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Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

We’re just a week away from one of Portugal’s most exciting year-end extreme music fests, Under The Doom. A celebration that started 6 years ago and that immediately generated a steady pilgrimage to both RCA Club and the LAV (Lisboa Ao Vivo) showroom with good reason: fixtures like Samael, Lacuna Coil, Ahab, Saturnus, Forgotten Tomb, [...]

November 27, 2018 João Correia Previews 0

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Kasper Pasinski

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Kasper Pasinski

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 29, 2017 Kasper Pasinski Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Kasper Pasinski

Katla. stream single “Hyldýpi” and album details

Katla. stream single “Hyldýpi” and album details

“Móðurástin” will be out on October 27th via Prophecy Productions. Icelandic act Katla. is named in tribute to one of Iceland’s greatest active volcanos, Katla. The project features ex-Sólstafir drummer Guðmundur Óli Pálmason and Einar Eldur Thorberg Guðmundsson (Fortíð, Potentiam) who is a singer/multi-instrumentalist. In the meantime, the band announced that their debut album “Móðurástin” is finished and [...]

August 18, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Katla. stream single “Hyldýpi” and album details

SÓLSTAFIR release video for “Midaftann”

SÓLSTAFIR release video for “Midaftann”

Islandic group SÓLSTAFIR have a new video for their track “Midaftann”, which can be seen bellow. This song is part of their most recent record, “Ótta”, released last year, via Season Of Mist. [...]

December 16, 2015 Rita Limede News Comments Off on SÓLSTAFIR release video for “Midaftann”

Ex-SÓLSTAFIR drummer releases statement about his departure

Ex-SÓLSTAFIR drummer releases statement about his departure

Guðmundur Óli Pálmason, now ex-drummer of Iceland’s icons Sólstafir has released a public statement about his departure from the band. You can read it below and keep up with any updates at this location. Statement about my forced absence from Sólstafir “When I woke up on the morning of 20. January and looked at my [...]

June 3, 2015 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Ex-SÓLSTAFIR drummer releases statement about his departure

Report: Sólstafir + Esben&tW + Obsidian Kingdom @ Hard Club

Report: Sólstafir + Esben&tW + Obsidian Kingdom @ Hard Club

Porto’s well known Hard Club, received the most recent Sólstafir tour. Accompanied by Indie Rock group Esben and the Witch and extreme Progressive Metal band Obsidian Kingdom, we were assured to experience some pretty intense moments. Originally from Spain, OBSIDIAN KINGDOM came onstage first, started their show in front of a not so full room, [...]

December 5, 2014 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Sólstafir + Esben&tW + Obsidian Kingdom @ Hard Club

HELLFEST 2014: EMPEROR, DEATH & more bands confirmed!

HELLFEST 2014: EMPEROR, DEATH & more bands confirmed!

The mythical french metal fest, Hellfest Open Air will happen on the 20, 21 and 22nd of June 2014. The following bands have been announced so far: Emperor; Trivium; Death (Death to all tour); Watain; Carcass, Hatebreed; Iced Earth; 1349; Annihilator; Behemoth; Brutality Will Prevail; Conan; Crowbar; Dagoba; Dordeduh; Downfall of Gaia; Downset; Dozer; Equilibrium; [...]

September 19, 2013 Rita Limede News Comments Off on HELLFEST 2014: EMPEROR, DEATH & more bands confirmed!