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Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2019

Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2019

Being around for more than two decades of existence, the SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST became more than an obligatory stopping point for all fans of heavy metal and its more extreme subgenres. This year’s edition, which runs from April 26 to 28, promises, as usual, to gather a legion of headbangers from all around the world [...]

April 23, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2019

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2019

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2019

Moita Metal Fest returns for its 16th edition on the 5th and 6th of April. The festival will take place at Largo do Pavilhão Municipal de Exposições, in Moita – Setúbal. Moita Metal Fest started back in 2004 and soon became a reference for the Portuguese underground scene. Now, currently on their 16th edition, they [...]

March 27, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2019

2017: The Staff’s Choices – José Serodio

2017: The Staff’s Choices – José Serodio

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 31, 2017 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – José Serodio

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

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. To start, these are [...]

December 23, 2017 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

The month of August comes to an end with another brutal event in Portugal: ADM Metal Fest. All preparations in the village of Andam, in the parish of Porto de Mós, are now finalised to receive the first edition of  the ADM Metal Fest. #Day 1 Opening this festival we will have TRI-REX, a Portuguese cover [...]

August 10, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: ADM Metal Fest

Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

We had a nice chat with Portuguese Oldschool Death Metal band Cape Torment. TBP – Hi how are you? Thanks for taking the time to talk with us. For those who don’t know you yet, can you brief us about the people who are part of Cape Torment? CT – Hi. First, thank you for [...]

July 16, 2017 Filipe Gomes Interviews Comments Off on Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

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

ADM Metal Fest announce final line-up

ADM Metal Fest announce final line-up

The small village Andam located in parish Porto de Mós will host a new festival of extreme music, the ADM Metal Fest. This location is just a mere 30 km from the beaches of Nazaré, so it becomes an excellent place for visiting for those who want to catch some waves of the sea and [...]

May 11, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon News Comments Off on ADM Metal Fest announce final line-up

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

Grog present “Savagery” from new album “Ablutionary Rituals”

Grog present “Savagery” from new album “Ablutionary Rituals”

The countdown has begun for the new grind work from GROG to see the light of day. Grog is dropping their upcoming nuke very soon. In the mean time, after “Cardiaxe” has been shown here’s the second advanced song for “Ablutionary Rituals”. Ladies and gents hold your breath to this “Savagery”. “Ablutionary Rituals” is scheduled to [...]

March 14, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Grog present “Savagery” from new album “Ablutionary Rituals”

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

Interview: GROG – 25 years of Grind

Interview: GROG – 25 years of Grind

[Note]: This is the extended version of the interview given by Pedro Pedra, the frontman of Grog originaly published in the booklet for XXXAPADA Fest. Portuguese grind veterans Grog return to XXXAPADA after last year’s amazing gig in the fest. This is a special year for them, in which they celebrate their 25th birthday as [...]

January 27, 2016 Rita Limede Interviews Comments Off on Interview: GROG – 25 years of Grind

DI.SOUL.VED announces debut album

DI.SOUL.VED announces debut album

DI.SOUL.VED is new portuguese super group, and have announced the release of their debut record, “Confessions From The Soul – Volume 1”, which it is set to come out somewhere during the month of November, via Murder Records/ Helldprod productions. The first single, “Dark Balance”, is available on soundcloud and on youtube. The DI.SOUL.VED line-up [...]

September 4, 2015 Rita Limede News Comments Off on DI.SOUL.VED announces debut album

Report: Moita Metal Fest Day #2

Report: Moita Metal Fest Day #2

Day 2 The second day had its kick start with BORDERLANDS, a young metalcore group. The room was still half empty, but that didn’t stop them to give their best.  Next up was ANALEPSY. The group never disappoints when playing live, and their unique style of slam/brutal death metal caused the first chaotic moshpit of [...]

April 24, 2015 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Moita Metal Fest Day #2