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VOA Fest

Preview: VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2019

Preview: VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2019

VOA Fest is back and is celebrating 10 years! After one year of hiatus, one of the most important heavy festivals in Portugal will be returning with a colossal band roster on July 4th – 5th. Day #1 Featuring a 2-day format once again, on the first day (July 4) all the maggots will get [...]

June 18, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2019

Terror Empire reveal new song Times of War

Terror Empire reveal new song Times of War

Portuguese thrashers Terror Empire have just released a new song off the upcoming record “Obscurity Rising”. The new Terror Empire album is set to be released on July 14th via Mosher Records, and the preorders are now live at www.mosherrecords.com. This is the first record since “The Empire Strikes Black”, edited back in 2015. Recorded [...]

June 21, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Terror Empire reveal new song Times of War

VOA Fest closes band billing for 2017 with Carcass and Venom

VOA Fest closes band billing for 2017 with Carcass and Venom

VOA – Heavy Rock Festival will once again return to the Quinta de Marialva Urban Park, in Corroios. The event will take place on August 4, 5 and 6, and the 2017 edition has its billing closed with the adding of Carcass and Venom to the poster. Both bands will join the previously announced names [...]

June 16, 2017 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest closes band billing for 2017 with Carcass and Venom

Preview: Mastodon @ Meo Arena, Lisbon

Preview: Mastodon @ Meo Arena, Lisbon

Sala Tejo of Meo Arena, in Lisbon. Ticket’s cost is 28€ and can be purchased at Worten, Fnac, El Corte Inglês, Unkind, Blueticket and Masqueticket (Spain) It’s been five years since the American band Mastodon don’t play in Portugal. Between that time, the quartet from Atlanta, Georgia have released two new albums, 2014’s ”Once More ‘Round [...]

June 8, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Mastodon @ Meo Arena, Lisbon

Terror Empire release new album Obscurity Rising in July

Terror Empire release new album Obscurity Rising in July

Portuguese thrashers Terror Empire will release their new album ”Obscurity Rising” on July 14th through Mosher Records. ”Obscurity Rising” was recorded at Golden Jack Studios (studios of Terror Empire‘s drummer João Dourado). About the album the band says: “Songs range from Terror Empire’s modern sounding thrash metal to skin-pounding brutal death metal, however, this doesn’t stop [...]

June 1, 2017 Zé Serôdio News Comments Off on Terror Empire release new album Obscurity Rising in July

VOA Fest announces eleven bands and 2nd stage

VOA Fest announces eleven bands and 2nd stage

VOA – Heavy Rock Festival will once again return to the Quinta de Marialva Urban Park, in Corroios. The event will take place on August 4, 5 and 6, and the 2017 edition has several new features in their billing. Among the main events in VOA Fest, for the first time and to enjoy the [...]

May 10, 2017 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest announces eleven bands and 2nd stage

VOA Fest announces new names

VOA Fest announces new names

VOA Heavy Rock Festival has added 5 bands to their billing of this year’s edition. Finnish cello metal Apocalyptica (who are celebrating 20 years of ”Plays Metallica by Four Cellos”), Dutch symphonic metal Epica (who are promoting their latest release ( The Holographic Principle), American mathcore band The Dillinger Escape Plan (who are giving their farewell tour), [...]

March 1, 2017 Zé Serôdio News Comments Off on VOA Fest announces new names

Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

VOA Fest returned under a new name and venue, the chosen place was Quinta da Marialva in Corroios. At first this change was heavily criticized by many Portuguese fans, however, given the flux of people in there we might say all was forgotten and a chance was given to this reborn festival on its new [...]

August 18, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports 1

Opeth premiers new track “Sorceress”

Opeth premiers new track “Sorceress”

OPETH, the Swedish progressive death masters premiered the title track, “Sorceress”. This is the first single of their upcoming 12th record, that premiered on the radio yesterday, and its lyric video was presented via rollingstone.com today. The upcoming album entitled “Sorceress” is set to be released on the 30th of September via Moderbolaget Records, an [...]

August 1, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on Opeth premiers new track “Sorceress”

Preview: VOA Fest 2016

Preview: VOA Fest 2016

It’s that time of the year, festival season, and one of the biggest metal festivals in Portugal is back, for its 8 consecutive year, although it comes with a different name and location. The event previously known as Vagos Open Air, moved to Quinta da Marialva in Corroios, and change its name to VOA Fest. [...]

July 25, 2016 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: VOA Fest 2016

VOA Fest closes band billing for this year edition

VOA Fest closes band billing for this year edition

After having revealed its location and name change earlier this year, VOA Fest has closed its band billing for this year’s edition. The newly confirmed groups Equaleft, Abbath, Schammasch, Admiron and Soldier. These will join the previously announced bands Anthrax, Opeth, Kreator, Anathema, Katatonia, Mantar and Dark Oath. The event will take place in Corroios [...]

April 13, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest closes band billing for this year edition

VOA Fest – First Names and location change

VOA Fest – First Names and location change

The festival previously known as Vagos Open Air is back, and with a few changes. First of all, the festival has changed its name to VOA Fest, and contrary to their previous editions, this year will take place on Corroios at Quinta da Marialva, on the 5th and 6th of August. The organization, Prime Artists, [...]

January 15, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest – First Names and location change