About this festival
SWR Barroselas Metalfest is one of Portugal's oldest and most respected heavy metal festivals. Fresh from celebrating its 20th edition in 2017, the extreme three day affair will return once again.
The festival's lineup unites global metallers, with recent editions welcoming bands from across Europe, USA, South America and North Africa, including such heavy-hitters as Napalm Death, Marduk, Metal Church and Shining.
Once more, thousands of heavy metal fans from all around the world will make their annual pilgrimage towards the peaceful village in northeastern Portugal for one of the oldest festivals of its kind.
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