Says Fernando Ribeiro: “Even tough I love what I do with Moonspell I always found myself attracted by the doing of other things. Many of my idols like Quorthon (Ace Thomas Forsberg) from Bathory Offical and Tom Gabriel Fischer have always other duties, revolving around the band but not limited to the band, that I found inspiring.
Putting the two things I like the most: great, meaningful music and excellent literature/poetry together is my plan with ALMA MATER.
Moonspell’s struggle for quality and pertinence shall be reflected on the label’s joband we are trying our best to make Alma Mater Books & Records a solid, lasting label, looking into the future by signing Portuguese talent (D E S I R E + Okkultist ), provide them with the investment and knowledge they need; but also to pick and choose from our repertoire and create top of the chain editions while also looking into bands that have inspired us as musicians and spread that legacy through the release of limited editions like the inimitable Clouds from Tiamat or the early, superbly raw materials of Paradise Lost and many more to come. Alma Mater!“
With many more news & releases to come, to the busy release schedule of ALMA MATER BOOKS & RECORDS currently belong: