Portuguese melodic death metallers Apotheus release new video for "Staring The Abyss" (first post-pandemic live show)
Portuguese melodic death metal titans Apotheus just released a new video for the track “Staring the Abyss”, taken from their latest full-length "The Far Star".
You can watch the video at this location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGqUI_pEcVE
“Staring the Abyss” is about despair and loss, but it also paves the way for a fallback plan in which everyone puts their hopes. After such a dark terrible loss for everyone, the band has decided to bring you a glimpse of light. This video captures very well the joy and excitement of what happened at our first post-pandemic live show. It’s hard to put into words the feeling of rediscovering what truly drives them.
In essence, this is what “The Far Star” is about: a journey, with terrible losses and majestic wins, but above all, it’s about never giving up.
Portuguese groovy alternative metallers Vëlla have just shared the video for their 5th single “Despair”.
Portugal's purveyors of groovy alternative metal band Vëlla have just shared the video for their 5th single “Despair”. The single is taken from their long-awaited debut album “Coma”, which was released via Raising Legends Records on the 9th March 2020.
"Despair", the 5th official single from “Coma”, can be heard here: https://youtu.be/ss9C4HhuJeQ
The album was recorded at Raising Legends Studios in Lisbon and was produced, mixed and mastered by Caesar Craveiro.
The album features renowned musicians from within the Portuguese metal scene, guesting on these tracks:
Guitarist Oz Vilesov states that:
"This record is a special record for everyone involved. Despite the pandemic, we did not throw in the towel and despite being our debut album we have received fantastic reactions from all over the world."
Vocalist Pedro Lopes admits that the band:
“Expects, after the end of this pandemic, extremely great things for us, since the reactions about our debut album, are being spectacular, and we are sure that with all the hard work we are doing this will allow us to step on some big stages in a near future".
From "Coma" you can expect a dynamic, powerful metal monument, built with powerful riffs, melancholic facades, and melodic grandeur.
Portuguese dark heavy metallers King Baal sign with Wormholedeath and release official video to "Immortality"
Portuguese heavy metal combo King Baal signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their debut album "Conjurements", due for digital release on 29 01 2021 worldwide.
"Somewhere between Doom, Symphonic and pure Heavy Metal, King Baal hail from Portugal with a very personal approach to metal, blending powerful and intense patterns with occasional dreamy musical landscapes."
"We are thrilled to be part of the Wormholedeath team and join such a fantastic and talented artist roster, as we believe this is the perfect partnership for releasing our debut album."
Somewhere between Doom, Symphonic and pure Heavy Metal, King Baal hail from Portugal with a very personal approach to metal, blending powerful and intense patterns with occasional dreamy musical landscapes. This emotion filled energy is topped with a mix of sung, spoken and screaming vocals, thus adding even more depth to the band’s dark mood.
All these elements are present in King Baal’s first effort “Conjurements”, an eight track album inspired by King Solomon’s writings and set for release by WormHoleDeath, on 29-01-2021. Recorded and produced by Narciso Monteiro at Interstellar Cloud Studios, the album features a rich lineup with members that have played and recorded with bands like Heylel, Nihility, Sotz and Lyfordeath.
Joana Carvalho : Vocals
Narciso Monteiro : Guitars, Vocals
João Amorim : Bass
Luis Moreira : Drums
Portuguese Death Metallers Sacred Sin to release "Born Suffer Die" on April 24th via Lusitanian Music
The return of the Portuguese Death Metal purveyors in 2020 with the EP "Born Suffer Die", released by Lusitanian Music in April, 24th, 2020. Recorded at Rock 'n' Raw studio (Lisbon) in December 2019, produced by Sacred Sin.
Featuring the mastery of To Pica, former Sacred Sin guitar player back in the band, and leading the production. Get blown by chainsaw guitar tones, heavy crunchy riffs, reminding of Swedish death metal tones like Entombed, Grave, At The Gates... blend in with fantastic harmonies, shredding melodic leads and orchestrations standout adding a modern touch. Powerful big thundering drums, massive and vicious beats, crushing heavy and fast.
Furious vocals growling but still clear and aggressive rhymes punch in your face, reminders of the like of old Morbid Angel meets Slayer. Sacred Sin is back with this EP, advancing the upcoming full album to be released this Fall.
Portuguese Prog Rock / Metal outfit Subversive have published a video for the track "Alethea", which is the first single advance from the band's upcoming full-length "Dissonance".
Watch the video for "Alethea" at this location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3zPAQLuFWM
Subversive is born from the need for creation between Miguel Mateus and Miguel Branco, creating the embryo of the themes for an album. After recording the bulk of the songs, they invited David Pais to join in the creation of vocal lines and lyrics and after that Xinês joined in the percussive wing.
The result of this work, inspired by several philosophical strands and currents of thought, is given the name "Dissonance". The final result was then mixed and mastered by Daniel Cardoso (Ultrasound Studios), and the launch is scheduled for the summer of 2020. The live debut of this new project is already scheduled for the 7th of June, in the already celebrated Comendatio Music Fest, in Paço da Comenda (Tomar).
Portuguese Progressive / Alternative metallers Blame Zeus are proud to release a brand new lyric video off the newest album 'Seethe', now available worldwide via Rockshots Records. "'Down To Our Bones' speaks of trust miss-given, and learning from our mistakes. That gut feeling of disgust about someone who you misread completely in the past", states the band about the song. The track features Rui Duarte (R.A.M.P.) as special guest.
The lyric video is available on YouTube at the following link:- https://youtu.be/8RCZexiWowk
'Seethe' is now available both as CD format and digital on the major stores:
ORDERS ➤ https://smarturl.it/Seethe
SPOTIFY ➤ https://spoti.fi/2WYAOx6
iTUNES ➤ https://apple.co/2kQNKGq
With influences that range from progressive metal to alternative rock, their music can be better described as an intense and heavy rock, but also with intimate and nostalgic ballads.
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Portuguese Viking Metallers Gwydion signs with Art Gates Records; new album to be released in November 2020
Gwydion is a Folk Viking Metal band from Portugal, the most renowned band in their country for their genre, with more than 25 years of experience in the Metal scene.
This six pieced combo was formed back in 1995. Their music combines epic melodies and harmonies with extraordinary choirs and raging vocals, combining the best part of the Viking culture and the Metal music genre. Check it yourself in the latest lyric video for the track Thirteen Days.
In the words of the band:
"We are extremely proud to be part of the AGR family. It's great to have such big support behind our band and vision. Our army is now stronger than ever and so will be the next album. Get ready for something so epic you won't believe your ears…we are coming back, so get ready Beerzerkers raise your horns for our fifth album!"
After releasing four albums of studio: "Ynys Mon" (2008), "Horn Triskelion" (2010), "Veteran" (2013) and "Thirteen" (2018), touring along with Tyr, Hollenthon, Alestorm and Svartstot, the band will release their fifth album through Art Gates Records worldwide in November 2020.
Portuguese progressive/alternative metallers Blame Zeus have revealed a new single, "Bloodstained Hands," from their third album, Seethe, available today via Rockshots Records.
The band explains:-
"'Bloodstained Hands' is about regret. Feeling like you can't go back from the choices you make, and so you must face up to them and to your mistakes. It expresses the despair of looking for a way out, but also the relief of coming clean."
Listen to "Bloodstained Hands" here: https://youtu.be/oCU7hv0bPh0.
With influences that range from progressive metal to alternative rock, Blame Zeus's music can be described as an intense and heavy rock with intimate and nostalgic ballads.
With Halloween approaching, Apotheus is getting ready for the launch of their new album The Far Star coming October 31st the band is currently lining up to head out on the road in support of their new creation!
Listen to their new track The Darkest Sun streaming over at Bandcamp! A tasteful blend of Melodies and darkness cloaked in the massive production! The Far Star is out October 31st CD / Digital Worldwide!
The Far Star by Apotheus
Catch the band on tour with Moonshade
- November 1st - Vigo 🇪🇸
- November 2nd - Salamanca 🇪🇸
- November 3rd - Sedavi 🇪🇸
- November 5th - Vitoria Gasteiz 🇪🇸
- November 6th - Saragoza 🇪🇸
- November 7th - Santander 🇪🇸
- November 8th - Leiria 🇵🇹
- November 16th - S. João da Madeira 🇵🇹
Portuguese Progressive / Alt Metallers Blame Zeus unveil their new single and lyric video "The Warden"
Portuguese Progressive / Alternative metallers Blame Zeus have unleashed the new single and lyric video "The Warden" off their upcoming full-length "Seethe", coming out next November 8th via Rockshots Records.
With influences that range from progressive metal to alternative rock, their music can be described as an intense and heavy rock, but also with intimate and nostalgic ballads.
The lyric video "The Warden" is available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/s0AFAGq4rds
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