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Primordial releases new video “To Hell Or The Hangman” Preview: Machine Head @ Roundhouse, London Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig Revocation have entered studio Glorior Belli premieres “Deserters Of Eden” single Nightmarer release “Fetisch” lyric video Rivers Of Nihil reveal new single “The Silent Life” Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more Megadeth release new video “Lying In State”

Primordial releases new video “To Hell Or The Hangman”

New album “Exile Amongst The Ruins” out March 30th via Metal Blade Records. Irish Pagan Metal veterans Primordial have now released a new video “To Hell

Preview: Machine Head @ Roundhouse, London

The americans Machine Head have recently released their much awaited 9th studio album “Catharsis” via Nuclear Blast and have been touring the US to showcase

Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

On the night of February 9th a portal between our world and many other unearthly and spiritual realms was opened by Ritos Nocturnos. Its location:

Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

In a completely crowded room where tickets were sold out more than two weeks prior, veteran bands Moonspell and Cradle of Filth returned to Leipzig

Revocation have entered studio

Less than 2 years after the release of “Great Is Our Sin”, Revocation seem to have entered the studio once again to record. The band

Glorior Belli premieres “Deserters Of Eden” single

“The Apostates” will be released on April 6th via Season Of Mist. The French black metal band Glorior Belli has premiered the first single from

Nightmarer release “Fetisch” lyric video

“Cacophony Of Terror” will be coming out on March 23rd via Season of Mist. After surprising everyone with “Skinner”, dissonant act Nightmarer have released a

Rivers Of Nihil reveal new single “The Silent Life”

“Where Owls Know My Name” will be out on March 16 via Metal Blade Records. Pennsylvania-based Tech Death Rivers Of Nihil have announced their new

Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

Vagos will happen in August 9th until 12th. Portuguese Vagos Metal fest have confirmed another set of bands for this year’s edition. Sonata Arctica Orphaned

Megadeth release new video “Lying In State”

“Lying In State” is a track from their 2016 album, Dystopia”. Megadeth released a new music video for “Lying In State”. You can watch it

Recent News:

Primordial releases new video “To Hell Or The Hangman”

New album “Exile Amongst The Ruins” out March 30th via Metal Blade Records. Irish Pagan Metal veterans Primordial have now released a new video “To Hell or the Hangman”. This is the 2nd single out of the [...]

Revocation have entered studio

Less than 2 years after the release of “Great Is Our Sin”, Revocation seem to have entered the studio once again to record. The band made the following post with the caption “It begins…”. According [...]

Beyond Creation finished writing new album

Beyond Creation finished writing new album

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Obscura finish recording new album “Diluvium”

Obscura finish recording new album “Diluvium”

January 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Obscura finish recording new album “Diluvium”
The Voynich Code support The Faceless Euro tour

The Voynich Code support The Faceless Euro tour

January 16, 2018 | Comments Off on The Voynich Code support The Faceless Euro tour

Recent Live Reports:

Report: Cannibal Corpse + The Black Dahlia Murder + No Return @ VEGA, Copenhagen

On the February 10th Cannibal Corpse took over Copenhagen’s Vega and left it with blood marks all over the place. The place was totally packed – show was reported ‘sold out’ in the end of [...]

Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

On the night of February 9th a portal between our world and many other unearthly and spiritual realms was opened by Ritos Nocturnos. Its location: Hard Club, Porto, at 21:00. This sold out night, was [...]

Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

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Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen

Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen

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Report: Ufomammut + Usnea + Late Night Venture @ Doom Metal Monday, Copenhagen

Report: Ufomammut + Usnea + Late Night Venture @ Doom Metal Monday, Copenhagen

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Report: Soen + Madder Mortem + Heavenwood @ Hard Club

Report: Soen + Madder Mortem + Heavenwood @ Hard Club

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Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

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Report: Virus & Grave Pleasures in Kuudes Linja, Helsinki

Report: Virus & Grave Pleasures in Kuudes Linja, Helsinki

October 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Report: Virus & Grave Pleasures in Kuudes Linja, Helsinki
Report: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie @ RCA Club, Lisbon

October 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Report: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Recent Previews

Preview: Machine Head @ Roundhouse, London

The americans Machine Head have recently released their much awaited 9th studio album “Catharsis” via Nuclear Blast and have been touring the US to showcase it. Soon they will be touring Europe and making a [...]

Preview: Cannibal Corpse + The Black Dahlia Murder + No Return @ VEGA, Copenhagen

The first big death metal names in 2018 are brought to Copenhagen by 3rd Tsunami Agency, for a show at club Vega. Cannibal Corpse is coming back to Denmark to deal some brutal power among [...]

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2017

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2017

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Preview: Epica + Vuur + Myrath @ Portugal

Preview: Epica + Vuur + Myrath @ Portugal

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Preview: Dying Fetus + Psycroptic + Beyond Creation + Disentomb @ LAV

Preview: Dying Fetus + Psycroptic + Beyond Creation + Disentomb @ LAV

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Preview: Testament + Annihilator + Death Angel @ Madrid

Preview: Testament + Annihilator + Death Angel @ Madrid

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Preview: Omnium Gatherum + Skálmöld + Stam1na

Preview: Omnium Gatherum + Skálmöld + Stam1na

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Recent Interviews

Interview: SATYRICON
Posted On November 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: SATYRICON

We here at The Black Planet had the opportunity to interview the iconic black metal band Satyricon about their new full lenght release, “Deep Calleth Upon Deep”. This was the result. You are back with [...]

Interview: Crisix
Posted On August 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: Crisix

Crisix is a thrash metal band from Barcelona, Spain, who has stepped on stages like SWR XIII Barroselas metal Fest 2010 (Portugal), Wacken Open Air 2009 and 2010 (Germany). Crisix are (from left to right): [...]

Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

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[Video] Angelus Apatrida interview @ Mosher Fest

[Video] Angelus Apatrida interview @ Mosher Fest

June 13, 2017 | Comments Off on [Video] Angelus Apatrida interview @ Mosher Fest
Interview: STRIKER

Interview: STRIKER

June 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: STRIKER
Interview: Betraying The Martyrs

Interview: Betraying The Martyrs

May 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: Betraying The Martyrs
Interview: TREPID ELUCIDATION

Interview: TREPID ELUCIDATION

March 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: TREPID ELUCIDATION
Interview: KILLADELPHIA

Interview: KILLADELPHIA

February 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: KILLADELPHIA

Top 2017

TOP ALBUMS 2017
Posted On January 6, 2018 | Comments Off on TOP ALBUMS 2017

After publishing our staff’s lists for the best albums of 2017, we have come to a final decision. So here is The Black Planet zine’s official top albums list for the past year! 1 – [...]

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Gomes

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Gomes

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2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Correia

2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Correia

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2017: The Staff’s Choices – José Serodio

2017: The Staff’s Choices – José Serodio

December 31, 2017 | Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – José Serodio