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CONVERGE @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2018/08/10

Originally shot for Glam Magazine. It’s not very normal for a band to play about a half of their latest album on a festival, but then again, CONVERGE is not your average hardcore band… http://www.facebook.com/converge/

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RATOS DE PORÃO @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2018/08/10

Originally shot for Glam Magazine. When I was in highschool, “Crucificados Pelo Sistema” was already a few years old – and already a classic. If someone had told me back then that about a quarter of a century later I’d see RATOS … Continue reading

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DON’T DISTURB MY CIRCLES @ Hell Of A Weekend, 2018/06/07

DON’T DISTURB MY CIRCLES is not your average hardcore band. In fact, if that wasn’t the genre several websites label them with, I’d probably go for… well, for something else, as sludgecore doesn’t cover it either. The full description on … Continue reading

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FOR THE GLORY’s last show @ Moita Metal Fest, 2018/04/07

Hardcore’s never been my favorite cup of tea but there’s a handful of bands that really rock my boat when they get on stage. FOR THE GLORY probably tops those chosen few and it was a sad moment when they … Continue reading

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MALEVOLENCE @ Moita Metal Fest, 2018/04/07

MALEVOLENCE – the Sheffield hardcore band, not the Leiria death/doom one – fueling the slamdance and mosh movement in general. Balancing the set between their two full-length releases, “Reign Of Suffering” (2013) and “Self Supremacy” (2017), I believe (emphasis on … Continue reading

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BRUTALITY WILL PREVAIL @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2017/08/12

Original Portuguese version on Glam Magazine. BRUTALITY WILL PREVAIL lived up to their name and backed up singer Louis Gauthier‘s words “if you didn’t know us, you surely know now”: the hardcore British quintet  drove Vagos crazy both with songs out … Continue reading

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FOR THE GLORY @ BBBlast! Party, 2017/06/03

I was hoping to frame guitarist João Reis on a mid-air jump but it wasn’t this time yet – shooting hardcore bands among all those slam-dancers isn’t a day at the beach, and when the band is as good as … Continue reading

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