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Dream Theater at Porto Coliseu today

Dream Theater at Porto Coliseu today

DREAM THEATER “Images, Words and Beyond 25th Anniversary tour” will visit Portugal today (April 30) at the Porto Coliseu. Doors will open at 20h30 and show will start at 21h30. After the unwelcome «The Astonishing» album, and a missing spot in its promoting tour, the galactic team of rock and prog metal finally returns to Portugal. [...]

April 30, 2017 Vasco Baptista Previews Comments Off on Dream Theater at Porto Coliseu today

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

Preview: Blues Pills in Portugal

Preview: Blues Pills in Portugal

BLUES PILLS will be visiting Portugal on March 24th at Música ao Vivo Lisboa and March 25th at Hard Club (Porto) BLUES PILLS presents a mixture of blues and rock, characterised with retro fuzzing guitars and melodic female vocals. BLUES PILLS are currently one of the biggest sensations amongst the 60’s and 70’s revival bands. They [...]

March 9, 2017 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: Blues Pills in Portugal

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

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

Four years after Sonata Arctica first performed at the Vagos Open Air festival, the wolf-affine band returns to Portugal in its own name to present their last work “The Ninth Hour”. The album was released in October of 2016 by Nuclear Blast Records, whears we saw the band returning to their origins with melodic, slow and [...]

March 1, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Sonata Arctica + Triosphere + Striker @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

VOA Fest announces new names

VOA Fest announces new names

VOA Heavy Rock Festival has added 5 bands to their billing of this year’s edition. Finnish cello metal Apocalyptica (who are celebrating 20 years of ”Plays Metallica by Four Cellos”), Dutch symphonic metal Epica (who are promoting their latest release ( The Holographic Principle), American mathcore band The Dillinger Escape Plan (who are giving their farewell tour), [...]

March 1, 2017 Zé Serôdio News Comments Off on VOA Fest announces new names

Report: BEHEMOTH + SECRETS OF THE MOON + MGŁA @ Paradise Garage

Report: BEHEMOTH + SECRETS OF THE MOON + MGŁA @ Paradise Garage

After the huge successful show in 2014, Behemoth return for another concert as tour headliners. In the bag comes the critically acclaimed “The Satanist” album. Along came their compatriots MGŁA and the German band Secrets of the Moon, thereby filling the room at Paradise Garage. MGŁA – From the underground comes this formidable and fearful force, serving [...]

November 10, 2016 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: BEHEMOTH + SECRETS OF THE MOON + MGŁA @ Paradise Garage

Preview: TARJA “The Shadow Shows 2016” in Lisbon

Preview: TARJA “The Shadow Shows 2016” in Lisbon

The Finnish vocalist Tarja Turunen, is back with a new album untitled “The Shadow Self”, released on the 5th August,  from which she takes the command to an Euro tour of “The Shadow Shows 2016”. And for the joy of the Portuguese fans, Tarja will stop in Lisbon next 4th November at Aula Magna with [...]

November 1, 2016 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: TARJA “The Shadow Shows 2016” in Lisbon

Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

VOA Fest returned under a new name and venue, the chosen place was Quinta da Marialva in Corroios. At first this change was heavily criticized by many Portuguese fans, however, given the flux of people in there we might say all was forgotten and a chance was given to this reborn festival on its new [...]

August 18, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports 1

Preview: VOA Fest 2016

Preview: VOA Fest 2016

It’s that time of the year, festival season, and one of the biggest metal festivals in Portugal is back, for its 8 consecutive year, although it comes with a different name and location. The event previously known as Vagos Open Air, moved to Quinta da Marialva in Corroios, and change its name to VOA Fest. [...]

July 25, 2016 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: VOA Fest 2016

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

VOA Fest closes band billing for this year edition

VOA Fest closes band billing for this year edition

After having revealed its location and name change earlier this year, VOA Fest has closed its band billing for this year’s edition. The newly confirmed groups Equaleft, Abbath, Schammasch, Admiron and Soldier. These will join the previously announced bands Anthrax, Opeth, Kreator, Anathema, Katatonia, Mantar and Dark Oath. The event will take place in Corroios [...]

April 13, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest closes band billing for this year edition

VOA Fest – First Names and location change

VOA Fest – First Names and location change

The festival previously known as Vagos Open Air is back, and with a few changes. First of all, the festival has changed its name to VOA Fest, and contrary to their previous editions, this year will take place on Corroios at Quinta da Marialva, on the 5th and 6th of August. The organization, Prime Artists, [...]

January 15, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest – First Names and location change

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

Report: Gamma Ray + Serious Black + Neonfly @ Paradise Garage

Report: Gamma Ray + Serious Black + Neonfly @ Paradise Garage

Kai Hansen and his band Gamma Ray have finally returned to Portugal, 2 years after their gig on Vagos Open Air, to celebrate 25 years of loud and fast power metal, and with them came as opening acts Serious Black and Neonfly. Neonfly a young band dress to impress with their exotic costumes, brought with [...]

November 19, 2015 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Gamma Ray + Serious Black + Neonfly @ Paradise Garage