• CD review 2017
  • Gaerea – Gaerea

    Gaerea - Gaerea

    The self titled EP (released in 2016 by Everlasting Spew Records) of Portugese (post) black metal formation Gaerea ended upon my desk quite randomly, yet I’m happy it did. Having only been around since 2016, the band has managed to stirr a few souls, since the debut EP has been praised by basically everyone who […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Moonspell – 1755

    Portuguese band Moonspell is one of the most established bands when it comes to dark metal. They are also the first band of this genre that I encountered when I started my journey into metal a long time ago, and I guess I am not the only one to who has this experience. The band […]

  • Feature
  • Feature: The Autist

    Fans of symphonic/female fronted metal, pay attention! From Portugal hails the band The Autist, who’ve recently released the first single ‘Pandora’s Curse‘ from their upcoming album The Coldest Sun (out in 2017)! The track does not only boast a high quality that you rarely see in first releases of young bands, but it also features […]

  • Interviews
  • Moonspell: “We have to fight ten times harder for attention”

    13-03-2015 – “It’s been some time since we’ve toured,” explains Moonspell frontman Fernando Ribeiro when he states that the first days of the tour are always the hardest. Currently, the Portuguese metal band are touring through Europe with the Greek metallers from Septicflesh. Metal-Exposure sat down with Fernando Ribeiro before their show in Haarlem (NL) […]

  • CD review 2015
  • Moonspell – Extinct

    Even though Moonspell their sound has changed a bit through the years, I’m happy they stuck with their ‘Gothic Rock/Metal’ sound which marks their music. But I have to confess that their general sound has become more open, heavier and almost a little catchy and a bit less deep, dark and undergrounded as it was […]