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The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club Preview: Slayer and special guests at Royal Arena, Copenhagen Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album Svartidauði premiere new song “Wolves Of A Red Sun” Archspire release playthrough video “Involuntary Doppelgänger” Rammstein announce 2019 European tour Slipknot reveal new single “All Out Life” Distorted Harmony release new live video “Room 11”

The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

French electro outfit THE SACRIFICE are premiering the second track of their upcoming self-titled album ‘The Sacrifice’. The debut record is set for release on

Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

On the next November 15th, Canadian tech-death metal pillars Beyond Creation will return to Portugal! One of the freshest and most modern acts in the

Preview: Slayer and special guests at Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Slayer is touring for the last time! Live nation brings Slayer’s FINAL WORLD TOUR to Copenhagen’s Royal Arena on the 3rd of December, 2018. Since this is

Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena

It seems the wait is over. Here comes the pumpkin hurricane: Helloween! Helloween are coming to Portugal for a special concert on December 6th. The

Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS RAGNAROK BEGIN WORK ON THEIR NINTH FULL-LENGTH ALBUM Twenty five years after having been formed by the iconic drummer Jontho, veteran Norwegian Black

Svartidauði premiere new song “Wolves Of A Red Sun”

On the 3rd of December 2018, six years to the day after the apocalypse, Svartidauði will unleash their long awaited sophomore full length “Revelations of

Archspire release playthrough video “Involuntary Doppelgänger”

Archspire are now premiering a play-through video for the song “Involuntary Doppelgänger”. The track has been taken from the full-length, ‘Relentless Mutation’, which was released

Rammstein announce 2019 European tour

Rammstein announced that they will tour across Europe on the summer of 2019! The German titans have been teasing something all week. Many people reported

Slipknot reveal new single “All Out Life”

Slipknot has released the official music video for a new song called “All Out Life”. The track, which was premiered earlier today on “Zane Lowe’s

Distorted Harmony release new live video “Room 11”

Distorted Harmony, one of Israel’s leading Progressive Metal bands has released a new live video showcasing the song “Room 11”. You can watch it below.

Recent News:

The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

French electro outfit THE SACRIFICE are premiering the second track of their upcoming self-titled album ‘The Sacrifice’. The debut record is set for release on December 7th, 2018 via Season of Mist. THE SACRIFICE was born [...]

Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS RAGNAROK BEGIN WORK ON THEIR NINTH FULL-LENGTH ALBUM Twenty five years after having been formed by the iconic drummer Jontho, veteran Norwegian Black Metallers Ragnarok have entered the studio to begin work on [...]

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Godflesh, Benediction & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Godflesh, Benediction & more

October 18, 2018 | Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Godflesh, Benediction & more
Bad Moon Born release official video “Witch Trials”

Bad Moon Born release official video “Witch Trials”

October 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Bad Moon Born release official video “Witch Trials”
Varsovie released new video “Killing Anna”

Varsovie released new video “Killing Anna”

October 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Varsovie released new video “Killing Anna”

Recent Live Reports:

Report: Haggard + Sound Storm + Unshine @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Last September 22nd symphonic metal pioneers Haggard visited Hellraiser in Leipzig, supported by Sound Storm and Unshine. Punctually at 20:00, Finnish Unshine were the first band to take the stage. They are promoting the new [...]

Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club
Posted On October 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

One of the most influential bands in the progressive metal scene is without a doubt, Canadian Voivod. During their 35th Anniversary tour they finally made it to the city of Porto for an unforgettable gig. [...]

Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

October 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

September 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto
Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto

September 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto
Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London

Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London

September 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London
Photo-report: MetalDays 2018

Photo-report: MetalDays 2018

September 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Photo-report: MetalDays 2018
Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

August 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1
Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

August 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Copenhell 2018 – Day 3
Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

July 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

Recent Previews

Preview: Beyond Creation + Gorod + Entheos + Brought By Pain @ Hard Club

On the next November 15th, Canadian tech-death metal pillars Beyond Creation will return to Portugal! One of the freshest and most modern acts in the recent years, Beyond Creation have released 3 very solid full-length [...]

Preview: Slayer and special guests at Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Slayer is touring for the last time! Live nation brings Slayer’s FINAL WORLD TOUR to Copenhagen’s Royal Arena on the 3rd of December, 2018. Since this is a goodbye tour for Slayer, the fans can only expect [...]

Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

September 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig
Preview: Batushka  – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

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

September 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Batushka – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal
Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

September 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival
Preview: Laurus Nobilis 2018

Preview: Laurus Nobilis 2018

July 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Laurus Nobilis 2018
Preview: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Preview: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

May 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

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

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