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AMPLIFEST release festival timetables

AMPLIFEST release festival timetables

The organizers of Amplifest have published the schedules for the festival, you can check them below, click for bigger picture:   [...]

September 2, 2015 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on AMPLIFEST release festival timetables

AMPLIFEST: Running order revealed

AMPLIFEST: Running order revealed

Exactly one month before the first riff is played and the first frame is screened, Amplifest announced the complete running order for this year Porto’s dark arts festival. And it couldn’t start better with YOB opening the hostilities on Saturday, at Hard Club’s main Stage. Even if the option between PALLBEARER OR PHARMAKON will not [...]

September 5, 2014 Lucifer News Comments Off on AMPLIFEST: Running order revealed

URFAUST close Amplifest band bill

URFAUST close Amplifest band bill

Dutch ritual atmospheric black metalers URFAUST are the last band confirmed for this year edition of Amplifest. The duo returns to the North of Portugal after their debut last year in SWR Barroselas. Be ready for an intense ritual, created by hypnotic and minimalist riffs, and monastery shouts. Urfaust join Ben Frost and headliners Cult [...]

July 14, 2014 Lucifer News Comments Off on URFAUST close Amplifest band bill

AMPLIFEST’s band bill is taking shape

AMPLIFEST’s band bill is taking shape

The 2014 edition of Oporto’s alternative festival AMPLIFEST is taking shape, already with 11 bands confirmed. From the last five aditions to the band bill, we find harsh sonorities coming from Germany, with drone doomsters BLACK SHAPE OF NEXUS, as well as Celeste’s Danish incarnation HEXIS, carrying their demolishing 2014 effort “Abalam”. Like before, the [...]

July 9, 2014 Lucifer News Comments Off on AMPLIFEST’s band bill is taking shape

AMPLIFEST 2014: Wolvserpent, Swans, Yob already confirmed

AMPLIFEST 2014: Wolvserpent, Swans, Yob already confirmed

The Portuguese festival AMPLIFEST as started the construction of the band bill, already confirming a quite significant list of names. With psychadelic post rock veterans SWANS as headlinners, their stoner compatriots YOB, doomsters PALLBEARER, dark drone project WOLVSERPENT and WOOVENHAND rockers will continue the North American quota. Last but not the least, PHARMAKON project will [...]

May 19, 2014 Lucifer News Comments Off on AMPLIFEST 2014: Wolvserpent, Swans, Yob already confirmed

Report: AMPLIFEST 2013

Report: AMPLIFEST 2013

Back in Porto to another dark, ritualistic experience at AMPLIFEST. Having again Hard Club as the perfect venue, the northern organization chose this time to add a third stage, at the bar “Mercedes”, at Ribeira, about 400 m from the main venue. Day #1 Again in a sunny weekend, the festival overture had Swiss ZATOKREV [...]

December 22, 2013 Lucifer Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: AMPLIFEST 2013

AMPLIFEST 2013 – More bands confirmed

AMPLIFEST 2013 – More bands confirmed

Porto’s alternative music and art festival AMPLIFEST has announced some more new bands to perform in this year edition. North American post black metalers DEAFHEAVEN, Swiss doomsters ZATOKREV, dark ambient project FROM THE BOGS OF AUGHISKA, sludgers GALVANO, YEAR OF NO LIGHT and DOWNFALL OF GAIA and noise performers ALUK TODOLO were recently added to the [...]

July 20, 2013 Lucifer News Comments Off on AMPLIFEST 2013 – More bands confirmed

AMPLIFEST 2013: Russian Circles in!

AMPLIFEST 2013: Russian Circles in!

As we approach Autumn, the wish for more darker ambients takes shape, and that’s were Amplifest organizers come with this year’s first confirmed bands. North American instrumental sludge band RUSSIAN CIRCLES, alternative song writer CHELSEA WOLFE and UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS dirty rockers. The event will take place the 19th and 20 October, in [...]

July 13, 2013 Lucifer News Comments Off on AMPLIFEST 2013: Russian Circles in!

Report: Amplifest 2012

Report: Amplifest 2012

Amplifest returned in 2012 for the third edition, putting Porto again as the Portuguese capital of dark alternative arts. Even if you think at this event as a “post intelectual” festival, Amplifest 2012 was much more than that. First of all because Hard Club is probably the best Portuguese venue for the moment; In second [...]

January 19, 2013 Lucifer Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Amplifest 2012

AMPLIFEST final line up

AMPLIFEST final line up

One month before the event starts, Amplifest organization announced the final line up for this year’s edition. About new bands, portuguese doomsters Process of Guilt and Black Bombaim and american Oxbow avant-garde duo are the new major attractions. Barn Owl is set to perform the only gig of Friday at Cinema Passos Manuel, and late [...]

September 30, 2012 Lucifer News Comments Off on AMPLIFEST final line up

AMPLIFEST 2012: first bands revealed

AMPLIFEST 2012: first bands revealed

Canadian dark post rockers masters GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR are set to headline this year’s edition of AMPLIFEST. Among the first names announced are also the Belgian doomsters AMENRA, dark jazzers BOHREN & DER CLUB OF GORE, italian new sludge masters UFOMAMMUT, folk psychadelic rockers SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE and heavy space rockers WHITE HILLS. [...]

July 28, 2012 Lucifer News Comments Off on AMPLIFEST 2012: first bands revealed