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ORPHANED LAND @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2018/08/09

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. Some bands learn how to say “thank you” and “good evening” in the languages of the countries they visit. Others learn about their history, so they can praise them for when they fought for their freedom – … Continue reading

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INSAMMER @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2018/08/09

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. “Transfusion metal”, which apparently translates into “combining dark, pulsating Nordic grooves with Eastern European lyricism and melodic romanticism”. I gave up a long time ago of understanding promoters’ choices, but this time I got really curious to … Continue reading

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DESTROYERS OF ALL @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2018/08/09

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine and written for The Black Planet. DESTROYERS OF ALL was the first band on the main stage and the intensity of the mosh circles doubled. The gig kicked off just like their debut “Bleak Frangmets” – “From … Continue reading

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CRISIX @ Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão, 2018/07/28

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Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. CRISIX is not your average thrash metal act. The music is thrash through and through: you’ve got the shredding guitars, the long shrills, the strong bass and the powerful beats. But the performance is much more than … Continue reading

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THE TEMPLE @ Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão, 2018/07/28

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Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. Time to head back to the main stage Porminho and watch THE TEMPLE. They were still sound-checking, playing their cover of MÃO MORTA’s “Budapeste” – which sadly they didn’t perform “for real” afterwards. But then again, their … Continue reading

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REVOLUTION WITHIN @ Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão, 2018/07/28

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Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. It was the first time I’ve seen REVOLUTION WITHIN’s new drummer Rúben Moreira (apparently also known as Tozé…) and the kid’s got my personal approval. He also plays in ONE STEP TO FALL and their singer Diogo Pardal … Continue reading

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LEGACY OF CYNTHIA @ Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão, 2018/07/28

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Originally posted on Valkyrian Music. No “alternative metal” band had played yet so LEGACY OF CYNTHIA had the pleasure of doing so, kicking off the third and last day of Laurus with their brilliant “Rats And Rattlesnakes”. Their sound is too exquisite … Continue reading

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