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Beyond Creation finished writing new album Obscura finish recording new album “Diluvium” The Voynich Code support The Faceless Euro tour Ulcerate release live video of “Abrogation” Cynic release new song “Humanoid” Glasya release new video “Heaven’s Demise” Deströyer 666 stream new song “Call of the Wild” Immortal finished recording the new album TOP ALBUMS 2017 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Gomes

Beyond Creation finished writing new album

Simon Girard, frontman and main songwriter of technical death metal band Beyond Creation has posted in his social media that the writing and composing process

Obscura finish recording new album “Diluvium”

Obscura “Diluvium” is set for a Summer 2018 release via Relapse Records. Technical death metal masters Obscura have completed their fifth full-length album entitled “Diluvium”.

The Voynich Code support The Faceless Euro tour

“Aqua Vitae” is The Voynich Code ‘s latest album, released in 2017. Portuguese The Voynich Code will be supporting tech-death The Faceless on their European

Ulcerate release live video of “Abrogation”

“Abrogation” is taken from the latest Ulcerate album “Shrines of Paralysis”. Ulcerate have released a live video for their song “Abrogation“. The footage was captured

Cynic release new song “Humanoid”

“Humanoid” is Cynic’s first song in 4 years. Cynic has released a new song called “Humanoid”. You can listen to it below. “Humanoid” was recorded

Glasya release new video “Heaven’s Demise”

Glasya have released their debut video entitled “Heaven’s Demise”. You can watch it below. Glasya is a Portuguese symphonic metal band consisting of several members

Deströyer 666 stream new song “Call of the Wild”

“Call Of The Wild” is scheduled to be released on Feb. 23 via Season of Mist. Deströyer 666 have released a stream of the song

Immortal finished recording the new album

Immortal’s 9th album is scheduled to be released this year via Nuclear Blast. Legendary Black Metal act Immortal have announced that they have finished the

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

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Gomes

With the year of 2017 coming to an end, it is time to choose the best releases of the year. Like in previous years, we

Recent News:

Beyond Creation finished writing new album

Simon Girard, frontman and main songwriter of technical death metal band Beyond Creation has posted in his social media that the writing and composing process for the band’s 3rd album has been finished. Here’s what [...]

Obscura finish recording new album “Diluvium”

Obscura “Diluvium” is set for a Summer 2018 release via Relapse Records. Technical death metal masters Obscura have completed their fifth full-length album entitled “Diluvium”. “Diluvium” was recorded with longtime producer V. Santura (Triptykon, Pestilence) [...]

Orphaned Land release new video “Like Orpheus”

Orphaned Land release new video “Like Orpheus”

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Recent Live Reports:

Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Posted On Dezembro 17, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Scorpions, the German titans of heavy metal led by Rudolf Schenker have been spreading hard rock around the world for over 50 years now. With twenty albums released, band started back in 1965, and have [...]

Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen
Posted On Dezembro 5, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen

Anathema came to Denmark to promote their new album ’The Optimist’. This record, which won ‘Album the year’ award during ‘Progressive Music Awards’ in September 2017, promotes itself. Anathema were accompanied by the French band Alcest,  [...]

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

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

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

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Report: Blood Red Throne + Pestifer + Corpsia @ Cave 45

Report: Blood Red Throne + Pestifer + Corpsia @ Cave 45

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Report: Boris @ Nosturi, Helsinki

Report: Boris @ Nosturi, Helsinki

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Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

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Recent Previews

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2017
Posted On Novembro 24, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Preview: Under The Doom fest 2017

Under The Doom will take place at RCA Club and Lisboa Ao Vivo and starts on November 30th until December 2nd. Once again, Notredame Productions organizes the Under The Doom fest. It usually takes place [...]

Preview: Epica + Vuur + Myrath @ Portugal
Posted On Novembro 7, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Preview: Epica + Vuur + Myrath @ Portugal

After a very convincing performance at VOA 2017 past August, Epica will be returning to Portugal before the end of the year. This time, the band comes to perform as headlining act on a double [...]

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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Preview: Helloween, Pumpkins United World Tour

Preview: Helloween, Pumpkins United World Tour

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Preview: Oeste Underground II @ Malveira, Lisboa

Preview: Oeste Underground II @ Malveira, Lisboa

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Preview: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ Lisboa ao Vivo

Preview: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ Lisboa ao Vivo

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Recent Interviews

Interview: SATYRICON
Posted On Novembro 27, 2017 | Comentários fechados em 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 Agosto 29, 2017 | Comentários fechados em 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

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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

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Top 2017

TOP ALBUMS 2017
Posted On Janeiro 6, 2018 | Sem comentários em 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 – [...]