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Preview: SWR Feast 2022

Filipe Gomes 14/04/2022 Previews Comments Off on Preview: SWR Feast 2022
Preview: SWR Feast 2022

The established SWR Barroselas Metalfest is finally returning after a forced 2-year-long hiatus due to the Covid-19 global pandemic that his the world and the music industry by surprise.

This time in a smaller version, which the organizers call a “feast”. So extreme music will be returning to the peaceful town of Barroselas once again for two days on April 29th and 30th.

:: Bands ::

 Day #1 Day #2 
Skeletal Remains
Filii Nigrantium Infernalium
Midnight Priest

:: Music playlist ::

:: Ticket info ::

Tickets are on sale at

Other shops: Galáxia Discos (Viana do Castelo) / Biohazard Area (Braga) / Bazar Moderno (Guimarães) / Piranha (Porto) / Louie Louie (Porto) / Bunker Store (Porto) / Love and Hate (Aveiro) / Carbono (Amadora) / Glam-O-Rama Rock Shop (Lisboa) / Honky Tonk Discos (Vigo)

:: Schedule ::

:: Festival site map ::

The festival will be smaller and therefore with limited capacity. The main stage will be at SWR Arena and the secondary stage at SWR FEST Cafe, 4 bands per day on each stage. As the space will be smaller, the services available will also be adapted to the size of the festival site.

:: Location::

TRAIN: If coming from the South, take the CP train to Porto (Campanhã) and then take the Inter-Regional/Regional train heading to Barroselas. If coming from the North, you must take the International train coming from Vigo (Spain) heading to Porto and get out in Barroselas. If coming from the Interior, you will have to change trains in Nine, catching then the Inter-Regional/Regional train heading to Barroselas. Check the schedules and get 30% discount at

CAR: If coming from the South, take the A1 highway, direction Lisboa-Porto. After the last toll go straight to IC1/Ponte da Arrábida and then turn right following the direction A28/Viana do Castelo. Turn right to Neiva/Braga/Barcelos and at the roundabout follow to EN13/Zona Industrial and 5km ahead turn right to Barroselas (EN308). If coming from the North, from Spain, through the International Bridge of Valença do Minho, go straight to IP1/A3 direction Braga/Porto and get out at the Corvos/Anais toll. Follow through EN201 until Corvos, and from there take the EN308 to Barroselas. If coming from the Interior, Braga or Guimarães, follow the directions to A11/Barcelos and get out in Barcelos. Take then the EN103 to Viana do Castelo and turn right about 5km ahead to get into EN305 to Barroselas.

PLANE: Porto (65km) and Vigo (90km) are the closest airports. These operate several airlines and are connected to railways stations.

Airport: Oporto | OPO | Portugal | GPS 41.14328; -8.40234 | Tel +351 229432400 | web
Airlines: Ryanair | Easyjet | Lufthansa | Tap Portugal | Iberia | Brussels Airlines

Airport: Vigo | VGO | Espanha | GPS 42.225916;-8.633112 | Tel +34 902 404 704 | web
Airlines: Iberia | Air France | Vueling | Air Europa | Air Nostrum | Volotea

:: Other info::

The Metal Battle Portugal 2022 final (although the qualifiers were in 2020) will take place at the SWR cafe on 29 April with BOULDER, GRIEVANCE and SPEEDEMON. The winner will represent Portugal at the mythical Wacken Open Air in Germany in August.

CAMPING: It will run wild as in the last editions and will be open from the 28th of April. Hot showers are available from 10:00 to 13:00 at the Barroselas Municipal Swimming Pool.

BUS: Buses to/from Viana do Castelo will run as usual.
18:00 Viana >>> 18:30 Barroselas | 03:00 Barroselas >>> 03:30 Viana

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