pd26/06/13

Executer Fest II – Ratos de Porão, Anthares, Executer, Ação Direta, Slasher. (One Eventos - Amparo - Brazil 15/06/13)

Brazilian metal doesn’t always get esteem from Brazilians, but when it does, it’s for real.

Okay let’s put one thing straight: here in Brazil, underground shows usually mean subpar equipment, bands that are not so good and a meager turnout from the public in most occasions. 

The New NWOBHM - Monument fly the flag for metal both old and new.

With two successful EP's, a redefining cover of Deep Purple's Black Night and some big tours coming up. Monument's own axe-man Lew Stephens caught up for a quick chat.

Since the passing of Deep Purple keyboardist and co-founder Jon Lord, almost a year ago, much of the metal world has been in mourning, as one of the