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Preview: Testament + Annihilator + Death Angel @ Madrid

Preview: Testament + Annihilator + Death Angel @ Madrid

One of the best Thrash nights of all time is coming. The Testament, Annihilator and Death Angel trio will meet in Madrid on December 4th for an unique and exclusive date that promises to be memorable. With a career spanning over three decades, Californian Testament led by Chuck Billy return to Madrid a year later [...]

November 1, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Testament + Annihilator + Death Angel @ Madrid

Preview: Omnium Gatherum + Skálmöld + Stam1na

Preview: Omnium Gatherum + Skálmöld + Stam1na

Portugal will host the “Arctic Circle Alliance – Chapter One” tour on November 2nd & 3rd featuring 3 fantastic Scandinavian bands: Omnium Gatherum, Skálmöld and Stam1na. Finnish Omnium Gatherum return to play their melodic death metal and present their 2016 “Gray Heavens” album. Icelandic Skálmöld will join in, coming back with their latest work “Vögguvísur Yggdrasils” also released [...]

October 31, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Omnium Gatherum + Skálmöld + Stam1na

Preview: Helloween, Pumpkins United World Tour

Preview: Helloween, Pumpkins United World Tour

What is coming can be considered a dream come true for all fans of Helloween. The much sought after meeting of the founders of German melodic speed metal is a reality. Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen join Helloween for a tour bringing together the band’s legendary original lineup. Michael Weikath, Michael Kiske, Kai Hansen and [...]

October 30, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Helloween, Pumpkins United World Tour

Interview: Crisix

Interview: Crisix

Crisix is a thrash metal band from Barcelona, Spain, who has stepped on stages like SWR XIII Barroselas metal Fest 2010 (Portugal), Wacken Open Air 2009 and 2010 (Germany). Crisix are (from left to right): Busi (Guitars) ; Javi Carrión (Drums);  Julián Baz (Vocals); (Bass) ; Albert Requena (Guitar) ; Julián Baz (Bass) TBP – Hey [...]

August 29, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Interviews Comments Off on Interview: Crisix

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

The month of August comes to an end with another brutal event in Portugal: ADM Metal Fest. All preparations in the village of Andam, in the parish of Porto de Mós, are now finalised to receive the first edition of  the ADM Metal Fest. #Day 1 Opening this festival we will have TRI-REX, a Portuguese cover [...]

August 10, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: ADM Metal Fest

Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Leyendas Del Rock will take place at Villena, Spain from August 9th to 12th. In the second week of August the village of Villena will host the twelfth edition of the Leyendas del Rock festival, which has 70 bands in the billing, spread over 4 days and several stages. Schedules are available below. Day #0 [...]

August 8, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Leyendas del Rock 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

Interview: STRIKER

Interview: STRIKER

Striker is a speed metal band from Edmonton, Canada who recently played in Lisbon with Triosphere and Sonata Arctica. The Black Planet Zine had the amazing opportunity to interview the guitarist Tim and get to know a little bit more about this smashing band. TBP – Hey Tim, first of all we appreciate that you [...]

June 2, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Interviews Comments Off on Interview: STRIKER

Leyendas del Rock announce acoustic shows

Leyendas del Rock announce acoustic shows

Already known are the bands that fill the center of Villhena with melody and good mood. Leyendas del Rock announced acoustic shows. The honors of the acoustic concerts in Villena Square will be for the Asturian band  Avalanch represented by Albert Rionda (guitar leads and back vocals) and Israel Ramos (vocals) and the ex-White Lion [...]

May 30, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon News Comments Off on Leyendas del Rock announce acoustic shows

ADM Metal Fest announce final line-up

ADM Metal Fest announce final line-up

The small village Andam located in parish Porto de Mós will host a new festival of extreme music, the ADM Metal Fest. This location is just a mere 30 km from the beaches of Nazaré, so it becomes an excellent place for visiting for those who want to catch some waves of the sea and [...]

May 11, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon News Comments Off on ADM Metal Fest announce final line-up

Leyendas del Rock announce new details

Leyendas del Rock announce new details

The complete Leyendas del Rock lineup and the distribution of the performances of each band for which day have now been announced! The organizers have also unveiled that they’ll hold the Welcome Party for just a symbolic price. However, you will have to wait for the end of June to know the schedules for each day of [...]

April 25, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon News Comments Off on Leyendas del Rock announce new details

Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

On the first weekend of March, Évora hosted for the sixth time the heavy music festival inserted in the youth month commemorations by the city hall of  Évora. This event was supported by the “Associação Jovem Cultural e Artistica de Évora”. With rain and some hail, the festival was held in a pavilion assembled near [...]

April 4, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

Last Tuesday, March 7th, Lisbon hosted a great Power metal show: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere. It took place in the new venue Lisboa ao Vivo. Around 300 people welcomed the three bands. Each one of them with their own style while sharing something in common: their passion and devotion. A detail which made [...]

March 21, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade

Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade

The first Galena of 2017 was dressed in black and with a veil of nostalgia. Eterna Saudade started the evening with its environmental rock combined with dark folk influences sound, creating a cosy romantic ambience in the venue. Sadly, the audience remained apathetic, even with the dancer Cris Aysel complementing the band’s show with her [...]

March 19, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade