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Brutal Assault announce Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh & many more

Brutal Assault announce Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh & many more

Brutal Assault will take place at in Fortress Josefov in August 7 ~ 10, 2019. Czech Republic’s iconic metal festival Brutal Assault has issued another number of confirmations. Dimmu Borgir and Godflesh are among the highlighted bands, but there are many more. Read the statement below: Let’s open this mega update with black metal stormblast! [...]

December 17, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Brutal Assault announce Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh & many more

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Kasper Pasinski

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Kasper Pasinski

With the year of 2017 coming to an end, it is time to choose the best releases of the year. Like in previous years, we will be publishing our staff’s choices daily as well as a final Top 20 for the zine of the best albums that were released in 2017. Here are the choices [...]

December 29, 2017 Kasper Pasinski Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Kasper Pasinski

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

Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Be Prog! My Friend 2017 will happen at Poble Espanyol, Barcelona, Spain on the 30th of June and 1st of July. Moving to the 4th edition, Be Prog! My Friend stands firmly by its name. The festival brings the best of the progressive music in metal and rock. Two days listening to the finest progressive [...]

June 12, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Cardhouse release new single ”Ink”

Cardhouse release new single ”Ink”

Cardhouse released a new single called ”Ink” along with a video. Cardhouse is the solo project of the portuguese multi-instrumentalist and producer Daniel Cardoso (most known for being the keyboardist of Anathema). ”Ink” is one of the songs to be part of the projects debut album called ”City Blur”. The album has no date yet [...]

April 18, 2017 Zé Serôdio News Comments Off on Cardhouse release new single ”Ink”

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

Preview: VOA Fest 2016

Preview: VOA Fest 2016

It’s that time of the year, festival season, and one of the biggest metal festivals in Portugal is back, for its 8 consecutive year, although it comes with a different name and location. The event previously known as Vagos Open Air, moved to Quinta da Marialva in Corroios, and change its name to VOA Fest. [...]

July 25, 2016 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: VOA Fest 2016

VOA Fest – First Names and location change

VOA Fest – First Names and location change

The festival previously known as Vagos Open Air is back, and with a few changes. First of all, the festival has changed its name to VOA Fest, and contrary to their previous editions, this year will take place on Corroios at Quinta da Marialva, on the 5th and 6th of August. The organization, Prime Artists, [...]

January 15, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest – First Names and location change

ANATHEMA announce Daniel Cardoso as permanent member

ANATHEMA announce Daniel Cardoso as permanent member

Anathema have announced that touring member Daniel Cardoso has joined the band full-time. The keyboardist will bring his additional talents as a producer and drummer into the fold, with mainman Daniel Cavanagh sure the results will create the “strongest incarnation” of the band. Cavanagh commented: “Anathema is delighted and proud to announce that Daniel Cardoso [...]

November 8, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on ANATHEMA announce Daniel Cardoso as permanent member