Recorded at London's Trident Studios in 1999, MOONSPELL's fourth album, The Butterfly Effect, saw the band follow more experimental paths after their impactful beginnings in gothic metal. Influenced by industrial elements of the nineties, this full-length release from the Portuguese pioneers captivates with down-tuned guitars, an electronic veil of ghostly synths and the concept of the scientific chaos theory, proclaiming that even the smallest events in life can lead to...

Originally released by the band in 1998, Sin/Pecado became the great divider of the Moonspell wolfpack. Produced by their long time companion Waldemar Sorychta (Wolfheart, Irreligious), the songs of this “accursed” album were signs of a rebellion of the band against the sound that made them famous in the scene. Instead of wolves and vampires, Moonspell set the compass to songs filled with electronica and darkwave moods that talked about...

It was a special day for every MOONSPELL fan, when the band invited their “aficionados” to Campo Pequeno arena in their hometown Lisboa on February 4th, 2017. Only 4.000 of them could take part in the unique and solemn spell, when the Gothic Metal legends entered the stage. Once again Fernando Ribeiro and his bandmates proved that they are one of the best live acts around.

Playing three sets in...

The inimitable bond between MOONSPELL and 4.000 of their fans in a sold-out venue is pure electricity, captured for all eternity on the massive Live DVD/Blue Ray/3CD package named Lisboa Under The Spellwhich will be released on August 17th via Napalm Records. It wasn’t just a usual concert. MOONSPELL played their first two full length studio albums Wolfheart and Irreligious plus their 2015 album Extinct all on one evening. As...

Vocalist of Portuguese dark metal pioneers MOONSPELL, Fernando Ribeiro seems to be a restless spirit. Beside heavily touring the world, releasing highly acclaimed records with his band MOONSPELL including their upcoming Live DVD as well as his recent dark poetry book released in English for the very first time ever, Ribeiro has started his own label imprint ALMA MATER BOOKS & RECORDS. With Alma Mater, he is not just returning...

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It was a very special evening when MOONSPELL played an exceptional show at the Campo Pequeno arena in their hometown Lissabon on February 4th, 2017. That inimitable bond between the gothic metal act and 4.000 of their fans in the sold-out venue is pure electricity, captured for all eternity on the massive Live DVD/Blue Ray/3CD package Lisboa Under The Spell which will be released on August 17th via Napalm Records....

A unique and solemn spell seems to shroud every spot as soon as Portuguese alchemists MOONSPELL enters the stage – and it was a very special evening indeed when the band played an exceptional show at the Campo Pequeno arena in their hometown Lissabon on February 4th, 2017. That inimitable bond between the gothic metal act and 4.000 of their fans in the sold-out venue is pure electricity, captured for...

There's only one metal band that is able to hit official album charts on #1 in their home country Portugal, while they belong to the worldwide pioneers of dark art: Naturally and for the first time ever, MOONSPELL's brand new album '1755' comes and is sung in portuguese. Set for release on November 3rd 2017 on Napalm Records, this record will outclass all standards you have ever heard from MOONSPELL...

Portugal's Dark Metal pioneers in MOONSPELL are finally back with a brand new and hotly anticipated album, titled '1755'. Set to be released on November 3rd 2017 on Napalm Records, this record will outclass all standards you have ever heard from MOONSPELL before!

From the first second the conceptual dramaturgy MOONSPELL have created feels like a detonation of the mind. '1755' is more than just the band's new magnum opus:...

NAPALM RECORDS, MOONSPELL and Alma Mater Records (band’s owned label) are proud to announce that there will be three shows in Portugal for the release of MOONSPELL’s new album '1755': a concept album, sung in Portuguese, about the Great Lisbon Earthquake, of 1755.

They will have a double date hometown- show in Lisbon where you enjoy the band's annual Halloween party as well as watching the show. On the...

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