Author Archives: Pieni

About Pieni

A metalhead who loves photography and her friends.

Revisited: LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT @ Dead Hour Fest, 2007/11/10

Legendary goth/darkwave/industrial LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT were headlining this new fest (actually, I believe it was the only edition of it, but can’t tell for sure) and I couldn’t miss it. Of course I was still walking with the aid of … Continue reading

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Revisited: NILE @ Caos Emergente, 2008/09/13

13 years seems a lot longer nowadays – the lack of gigs caused by the pandemic make the ones we saw right before it feel like they happened a lifetime ago, let alone the ones we attended back in 2008… … Continue reading

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GODARK’s “Forward We March” release party (II) @ Metalpoint, 2021/07/17

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. Second round of GODARK‘s release party for “Forward We March” at Metalpoint. The first date was sold out and this second one followed suit – I believe who didn’t understand the reason for two … Continue reading

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PHASE TRANSITION @ Metalpoint, 2021/07/17

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. Still placing their bets on the diversity our underground has to offer, GODARK invited another band of a different genre than theirs – this time it was progressive metal, spiced up here and … Continue reading

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SEPULTURA’s “SepulQuarta”

Originally written for Valkyrian Music. The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to a new reality regarding live music, with online streaming of concerts and such. Still I’m having trouble considering “SepulQuarta” a live album, whether its tracks have been part of podcasts or … Continue reading

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GODARK’s “Forward We March” release party (I) @ Metalpoint, 2021/07/10

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Original Portuguese version on World of Metal. It was weird sitting at the wheel of my car and, for a brief moment, not recalling the way to Metalpoint (last time I’d driven there had been August 2019, to see MOONSHADE); but … Continue reading

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COSMIC WOLVES @ Metalpoint, 2021/07/10

Original Portuguese version on World of Metal. It was about five in the afternoon when COSMIC WOLVES created at Metalpoint an enthralling atmosphere, with their half-prog, half-experimental rock – some melodies bearing an oriental hint, even. Singer/guitarist António Mota was … Continue reading

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SOTZ”s “Popol Vuh” release party @ Hard Club, 2021/06/18

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. Released in November last year, the presentation gig of SOTZ’ debut full-length was just one more suffering at the hands of the pandemic. We’re still far from gathering the perfect conditions for a proper … Continue reading

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Revisited: BREAKING TODAY’s “It Dies Today” EP

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. He may be the bass player in a metalcore band, but Luís Silva is a punk rocker. And he plays guitar. And he sings! And so BREAKING TODAY was born. The single for the title-track was released three years … Continue reading

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LYFORDEATH @ Hard Club, 2021/06/18

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. I don’t exactly miss the delays on the so-called “underground shows” but I couldn’t help smiling at this whiff of normalcy which LYFORDEATH provided (even if, surely, not on purpose). It wasn’t more … Continue reading

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