Author Archives: Pieni

About Pieni

A metalhead who loves photography and her friends.

2016: gold, silver and bronze medals

Still have a few 2016 articles to post, but they’re not relevant for the “medal awarding” one, so there’s no reason to postpone it anymore – and what better date to it than my birthday? As usual, let’s start with … Continue reading

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SISTER’s “Stand Up, Forward, March!”

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. SISTER’s debut “Hated” is a sleaze punk treat. Then for their sophomore “Disguised Vultures” they went heavier and wilder. And now with “Stand Up, Forward, March!”, they stood somewhere in-between, glamming up the sleaze and … Continue reading

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XX years of MOONSPELL’s “Irreligious” @ Multiusos de Guimarães, 2016/12/02

MOONSPELL isn’t one of my favorite bands but I like them pretty much.“Wolfheart” was a constant play back in high-school and then “Irreligious” truly left a mark . But that was it. Afterwards only random songs – not full albums – … Continue reading

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Jomsviking European Tour @ Coliseu do Porto, 2016/11/10

Vikings AMON AMARTH dropped by my hometown to promote their latest release and that was reason enough to buy a ticket – even if I didn’t pay much attention to said album; nothing personal, just not exactly my favorite cup … Continue reading

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TESTAMENT’s “Brotherhood Of The Snake”

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. Formed in 1983 as LEGACY, TESTAMENT were forced to change their name – the usual there’s-already-a-band-with-that-name thing – and that change happened three years later. So even if their whole history is a bit older, TESTAMENT turn … Continue reading

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DUMB HOLE’s “Bravest Of The Galaxy”

Originally posted in The Independent Voice, but with the wrong rating – should be 4,5 instead of 3,5  If you don’t know what a dumb hole is, you’ll probably think this is a fun name for a band; but if you … Continue reading

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TARANTULA @ Porto Best Of, 2016/10/19

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. TARANTULA is one of the biggest names in our heavy metal history so even though they haven’t been playing much and their latest record dates from 2010, it made sense to have them headlining this event. … Continue reading

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