Tag Archives: melodic death metal

Revisited: SOILWORK’s “Verkligheten”

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. When I reviewed “The Ride Majestic”, about three and a half years ago (damn, feels like yesterday!), I said something about being surprised with how SOILWORK could still impress me. Well this time they didn’t catch me off … Continue reading

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Revisited: AS SILENCE BREAKS’ “The Architecture Of Truth”

Originally written for Destructive Music. AS SILENCE BREAKS was a complete novelty for me, although they’ve been around for seven years and not exactly laying low. “The Architecture Of Truth” is already their second album and they’ve been touring with big … Continue reading

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THE GODIVA @ Halloween Live Music, 2019/10/31

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. On the night of October 31st, Hard Rock Cafe Porto held a “2 in 1” event: a concert in celebration of Halloween and, as we were still in the month of breast cancer awareness, … Continue reading

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MOONSHADE @ Metalpoint, 2019/08/31

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Originally shot for World Of Metal. Being the band with the longest career and playing in their hometown, MOONSHADE headlined the show. Still promoting their first full-length record “Sun Dethroned”, it is always a pleasure to see/shoot these boys playing. http://www.facebook.com/moonshadeofficial/

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THE GODIVA @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/09

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. A metal band joined by an orchestra is always something people get curious about and there was a considerable number of them waiting for THE GODIVA – way more than the usual fans of the band. … Continue reading

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MY ENCHANTMENT @ Metalpoint, 2019/06/29

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Originally shot for World Of Metal. It was a co-headliner event and its second half was MY ENCHANTMENT, also promoting their latest record “Saligia”. http://www.facebook.com/My.Enchantment.PT/

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MOONSHADE @ Moita Metal Fest, 2019/04/06

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“Good afternoon, Moita! We are MOONSHADE and we’re an AMON AMARTH cover band from Porto!” They’re not, but the influence of the Swedish band is unmistakable, so singer Ricardo Pereira decided to make that joke. There was a time where … Continue reading

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NIGHTRAGE @ Hard Club, 2018/09/26

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Original shot for World Of Metal. Formed in Greece but currently based in Sweden, NIGHTRAGE was the melodic death metal act chosen to open for Canadian VOIVOD (yay, globalization!) on their 35th anniversary tour. “Wolf To Man” was released in March … Continue reading

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DARK TRANQUILLITY @ Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão, 2018/07/28

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. There’s this DARK TRANQUILLITY song called “The Mundane And The Magic” (which they’ve played in Laurus, by the way) and I believe “magic” is just the right word to describe what happened when the Swedes got on stage. … Continue reading

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INSOMNIUM @ Hard Club, 2018/04/09

Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. “Winter’s Gate” is the name of INSOMNIUM’s latest album and therefore the name of the tour – even if the release is one-year-and-a-half old. Plus, given the cold wave that’s been washing over Europe when Spring … Continue reading

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