MOONSPELL was named "Best Portuguese Act" at MTV's 13th annual Europe Music Awards, which were held earlier tonight (Thursday, Nov. 2) in Copenhagen, Denmark. This is the first time ever a metal band has won that particular award in Europe. The group has since issued the following statement:

"We won MTV Euro awards for best Portuguese act and wish to dedicate it to all people around the world who voted for us and helped MOONSPELL to become a stronger band and Portuguese metal more known to the abroad scene! Thank you a million moons!!!"

As previously reported, MOONSPELL is keeping an online tour diary from its U.S. trek with KATATONIA and DAYLIGHT DIES. Check it out at the group's official forum.

MOONSPELL will team up with NAPALM DEATH, BEHEMOTH and DEW-SCENTED for a European tour in March/April. A list of tour dates can be found at this location.

MOONSPELL's latest album, "Memorial", was released in April via SPV Records. The CD was recorded at Woodhouse Studios in Hagen, Germany with producer Waldemar Sorychta (LACUNA COIL, TIAMAT, GRIP INC.). A DVD, entitled "Lunar Still/13 Years of Doom", is expected to surface via Century Media in 2007.


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