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Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018 Ghost premiere new video “Rats” Interview: Krowos Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE Fleshgod Apocalypse robbed in Sweden. Tour cancelled Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld Gaerea released a new single “Whispers” Behemoth reveal trailer of new live DVD “Messe Noire” Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018 Preview: Desertfest 2018, London

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

We are a little more than a month way, and some the anxiety over the arrival of another edition of Wave Gotik Treffen is already

Ghost premiere new video “Rats”

Swedish unique act Ghost has been promising heavier material ever since a fourth album started to be mentioned. Now the band has premiered a brand new

Interview: Krowos

  Krowos is an Italian black metal band formed by: Tsade – Screaming and Clean Vocals Bheltregus – Choirs and Clean Vocals Frozen – Drums

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

Fleshgod Apocalypse robbed in Sweden. Tour cancelled

Italian symphonic death metal kings Fleshgod Apocalypse have been robbed in Sweden. Leader Francesco Paoli has posted a video mentioning what happened and announcing that

Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

French band Birds In Row have started touring recently after 6 months without playing live. Coilguns, from Switzerland, however were on the final stops of

Gaerea released a new single “Whispers”

“Unsettling Whispers” will be out on June 22, 2018 via Transcending Obscurity Records. Portuguese Black Metal act Gaerea have released a single extracted from the band’s

Behemoth reveal trailer of new live DVD “Messe Noire”

You can pre-order “Messe Noire” here. Polish black/death titans Behemoth have released a new trailer video for their new upcoming live DVD/Blu-ray, which will be

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

Moita Metal Fest returns for its 15th edition on the 6th and 7th of April. The festival will take place at Largo do Pavilhão Municipal de

Preview: Desertfest 2018, London

Desertfest London 2018 will take place between May 4th and 6th on six different venues in Camden area. Desertfest London has been around since 2012

Recent News:

Ghost premiere new video “Rats”

Swedish unique act Ghost has been promising heavier material ever since a fourth album started to be mentioned. Now the band has premiered a brand new song entitled “Rats”. A cinematic video has also been released, [...]

Fleshgod Apocalypse robbed in Sweden. Tour cancelled

Italian symphonic death metal kings Fleshgod Apocalypse have been robbed in Sweden. Leader Francesco Paoli has posted a video mentioning what happened and announcing that the rest of the tour is now cancelled due to [...]

The entire band quits The Faceless. Keene alone.

The entire band quits The Faceless. Keene alone.

March 20, 2018 | Comments Off on The entire band quits The Faceless. Keene alone.
Toxikull present new single “The Nightraiser”

Toxikull present new single “The Nightraiser”

March 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Toxikull present new single “The Nightraiser”
Acherontas reveal details about new album “Faustian Ethos”

Acherontas reveal details about new album “Faustian Ethos”

March 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Acherontas reveal details about new album “Faustian Ethos”
While My City Burns announce debut album info

While My City Burns announce debut album info

March 12, 2018 | Comments Off on While My City Burns announce debut album info
Tool new album “All systems are GO”

Tool new album “All systems are GO”

March 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Tool new album “All systems are GO”

Recent Live Reports:

Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

French band Birds In Row have started touring recently after 6 months without playing live. Coilguns, from Switzerland, however were on the final stops of their European tour. So, for 5 dates both bands played [...]

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

The first weekend of March started in a melancholic mood in Denmark. Not only because of the outdoor climatic conditions but also due to the fact that king of progressive rock was coming to Copenhagen [...]

Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

February 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid
Report: Cannibal Corpse + The Black Dahlia Murder + No Return @ VEGA, Copenhagen

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

February 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Cannibal Corpse + The Black Dahlia Murder + No Return @ VEGA, Copenhagen
Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

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

February 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto
Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

February 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig
Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

December 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Report: Scorpions + Pretty Maids @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

December 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli
Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen

Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen

December 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Report: Anathema + Alcest @ Amager Bio, Copenhagen
Report: Ufomammut + Usnea + Late Night Venture @ Doom Metal Monday, Copenhagen

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

November 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Report: Ufomammut + Usnea + Late Night Venture @ Doom Metal Monday, Copenhagen

Recent Previews

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

We are a little more than a month way, and some the anxiety over the arrival of another edition of Wave Gotik Treffen is already felt in the air. Not only in social media, but [...]

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

Moita Metal Fest returns for its 15th edition on the 6th and 7th of April. The festival will take place at Largo do Pavilhão Municipal de Exposições, in Moita – Setúbal. Moita Metal Fest started back [...]

Preview: Immolation + Full of Hell + Monument of Misanthropy + Omophagia @ Hard Club

Preview: Immolation + Full of Hell + Monument of Misanthropy + Omophagia @ Hard Club

March 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Immolation + Full of Hell + Monument of Misanthropy + Omophagia @ Hard Club
Preview: Fields Of The Nephilim + Bal Onirique

Preview: Fields Of The Nephilim + Bal Onirique

March 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Fields Of The Nephilim + Bal Onirique
Preview: Carpenter Brut + Youth Code @ TheCircus, Helsinki

Preview: Carpenter Brut + Youth Code @ TheCircus, Helsinki

March 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Carpenter Brut + Youth Code @ TheCircus, Helsinki
Preview: Deathmania Portugal 3 – Pestilence + Sacred Sin + Pestifer

Preview: Deathmania Portugal 3 – Pestilence + Sacred Sin + Pestifer

February 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Deathmania Portugal 3 – Pestilence + Sacred Sin + Pestifer
Preview: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Preview: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

February 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Recent Interviews

Interview: Krowos
Posted On April 8, 2018 | No Comments 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

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

November 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: SATYRICON
Interview: Crisix

Interview: Crisix

August 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: Crisix
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

January 3, 2018 | Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Gomes
2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Correia

2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Correia

January 2, 2018 | Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Correia
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