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Latest Heavenwood News
Below is our complete Heavenwood news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Portuguese dark metallers Heavenwood have parted ways with longtime guitarist Bruno Silva and have replaced him with Vítor Carvalho, Demon Dagger’s axeman and guitar-virtuoso. Vítor Carvalho will make his live debut with Heavenwood next Saturday, the 20th of April in Benavente.
Heavenwood is currently writing and rehearsing material for fifth album, "The Tarot Of The Bohemians - Part. 1," to be released at the beginning of 2014. In related news, the band is streaming a new pre-production track called "Strength." Check it out below. Heavenwood also comments:
"The new album is inspired by Papus aka Gerard Encausse (July 13, 1865 - October 25, 1916), the Spanish-born French physician and hypnotist who popularized occultism and founded the modern Martinist Order." More...
Heavenwood has posted a new pre-production demo song online titled "Justice," which is taken from the band's upcoming new fifth album "The Tarot of the Bohemians - Part I."
Portuguese metal act Heavenwood posted a pre-production demo clip of the new track "Strength." The song is to appear on the band's forthcoming LP "The Tarot of the Bohemians - Part I," the follow up to the 2011 Listenable Records release "Abyss Masterpiece." The band is currently finishing the writing process for the album.
"The Tarot of the Bohemians - Part I" is inspired by Papus aka Gerard Encausse (July 13, 1865 - October 25, 1916), the Spanish-born French physician and hypnotist who popularized occultism and founded the modern Martinist Order. No release date or full track information has been announced, however, in addition to "The Hermit" the band revealed "Justice" as another track name.
Check out the preview demo clip of "Strength" here: More...
Portuguese metal act Heavenwood posted a preview clip of the demo for the new track entitled "The Hermit" (heard below) The band has been in the writing process for the band's forthcoming LP "The Tarot of the Bohemians - Part I," the follow up to the 2011 Listenable Records release "Abyss Masterpiece."
The new album is inspired by Papus aka Gerard Encausse (July 13, 1865 - 25 October 1916), the Spanish-born French physician and hypnotist who popularized occultism and founded the modern Martinist Order. No release date or full track information has been announced, however, in addition to "The Hermit" the band revealed "Justice" as another track name.
Check out the preview demo clip of "The Hermit" here:
After releasing a series of clips from the band's recent 20th anniversary show, Portuguese act Heavenwood has now posted another video online featuring backstage footage. Check out the YouTube clip below, which also includes on-stage shots of the band's performance.
Portugal's Heavenwood recently held a 20th anniversary celebration show on December 28th, 2012. Several fan-filmed video clips from the event have made their way online, showing the band performing tracks from across its discography.
You can check out videos below of "Sudden Scars" from "Abyss Masterpiece," "Season 98" from "Swallow," and "Emotional Wound" from "Diva." The band also briefly commented: "Heavenwood would like to thank for the fantastic attendance at the HARD CLUB Main Room last night. It was perfect night for all!" More...
Portugal's Heavenwood has issued the following announcement about performing a special 20th anniversary show:
"Heavenwood is celebrating 20 years of existence in the Fall of 2012 with a very special concert dedicated to the four albums released live at Hard Club (Mercado Ferreira Borges - Porto - Portugal) next December 28th. One night dedicated to the four albums and a unique show to all the old and new Heavenwood fans, you can´t miss this one!!"
In celebration of the band's 20th anniversary, Portuguese act Heavenwood recently entered the studio (check out footage here) to record material.
The band has also now posted a rare earlier track online: a gothic club remix of the song "Shadowflower," which comes off Heavenwood's 1998 release "Swallow." Check out the song in the player below.
Portugal's Heavenwood is celebrating 20 years of existence and recently entered Unkle Rock Studio for a special recording session to commemorate the anniversary. The band has now posted a brief studio video online, which can be viewed below. Further details on the songs being recorded will be announced as they are made available.
Portugal's Heavenwood, which had equipment destroyed in a studio fire at the beginning of the summer, has now issued the following announcement about again hitting the recording studio:
"Heavenwood entered Unkle Rock Studio (Porto) for a special recording session! Marcelo Aires (Heavenwood's session drummer) is recording and harvesting the best from his new endorsed drumkit from DDRUM. We will upload more news while the recording process runs so stay tuned and check the official Heavenwood Facebook!" More...
Portuguese gothic metal band Heavenwood posted up a new music video for the track "Morning Glory Clouds (In Manus Tuas Domine)." The song appears on the band's latest LP "Abyss Masterpiece," which was issued in 2011 via Listenable Records. The video was directed by M. Webber and J. S. Watson.
Check out "Morning Glory Clouds (In Manus Tuas Domine)" here:
Portugal's Heavenwood has issued the following announcement about halting work on the band's new album due to a studio fire:
"Last night was a tragic night for Bruno Silva - the studio was consumed totally by the fire. Bruno went to the hospital regarding minor skin burns but everything is fine with him for the moment, although he's still affected psychologically due to this tremendous tragedy!
"It's a real sad news but the most important of all at the end is Bruno is alive once he was on the studio when the fire started. All the studio equipment was destroyed by the fire including Heavenwood equipment.
"Heavenwood will stop the pre-production and composition sessions of the 5th Album for a period of time but the band intend to play live and support Bruno Silva to conceive and develop his studio back from the beginning!" More...
Portuguese act Heavenwood has issued the following announcement about streaming a new sample clip online from the band's upcoming new album:
"Heavenwood is working on the new song 'The High Priestess," and here is a small sample of our working process on this month (May 2012).
"We want all Heavenwood fans to feel in comunnion with us during the conception of the 5th new Heavenwood album! Please visit and listen to it on the Heavenwood official Facebook here."
More details on the upcoming follow-up to the "Abyss Masterpiece" album will be announced as they are made available.
Portugal's Heavenwood has posted a sample online of new music to appear on the band's upcoming follow-up to the "Abyss Masterpiece" album. Check out the clip below, and the band also commented:
"This is a small musical and mystical barbecue for the Heavenwood fans all over the world to enjoy and delight regarding the next album for a limited period of time. Not for the weak of heart!"
Heavenwood has posted a series of live video clips online from the band's performances in Portugal in late 2011 and early 2012. Check out the footage in the players available below, or find more Heavenwood music available for streaming at the band's MySpace page.
Fan-filmed footage has been posted online of Heavenwood performing "Morning Glory Clouds" at II Gala Submarino in Portugal on February 17th, 2012. Check out the video clip below. Heavenwood is also currently offering an orchestral song as a free download, with details available at this location.
Heavenwood has issued the following announcement about releasing an orchestral version of the song "Sudden Scars" as a free download:
"The Heavenwood international street team in cooperation with Avantegarde MNGT are pleased to present: The brand new official Heavenwood Mobile App for ANDROID! With this app, Heavenwood fans will have the chance to listen to the band's music, see exclusive pictures and other goodies, check out their bio and latest news updates, and share it all with their friends everywhere on their ANDROID mobile device with this free Wood Mobile App which is available for download at this location.
"To celebrate the release of the Android app Heavenwood is offering for free download exclusively through their official Reverbnation page an orchestral version of 'Sudden Scars', song taken from 'Abyss Masterpiece' and orchestrated by Russian Orchestrator Dominic G. Joutsen.
"Meanwhile, Heavenwood is back on the road in support of the highly acclaimed 4th album 'Abyss Masterpiece' released last year in Europe via Listenable Records and in the United States via eOne Entertainment, and will play Saturday, the 14th January 2012 at the 18th Edition Of HardMetalFest, Mangualde, Portugal, together with legendary German thrashers WITCHBURNER, and several other national acts." More...
Portugal's Heavenwood has posted a fifty-three second pre-production sample online of a new song the band is currently working on. You can check out the sample of "Pain is Her Last Resource" in the player below.
Heavenwood also recently announced the band will be releasing a Beatles cover song, with full details available here. Check back soon for more information on Heavenwood's upcoming activity and the follow-up to the "Abyss Masterpiece" album released earlier this year.
Heavenwood has posted a video online featuring audio of the band working on a cover version of The Beatles' "And I Love Her" with a special guest. The band also commented:
"Not for commercial release, this is a tribute to what we consider to be the all time best band in the world! All rights reserved to Lennon/McCartney!!"
Portugal's Heavenwood has posted a pre-production demo track online titled "Sweet Hysteria," which was recorded during the band's time working on the third Heavenwood album "Redemption." The track never made it onto the finished album, but has now been posted online for fans to check out via Soundcloud or in the player below.