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Benighted release a new track of upcoming EP Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig Hate Eternal release a new track of forthcoming album Preview: Batushka  – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal Madder Mortem release new single “Liberator” Kalmah premiere new video “Take Me Away” Craft will re-issue ‘Total Soul Rape’ via Season of Mist New Dirty Raven EP “Rust For Blue” out on Sept 28 Fallujah added to Obscura European tour, plus First Fragment & Allegaeon Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

Benighted release a new track of upcoming EP

Benighted, are now premiering the second new track of their forthcoming EP “Dogs Always Bite Harder Than Their Master”, which is set to be released

Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

Haggard are back in Leipzig! Integrated in the next European tour – the Bards of Symphony and Metal tour- that will begin on September 18,

Hate Eternal release a new track of forthcoming album

Hate Eternal are now premiering the second crushing track of their forthcoming new album “Upon Desolate Sands”, which is slated for release on October 26th,

Preview: Batushka – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

All things, good and bad, inevitably meet their demise. As such, Batushka will storm Europe this autumn with the purpose of bringing the End Of

Madder Mortem release new single “Liberator”

Dark Essence Records revealed one more track from “Marrow”, the upcoming opus from Alternative Metallers Madder Mortem scheduled for release on the 21st of  September.

Kalmah premiere new video “Take Me Away”

Kalmah released a video for the single “Take Me Away”. This track is taken from the band’s “Palo” album, released via Spinefarm Records earlier this

Craft will re-issue ‘Total Soul Rape’ via Season of Mist

Swedish black metal masters Craft will re-issue the highly acclaimed album “Total Soul Rape” (2000) which will hit the stores on October 26, 2018. “Total

New Dirty Raven EP “Rust For Blue” out on Sept 28

Dirty Raven announced a new EP “Rust For Blue”, due to be released on September 28th. The band has released 2 video teasers. You can

Fallujah added to Obscura European tour, plus First Fragment & Allegaeon

Progressive death metal masters Fallujah have been confirmed as main support to German tech death Obscura European tour “Diluvium Europa 2019”. The trek will see

Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

This year, the honors of Under the Doom’s Warm up Session will be made by Primordial, and after all this time, one feels that the

Recent News:

Benighted release a new track of upcoming EP

Benighted, are now premiering the second new track of their forthcoming EP “Dogs Always Bite Harder Than Their Master”, which is set to be released on October 12th, 2018. The French masters of brutal death [...]

Hate Eternal release a new track of forthcoming album

Hate Eternal are now premiering the second crushing track of their forthcoming new album “Upon Desolate Sands”, which is slated for release on October 26th, 2018 via Season Of Mist. Presales are available through this [...]

Recent Live Reports:

Photo-report: MetalDays 2018
Posted On September 1, 2018 | No Comments on Photo-report: MetalDays 2018

Once again, the unique MetalDays festival joined thousands of metalheads in Slovenia for a week of great Metal shows, swimming and sunbathing. Check out some pictures below. Photos courtesy of Miha K.       [...]

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Once again, the month of August sees the return of one of the biggest Heavy Metal festivals in the country: the Vagos Metal Fest. The 2018 edition brought some news, such as the fact that [...]

Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

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Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

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Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

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Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

July 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

June 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018
Report: Dark Tranquillity + Equilibrium + Miracle Flair @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Dark Tranquillity + Equilibrium + Miracle Flair @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

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Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

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Report: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Report: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

March 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Recent Previews

Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig
Posted On September 12, 2018 | No Comments on Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

Haggard are back in Leipzig! Integrated in the next European tour – the Bards of Symphony and Metal tour- that will begin on September 18, they will perform on September 22nd, at the Hellraiser Leipzig. [...]

Preview: Batushka  – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

All things, good and bad, inevitably meet their demise. As such, Batushka will storm Europe this autumn with the purpose of bringing the End Of Litourgiya to the faithless masses one last time. This tour, [...]

Preview: Laurus Nobilis 2018

Preview: Laurus Nobilis 2018

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Preview: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Preview: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

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Preview: Copenhell 2018

Preview: Copenhell 2018

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Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

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Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

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Recent Interviews

Interview: Krowos
Posted On April 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: Krowos

  Krowos is an Italian black metal band formed by: Tsade – Screaming and Clean Vocals Bheltregus – Choirs and Clean Vocals Frozen – Drums and Guitars Imbris – Bass Krowos was created by Frozen [...]

Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE
Posted On April 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

We here at the Black Planet had the opportunity to interview the Australian metalcore band A Breach Of Silence regarding their new record “Secrets”. Their vocalist and bass player Blair Layt was kind enough to take [...]

Interview: SATYRICON

Interview: SATYRICON

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Interview: Crisix

Interview: Crisix

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Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

July 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm
[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

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