Author Archives: Pieni

About Pieni

A metalhead who loves photography and her friends.

TREPID ELUCIDATION @ D.R.A.C., 2017/03/25

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Technical death metal is far and further away from my cup of tea, but I recognize talent when I see it. And these kids in TREPID ELUCIDATION exhale it. Their debut album “Upcoming Reality” had been release a month prior … Continue reading

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BLAME ZEUS’ “Theory Of Perception” release party @ Hard Club, 2017/03/04

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Third is the charm and the third band on stage was the most anticipated one. As a reviewer, I had the honor of listening to “Theory Of Perception” in advance, but to the majority of the crowd this was the … Continue reading

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PROJECTO SEM NOME @ Hard Club, 2017/03/04

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PROJECTO SEM NOME had better lights – except on bassist Eugénio – but then again, drummer Rui, who’s also a photographer, may have given some instructions to the tech. He even teased me a bit prior to the show, mentioning … Continue reading

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NETHERGOD @ Hard Club, 2017/03/04

NETHERGOD is the Phoenix born out of IN SOLITUDE ashes – and named after the latter’s last record, released 13 years ago already. It seems that the existence of the Swedish band with the same name influenced this change – … Continue reading

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HILLS HAVE EYES + GRANKAPO + BORDERLANDS @ Hard Club, 2017/02/17

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Three prominent bands from the Lisbon Metropolitan Area headed out to Porto to play a gig, just like that. No tour, no new album to promote, no anniversary to celebrate… just good ol’ ‘core to spice up a Friday night. BORDERLANDS … Continue reading

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IN FLAMES’ “Battles”

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music.  When “Siren Charms” was released a couple of years ago, I complained about “its lack of ability to embrace my senses and leave a positive remark” (review here). Well I’m happy to say that ability has … Continue reading

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RCA’s “2811” release party @ Metalpoint, 2017/02/11

I’ve known RCA for quite a while – saw them at this exact same venue 5 years ago (read about it here) – but I confess my jaw dropped a little when singer/bassist Sérgio said they’d been around for 17 years. They’ve … Continue reading

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