Tag Archives: heavy metal

LOST IN PAIN @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2018/08/11

Originally shot for Glam Magazine. I didn’t stay for the SYSTEM OF A DOWN cover band ABAIXO CU SISTEMA (yes, I know they prefer the term “tribute” to “cover” but if your band plays covers, whether the original songs are from one … Continue reading

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ATTIC @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2018/08/10

Originally shot for Glam Magazine. Dear light technicians, I understand your reasoning – bands with a dark sound should get dark lights, for a matching ambience. But if those bands take the time and effort to put on make-up and Victorian clothes, … Continue reading

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TARANTULA @ Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão, 2018/07/28

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. Getting TARANTULA to play between CRISIX and DARK TRANQUILLITY wasn’t the best of options – unless the idea was for the crowd to recharge batteries. Their old school heavy/power metal is legendary around these parts, but even with … Continue reading

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CRUZ DE FERRO @ Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão, 2018/07/26

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. CRUZ DE FERRO is Portuguese for “iron cross”, so that alone gives you an idea what kind of metal they play and what they sing about – yep, traditional heavy metal about Portuguese battles and history in … Continue reading

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ATREIDES @ Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão, 2018/07/26

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. Last year the organization of Laurus Nobilis had already set a second stage for big bands still climbing the popularity ladder (calling them “smaller bands” wouldn’t be fair or accurate at all). This year that … Continue reading

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No More Tours 2 @ Altice Arena, 2018/07/02

OZZY OSBOURNE + JUDAS PRIEST, KISS + MEGADETH and IRON MAIDEN. All in less than a fortnight, all happening on working days, all in Lisbon. A choice had to be made, but honestly it was a no-brainer: I’ve seen MAIDEN … Continue reading

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ATTICK DEMONS @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2017/08/13

Original Portuguese version on Glam Magazine. ATTICK DEMONS, on the other hand, celebrated more than 20 years of their heavy/power metal, so popular among the crowd. The past year saw the long-awaited release of “Let’s Raise Hell” and it was more … Continue reading

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