António Mão de Ferro
Artist Name
António Mão de Ferro
Born Date
June 25, 1976
Birth Place
Oporto, Portugal

António Mão de Ferro  Biography

ABOUt

António Gaspar Mão de Ferro, is a Portuguese pop and blues rock musi­cian, singer-song­writer, record­ing artist, and music pro­duc­er from Oporto, Portugal, born June 25 of 1976.

Very ear­ly, he dis­cov­ered is pas­sion for music, spe­cial­ly for elec­tric gui­tar! He learned how to play gui­tar with his father and lat­er on he became an auto­di­dact. His father played in a well-known Portuguese band from the 60´s, the Tártaros.

Since the very begin­ning of his pro­fes­sion­al career, Antonio has been play­ing with sev­er­al blues artists

  • Minnemann Blues Band
  • Jerrel Lamar
  • Mable John (Ray Charles)
  • Zackia Hoocker
  • Ollan Christopher Bell
  • Airto Moreira
  • Rui Veloso.

He has been referred on the English mag­a­zine Modern Guitars, by Tom Watson say­ing that “…“I espe­cial­ly enjoyed Ironhand’s use of the Talk Box effect on a cou­ple of num­bers. Added much to the heart­felt qual­i­ty of his solos”…”

At 22 he joined Portuguese super group GNR, with whom record­ed 3 albums and toured Portugal and Europe. In addi­tion to the per­for­mances on TV gala´s, nation­als and inter­na­tion­als fes­ti­vals, he played in 2006 Rock in Rio”.

António Mão de Ferro’s music is absolute­ly het­ero­ge­neous, as if it gath­ered the col­ors of the world and com­bined them in the shape of songs.

António Mão de Ferro con­nects his per­fect Blues tech­nique, to the sim­plic­i­ty of a POP song for­mat, where words and sounds are high­light­ed accord­ing to the wish­es of the song.

Solo Albums:

Karma Train (2010)

Somewhere (2015)

António Mão de Ferro (2017)

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António Mão de Ferro
| January 21, 2017