Sunday, 1 June 2008

Algarve Calling Heavy Metal Fans –25th, 26th & 27th July 2008

With plenty of Portuguese bands as well as bands coming from USA, UK, Italy, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Germany, Denmark, France and Brazil it’s time to make your way to Estômbar, Algarve!

3 days to let your hair down and enjoy the Algarvian summer breeze with the sound of the best heavy metal.

Friday 25th July, Saturday 26th July & Sunday 27th July

Concerts in 2 stages start at 1PM; except Friday (slightly later start).

Venue: Estômbar Parque de Feiras e Exposicões

Ticket prices: €25 per day or €60 for the 3 day event if buying on the first day of the festival.
{Slightly reduced rates for those buying tickets early. Details here:}

Note: Estômbar is a small town off the EN125 between Lagoa and Parchal. Parchal is on the other side of the River Arade across from Portimão. Estômbar can be reached by train or by taxi from Portimão/Praia da Rocha. The venue is close to Estômbar’s train station.

Time to drown out the noise from Portuguese crickets chirping!
Links :

For confirmation of all bands performing at the event please look at the official website of the organisation:

Details of some of the bands attending:

Obituary (American Death Metal)

Opeth (Swedish Extreme Progressive Metal)

Grave Digger (German Classical/Speed Metal)

Korpiklaani (Finnish Folk / Metal/ Thrash)

Tankardfrankfurt (German Thrash Metal)

Gorgoroth (Norwegian Black Metal)

Royal Hunt (Danish Melodic Progressive Metal)

Evergrey (Swedish Progressive/Power Metal)

Discharge (British Punk / Hardcore/Heavy/Thrash Metal)

Firewind (American/Greek Power/Speed Metal)

ONSLAUGHT (British Thrash / Metal / Death Metal)

Sieges Even (German progressive rock music)

The Old Dead Tree (French Rock / Metal / Gothic)

AstrA (Italian Progressive Metal)

CRUACHAN (Irish/Celtic Folk Metal)

Dionysus (Swedish metal)

Icycore (Italian Progressive/Electronic Metal)

Ira Regia (Spanish Progressive Metal)

Angriff (Portuguese Thrash Metal)

Attick Demons (Portuguese Heavy/Power/Metal)

Demon Dagger (Portuguese Speed/Thrash Metal)

Fallen Sentinel (Spanish Gothic Metal)

Forgotten Suns (Portuguese Progressive Rock/Metal)

Holocausto Cannibal (Portuguese Death/Grindcore/Latin Metal)

Ironsword (Portuguese Heavy Metal)

Killem (Spanish Thrash Metal)

Mindfeeder (Portuguese Heavy/Power Metal)

Pitch Black (Portuguese Thrash Metal)

Three Orakle (Portuguese Death Metal/Doom gothic metal)

Vanguarda (Portuguese Rock/Metal)

W.A.K.O (Portuguese Metal/Death Metal)

Witchbreed (Portuguese Progressive/Alternative)

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