I write to find the surrogate writer in me.
Rui is a graduate of the University of Porto, teacher, and life-coach.
He is also a partner of Rock n’Heavy and the founder of ZENite.
Interview With Ex-Sirenia Vocalist: Ailyn Giménez
Norwegians Sirenia released Perils of the Deep Blue, on 28 June 2013, via Nuclear Blast. Produced by the band’s leader, Morten Veland, this album garnered fans' affection and critics' recognition. I had the pleasure of interviewing the band’s vocalist, Ailyn, who graciously led us to discover the new album while revealing more about herself.
Everything on Fear Street 1994: The Ultimate Soundtrack Review
Netflix’s Fear Street is based on the book series of the same name by R. L. Stine and directed by Leigh Janiak. The film starts as a teen slasher parody but rapidly grows into a saga powered by vintage nostalgia, namely during part one — 1994.
This is The Way of The Vocal Creator
Vergílio Ferreira was one of the greatest Portuguese novelists and essayists of the 20th century. With his novel “Aparição” (“Apparition”), he joined the existentialist cultural movement. We revere him as one of the most innovative fictional authors of his time, constantly dwelling on metaphysical questions about death and the self.
Brazilian Black Metal Album: ‘Nihil Est Monastica’ by Patria
From my latest series of album reviews, I bring you Nihil Est Monastica by Brazilian Black Metal pathfinders: PATRIA. Brazilian band Patria released their Saturnian album Nihil Est Monastica with the seal of the French cult label Drakkar Productions. The dark opus brings forward an organic and raw Black Metal, in line with the primal sound of the 90s.
Canadian Metal Album Review: Edge Of Attack
From the icy prairie of Alberta, Canada, comes Edge Of Attack (EOA), a band that plays power metal with thrash influences organized around seductive vocals and aggressive melodic variations that provide a dose of modernity to a more conventional genre.