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Revisited: WEB @ Irmandade Metálica, 2009/05/16

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Still with no new gigs booked in a near future, and being Filipe‘s birthday today, revisiting WEB‘s performance at Irmandade Metálica, back in 2009, seemed like a good idea.  The event took place in Benavente, at the famous Side B, … Continue reading

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Revisited: PITCH BLACK @ All Ages Metal Fest, 2005/08/14

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2005, when someone put up a metal fest in their basement, in some village (Vila Cova de Carros) in the middle of nowhere! Now those were the days… http://www.facebook.com/PitchBlackThrash

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REVOLUTION WITHIN’s “Chaos” release party @ Hard Club, 2020/11/06

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. The crowd’s response to INFRAKTOR was stellar, but when the intro “Nebula” echoed, there was no doubt left about whom they all were really waiting for. “Chaos” had been released a week before and … Continue reading

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INFRAKTOR @ Hard Club, 2020/11/06

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. It wouldn’t be my first time watching a metal gig from a seat, but QUEESNRYCHE, performing both “Operation: Mindcrime” as a theatrical play (see here) isn’t exactly the same thing as REVOLUTION WITHIN … Continue reading

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Revisited: TESTAMENT’s “Titans Of Creation”

Originally written for Valkyrian Music. “Titans Of Creation” isn’t just a powerful title; it’s also the definition of its songwriters. Not that it took 13 albums to recognize their grandeur – in all honesty, none of TESTAMENT’s members has had … Continue reading

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INFRAKTOR @ Mangualde HardMetalFest, 2020/01/11

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HardMetalFest, happening in Mangualde, is Portugal’s oldest metal festival – and the first to be held each year. For several reasons – most of them involving my day job – I’ve missed more editions than I’ve attended, but as INFRAKTOR … Continue reading

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OVERKILL @ Hard Club, 2019/09/12

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. For Márcio and my boss Nando. In February OVERKILL had released their 19th studio album, “The Wings Of War”, and after a North American tour it was time to hit Europe. The festival dates … Continue reading

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DESTRUCTION @ Hard Club, 2019/09/12

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. I believe when DESTRUCTION named their band in 1982 they were thinking about the kind of sound they were aiming for. I wonder if they already knew back then that it would also match … Continue reading

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM @ Hard Club, 2019/09/12

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. The first “legends” of the night followed suit. Like all the other bands in this Killfest, also FLOTSAM AND JETSAM had a new album to show, “The End Of Chaos”. It was the latter’s … Continue reading

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REZET @ Hard Club, 2019/09/12

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Original Portuguese version on World Of Metal. The doors were supposed to open at six-thirty, but there was a little delay; REZET, on the other hand, started their show on schedule (seven sharp), meaning that only a few enjoyed the … Continue reading

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