Tag Archives: Portugal

AVELION @ Hard Club, 2018/03/29

Melodic power metal from Parma, Italy, opening up for ANGRA. Even if they’ve been around for 10 years and released two EP in the first half of that decade, AVELION‘s setlist focused only on their debut full-length “Illusion Of Transparency”, … Continue reading

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GUNS N’ ROSES @ Passeio Marítimo de Algés, 2017/06/02

Back in 1991, it was usual for music videos to play on TV when shows were running late. One video that was pretty popular at the time was the theme song for “Terminator 2”. Such popularity was mostly due to … Continue reading

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HELLOWEEN @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2016/08/14

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Original Portuguese version at Glam Magazine. A few years had passed since the last time HELLOWEEN visited Portugal but Andi Deris seemed to be up-to-date in the reality of our country when saying “fuck the banks!” and advising us not … Continue reading

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DISCHARGE @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2016/08/14

Original Portuguese version at Glam Magazine. Living up to their name, DISCHARGE were an adrenaline release. I believe it was “Fight Back” that guitarist Tezz dedicated to the late icon Lemmy, but the songs were played in such a merciless … Continue reading

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TRIBULATION @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2016/08/14

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Original Portuguese version at Glam Magazine. TRIBULATION‘s progressive black metal brings a breath of fresh air to the genre but it’s undoubtedly their posture on stage that causes a fuss – especially guitarist Jonathan Hultén. With androgynous looks and swift … Continue reading

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DARK FUNERAL @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2016/08/13

Original Portuguese version at Glam Magazine. DARK FUNERAL‘s black metal isn’t that charming for those who dislike the genre, but on the other hand it drew a small army to Vagos for the first time. The Swedes brought along a … Continue reading

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VEKTOR @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2016/08/13

Original Portuguese version at Glam Magazine. North-American VEKTOR offered a more “old school” sound, enhancing the headbang, the mosh and the crowdsurf with their technical, somewhat progressive thrash metal. They focused on “Terminal Redux” not only because it’s their latest … Continue reading

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SOLDIER @ VOA Fest, 2016/08/06

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Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. In previous editions, the first band of each day was always Portuguese, so having a Spanish opening act was a first – thrashers SOLDIER did the honors. VOA is part of their “The Great Western Oligarchy tour 2016”, … Continue reading

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ANGELUS APATRIDA @ Casainhos Fest, 2015/08/29

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. ANGELUS APATRIDA was the only non-Portuguese band of the fest, old school thrash metal from “country next door” Spain. But they’re part of the family, not just for the solid fan-base they’ve built here over the … Continue reading

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OVERKILL @ Vagos Open Air, 2015/08/09

Originally written for Valkyrian Music. Thrash metal returned to Vagos in the form of OVERKILL – our “ugly cousins from New Jersey”, as Bobby Blitz himself described them. They indeed have a solid, crazy fan-base here – fans that make Bobby feel like he’s … Continue reading

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