Tag Archives: Moonspell

Interview: Moonspell’s Hugo & Pedro discuss new album ‘Hermitage;’ look back on ‘Darkness And Hope’

Posted by on February 24, 2021

  Portuguese dark metal masters Moonspell are gearing up for their overall thirteenth masterpiece, Hermitage, out Friday (26th) via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2017’s 1755 will be a first with their new drummer Hugo Ribeiro. We caught up with Ribeiro and Pedro Paixão (keys/guitar) to discuss the album and looked back on 2001’s Darkness […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 15 Livestreams of 2020

Posted by on December 23, 2020

  2020 was the most challenging year for the music industry. From venues to bands, publications, record labels, photographers, management, road crew, the works, everyone has struggled. As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to rise, the music industry had to adapt to find new methods to keep music from falling. As the struggle continued, bands have […]

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Moonspell have “Common Prayers” in new video

Posted by on December 10, 2020

  Moonspell are gearing up for their lucky #13 studio album, Hermitage, which will be released on February 26, 2021 via Napalm Records. To follow their first single, “The Greater Good,” these Portuguese dark metal titans have unveiled the second taste with a video for their new song “Common Prayers.”  The clip was directed by […]

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Moonspell see “The Greater Good” in new video; reveal ‘Hermitage’ album details

Posted by on November 19, 2020

  Moonspell have announced their new full-length studio effort, Hermitage, will be released on February 26th, 2021, via Napalm Records. Based on our conversation with frontman Fernando Ribeiro, the group kept their promise and released a new song before 2020 comes to an end. Today (19th), these Portuguese dark metal giants have unveiled a video […]

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Moonspell announce special Halloween performance

Posted by on September 24, 2020

  Moonspell have announced a special Halloween performance, which will be held in the South of Portugal in an ancient town named Beja. Unlike livestreams we’ve seen, this performance at the Pax Julia Teatro Municipal will be an exclusive live event for 300 guests, but it will also be available as a worldwide virtual extravaganza. […]

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Moonspell’s Fernando Ribeiro on performing live during a pandemic – “We have to start somewhere”

Posted by on September 16, 2020

  The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll in the music industry, and now, bands are faced with more challenges, such as VISA fees for foreign bands to tour the United States will soon increase to over 50%. While there has been a severe split in political differences and opinions surrounding the virus, there’s […]

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Moonspell drummer Miguel Gaspar has left the band, new record on the way

Posted by on July 23, 2020

  Moonspell have parted ways with original drummer Miguel “Mike” Gaspar. Taking over behind the kit will be Hugo Ribeiro, who bares no relation to frontman Fernando Ribeiro. The band still plans on entering the studio in September to record it’s 12th studio album with Jaime Gomez Arellano (Paradise Lost, Ulver, Ghost). The album is expected […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/29: Doro debuts on the charts

Posted by on August 29, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s been six years since Doro’s last studio album, so she decided to come back full force with a double album. You really got to hand it to Doro for sticking it out in […]

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New & Noteworthy: August 17th, 2018: Voluptuous Worship of New Music and Releases

Posted by on August 17, 2018

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The month has been pretty slow overall for releases, but today brings us new music from Doro and Moonspell! Be sure to check out the last week’s New & Noteworthy, for what […]

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Moonspell to release live bundle ‘Lisboa Under The Spell’ in August

Posted by on June 7, 2018

Moonspell have announced they will release Lisboa Under The Spell, a Live DVD/BluRay/3CD bundle on August 17th via Napalm Records. These Portuguese gothic metal masters held a special evening at the Campo Pequeno arena in their hometown Lissabon on February 4th, 2017 and this package includes this sold-out performance. The group expressed their excitement: “We […]

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