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Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

The Norwegians Leprous have been a growing phenomenon for many years, sustained by their excellent music, electrifying concerts and a friendly attitude. They have also long been considered one of the most important flag-bearers of the progressive aspect of metal in fusion with rock. Extremely productive since the release of their debut album “Tall Poppy [...]

March 5, 2020 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

After much anticipation, the Leprous tour showcasing the album “Pitfalls” will make its way to Portugal, brought to you by Free Music Events! On February 28th and March 1st, the Hard Club in Oporto and Lisboa Ao Vivo will, respectively, witness all the genius brought to the stage on a memorable night. Before Leprous, the [...]

February 26, 2020 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

Leprous announce live shows in Portugal in 2020

Leprous announce live shows in Portugal in 2020

Progressive pillars Leprous have been confirmed to return to Portugal in 2020. Free Music Events has announced that the Norwegians will return in February for a double date: 28 February 2020 // Porto – Hard Club (Sala 1) 01 March 2020 // Lisboa – LAV – Lisboa ao Vivo Tickets will be available for sale [...]

December 16, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Leprous announce live shows in Portugal in 2020

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 Comments Off on Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

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

Preview: Orphaned Land @ Portugal

Preview: Orphaned Land @ Portugal

The middle eastern band Orphaned Land is going to return to Portugal for two shows. They are currently promoting their most recent – and critically acclaimed – record “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”. The two shows of the band in Portuguese soil will take place on the 17th and 18th of April – in Porto [...]

April 15, 2019 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Orphaned Land @ Portugal

Report: SepticFlesh + Krisiun + Diabolical + Xaon @ Hard Club

Report: SepticFlesh + Krisiun + Diabolical + Xaon @ Hard Club

In the cool Oporto night of the 15th of March, the fires of an unholy communion were lit at Hard Club, as another extravaganza of amazing metal bands – SepticFlesh, Krisiun, Diabolical and Xaon – stormed the stage for the delight of their Lusitanian crowd. The first act was Xaon, a melodic death metal band [...]

April 8, 2019 Ricardo Pereira Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: SepticFlesh + Krisiun + Diabolical + Xaon @ Hard Club

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Swedish prog rock act Soen will return to Portugal to play live at 30 and 31 of March, at Hard Club (Porto) and RCA Club (Lisbon) respectively. Danish progressive metalcore Ghost Iris and Finnish prog rock band Wheel will be the opening acts. Tickets and schedule: 21:00 – Open doors 21:30 – Concerts beginning 23:00 [...]

March 26, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

On the next November 15th, Canadian tech-death metal pillars Beyond Creation will return to Portugal! One of the freshest and most modern acts in the recent years, Beyond Creation have released 3 very solid full-length albums: “The Aura” (2011), “Earthborn Evolution” (2014) and the most recent “Algorythm” (2018), showing a strong career path. The band [...]

November 7, 2018 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

One of the most influential bands in the progressive metal scene is without a doubt, Canadian Voivod. During their 35th Anniversary tour they finally made it to the city of Porto for an unforgettable gig. Supporting Voivod came Nightrage, a melodic death metal group originally from Greece, but is now located in Sweden. With a [...]

October 17, 2018 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

The landscape of black metal is morphing into something else entirely. As it happens with all artistic movements and their respective subdivisions, experimentation as a statement of healthy aversion to the status quo has proved itself to be inevitable in inducing the magic of conceptual and artistic evolution. Both Batushka and Gaerea are fine examples [...]

September 28, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

Preview: Batushka – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

Preview: Batushka  – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

All things, good and bad, inevitably meet their demise. As such, Batushka will storm Europe this autumn with the purpose of bringing the End Of Litourgiya to the faithless masses one last time. This tour, presents itself as the end of the promotion cycle for Litourgiya (2015). This is the band’s extremely successful debut record, [...]

September 9, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Batushka – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

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

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club & RCA Club

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club & RCA Club

Swedish prog rock act Soen will return to Portugal to play live at 20 and 21 of October, in Hard Club (Porto) and RCA Club (Lisbon) respectively. Norwegian prog metal band Madder Mortem will be the opening act, and (Porto concert only) Portuguese Heavenwood will also play. Schedule: Open Doors: 20h Heavenwood: 21h Madder Mortem: [...]

October 6, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Soen @ Hard Club & RCA Club