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Interview: LEPROUS

Interview: LEPROUS

We’ve been reporting about Leprous for many years, so you should know them already. The outstanding Norwegian prog band is currently on tour after releasing their successful new album “Pitfalls”, setting new standards with their live shows. We took guitarist TorO aside in Frankfurt to ask how things are going. TBP: So, how is the [...]

November 18, 2019 Uta Arnold Interviews 0

Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt

Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt

This tour contains an interesting line-up because the opening band PORT NOIR has a solid fan base that they brought along to the gigs, even though they were “just support act”. A wide range of people who came for Port Noir had never seen Leprous live and vice versa. The chances were good that both [...]

November 12, 2019 Uta Arnold Concerts, Reports 0

Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

An unsuspected and common rainy day, like so many in the autumnal season, would give place to a night to remember in Porto. It was around 6:30 PM and there was already a line forming at the entrance of the Hard Club venue. There could be distinguished at least three different languages, as some faithful [...]

November 11, 2019 Joana Oliveira Concerts, Reports 0

Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

After much anticipation, Moonspell’s tour showcasing the album “1755” will make its way to the Lusitanian stages next month! With two dates scheduled for the 4th of November @ Hard Club (Porto) and the 5th of November @ Cineteatro Capitólio (Lisbon), fans will have the chance to see the Portuguese band accompanied by the Hellenic [...]

October 19, 2019 Joana Oliveira Previews Comments Off on Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

Godiva announce special Halloween show

Godiva announce special Halloween show

Godiva announce EXCLUSIVE concert in the special Halloween night at Hard Rock Cafe Porto. After an unprecedented concert at Vagos Metal Fest where accompanied by an orchestra of about 50 musicians on stage, Godiva now announce a more intimate performance after an invitation by Hard Rock Café of Porto for a special Halloween night where [...]

October 6, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Godiva announce special Halloween show

Korn and Bring Me The Horizon confirmed for VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2020

Korn and Bring Me The Horizon confirmed for VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2020

After having confirmed the desired return to Portuguese stages of SYSTEM OF A DOWN, headliners of the first day of the 2020 edition, at the VOA – HEAVY ROCK FESTIVAL, Prime Artists now announces the performance of KORN on the same day and BRING ME THE HORIZON, headliners on the second and last day. One [...]

October 2, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Korn and Bring Me The Horizon confirmed for VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2020

Laurus Nobilis Fest announce Lacuna Coil, Venom Inc, Hate, Gaerea & Moonshade

Laurus Nobilis Fest announce Lacuna Coil, Venom Inc, Hate, Gaerea & Moonshade

Laurus Nobilis will take place at V. N. de Famalicão on July 23rd~25th of 2020. Italian gothic metal icons Lacuna Coil have been confirmed for 2020 edition of Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão. Also confirmed are Venom Inc., Polish death metal machine Hate, Portuguese veiled entities Gaerea and melodic death metal Moonshade, also from Portugal. Ticket [...]

October 2, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Laurus Nobilis Fest announce Lacuna Coil, Venom Inc, Hate, Gaerea & Moonshade

Black Bone Nation Enters Studio!

Black Bone Nation Enters Studio!

BLACK BONE NATION frontman Zakk Styles has revealed in a new interview that the band is currently in the studio recording what is presumably the band’s long-awaited follow-up to 2018’s self-titled “Black Bone Nation” EP album, aptly titled “Born To Rock”. He stated that the band has written close to 13 new songs for its [...]

September 30, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Black Bone Nation Enters Studio!

Report: Mgla + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

Report: Mgla + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

The fierce winds that Lisbon faced during the day didn’t affect the excitement and expectation that followers and fans of MGLA had to see the most recent cult brought by their new album “Age Of Excuse”. Judging by the amount of headbangers standing outside the venue, if the concert wasn’t sold out the day before, [...]

September 26, 2019 Ricardo Branco Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Mgla + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

System Of A Down confirmed for VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2020

System Of A Down confirmed for VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2020

System Of  A Down are returning to the stages and the organizers of the VOA Heavy Rock fest have confirmed that the Armenian-American band will return to Portugal in 2020 as headliner. According to Blitz magazine, special Early-bird tickets costing €70.00 will be on sale this friday September the 20th, starting at 10AM exclusively in [...]

September 19, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on System Of A Down confirmed for VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2020

PIST shared single and details of their new album “Hailz”

PIST shared single and details of their new album “Hailz”

Pist will release a new album ‘Hailz’ on the 8th of November through APF Records (Mastiff, Battalions, BongCauldron, Desert Storm). Lancashire based quartet follow their recent Spring UK tour alongside Orange Goblin with 7 tracks that see them taking a step away from the stoner-doom label they were tagged with.  Vocalist David Rowlands explains, “Myself and John (guitarist) had loads of ideas [...]

September 16, 2019 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on PIST shared single and details of their new album “Hailz”

Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

On the next Tuesday, September 10th, black metal fans will have the opportunity to see Mgła live. The mysterious band shared their new album on social platforms a couple of days ago. Logically, there is a big probability that some of the songs that compose it will be included in the line-up for this concert. [...]

September 7, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

Roadburn Festival announce curators and first confirmations

Roadburn Festival announce curators and first confirmations

The organizers of the Roadburn Festival have issued their first confirmations, you can read the press release below. For the first time, Roadburn Festival will have two separate curators. CURATOR: EMMA RUTH RUNDLE Emma has left such a mark on the festival, and the wider musical landscape over the past few years; we’re honoured to [...]

September 4, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Roadburn Festival announce curators and first confirmations

Coilguns announce European tour, new album in October

Coilguns announce European tour, new album in October

COILGUNS have announced their third full-length album, Watchwinders, as well as accompanying tour dates through Europe in support of the release. Watchwinders will be released via Hummus Records (founded by guitarist Jona Nido) on October 25. Pre-orders are available HERE. Watchwinders was written and recorded during one intense month-long session, with the results being an [...]

September 3, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Coilguns announce European tour, new album in October