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Akheth released debut single ”The Asylum”

Akheth released debut single ”The Asylum”

Akheth released their debut single ”The Asylum”. Akheth is an internacional progressive symphonic metal project with members from various countries. The band was funded in 2016 by mexican-american born musician & songwriter Roberto Sunga, after recorded a demo song with canadian-iranian born artist and singer Mahafsoun in 2015. Dutch drummer Jeroen Simons (ex-Epica, Cassiopeia,…) joined [...]

February 22, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Akheth released debut single ”The Asylum”

Preview: Epica + Vuur + Myrath @ Portugal

Preview: Epica + Vuur + Myrath @ Portugal

After a very convincing performance at VOA 2017 past August, Epica will be returning to Portugal before the end of the year. This time, the band comes to perform as headlining act on a double date, where the legion of followers will be able to see Simone Simons and Co more closely, on the stages [...]

November 7, 2017 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Epica + Vuur + Myrath @ Portugal

Epica unveil “behind the music” #1 trailer

Epica unveil “behind the music” #1 trailer

The EP release is due for September 1st, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. Recently, Epica announced their long-awaited EP, “The Solace System”. This record will include six brand-new songs, which were written and recorded during the process of their latest album “The Holographic Principle”, which came out in late 2016 and charted worldwide. To give you [...]

August 16, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Epica unveil “behind the music” #1 trailer

Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Leyendas Del Rock will take place at Villena, Spain from August 9th to 12th. In the second week of August the village of Villena will host the twelfth edition of the Leyendas del Rock festival, which has 70 bands in the billing, spread over 4 days and several stages. Schedules are available below. Day #0 [...]

August 8, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

VOA Fest closes band billing for 2017 with Carcass and Venom

VOA Fest closes band billing for 2017 with Carcass and Venom

VOA – Heavy Rock Festival will once again return to the Quinta de Marialva Urban Park, in Corroios. The event will take place on August 4, 5 and 6, and the 2017 edition has its billing closed with the adding of Carcass and Venom to the poster. Both bands will join the previously announced names [...]

June 16, 2017 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest closes band billing for 2017 with Carcass and Venom

VOA Fest announces eleven bands and 2nd stage

VOA Fest announces eleven bands and 2nd stage

VOA – Heavy Rock Festival will once again return to the Quinta de Marialva Urban Park, in Corroios. The event will take place on August 4, 5 and 6, and the 2017 edition has several new features in their billing. Among the main events in VOA Fest, for the first time and to enjoy the [...]

May 10, 2017 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest announces eleven bands and 2nd stage

Leyendas del Rock billing closed

Leyendas del Rock billing closed

Leyendas del Rock announced the last bands that will take part of this year’s edition. Megadeth led by the legendary Dave Mustaine and part of the American “Big Four”; the oldschool thrashers Overkill known mainly for their technique and high speed; Magnum known worldwide for the 1985 album “On a Storyteller’s Night. And finally,the amazing [...]

March 3, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon News Comments Off on Leyendas del Rock billing closed

VOA Fest announces new names

VOA Fest announces new names

VOA Heavy Rock Festival has added 5 bands to their billing of this year’s edition. Finnish cello metal Apocalyptica (who are celebrating 20 years of ”Plays Metallica by Four Cellos”), Dutch symphonic metal Epica (who are promoting their latest release ( The Holographic Principle), American mathcore band The Dillinger Escape Plan (who are giving their farewell tour), [...]

March 1, 2017 Zé Serôdio News Comments Off on VOA Fest announces new names

EPICA premieres new video

EPICA premieres new video

EPICA is a Symphonic/Power Metal band from the Netherlands. The band was initially formed by Mark Jansen after his departure from After Forever in 2002. Although they started to work already in 2002 (under the name  Sahara Dust), it was  in 2003 they decided to adopt the current band name. As common in many band, some changes in the band members occurred along the [...]

August 2, 2016 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on EPICA premieres new video

Report: Epica + Dragonforce + Dagoba @ Hard Club

Report: Epica + Dragonforce + Dagoba @ Hard Club

Sunday isn’t anyone’s favorite day to attend a concert, but it’s a disadvantage of tours, you have to be flexible… The first band was DAGOBA, a french groovy band in charge of starting the hostilities. Apparently not very known to the Portuguese audience, a conclusion taken based on both the amount of people and reaction [...]

December 17, 2014 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Epica + Dragonforce + Dagoba @ Hard Club

VAGOS Open Air will have an extra day

VAGOS Open Air will have an extra day

The organizers of the Vagos Open Air festival has announced that this year’s edition will have a 3rd day of concerts. There will be a pricing update, but all the people who buy tickets until April 23rd will be able to see 3 days for the price of 2. Vagos Open Air 2014 will take [...]

April 21, 2014 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on VAGOS Open Air will have an extra day

VAGOS Open Air confirm BEHEMOTH and more…

VAGOS Open Air confirm BEHEMOTH and more…

This year’s edition of the well-known Vagos Open Air festival is almost taking it’s final shape. The organizers have recently announced Behemoth and Quartet Of Woah as new additions to the roster. Other bands previously revealed include: Kreator, Opeth, The Haunted, Annihilator, Soilwork, Epica, Sylosis, Angelus Apatrida, Gates Of Hell, Kandia, Requiem Laus and Murk. Vagos Open [...]

April 10, 2014 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on VAGOS Open Air confirm BEHEMOTH and more…

New EPICA video has been published

New EPICA video has been published

The first videoclip from the new Epica album “Requiem for the Indifferent” has been published last week, and you can view it below. Also don’t miss our live report of their show that took place in Porto, Portugal, last April 22nd. Soon to be published. “Requiem For The Indifferent” 01. Karma 02. Monopoly on Truth [...]

May 4, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on New EPICA video has been published

Report: Epica + Stream Of Passion + Xandria @ Hard Club

Report: Epica + Stream Of Passion + Xandria @ Hard Club

Porto, April 22nd, Sunday… Not the best day for a metal show, but if you are a true fan, the day of the week doesn’t really matter. With a tolerable weather and after dining the traditional Francesinha (a must-eat in Porto), it was time to run off to the new Hard Club and enjoy an [...]

April 27, 2012 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Epica + Stream Of Passion + Xandria @ Hard Club