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SATYRICON @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/10

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. If there was any doubt about branding SATYRICON as “black metal legends”, this show certainly squashed it. The last leg of their festival tour kicked off that night in Portugal and even the highest expectations were … Continue reading

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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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INFRAKTOR @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/10

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know how much INFRAKTOR mean to me. Seeing their experience and talent recognized in the national underground really makes me happy and proud, and Vagos Metal … Continue reading

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MIDNIGHT PRIEST @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/10

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. MIDNIGHT PRIEST weren’t the first ones suffering from an extremely high volume, but they were the first having their sound distorted by such unbalance. Especially Lex Thunder‘s voice, whose words became barely understandable – even those … Continue reading

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ABORTED @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/10

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. It’s not normal – not in Portugal anyway – for a band of a certain “status” as ABORTED to be the first on stage. But as Sven de Caluwé explained, they had an early flight to … Continue reading

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THE GODIVA @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/09

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. A metal band joined by an orchestra is always something people get curious about and there was a considerable number of them waiting for THE GODIVA – way more than the usual fans of the band. … Continue reading

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TÝR @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/09

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. For Rita. There’s always a folk band, Viking-inspired, and this time they came from the Faeroe Islands (even if half of their members were actually Hungarian). The sound was a bit messy at first, the instruments … Continue reading

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NECROPHOBIC @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/09

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. Even if they didn’t mention it, NECROPHOBIC were celebrating 30 years of “a darker kind of death metal”, which eventually turned simply “black metal”. “Celebration Of The Goat”, “Blinded By Light, Enlightened By Darkness” and “Revelation … Continue reading

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EXUMER @ Vagos Metal Fest, 2019/08/09

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Originally shot for Glam Magazine. The mosh circles had been still for way too long and nothing like good ol’ German thrash to bring them back to life. Even Damas – one of our favorite security guys – didn’t resist to … 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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