Saturday 25th May 2019,
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Previews

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2019

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2019

Another year in which the Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig will take place between 07th – 10th June 2019. This year, until now, 160 bands have been confirmed, some with special concerts that promise to please fans of alternative and gothic music: White Lies, Cradle of Filth, Still Corners, Tangerine Dream, The Soft Moon, Tamaryn, [...]

May 13, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews 0

Preview: Marduk @ Portugal

Preview: Marduk @ Portugal

Swedish Black metal veterans Marduk have scheduled their return to Portugal for this upcoming May 3rd & 4th. On Friday the 3th, RCA Club in Lisbon will host the first hostile night. The next day (4th), the band will perform at Hard Club, Porto. Supporting this are Valkyrja, Attic and Survival is Suicide. Marduk are [...]

April 29, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews 0

Preview: Metallica @ Estádio do Restelo

Preview: Metallica @ Estádio do Restelo

After having visited the Altice Arena in February last year, legendary Metallica resume the World Wired Tour in May. The date in Portugal at the Restelo Stadium on May 1 is the first show. The tour ends on August 25th at the Palastzelt Maimarktgelände in Mannheim, Germany. Special guests Ghost and Bokassa will be the [...]

April 24, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Metallica @ Estádio do Restelo

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

Preview: Orphaned Land @ Portugal

Preview: Orphaned Land @ Portugal

The middle eastern band Orphaned Land is going to return to Portugal for two shows. They are currently promoting their most recent – and critically acclaimed – record “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”. The two shows of the band in Portuguese soil will take place on the 17th and 18th of April – in Porto [...]

April 15, 2019 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Orphaned Land @ Portugal

Copenhell closes the lineup for 2019

Copenhell closes the lineup for 2019

After kicking-off the announcements with the strong confirmations of Tool and Slipknot as headliners, Copenhell has presented their final lineup for this year’s edition. Copenhell is considered the true metal holiday in Denmark. On top of the earlier presented bands Copenhell team managed to book additional names presenting mixture of music styles to please different taste [...]

April 2, 2019 Kasper Pasinski Previews Comments Off on Copenhell closes the lineup for 2019

Preview: Heart Sound Festival 2019

Preview: Heart Sound Festival 2019

What nicer thing can happen in the prog music scene than one of the best active prog bands supporting a society doing good in the fight against leukemia? This is going to happen on April 6, 2019 near Paris/France, when LEPROUS are going to perform a once-in-a-lifetime special gig for Heart Sound festival. The festival [...]

April 2, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Heart Sound Festival 2019

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2019

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2019

Moita Metal Fest returns for its 16th edition on the 5th and 6th of April. The festival will take place at Largo do Pavilhão Municipal de Exposições, in Moita – Setúbal. Moita Metal Fest started back in 2004 and soon became a reference for the Portuguese underground scene. Now, currently on their 16th edition, they [...]

March 27, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2019

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Swedish prog rock act Soen will return to Portugal to play live at 30 and 31 of March, at Hard Club (Porto) and RCA Club (Lisbon) respectively. Danish progressive metalcore Ghost Iris and Finnish prog rock band Wheel will be the opening acts. Tickets and schedule: 21:00 – Open doors 21:30 – Concerts beginning 23:00 [...]

March 26, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Preview: Prognosis Festival 2019

Preview: Prognosis Festival 2019

There are a lot of good prog festivals lately, and Eindhoven seems to be a stronghold of prog metal, organizing one of the most thrilling events in a long time: Prognosis Festival! The organizers have invited none less than Devin Townsend himself to play an exclusive solo set, as well as the US no. 1 [...]

March 14, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Prognosis Festival 2019

Preview: Copenhell 2019 (10th edition)

Preview: Copenhell 2019 (10th edition)

Copenhell is making Copenhagen loud for the 10th time! Since 2010 Copenhell has been bringing the biggest metal music names to the capital of Denmark. To celebrate the 10th edition of one of the biggest heavy music festivals in Scandinavia you should reserve the dates 19th till 22nd of June 2019. The event is organized [...]

January 27, 2019 Kasper Pasinski Previews Comments Off on Preview: Copenhell 2019 (10th edition)

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

We’re just a week away from one of Portugal’s most exciting year-end extreme music fests, Under The Doom. A celebration that started 6 years ago and that immediately generated a steady pilgrimage to both RCA Club and the LAV (Lisboa Ao Vivo) showroom with good reason: fixtures like Samael, Lacuna Coil, Ahab, Saturnus, Forgotten Tomb, [...]

November 27, 2018 João Correia Previews Comments Off on Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

Preview: A Perfect Circle @ Forum, Copenhagen

Preview: A Perfect Circle @ Forum, Copenhagen

A Perfect Circle is on tour again! On the 12th of December 2018 thanks to Beatbox Entertainment they will visit one of the Copenhagen’s biggest venues, Forum. In April 2018 A Perfect Circle has released a long await album, since their last release was in 2004. “Eat the Elephant” was a great success, landing high in the [...]

November 19, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Previews Comments Off on Preview: A Perfect Circle @ Forum, Copenhagen

Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

On the next November 15th, Canadian tech-death metal pillars Beyond Creation will return to Portugal! One of the freshest and most modern acts in the recent years, Beyond Creation have released 3 very solid full-length albums: “The Aura” (2011), “Earthborn Evolution” (2014) and the most recent “Algorythm” (2018), showing a strong career path. The band [...]

November 7, 2018 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club