was formed in 1992 from the ashes of Morbid God, a project they started in 1989.
After a couple of years of making a name in the underground, they finally got into a bigger crowd with the release of Wolfheart, via Century Media, in 1995.
The band started touring intensively, and in 1996 they released their breakthrough LP Irreligious which brought the Portuguese band to the forefront of Gothic Metal.
Since then Moonspell has put out nine solid studio releases. Their last album Extinct was number #1 in Portugal and a chartbreaker in many countries, and they have succeeded in celebrating their 25th anniversary on the road, a bit everywhere in the world.
Moonspell will release their new album (a concept about Lisbon’s Great Earthquake) via Napalm Records on the 3rd of November. Is their first album totally sung in Portuguese, their native language. Also the DVD Lisboa Under the Spell, recorded live at Portugal’s capital, is seeing the light of the day in the Summer of 2018.
They have announced an Iberian tour for the new album in November 2017 already, and a support tour for Cradle of Filth, starting in January 2018, throughout all of Europe.