Author Archives: Pieni

About Pieni

A metalhead who loves photography and her friends.

COMBO F @ Kurt Weill Jam Session, 2016/01/27

I’ve known Susana Brochado for ages and always considered her one of the best bass players – both male and female – in our underground. Such admiration was born way before we’ve become close, so it’s not influenced by our solid friendship. … Continue reading

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Revisited: PITCH BLACK @ Thrashmania IV, 2007/10/13

Got a ride with my godfather to Corroios to see PITCH BLACK opening for ONSLAUGHT in this mini-fest called Thrashmania (4th edition already). The other bands on the bill were DEATHLAND and HEADSTONE (nowadays HEAD:STONED). SWITCHTENSE-Hugo was helping PITCH BLACK … Continue reading

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W.A.S.P.’s “Golgotha”

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. Over the 33 years of W.A.S.P.’s existence, mastermind Blackie Lawless has managed to forge a very characteristic sound – although his unique voice is quite the trademark already. Sure, he often cheats, by recycling some riffs … Continue reading

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TÓ PICA’s “Is This The Best You Can Do?”

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. Tó Pica is such a veteran Portuguese guitar player that I’m surprised it took him so long to come up with a solo album. But then again, his involvement with other artists/bands is so extensive … Continue reading

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2015: gold, silver and bronze medals

After so many months of delayed posts, didn’t think I’d be able to line up the “medal winners” by the end of the year, but here they are. 2015 in numbers: 109 performances, 34 events, 11 cities, 4 countries. This … Continue reading

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BRING ME THE HORIZON’s “That’s The Spirit”

I’ve never been into BRING ME THE HORIZON. No particular reason – it simply didn’t agree with me. But then everybody was ranting about how “That’s The Spirit” sounded different that I decided to check out that difference. Now it’s … Continue reading

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EQUALEFT @ Raising Legends Xmas Special, 2015/12/19

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Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. It wasn’t Marcos last show with EQUALEFT but it was Veggy’s. We told you about the guitarist’s departure (read article here) but since he had come to visit family and friends for Christmas, he took … Continue reading

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