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About Pieni

A metalhead who loves photography and her friends.

20 years of HEAVENWOOD’s “Diva” @ Hard Club, 2016/12/30

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Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. HEAVENWOOD’s debut album “Diva” was released on the 27th of August in 1996. I won’t say it feels like yesterday but it certainly doesn’t feel like 20 years ago either. “They went by quickly”, to … Continue reading

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LA CHANSON NOIRE @ Hard Club, 2016/12/30

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. Carlos Monteiro, a.k.a. Charles Sangnoir, and his one-man project LA CHANSON NOIRE was invited to open up the night. I was surprised with the choice, but then again, after seeing thrashcore and prog-rock acts playing with … Continue reading

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MORE THAN A THOUSAND Farewell Show @ Time Out Market, 2016/12/10

After all I made it to Lisbon, to MORE THAN A THOUSAND’s very last show. I had seen three gigs of this farewell tour, but the “swan song” is always special. And it was in every way – not only … Continue reading

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DARK TRANQUILLITY’s “Atoma”

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. I’m all pro-change and moving forward in a different direction, but when a band manages to keep doing the same and still sound awesome, said band gets kudos from me. So congrats, DARK TRANQUILLITY, you’ve … Continue reading

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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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