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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

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Once again, the month of August sees the return of one of the biggest Heavy Metal festivals in the country: the Vagos Metal Fest. The 2018 edition brought some news, such as the fact that it is now a 4-day festival, and the addition of one more stage (Stairway Stage). Having the responsibility and honor [...]

August 25, 2018 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

Vagos will happen in August 9th until 12th. Portuguese Vagos Metal fest have confirmed another set of bands for this year’s edition. Sonata Arctica Orphaned Land Ross The Boss Feed The Rhino Simbiose Dollar Llama Dark Embrace These bands join the previously confirmed acts: Cradle of Filth Moonspell Ensiferum Converge Sinister MasterPlan Carach Angren Bölzer [...]

February 6, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

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

Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Once again, RCA hosted a beastly Vagos Metal Fest warm-up last May 27 in Portugal. This time around, Amazing Events invited the Dutch death metal band Asphyx, which was supported by the Portuguese The Ominous Circle and Besta. Portuguese grindsters Besta took the stage in front of an almost empty room, something that didn’t compromise [...]

June 17, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Concerts Comments Off on Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Preview: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta – May 27th at RCA Lisboa

Preview: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta – May 27th at RCA Lisboa

Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta – May 27th at RCA Lisboa Asphyxia, masters of death metal with a touch of doom, created a genre that only they can perfectly perform. After 5 years they return to Portugal to bring the death hammer over Lisboa, along with their last high acclaimed album “Incoming Death”. [...]

May 9, 2017 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta – May 27th at RCA Lisboa

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

Report: Suidakra + Dark Oath + Vendetta FM @Stairway Club

Report: Suidakra + Dark Oath + Vendetta FM @Stairway Club

With an extensive career of over 23 years and 12 studio albums, Suidakra have prospered under the comand of Arkadius Antonik, and have returned to Portugal with their most recent work “Realms of Odoric”. The group, together with Dark Oath and Vendetta FM, performed at the Stairway Club in Cascais, for the first, of many, [...]

January 28, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Suidakra + Dark Oath + Vendetta FM @Stairway Club

Preview: Suidakra Warm Up Vagos Metal Fest

Preview: Suidakra Warm Up Vagos Metal Fest

Suidakra is a germanic melodic death band with influences of celtic mythology and one pionner band to mix death metal with folk. Later the release of Realms of Odoric in last year, Suidakra returns to Portugal for the first warm-up from Vagos Metal Fest 2017, and brings with them the spanish death metal band Vendetta [...]

January 14, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Suidakra Warm Up Vagos Metal Fest

DARK FUNERAL interview – Nailed to the cross (Video)

DARK FUNERAL interview – Nailed to the cross (Video)

During the Vagos Metal Fest 2016 we managed to get a hold of Dark Funeral’s Lord Ahriman for a chat. Special thanks to Dark Funeral and Vagos Metal Fest. [...]

November 30, 2016 Filipe Gomes Interviews Comments Off on DARK FUNERAL interview – Nailed to the cross (Video)