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SCHAMMASCH @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2018/08/12

Originally shot for Glam Magazine. Swiss avant-garde black metal act SCHAMMASCH returned to the Portuguese Summer festivals two years later, introducing a new release (the EP “The Maldoror Chants: Hermaphrodite”) and a third guitarist, J.B.. The drummer was also new, but it … Continue reading

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GORGUTS @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2017/08/13

Original Portuguese version on Glam Magazine. Weariness apart, both last bands were meant for more eclectic ears and a fair share of the crowd considered Vagos done after HAMMERFALL. But GORGUTS technical death metal has many fans, especially among musicians, and … Continue reading

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SCHAMMASCH @ VOA Fest, 2016/08/06

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. The promo pic of SCHAMMASCH on the festival page shows us four guys in bare upper-bodies. I bet they regretted deeply not going on stage like that – 34ᵒC is “a bit” too much to wear long … Continue reading

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MÃO MORTA @ Laurus Nobilis Música Famalicão, 2015/07/24

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. I’m pretty sure that headliners MÃO MORTA (dead hand) are unknown to non-Portuguese natives. Here, they are huge. They’re considered avant-garde/death rock, but personally, I think they’re too unique to fit any label. The songwriting is … Continue reading

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