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Katla. stream single “Hyldýpi” and album details Moonspell unveil first details of new album “1755” Ethereal Riffian release “Afterlight” DVD Epica unveil “behind the music” #1 trailer Devilish Impressions reveal new video for “The I” Arkaik debuts video for “Futile State” Satyricon post single from “Deep calleth upon Deep” King Parrot announce European tour with Decapitated Preview: ADM Metal Fest Nocturne announce new album “The Burning Silence”

Katla. stream single “Hyldýpi” and album details

“Móðurástin” will be out on October 27th via Prophecy Productions. Icelandic act Katla. is named in tribute to one of Iceland’s greatest active volcanos, Katla.

Moonspell unveil first details of new album “1755”

“1755” will be released on November 3rd via Napalm Records/Alma Mater Records. Portugal’s Dark Metal pioneers in Moonspell are finally back with a brand new

Ethereal Riffian release “Afterlight” DVD

A handmade DVD-book limited to 108 copies is also available. Shamanic rockers from Ukraine Ethereal Riffian have released “Afterlight” DVD, which is the quintessence of the band’s 6-year work.

Epica unveil “behind the music” #1 trailer

The EP release is due for September 1st, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. Recently, Epica announced their long-awaited EP, “The Solace System”. This record will include

Devilish Impressions reveal new video for “The I”

Devilish Impressions will release their new album, “The I” on September 22nd, 2017 via Lifeforce Records / Publishing Wormholedeath. Hailing from Poland, the epic black

Arkaik debuts video for “Futile State”

“Nemethia” will be released on September 29th via Unique Leader Records. Advancing the September release of Arkaik‘s fifth full-length “Nemethia”, the brutal tech-death metal outfit

Satyricon post single from “Deep calleth upon Deep”

“Deep Calleth Upon Deep” will be released on September 22nd via Napalm Records. Black metal legends SATYRICON have revealed their highly anticipated ninth studio album,

King Parrot announce European tour with Decapitated

Australia’s notorious metal villains KING PARROT revealed European tour plans in support of their recently announced studio album, “Ugly Produce”. The band will hit the

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

The month of August comes to an end with another brutal event in Portugal: ADM Metal Fest. All preparations in the village of Andam, in

Nocturne announce new album “The Burning Silence”

“The Burning Silence” will contain nine songs with a total playing time of 43 minutes. Only one year after the release of the self-titled debut

Recent News:

Katla. stream single “Hyldýpi” and album details

“Móðurástin” will be out on October 27th via Prophecy Productions. Icelandic act Katla. is named in tribute to one of Iceland’s greatest active volcanos, Katla. The project features ex-Sólstafir drummer Guðmundur Óli Pálmason and Einar Eldur [...]

Moonspell unveil first details of new album “1755”

“1755” will be released on November 3rd via Napalm Records/Alma Mater Records. Portugal’s Dark Metal pioneers in Moonspell are finally back with a brand new and hotly anticipated album, titled “1755”. Now the band fronted by [...]

Recent Live Reports:

Report: Mastodon + Black Peaks @ Sala Tejo, Meo Arena
Posted On Julho 1, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Report: Mastodon + Black Peaks @ Sala Tejo, Meo Arena

More than four years without visiting Portuguese soil, Mastodon came back with many promising stories full of metal in their luggage. Even though “Emperor of Sand” is cleaner, at a production level, it is still [...]

Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA
Posted On Junho 17, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Once again, RCA hosted a beastly Vagos Metal Fest warm-up last May 27 in Portugal. This time around, Amazing Events invited the Dutch death metal band Asphyx, which was supported by the Portuguese The Ominous [...]

Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa

Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa

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Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

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Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

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Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.

Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.

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Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

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Report: Wolfheart + Eternal Storm @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: Wolfheart + Eternal Storm @ RCA Club, Lisbon

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Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

Março 21, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo
Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade

Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade

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Recent Previews

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

The month of August comes to an end with another brutal event in Portugal: ADM Metal Fest. All preparations in the village of Andam, in the parish of Porto de Mós, are now finalised to [...]

Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Leyendas Del Rock will take place at Villena, Spain from August 9th to 12th. In the second week of August the village of Villena will host the twelfth edition of the Leyendas del Rock festival, [...]

Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

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Preview: Mastodon @ Meo Arena, Lisbon

Preview: Mastodon @ Meo Arena, Lisbon

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Preview: Slayer @ Coliseu Lisbon June 5th

Preview: Slayer @ Coliseu Lisbon June 5th

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Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017

Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017

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Recent Interviews

Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm
Posted On Julho 16, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

We had a nice chat with Portuguese Oldschool Death Metal band Cape Torment. TBP – Hi how are you? Thanks for taking the time to talk with us. For those who don’t know you yet, [...]

[Video] Angelus Apatrida interview @ Mosher Fest
Posted On Junho 13, 2017 | Comentários fechados em [Video] Angelus Apatrida interview @ Mosher Fest

The Black Planet had the opportunity to meet Guillermo Izquierdo, the man behind the vocals of the spanish thrash metal band Angelus Apatrida, when they last played in Portugal at Mosher Fest – Chapter V. [...]

Interview: STRIKER

Interview: STRIKER

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Interview: Betraying The Martyrs

Interview: Betraying The Martyrs

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Interview: TREPID ELUCIDATION

Interview: TREPID ELUCIDATION

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Interview: KILLADELPHIA

Interview: KILLADELPHIA

Fevereiro 23, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Interview: KILLADELPHIA
Interview: PARANOID

Interview: PARANOID

Fevereiro 9, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Interview: PARANOID
Interview: EROTIC PSYCHO

Interview: EROTIC PSYCHO

Dezembro 18, 2016 | Comentários fechados em Interview: EROTIC PSYCHO

Top 2016

TOP Albums of 2016
Posted On Janeiro 11, 2017 | Comentários fechados em TOP Albums of 2016

In the past few days we have presented you our staff choices for best albums of 2016. Now we bring you our final and oficial list for best releases from that year, to close that [...]