was dedicated to rock oriented sounds with the participation of the bands Projecto Sem Nome, Sacapelástica, The Fines and Blame [...]

January 10, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Raising Legends XMAS Special @ Hard Club

Report: Mosher Fest 2015

Report: Mosher Fest 2015

Just like the clothing brand, the Mosher Fest sees it’s 2nd year of existence. Organized by the Mosher Clothing™ founder Rui Alexandre (also known for his guitar work in the Thrash squad Terror Empire), this year the fest took place in the Cascata Club. Cascata used to be known as Le Son, a venue dedicated [...]

November 23, 2015 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Mosher Fest 2015

Report: OMG Fest 2015

Report: OMG Fest 2015

The Estudantino café, a venue known in the Metal underground for hosting a high number of concerts received the 2nd edition of the OMG Fest. An independent festival organized by Omega Som, an entity focused on featuring some of the best bands that the Portuguese underground hides within its ranks, but without losing its interest [...]

October 30, 2015 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: OMG Fest 2015