Metal Hammer Portugal sampler CD is distributed for free at shows, festivals (it will be resumed once we get rid of the COVID-19 pandemic) and specialized stores through our great distribution network. These samplers are entitled “Subsolo” and the goal is to promote underground bands from the entire world.

Our sampler CD is available on digipak and the packaging includes a booklet where we assign a page to each featured band. It includes band photo, band profile and our review for the band’s latest release.

To be featured in the monthly sampler CD of Metal Hammer Portugal you must submit a track to be approved by our editorial team.

Contact Sandra Silva at

What you’ll get

  • 1x Track on our sampler CD (no time limit)
  • Free distribution of the sampler CD in shows, festivals and specialized stores (online and physical)
  • Review + Band Photo + Band Profile on the booklet
  • 4 copies of the CD to be sent to your address

Distribution partners

Below you can find more information on some of our distribution partners. There are many more of them sharing the best underground has to offer!

Founded in 1996, Rastilho is one of the most important online stores dedicated to music and merchandising in Portugal. As a record label, Rastilho has become a benchmark, having released and cooperated with bands such as Moonspell, Sick Of It All and Dead Combo.

Every time you go to a show or festival in Portugal, you’ll see dozens (if not hundreds) of people wearing these killer items designed to meet the high standards of fellow metalheads worldwide. Perhaps you’ve already seen some of Mosher’s amazing t-shirts in the music videos of your favourite bands! Some artists and bands have shown their support by wearing their products on and off the stage including Max Cavalera, Suicide Silence, Phil Anselmo, Exodus, Entombed AD and many more! Mosher is an ongoing presence in major and minor metal events in Portugal.

Bunker is the place to be when visiting Oporto, in Portugal. Exclusively dedicated to vinyl, cassettes and merch, you’ll be able to find from new titles to underground rarities. These guys have an ongoing presence in all major and minor metal events in Portugal, so make sure to say hi the next time you see them!