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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The headliners of the second day were stoner rockstars MISS LAVA. The show got delayed due to technical problems and they were final over, singer Johnny Lee joked, blaming a cheap chain store where the musicians – not the gear – … 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
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