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Revisited: JESUS ON EXTASY’s “Beloved Enemy”

Original Portuguese version printed on Elegy Ibérica magazine. “Beloved Enemy” is the sophomore record of the digital dandies JESUS ON EXTASY. A more elaborate production – both in musical terms and image – this album turns into industrial goth the … Continue reading

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BOOBY TRAP @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2018/08/09

Originally shot for Glam Magazine. The latest edition of Vagos Metal Fest not only lasted one day more than ever before, it also featured more bands per day – meaning the daily opening hour had to suffer some changes as … Continue reading

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NULL POSITIV @ Hard Club, 2018/02/21

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. Female singer as well, but completely different posture, NULL POSITIV followed suit. That so-German alternative, post-industrial sound which “recognizes the signs of the times”, to quote their own motto. Even if Elli Berlin joined THERION on stage to … Continue reading

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THE END OF GRACE @ Klubb Defused, 2017/12/08

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Back in 2013, I flew to Stockholm exclusively to attend THE END OF GRACE‘s live debut (see here). Four years later I was flying to Göteborg for another of their gigs – my 7th – but I was totally unaware … Continue reading

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THE END OF GRACE’s “Infinite Shadows Of Memories”

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. Where I come from there’s a saying that goes something like “who awaits always achieves”. And then someone twisted it, creating a new and pretty negative version, that says “who awaits gets desperate”. The latter … Continue reading

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BOOBY TRAP @ Metalpoint, 2017/09/15

Despite their almost 25-year-old career, this was the first time I was seeing BOOBY TRAP – therefore my high expectations. Expectations that weren’t met… at all. Good posture, no doubt, but I like my music a little less chaotic… They’d … Continue reading

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AND THEN SHE CAME @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2017/08/11

Original Portuguese version on Glam Magazine. Maybe for the die-hard metalheads to take a break, things cooled down hugely when German AND THEN SHE CAME got on stage. Not that it was a dull gig, not at all, but their dynamism … Continue reading

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UGLY KID JOE @ AgitÁgueda, 2017/07/14

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Original Portuguese version on Glam Magazine. Águeda has welcomed a wide and diverse range of artists – famous and on their way to become it – since 2006. In this year’s edition, representing rock/garage, we had Californian UGLY KID JOE … 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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GODVLAD @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2016/08/14

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Original Portuguese version at Glam Magazine. GODVLAD‘s alternative metal kicked off the festivities on the second day. Once again the promoters chose a name not much in vogue but capable of surprising, both for the peculiar sound and the striking … Continue reading

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