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Vagos Metal Festival is one of the biggest and best-known festivals of its kind in Portugal, bringing heavy metal favourites to the town Vagos across four days in August.
The festival was born in 2016, and since then the organisers have consistently offered up high-energy performances from some of the scene's heaviest hitters on a global scale, all in the green surrounds of Parque Quinta do Ega.
Please visit vagosmetalfest.com/ for more information.
Formed in 2006, Alestorm hail from eastern Scotland and describe their sound as "true Scottish pirate metal", playing an infextious blend of folk and power metal in the vein of bands such as Korpiklaani and Turisas, but with a unique piratical twist.
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The Gods of UK hardcore deathmetal continuing the legend that is riff after riff of pure metal noise. Or to put it another way the terrorists of noise show the nu-metal bands how to really scare people.
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Iron Reagan are no strangers to the art of crossover. Between them they fill, or have filled the ranks of Municipal Waste, Cannabis Corpse and Darkest Hour alike. Now, with their recent signing to metal powerhouse Relapse Records, the hardcore thrash quintet are ready to take their bruising antics to the next level.
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Jinjer is a Ukrainian, female fronted band which plays a mixture of progressive metalcore and groove metal, with some inlays of funk, reggae and jazz, though on their second LP the band is shifting a bit to death metal of the European school according to band members. Jinjer were formed in 2010, when Tatiana Shmailyuk joined the guys as a vocalist. In 2013, the band were acknowledged as the best metal band of the year in Ukraine.
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A five piece death metal / grindcore band from Belgium.
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