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Dark Tranquillity founding guitarist Niklas Sundin quits the band

Dark Tranquillity founding guitarist Niklas Sundin quits the band

Photo credit: Ton Dekkers Niklas Sundin, founding guitarist of melodic death metal veterans Dark Tranquillity has taken the band’s facebook page to announce his definitive departure from the band. You can read Niklas’ statement below: Hi, As some of you know, I’ve had a break from playing with D.T. since 2016 in order to focus [...]

March 22, 2020 Filipe Gomes News 0

Destroyers Of All premiere “The Dead Valley” lyric video

Destroyers Of All premiere “The Dead Valley” lyric video

Portuguese progressive death thrashers Destroyers Of All have just released a new lyric video. This time for the song “The Dead Valley”. You can watch it below. Extracted from the band’s latest release “The Vile Manifesto” released in 2019 via Mosher Records. Previously the band released a lyric video for the song “False Idols”, you [...]

March 14, 2020 Filipe Gomes News 0

Terror Empire release a brand new single “Hunt The Traitor”

Terror Empire release a brand new single “Hunt The Traitor”

Back in January, Portuguese thrashers Terror Empire released a new single entitled “Snake Nest”. Now, the band is back with “Hunt the Traitor”, the second new single after the band’s “Obscurity Rising” (2017) album. Both songs were recorded at Golden Jack studios, in Coimbra, Portugal. You can also revisit “Snake Nest” here. [...]

March 14, 2020 Filipe Gomes News 0

Kyterion release new lyric video for “Dolenti Ne La Ghiaccia”

Kyterion release new lyric video for “Dolenti Ne La Ghiaccia”

Check out the Kyterion’s official lyric video for the song “Dolenti Ne La Ghiaccia”, extracted from the album “Inferno II”. Focused on the first canticle of the eternal poem ‘The Divine Comedy’ by Dante Alighieri and featuring lyrics in XIII century’s Italian Vernacular language. The song “Dolenti Ne La Ghiaccia” deals with the ninth circle [...]

March 14, 2020 Filipe Gomes News 0

Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

The Norwegians Leprous have been a growing phenomenon for many years, sustained by their excellent music, electrifying concerts and a friendly attitude. They have also long been considered one of the most important flag-bearers of the progressive aspect of metal in fusion with rock. Extremely productive since the release of their debut album “Tall Poppy [...]

March 5, 2020 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports 0

Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

After much anticipation, the Leprous tour showcasing the album “Pitfalls” will make its way to Portugal, brought to you by Free Music Events! On February 28th and March 1st, the Hard Club in Oporto and Lisboa Ao Vivo will, respectively, witness all the genius brought to the stage on a memorable night. Before Leprous, the [...]

February 26, 2020 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

Carcass reveal that a new album will be coming in August

Carcass reveal that a new album will be coming in August

Brittish legends Carcass have mysteriously revealed that their new album will be out on August 7th 2020. Leaving no other information, we should expect an update soon. Last December, Carcass released their first new song since 2013, “Under the Scalpel Blade”, you can check it below, in case you missed it. [...]

February 24, 2020 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Carcass reveal that a new album will be coming in August

Dawn Of Solace release new music video “Hiding”

Dawn Of Solace release new music video “Hiding”

It’s been 14 long years until Wolfheart / Before the Dawn mastermind Tuomas Saukkonen returns with his hotly anticipated, sophomore solo-album under the flag of DAWN OF SOLACE. January 24th 2020 saw the Death and Gothic Doom Metal icon release his brand new album, “Waves”, on Noble Demon. “Waves” will be taking the listener on [...]

January 28, 2020 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Dawn Of Solace release new music video “Hiding”

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Dir En Grey kicked off their 2020 European last Saturday the 25th in Russia. The ever-evolving Japanese 5-piece return to Europe just 15 months after their last show in the Old Continent, for a total of 10 shows across six countries. Dir En Grey’s last European tour was a complicated affair. Kicking off a few [...]

January 28, 2020 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Beneath My Sins release new video “Your Muse”

Beneath My Sins release new video “Your Muse”

Beneath My Sins Release New Single And Video ‘Your Muse’, Feat. Niklas Müller And Fabio D’Amore! French Female-fronted Symphonic Metallers Beneath My Sins have released the first single and official video for ‘Your Muse’, Feat. Niklas Müller on growls and Fabio D’Amore on bass. The single taken from their new album “I Decide” coming out [...]

January 27, 2020 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Beneath My Sins release new video “Your Muse”

Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

Last January 11th, the oldest metal festival in Portugal took place once again the town of Mangualde. Organized by Rocha Produções, this festival is an authentic annual tradition, propelled by the great comradeship within the metal community as well as its taste for bringing bands that have never set foot in Portugal before or haven’t [...]

January 23, 2020 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

Colosso unleash new single “Pestilence”

Colosso unleash new single “Pestilence”

Portuguese death metal heavyweight Colosso has unleashed a brand new single. Entitled “Pestilence”, it’s the opening track of the band’s upcoming EP “Apocalypse”, scheduled for release on February 14th, via Transcending Obscurity. About a month ago, the band revealed the first single “War”. Catch it below if you missed it. Once again, Colosso shapeshifts its [...]

January 15, 2020 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Colosso unleash new single “Pestilence”

Lethvm premiere music video “Ananké” and stream new album

Lethvm premiere music video “Ananké” and stream new album

As announced a few weeks ago and about two years after the release of their debut full-length record ‘This Fall Shall Cease’, doom/post-hardcore/sludge mammoths Lethvm just released their new album called ‘Acedia’ and out now for LP, tape & Digital through Dunk!records, Denses Record & I For Us Records. The band also shared an official music video illustrating the song “Ananké”, which [...]

January 14, 2020 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Lethvm premiere music video “Ananké” and stream new album

SWR Barroselas Metalfest announces Revenge, Terrorizer, Anvil & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest announces Revenge, Terrorizer, Anvil & more

The legends of extreme metal REVENGE head this second wave of confirmations for the Minho festival SWR Barroselas Metalfest, but besides the Canadians there are 14 other names added to the poster. Also worth mentioning is the confirmation of the presence of the unavoidable grindcore TERRORIZER and the classics of heavy metal ANVIL. Two decades, [...]

January 13, 2020 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest announces Revenge, Terrorizer, Anvil & more