Jan 282021

A little over 3 years after the dams collapsed in the Brazilian city of Mariana, it was the turn of the also mining town of Brumadinho to suffer from the same issue.

On January 25, 2019, at 12:28 pm, an iron ore tailings dam at the Córrego do Feijão mine broke down and took 252 lives and 11 missing, among employees of the management company and residents of the region.

Now, exactly 2 years after the tragedy, the mining band Dynasty Of Metal meets with other personalities from the region’s music scene and releases the single ‘The Mud’.

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Jan 212021

Pretended to happened in 18th of December 2020, the first edition of “Lex Metalis Online Fest” – for personal reasons – ended up being transferred to the 15th of January 2021, becoming part of the celebrations for the 6th anniversary of Lex Metalis Assessoria e Agenciamento.

Since the beginning of the planning, the idea was to make a dynamic event and with the participation of cast partner bands, some recording material first hand for the festival. The complete line-up consists of the 7 bands from several Brazilian cities:

Implement (Death/Thrash Metal – Recife/Pernambuco);
Dynasty Of Metal (Heavy Metal – Nova Lima/Minas Gerais);
Krig (Death Metal – Brazil/Canada);
Legacy Of Kain (Groove Metal – Curitiba/Paraná);
Prelúdio X (Heavy/Power Metal – Recife/Pernambuco);
Angel’s Fire (Symphonic/Power Metal – Recife/Pernambuco);
Mensk (Alternative Metal/Djent – Campos dos Goytacazes/Rio de Janeiro)

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Dec 162020

Written by Dante Alighieri, from 1308 and completed in 1320, 1 year before the death of the Florentine poet, “Purgatório” is the second part of the epic poem “Divina Comedia”, and describes, in its 33 cantos, an allegory of penitent afterlife Christian life. Such an incredible and fantastic structure fits perfectly with the grandeur of Metal.

This is what the brazilian band Prelúdio X did, transposing the classic text for ‘The Entrance’, which is an epic song composed by guitarist Marcello França, containing many elements of orchestra and Neoclassical Metal, which end up revitalizing the characteristic sound of Prelúdio X – based primarily on Heavy and Power Metal.

The lyrics of ‘The Entrance’ echo the verses written in the cantos X to XII of “Purgatorio”, talking about the first penalty that the proud souls must pass to reach Paradise, mentioned in the song as “The Joy”.

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Nov 222020

Tiago Vitek is one of the big names of the drums in heavy music in the state of Minas Gerais.  Known in Brazil and abroad for his intensity, technique, determination and creativity in arrangements, recordings and mainly live shows.

Recently the musician participated, together with Dynasty Of Metal, in 2 online festivals with international curatorship, the Cultura Cyber ​​Fest (Mexico) and the Low Fest (Colombia). For both events, a recording made at Mister Rock in Belo Horizonte was used, with audio and video capture as well as video editing on behalf of Léo Turbo from Estúdio Hertz, now available in the “drum cam” format in weekly posts on the musician’s channel.

For this week, the chosen tracks were ‘Warriors Of The King – Orchestral Version’ and ‘Dentro De Mi Corazón’, both recorded in studio on the EP “Viginti Annis” released together with the album “Step By Step” (2017).

Check the “drum cam” video below.

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Jan 292020

2019 was a very productive year for Legacy Of Kain. 2 tours through South America and a new and highly praised album (“Paralelo XI”) was some of the fruits of this year for the Brazilian groove/thrash metallers.

But 2020 brings new challenges, more tours and a new single called ‘The Legacy’.

With images taken from an special event in Curitiba at Hangar Casa do Ócio, “The Legacy” verses about the struggles that every band lives on the underground scene and the resilience to stand up an win this situations.

You can watch the video below:

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