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SWR Barroselas Metalfest

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Autopsy

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Autopsy

SWR Barroselas Metalfest, one of the oldest, most respected festivals dedicated to extreme sonorities in the old continent, will return to Vila de Barroselas, Viana do Castelo, Portugal on April 29th until May 2nd 2020. The organizers have announced oldschool death metal act Autopsy as their first confirmation! The official Facebook event is already online: [...]

August 6, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Autopsy

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

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Saint Vitus, Craft, Arkhon Infaustus & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Saint Vitus, Craft, Arkhon Infaustus & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest, one of the oldest, most respected festivals dedicated to extreme sonorities in the old continent, will return to Vila de Barroselas, Viana do Castelo, Portugal on April 26, 27 and 28, 2019. After the first batch of confirmations including Godlfesh, Benediction, The Black Dahlia Murder, Midnight, Venenum and more, the organizers have [...]

November 20, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Saint Vitus, Craft, Arkhon Infaustus & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Malignant Tumor & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Malignant Tumor & more

SWR is scheduled for 27-29 April 2018 at Barroselas, northwest Portugal. SWR Barroselas Metalfest is one of the oldest European festivals of extreme music and it returns for its 21st edition, in 2018. Cock and Ball Torture will be replaced by Malignant Tumour. The festival has announced another lot of band confirmations: MALIGNANT TUMOUR | Czech Republic [...]

March 1, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Malignant Tumor & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Exhorder & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Exhorder & more

SWR is scheduled for 27-29 April 2018 at Barroselas, northwest Portugal. SWR Barroselas Metalfest is one of the oldest European festivals of extreme music and it returns for its 21st edition, in 2018. The festival has announced another lot of band confirmations: Exhorder, Master’s Hammer, Church of Misery, Mortiis- Era 1, Agathocles, Mortuary Drape, SUMA, Obliteration, [...]

December 22, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Exhorder & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Suffocation and Carpathian Forest & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Suffocation and Carpathian Forest & more

SWR is scheduled for 27-29 April 2018 at Barroselas, northwest Portugal. SWR Barroselas Metalfest is one of the oldest European festivals of extreme music and it returns for its 21st edition, in 2018. The first round of announcements includes 15 selected names from a wide variety of styles: Suffocation, the leaders of american Death Metal; the [...]

November 16, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Suffocation and Carpathian Forest & more

Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

Norwegian Mayhem set foot on Portuguese soil in April early this year as headliners of the SWR Barroselas Metalfest. Six months later, they were back, but this time in a closed dedicated venue, not in a festival format. After a few minutes in line, we were able to witness the first concert: The Portuguese The [...]

November 4, 2017 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms MAYHEM, ABORTED and others…

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms MAYHEM, ABORTED and others…

SWR Barroselas Metalfest, one of the oldest european festivals focused entirely on extreme music, returns in 2017 for its 20th anniversary, scheduled for 28, 29 and 30 of April at the Village of Barroselas, northern Portugal. Confirmed so far are black metal legends Mayhem playing their magnum opus “De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas”, Belgium death metal [...]

October 13, 2016 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms MAYHEM, ABORTED and others…

Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2016

Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2016

The 19th edition of the SWR Barroselas Metalfest took place from the 22nd to 24th of April 2016. Once again the event featured the two main stages, a free stage outside called the SWR arena, which received the final of the Portuguese W:O:A metal battle on the 21st (Day #0). The band bill was also [...]

May 6, 2016 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2016

Preview: SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST XIX

Preview: SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST XIX

This year’s edition of SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST, the 19th edition of the fest, will take place from the 22nd to 24th of April. The event will have two main stages, a free stage outside, the SWR arena, that will receive the final of the Portuguese W:O:A metal battle on the 21st, and was curated by [...]

April 8, 2016 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST XIX

VAEE SOLIS announce new bassist

VAEE SOLIS announce new bassist

VAEE SOLIS, portuguese blacken doom metal act, have a new bass player. Joana Martins (Oniromant, ex-Ava Inferi and Mourning Lenore) was the woman chosen for the job. The band has also revealed that their working on a new record, “Hiraeth”, the follow-up from last year’s “Adversarial Light”. The live debut of this new formation will [...]

March 23, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VAEE SOLIS announce new bassist

SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST XIX – Band bill closed

SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST XIX – Band bill closed

The team behind SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST have closed the band billing for this year’s edition. They have joined forces with Helldprod, Signal Rex and Milhões de Fest to bring us the remaining 13 bands that will preform on the outside free stage SWR Arena. The bands chosen were Simbiose, Plus Ultra, Hey Colossus, Miss Lava, [...]

February 23, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST XIX – Band bill closed

SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST close band billing for the main stages

SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST close band billing for the main stages

SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST have closed the band billing for the two main stages for this year’s edition. The bands Taake, Severe Torture, Incantation, Possession, Nadra and Desalmado are the final additions to it. They’ve also revealed the name of the four finalists for the Wacken Metal Battle Portugal, that are Kapitalistas Podridão, Mindtaker, Monolyth and [...]

February 11, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST close band billing for the main stages

SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST adds Violator, Misþyrming and others to the billing for 2016

SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST adds Violator, Misþyrming and others to the billing for 2016

SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST has announced Violator, Monolord, Misþyrming, Dementia 13 and Infra to play in their next years edition of the festival. These bands join the billing where you can already find the following bands: MARDUK | Sweden | www.facebook.com/Mardukofficial ABORTED | Belgium | www.facebook.com/Abortedofficial GRAVE | Sweden | www.facebook.com/GraveOfficial DOOM | UK | www.facebook.com/doomcrustpunk [...]

December 15, 2015 Rita Limede News Comments Off on SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST adds Violator, Misþyrming and others to the billing for 2016