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LETTERS FROM THE COLONY @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/10

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. The only prog metal band of this edition of Vagos Metal Fest came from Sweden, by the skilled hands of LETTERS FROM THE COLONY. The set list featured six out of the nine tracks of their … Continue reading

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JINJER @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/08

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. For my cousin Inglês. It seems that JINJER were somewhat afraid that the Vagos crowd wouldn’t like them very much, as their mix of groove + hardcore + prog didn’t “fit in” with the rest of … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. Everybody was already hyped, so when the first chords of “Canvas” echoed, we all reached the ultimate climax – listening to the crowd singing through and through, but especially along the guitars in “Jinn”, was a … Continue reading

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MADDER MORTEM @ Hard Club, 2017/10/20

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Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. As MADDER MORTEM hadn’t played here for quite a while, they were more than happy to go back before the release of “Red In Tooth And Claw”, which is the album they’re currently promoting; just as happy as … Continue reading

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BLAME ZEUS @ Hard Club, 2016/03/26

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. Things cooled down considerably with BLAME ZEUS, as their more progressive approach is spirited but much less aggressive. They’re about to go through some major line-up changes – both guitarists and the bassist still played … Continue reading

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SOUL OF ANUBIS @ Oliva Creative Factory, 2016/03/11

SOUL OF ANUBIS was the band that got my vote. Not because I’ve known drummer Shaq for a decade, but because I know his talent and that night I had the chance to verify that the other two guys in … Continue reading

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SUBDARK @ Metalpoint, 2015/12/18

I thought SUBDARK had called it quits, but they were just on a hiatus after all. This was the comeback gig, at a venue they were the first band ever to play (funny to find this out after 8 years…). … Continue reading

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HEAD:STONED @ Cave 45, 2015/11/28

On our way to Cave 45, it came into conversation how HEAD:STONED–Vítor Hugo had a unique voice. Little did we know that we were about to see his last performance with the band. It was guitarist Nuno who announced it … Continue reading

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BLAME ZEUS @ Hard Club, 2015/05/09

I believe it was CINEMUERTE who organized the event – at least both DESERTO and BLAME ZEUS thanked them for the invitation – but despite that and their much longer career, the headlining role was played by BLAME ZEUS. Probably … Continue reading

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OPETH @ Vagos Open Air, 2014/08/09

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. Now OPETH… I’ll start with something Mikael Åkerfeldt said at some point, regarding a song I honestly can’t remember the name, but he said that “if it sounds like a fuck-up, it isn’t. It’s just … Continue reading

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