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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 20 and 21 of October, in Hard Club (Porto) and RCA Club (Lisbon) respectively. Norwegian prog metal band Madder Mortem will be the opening act, and (Porto concert only) Portuguese Heavenwood will also play. Schedule: Open Doors: 20h Heavenwood: 21h Madder Mortem: [...]

October 6, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Soen @ Hard Club & RCA Club

Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017

Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017

After an absence of eleven years from playing concerts in Portugal, hailing from Finland, the so-called love metal pioneers HIM, are back to Portugal. This unique show will take place at Hard Club, Porto, on next June 17th. For sure it will be a special and emotional concert, but sadly, the last one, as the band has recently [...]

May 22, 2017 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017

Report: Gojira + Equaleft @ Hard Club

Report: Gojira + Equaleft @ Hard Club

Check out our report of the awesome Gojira show that took place at Hard Club, Porto, last July 7th. Opening band: Equaleft Special thanks: Prime Artists [...]

July 11, 2016 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Gojira + Equaleft @ Hard Club

Report: Ghost + Dead Soul @ Hard Club

Report: Ghost + Dead Soul @ Hard Club

The past weekend saw the debut show of one of the most groundbreaking bands that emerged in the recent past: Ghost. Hate them or love them, the fact is that they have settled their presence in the nowadays music scene by releasing excellent quality albums, filled with catchy songs and charming melodies that you can’t [...]

December 2, 2015 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Ghost + Dead Soul @ Hard Club

SWALLOW THE SUN to play two dates in Portugal

SWALLOW THE SUN to play two dates in Portugal

The finnish group SWALLOW THE SUN is set to play two shows in Portugal, on the 2nd of December, in Lisbon – RCA Club, and on the 3rd, in Porto – Hard Club. The band will be accompanied by fellow finnish group Wolfheart and the italian progressive metal band Adimiron. SWALLOW THE SUN haven’t played [...]

November 30, 2015 Rita Limede News Comments Off on SWALLOW THE SUN to play two dates in Portugal

Report: Epica + Dragonforce + Dagoba @ Hard Club

Report: Epica + Dragonforce + Dagoba @ Hard Club

Sunday isn’t anyone’s favorite day to attend a concert, but it’s a disadvantage of tours, you have to be flexible… The first band was DAGOBA, a french groovy band in charge of starting the hostilities. Apparently not very known to the Portuguese audience, a conclusion taken based on both the amount of people and reaction [...]

December 17, 2014 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Epica + Dragonforce + Dagoba @ Hard Club

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

GODFLESH back in Portugal

GODFLESH back in Portugal

British industrial metal masters Godflesh are coming for a two night performance, first at old Ritz Club – Lisbon (23/05) and then at Hard Club – Porto (24/05). Justin Broadrick e G.C. Green are back after having headlined Amplifest first edition, and now also, for the first time in Lisbon. No one saw this coming. [...]

March 13, 2013 Lucifer News Comments Off on GODFLESH back in Portugal

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 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

Report: Epica + Stream Of Passion + Xandria @ Hard Club

Report: Epica + Stream Of Passion + Xandria @ Hard Club

Porto, April 22nd, Sunday… Not the best day for a metal show, but if you are a true fan, the day of the week doesn’t really matter. With a tolerable weather and after dining the traditional Francesinha (a must-eat in Porto), it was time to run off to the new Hard Club and enjoy an [...]

April 27, 2012 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Epica + Stream Of Passion + Xandria @ Hard Club