WorldWide Metal: Portugal


Portugal’s Forged in Fire: Unveiling a Nation’s Metal Might with WorldWide Metal! 🇵🇹

Calling all metalheads and music enthusiasts! WorldWide Metal embarks on a captivating exploration of Portugal’s vibrant and often overlooked metal scene. This rich tapestry boasts a diverse history, dating back to the late 1970s progressive rock movement and evolving into a potent force in the global metal landscape.

Some important facts about Portugese Metal scene:

  • Pioneering bands like Tarantula who laid the foundation for the burgeoning Portuguese metal scene in the 1980s.
  • The rise of iconic acts like Moonspell, blending melodic Black Metal with gothic influences, influencing countless future generations.
  • The emergence of a diverse array of subgenres, encompassing Black Metal’s raw energy (e.g., Corpus Christii) and the technical prowess of progressive metal (e.g., Ava Inferi).

WorldWide Metal delves deeper, exploring the cultural and social influences that have shaped Portugal’s unique metal identity. We’ll also be championing the current generation of bands who are pushing the boundaries and taking Portuguese metal to new heights, including Gaerea, Midnight Priest, and many more.

Don’t miss this opportunity to:

  • Expand your metal horizons and discover a treasure trove of hidden gems.
  • Gain insights into the rich history and cultural context of Portuguese Metal.
  • Become part of a passionate community of Metal enthusiasts worldwide.

Join the WorldWide Metal exploration of Portugal’s thriving metal scene!



  • Genre: Epic Melodic Death Metal
  • Location: Soure, Coimbra
  • Status: Active
  • Formed in: 2009
  • Link: Encyclopedia Metallum





  • Genre: Heavy/Power Metal
  • Location: Almada, Setúbal
  • Status: Active
  • Formed in: 1996
  • Link: Encyclopedia Metallum