Last band of the last day – and what a finale. One always expects the biggest riots in metal gigs, but then comes KILLIMANJARO and your opinion changes: heavy rock can get pretty raw as well. Hell, there were people … Continue reading →
In a more post-rock approach, CATACOMBE stormed the stage and enthralled the crowd in a heavy, dark embrace. A very emotional gig, as only this kind of good band can do. http://www.facebook.com/catacombeband/
Third and last day of Canecas Fest, and once again I missed the first band, THE BLACK ZEBRA – who apparently were the big surprise of the festival. But I arrived just in time to see THE BLACK WIZARDS get … Continue reading →
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STONE DEAD‘s sound is fuzzier, brisker. Excellent stage presence too. Singer João Branco drank throughout the gig and wasn’t exactly sober towards the end, making him introduce the last song three times – and I’m still not sure if he … Continue reading →
Both days of the rest of the festival were a treat for stoner/psychedelic rock lovers. First band was ASIMOV, which I missed because the friends I rode along with don’t have a close relationship with schedules… So when we arrived, … Continue reading →
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I’ve seen my fair share of HILLS HAVE EYES gigs and all of them have been incredible, but I believe this one managed to top all the others. I was more or less expecting so: Canecas is that one place where … Continue reading →
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Even though I liked HOCHIMINH‘s gig at Moita, I enjoyed this one a bit more – perhaps because the crowd was more receptive, resulting in a warmer atmosphere. Whatever the reason, this was finer. Singer Skrato‘s funny remarks also helped, … Continue reading →
Due to a sudden line-up change in AWAITING THE VULTURES, the post-metal band from Évora had to withdraw from Canecas Fest. It wasn’t exactly a last-minute change, but there wasn’t much time to find a proper replacement either. Which might explain … Continue reading →
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Poli Soares is probably best known as the frontman of hardcore acts DEVIL IN ME and DIMENSION, but he also has this folkish rock project running for 8 years now. Which I didn’t know about until recently and oh how … Continue reading →
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Alternative blues rock isn’t exactly my cup of tea, but I recognize how THE LEMON LOVERS are great in that field. Currently promoting their recent second album, “Watching The Dancers”, they offered a remarkable show at Canecas, while opening for … Continue reading →