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Final line-up announced for Rock The Coast Festival The Sacrifice stream debut album in full Corpsefucking Art stream new album “Splatterphobia” Saint Vitus finish recordings and announce European tour Rotting Christ premiered the first track from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’ Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018 [video] Vreid Interview Vreid & Kalmah upcoming european tour teaser Report: Corrosion Of Conformity + Orange Goblin + more @ O2 Forum Kentish Town, London Atrox announce new guitarist and Portuguese dates

Final line-up announced for Rock The Coast Festival

The festival Be Prog! My Friend may be no more, but its organization is bringing another festival in its place which will take place in

The Sacrifice stream debut album in full

French electro outfit The Sacrifice are now streaming their upcoming self-titled album ‘The Sacrifice’ in full. The debut record is set for release on December

Corpsefucking Art stream new album “Splatterphobia”

Italian Brutal Death Metal act Corpsefucking Art are now streaming their new album “Splatterphobia”! You can listen to it below. “Splatterphobia” was released by Comatose

Saint Vitus finish recordings and announce European tour

The godfathers of American doom metal Saint Vitus have recently finished their studio sessions for the recording of their brand new album, which will be released in 2019 via

Rotting Christ premiered the first track from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’

The Greek metal veterans of Rotting Christ are now premiering the very first track taken from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’. The new offering is

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

We’re just a week away from one of Portugal’s most exciting year-end extreme music fests, Under The Doom. A celebration that started 6 years ago

[video] Vreid Interview

While attending Beyond the Gates 2018 festival, Season of Mist made it possible to interview Vreid. This happened just before the pre-listening of their latest

Vreid & Kalmah upcoming european tour teaser

Vreid & Kalmah are embarking on a joint tour over europe. This tour will start on the 5th of December and they have as special

Report: Corrosion Of Conformity + Orange Goblin + more @ O2 Forum Kentish Town, London

It’s not often you see so many bands of such high caliber on the same line up outside of big festivals. Those into hard rock

Atrox announce new guitarist and Portuguese dates

Norway’s Atrox, whose sixth full-length album “Monocle” was released on Dark Essence Records last year, have announced that they will be adding guitarist Steffen Berg

Recent News:

Final line-up announced for Rock The Coast Festival

The festival Be Prog! My Friend may be no more, but its organization is bringing another festival in its place which will take place in Málaga, Spain: Rock The Coast. Over time many top artists [...]

The Sacrifice stream debut album in full

French electro outfit The Sacrifice are now streaming their upcoming self-titled album ‘The Sacrifice’ in full. The debut record is set for release on December 7th, 2018 via Season Of Mist. You can stream it [...]

The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

November 7, 2018 | Comments Off on The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album
Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

November 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album
Svartidauði premiere new song “Wolves Of A Red Sun”

Svartidauði premiere new song “Wolves Of A Red Sun”

November 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Svartidauði premiere new song “Wolves Of A Red Sun”

Recent Live Reports:

Report: Corrosion Of Conformity + Orange Goblin + more @ O2 Forum Kentish Town, London

It’s not often you see so many bands of such high caliber on the same line up outside of big festivals. Those into hard rock and the stoner scene were in for a treat. [...]

Report: Pilot @ St. Petersburg & Moscow

The Russian band Pilot played their traditional Autumn concerts in October 20th in St. Petersburg and on October 27th in Moscow. This time, the program was called “Osennee pora” (play on words, means “Autumn time” [...]

Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

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

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

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Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

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

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

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Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

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

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

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Recent Previews

Preview: Under The Doom fest 2018

We’re just a week away from one of Portugal’s most exciting year-end extreme music fests, Under The Doom. A celebration that started 6 years ago and that immediately generated a steady pilgrimage to both RCA [...]

Preview: A Perfect Circle @ Forum, Copenhagen

A Perfect Circle is on tour again! On the 12th of December 2018 thanks to Beatbox Entertainment they will visit one of the Copenhagen’s biggest venues, Forum. In April 2018 A Perfect Circle has released a long [...]

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

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

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Preview: Slayer and special guests at Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Preview: Slayer and special guests at Royal Arena, Copenhagen

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Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena

Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena

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Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

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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

Recent Interviews

[video] Vreid Interview
Posted On November 25, 2018 | No Comments on [video] Vreid Interview

While attending Beyond the Gates 2018 festival, Season of Mist made it possible to interview Vreid. This happened just before the pre-listening of their latest release Lifehunger at the Garage venue in Bergen, Norway. Needs [...]

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

Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

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Interview: SATYRICON

Interview: SATYRICON

November 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: SATYRICON
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

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Interview: STRIKER

Interview: STRIKER

June 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: STRIKER

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

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