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

António Mão de Ferro  Biography


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