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Copenhell 2018 – Day 2 Copenhell 2018 – Day 1 Preview: Laurus Nobilis 2018 Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen Dark Millennium release new video “Lovers Die” Mutilation Rites premiere “Axiom Destroyer” video Connate Exasperation release debut “Delusional Primacy” Gojira stream live version of “Global Warming” Cato Bekkevold leaves Enslaved Funeral Mist release new album “Hekatomb”

Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

After a not so exciting first day, I returned to Copenhell to catch some shows that interested me. Despite of the cold, the venue had

Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

Copenhell this year kicked off on a Wednesday, adding a Warm Up day to the festival. Despite only having a small stage for the day,

Preview: Laurus Nobilis 2018

Laurus Nobilis will take place at V. N. de Famalicão on July 26th~28th of 2018 Portuguese rising festival Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão is coming soon.

Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

On the hot evening of June 5th the beast came to Denmark to claim the throne of the metal gods again. One of the biggest

Dark Millennium release new video “Lovers Die”

Dark Millennium recently premiered the new video “Lovers Die”. You can watch it below. The band also presented the new version of their upcoming album’s

Mutilation Rites premiere “Axiom Destroyer” video

Brooklyn’s black-death metallers Mutilation Rites are premiering their new video for “Axiom Destroyer”, which you can watch below. The song is taken from the band’s

Connate Exasperation release debut “Delusional Primacy”

Iranian death metal band Connate Exasperation presents the long-awaited debut full-length album “Delusional Primacy”, which will be released in July 2018 via Sleaszy Rider Records. A lyric

Gojira stream live version of “Global Warming”

French death metal icons Gojira have released a live studio capture of their 2004 hit single “Global Warming”. This track has never been played live.

Cato Bekkevold leaves Enslaved

Cato Bekkevold, drumming for the Norwegian band Enslaved since 2003, has quit. Bekkevold is parting ways with Enslaved on friendly terms, citing both the desire

Funeral Mist release new album “Hekatomb”

After years of silence, highly respected Black Metal act Funeral Mist shreds new light with a surprise new album. Called “Hekatomb” it is due to

Recent News:

Dark Millennium release new video “Lovers Die”
Posted On July 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Dark Millennium release new video “Lovers Die”

Dark Millennium recently premiered the new video “Lovers Die”. You can watch it below. The band also presented the new version of their upcoming album’s cover artwork. It’s available below, along with the album’s track [...]

Mutilation Rites premiere “Axiom Destroyer” video
Posted On July 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Mutilation Rites premiere “Axiom Destroyer” video

Brooklyn’s black-death metallers Mutilation Rites are premiering their new video for “Axiom Destroyer”, which you can watch below. The song is taken from the band’s highly anticipated new album “Chasm”. “Axiom Destroyer” is a song [...]

Connate Exasperation release debut “Delusional Primacy”

Connate Exasperation release debut “Delusional Primacy”

July 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Connate Exasperation release debut “Delusional Primacy”
Gojira stream live version of “Global Warming”

Gojira stream live version of “Global Warming”

July 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Gojira stream live version of “Global Warming”
Ex-Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul passed away

Ex-Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul passed away

June 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Ex-Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul passed away
Cato Bekkevold leaves Enslaved

Cato Bekkevold leaves Enslaved

June 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Cato Bekkevold leaves Enslaved
Devangelic announces European Tour for 2018

Devangelic announces European Tour for 2018

June 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Devangelic announces European Tour for 2018
Funeral Mist release new album “Hekatomb”

Funeral Mist release new album “Hekatomb”

June 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Funeral Mist release new album “Hekatomb”
Infraktor released “Son Of A Butcher” video

Infraktor released “Son Of A Butcher” video

June 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Infraktor released “Son Of A Butcher” video
Abbath parted ways with King ov Hell

Abbath parted ways with King ov Hell

June 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Abbath parted ways with King ov Hell
Ex-Deicide guitarist Ralph Santolla passed away

Ex-Deicide guitarist Ralph Santolla passed away

June 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Ex-Deicide guitarist Ralph Santolla passed away
Shell From Oceanic release new single “Intermittent”

Shell From Oceanic release new single “Intermittent”

June 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Shell From Oceanic release new single “Intermittent”

Recent Live Reports:

Copenhell 2018 – Day 2
Posted On July 30, 2018 | No Comments on Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

After a not so exciting first day, I returned to Copenhell to catch some shows that interested me. Despite of the cold, the venue had a bigger crowd than the day before, maybe due to [...]

Copenhell 2018 – Day 1
Posted On July 24, 2018 | No Comments on Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

Copenhell this year kicked off on a Wednesday, adding a Warm Up day to the festival. Despite only having a small stage for the day, the program was quite diversified. However by the time I [...]

Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

July 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Report: Dark Tranquillity + Equilibrium + Miracle Flair @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Dark Tranquillity + Equilibrium + Miracle Flair @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

April 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Dark Tranquillity + Equilibrium + Miracle Flair @ Hellraiser, Leipzig
Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

April 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld
Report: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Report: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

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

Recent Previews

Preview: Laurus Nobilis 2018

Laurus Nobilis will take place at V. N. de Famalicão on July 26th~28th of 2018 Portuguese rising festival Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão is coming soon. This year’s edition will feature Greek symphonic death metal SepticFlesh, Swedish Dark [...]

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

Following up on their successful tour “The Book of Souls” which was a celebration of the 16th album in Iron Maiden’s discography, the beast is unleashed again! Iron Maiden will drag heavy metal fans all around [...]

Preview: Copenhell 2018

Preview: Copenhell 2018

May 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Copenhell 2018
Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

April 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018
Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

March 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018
Preview: Desertfest 2018, London

Preview: Desertfest 2018, London

March 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Desertfest 2018, London
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

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