Porto (Portuguese pronunciation:ˈpoɾtu), also known as Oporto in English, is the second largest city in Portugal after Lisbon and one of the major urban areas of the Iberian peninsula. The urban area of Porto, which extends beyond the administrative limits of the city, has a population of 1.4 million (2011) in an area of 389 km2 (150 sq mi), making it the second-largest urban area in Portugal. Porto Metropolitan Area, on the other hand, includes an estimated 1.8 million people. It is recognized as a gamma-level global city by the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) Study Group, the only Portuguese city besides Lisbon to be recognised as a global city. (more…)
Cabo da Roca (Cape Roca) is a cape which forms the westernmost extent of mainland Portugal and continental Europe and by definition the Eurasian land mass.
Cabo da Roca was known to the Romans as Promontorium Magnum and during the Age of Sail as the Rock of Lisbon. (more…)
Lisbon (Portuguese: Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with a population of 552,700 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km². Its urban area extends beyond the city’s administrative limits with a population of around 2.7 million people, being the 11th-most populous urban area in the European Union.
Lisbon is recognised as a global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education and tourism. It is one of the major economic centres on the continent, with a growing financial sector and one of the largest container ports on Europe’s Atlantic coast. Lisbon Portela Airport serves over 20 million passengers annually, as of 2015 and the motorway network and the high-speed rail system of Alfa Pendular link the main cities of Portugal. The city is the 7th-most-visited city in Southern Europe, after Istanbul, Rome, Barcelona, Madrid, Athens and Milan. (more…)
The one, the only, the Jekyll, the Hyde and the Zombie, the U.F.O. pilot, the rock god, the freak out of leash is back! Hide your kids away or he will eat their heart out and steal their souls. Because if Rock’N’Roll has its own little wicked demon, he’s name is Rob Zombie now.
The identical line up as last time (Rob Zombie – vocals, John 5 – guitar, Piggy D. – bass guitar and Ginger Fish – drums, percussion) delivers once again a bad-ass album! This time we’ve got 9 killer tracks (plus 3 shorty instrumentals) that makes you bang. And, ladies and gentlemen, this is what industrial rock is all about. This is not brain surgery, not rocket launching, but entertaining. Take your shoes off, throw away your bloody bones and dance! (more…)
David Bowie Paintings: Just like many others around the globe, I was saddened by the departure of a great artist of our age – David Bowie. I have to admit, though, my sadness is somehow selfish. I knew that it wouldn’t be long until my turn facing the end of this life, just like my favourite artist who sang me these songs that I grew up listening to. (more…)
Detroit based electronic-rock artist/producer Celldweller has just announced a new remix competition for the title track of his most recent album “End of an Empire” in association with FiXT Remix. The contest is free to enter and open for submissions until March 1st, 2016.
Prizes include a a 1-on-1 music production Skype chat with Klayton (Celldweller), first access to Klayton’s upcoming Kontakt instrument ‘Solaris’ and prizes from Joey Sturgis Tones, the FiXT Store and clothing from Outland Industries. (more…)
David Bowie died on 10th January 2016, 2 days after his 69th birthday and 2 days after the release of Blackstar (stylised as ★), his twenty-fifth and final studio album. R.I.P.!
Almost two generations have passed since the first Star Wars film was released in cinemas, and over the last 38 years, a total of six feature length movies have graced the silver screen. Now, with Episode VII already released to select audiences, is the perfect time to see how our beloved actors have changed over the years. (more…)