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Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Yet another year has elapsed, heralding the forthcoming iteration of the esteemed Wave Gotik Treffen. This year’s instalment commemorates the event’s 31st edition. Scheduled to transpire from the 17th to the 20th of May, it is poised to stand as an exemplary gathering. Presently, a roster of 164 bands has been confirmed, with the potential [...]

April 7, 2024 João Osório Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024 confirm Diva Destruction and more bands

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024 confirm Diva Destruction and more bands

Just over a month before the next Wave Gotik Treffen takes place, new band confirmations continue to emerge for the 2024 edition. The organizers of the Wave Gotik Treffen announced the confirmation of the bands Diva Destruction (USA) – an exclusive European-Show celebrating 20 years, A Projection (S), Terence Fixmer (F), Kellermensch (DK), Vive La [...]

April 7, 2024 João Osório News Comments Off on Wave Gotik Treffen 2024 confirm Diva Destruction and more bands

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024: Bands and other news!

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024: Bands and other news!

The 31st Wave-Gotik Meeting in Leipzig is set to transpire from May 17th to May 20th, 2024. This renowned event, held during the Pentecost weekend, offers a diverse array of activities including concerts, readings, lectures, films, classical performances, sightseeing, and parties throughout the city, traditionally draped in black attire. Expecting around 20,000 attendees, it serves [...]

February 22, 2024 João Osório News Comments Off on Wave Gotik Treffen 2024: Bands and other news!

TOP 20 – 2018: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

TOP 20 – 2018: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

It’s that time of the year again! Since 2018 is coming to an end really soon, it’s about time for our staff to publish their lists regarding the best albums for the year. Like the years before, the amount of quality releases was immense, so it’s not always an easy choice, and eventually some releases [...]

January 9, 2019 João Osório Tops Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2018: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

TOP 20 – 2018: The staff’s choices – Ricardo Pereira

TOP 20 – 2018: The staff’s choices – Ricardo Pereira

With the year of 2018 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 2018. Here are the choices [...]

December 28, 2018 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2018: The staff’s choices – Ricardo Pereira

TOP 20 – 2018: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

TOP 20 – 2018: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

It’s that time of the year again! Since 2018 is coming to an end really soon, it’s about time for our staff to publish their lists regarding the best albums for the year. Like the years before, the amount of quality releases was immense, so it’s not always an easy choice, and eventually some releases [...]

December 23, 2018 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2018: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto

On the Autumn Equinox eve, the mighty Primordial brought us an unforgettable night of great music. Almost twenty years have passed since they played in Portugal for the first time, and their connection with the country keeps on growing. This was one of the two shows in Portugal, both of them warm up events for this [...]

September 27, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto

Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

This year, the honors of Under the Doom’s Warm up Session will be made by Primordial, and after all this time, one feels that the band is starting to be a part of the family (which is not a bad thing at all). This time, they’re here to promote their new full-length “Exile amongst the [...]

September 5, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

Primordial releases new video “To Hell Or The Hangman”

Primordial releases new video “To Hell Or The Hangman”

New album “Exile Amongst The Ruins” out March 30th via Metal Blade Records. Irish Pagan Metal veterans Primordial have now released a new video “To Hell or the Hangman”. This is the 2nd single out of the new album “Exile Amongst The Ruins”. It is scheduled to be released on March 30th through Metal Blade Records. You can [...]

February 21, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Primordial releases new video “To Hell Or The Hangman”

Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

Once again, the town of Vagos hosted the anual Vagos Metal Fest, which already became a Meca for metalheads in Portugal. Three days of good concerts, a lot of beer and meeting friends in a relaxed place. Day #1 Tales For The Unspoken received the responsibility of opening the first day of concerts. The band [...]

September 3, 2017 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2017

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2017

Once again the small town of Vagos becomes a real “Metal Meca” to most metalheads in Portugal. The festival takes takes place at Quinta do Ega, Vagos, Aveiro that has been upgraded along the years. Repeating the 3 day format, the festival starts on August 11th and stretches until Sunday the 13th. This special festival [...]

August 7, 2017 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2017

Vagos Metal Fest announces Soulfly and final bill

Vagos Metal Fest announces Soulfly and final bill

Soulfly is the last headliner announced by the organizers of Vagos Metal Fest. Max Cavalera & co will join Arch Enemy, Hammerfall, Wintersun, Korpiklaani, Powerwolf, Rhapsody Reunion, Therion, Primordial, Whitechapel, Batushka, Metal Church, Chelsea Grin, Havok, Gorguts, Hills Have Eyes, Gama Bomb, Cough, Grunt, And Then She Came, Tales For The Unspoken, Miss Lava, Brutality Will Prevail, [...]

March 9, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Vagos Metal Fest announces Soulfly and final bill

Preview: TUSKA Open Air 2016

Preview: TUSKA Open Air 2016

Not everyone is familiar with this fact, but absolutely worth mentioning: Tuska 20th anniversary happens in 2017 and to celebrate the occasion the organisers announced that a book, with the attempted title ”Tuska 20-vuotta”, will be written by the rock journalist Jone Nikula (involved in the festival organization since its origins). Tuska Festival book will be [...]

June 20, 2016 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: TUSKA Open Air 2016

UNDER THE DOOM FESTIVAL – First bands announced

UNDER THE DOOM FESTIVAL – First bands announced

The Festival UNDER THE DOOM, has announced its first bands and details. The fest will take place on the 12th and 13th of February 2016, at RCA Club in Lisbon. Primordial and Esoteric, are the first names on the billing, and will play at the event on the 12th and the 13th respectively. The first [...]

August 20, 2015 Rita Limede News Comments Off on UNDER THE DOOM FESTIVAL – First bands announced