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INFRAKTOR @ Mangualde HardMetalFest, 2020/01/11

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HardMetalFest, happening in Mangualde, is Portugal’s oldest metal festival – and the first to be held each year. For several reasons – most of them involving my day job – I’ve missed more editions than I’ve attended, but as INFRAKTOR … Continue reading

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HEAD:STONED @ XX HardMetalFest, 2014/01/11

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Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. Somewhere between prog and thrash, Head:Stoned followed up.  They’ve been around for more than 7 years now and I believe they’ve grown quite a lot, both musical and performance-wise. The songs are more consistent, stronger, and bass player Vera is … Continue reading

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DEAD MEAT @ XX HardMetalFest, 2014/01/11

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. Brutal death/grind-gore Dead Meat have been around for 20 years… literally. Studio is not their thing, the stage is. Singer Dinis recalled having played HardMetalFest back in 1999, thanking José Rocha once again not only for the chance of returning to that festival … Continue reading

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MIND HOLOCAUST @ XX HardMetalFest, 2014/01/11

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. The festival would then turn into a completely different direction with Mind Holocaust, who play death metal in a brutal old school style. The reception of the crowd was a different kind of warm, more physical… I’m … Continue reading

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INKILINA SAZABRA @ XX HardMetalFest, 2014/01/11

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. The first band setting foot on stage wasn’t exactly metal, but the dark and thick sound of Inkilina Sazabra’s industrial rock was more than suitable to such a festival. Too bad that the audience was still … Continue reading

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