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Moonspell 1755 release shows information Lacuna Coil announce two dates in Portugal Akercocke to release “Renaissance In Extremis” album in August Terror Empire reveal new song Times of War Atrox unravels details of upcoming album “Monocle” Belphegor reveal details from new album Totenritual Cradle Of Filth will release “Cryptoriana” in September Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA VOA Fest closes band billing for 2017 with Carcass and Venom The Faceless release new song Black Star

Moonspell 1755 release shows information

Moonspell 1755 will be presented twice in Lisbon and a single show in Porto. Moonspell and Alma Mater Records are proud to present the first

Lacuna Coil announce two dates in Portugal

Italian metal band Lacuna Coil announced two gigs in Portugal, one in Lisbon at RCA headlining the 5th edition of Under The Doom festival, and

Akercocke to release “Renaissance In Extremis” album in August

“Renaissance In Extremis” is scheduled to come out on August 25th via Peaceville Records. The English gentlemen AKERCOCKE have announced the band’s return to studio

Terror Empire reveal new song Times of War

Portuguese thrashers Terror Empire have just released a new song off the upcoming record “Obscurity Rising”. The new Terror Empire album is set to be

Atrox unravels details of upcoming album “Monocle”

Atrox revealed the details of their upcoming 6th full-length album. “Monocle” is to be released on September 8th, 2017 via their label Dark Essence Records.  After

Belphegor reveal details from new album Totenritual

BELPHEGOR unveils upcoming album “Totenritual” tracklist, producer and artwork artist. They also revealed a new track in the format of live recording from a rehearsal

Cradle Of Filth will release “Cryptoriana” in September

The new album will be out on September 22nd via Nuclear Blast. The extreme metal act Cradle Of Filth has just revealed that they will

Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Once again, RCA hosted a beastly Vagos Metal Fest warm-up last May 27 in Portugal. This time around, Amazing Events invited the Dutch death metal

VOA Fest closes band billing for 2017 with Carcass and Venom

VOA – Heavy Rock Festival will once again return to the Quinta de Marialva Urban Park, in Corroios. The event will take place on August

The Faceless release new song Black Star

The band has been announced for this year’s edition of ‘The Summer Slaughter Tour‘. The Faceless release new song “Black Star”. This comes almost 2

Recent News:

Moonspell 1755 release shows information

Moonspell 1755 will be presented twice in Lisbon and a single show in Porto. Moonspell and Alma Mater Records are proud to present the first three concerts of the 1755 tour on a dual date [...]

Lacuna Coil announce two dates in Portugal

Italian metal band Lacuna Coil announced two gigs in Portugal, one in Lisbon at RCA headlining the 5th edition of Under The Doom festival, and the other in Porto, at Hard Club,  scheduled for December [...]

Recent Live Reports:

Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Once again, RCA hosted a beastly Vagos Metal Fest warm-up last May 27 in Portugal. This time around, Amazing Events invited the Dutch death metal band Asphyx, which was supported by the Portuguese The Ominous [...]

Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa
Posted On Abril 24, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa

For the first time ever in Portugal, one of the most underground and underrated black metal bands from Norway, Kampfar, made a triumphant debut in Portugal. Kampfar gave a great performance showing the audience how [...]

Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

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Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

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Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.

Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.

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Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

Report: Évora Metal Fest 2017

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Report: Wolfheart + Eternal Storm @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: Wolfheart + Eternal Storm @ RCA Club, Lisbon

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Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

Report: Sonata Arctica + Striker + Triosphere @ Lisboa Ao Vivo

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Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade

Report: Galena IV – KarbonSoul + Invoke + Eterna Saudade

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Report: Battle Beast + Majesty + Gyze + Fantasy Opus

Report: Battle Beast + Majesty + Gyze + Fantasy Opus

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Recent Previews

Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Be Prog! My Friend 2017 will happen at Poble Espanyol, Barcelona, Spain on the 30th of June and 1st of July. Moving to the 4th edition, Be Prog! My Friend stands firmly by its name. [...]

Preview: Mastodon @ Meo Arena, Lisbon

Sala Tejo of Meo Arena, in Lisbon. Ticket’s cost is 28€ and can be purchased at Worten, Fnac, El Corte Inglês, Unkind, Blueticket and Masqueticket (Spain) It’s been five years since the American band Mastodon don’t [...]

Preview: Slayer @ Coliseu Lisbon June 5th

Preview: Slayer @ Coliseu Lisbon June 5th

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Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017

Preview: HIM + Kandia @ Hard Club, Porto – 17.06.2017

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Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

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Crushing the North Tour – May 16 at Nosturi, Helsinki

Crushing the North Tour – May 16 at Nosturi, Helsinki

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Preview: Hardline + Intuitive @ Paradise Garage

Preview: Hardline + Intuitive @ Paradise Garage

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Preview: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta – May 27th at RCA Lisboa

Preview: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta – May 27th at RCA Lisboa

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Recent Interviews

[Video] Angelus Apatrida interview @ Mosher Fest

The Black Planet had the opportunity to meet Guillermo Izquierdo, the man behind the vocals of the spanish thrash metal band Angelus Apatrida, when they last played in Portugal at Mosher Fest – Chapter V. [...]

Interview: STRIKER
Posted On Junho 2, 2017 | Sem comentários em Interview: STRIKER

Striker is a speed metal band from Edmonton, Canada who recently played in Lisbon with Triosphere and Sonata Arctica. The Black Planet Zine had the amazing opportunity to interview the guitarist Tim and get to [...]

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

Fevereiro 23, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Interview: KILLADELPHIA
Interview: PARANOID

Interview: PARANOID

Fevereiro 9, 2017 | Comentários fechados em Interview: PARANOID
Interview: EROTIC PSYCHO

Interview: EROTIC PSYCHO

Dezembro 18, 2016 | Comentários fechados em Interview: EROTIC PSYCHO
DARK FUNERAL interview – Nailed to the cross (Video)

DARK FUNERAL interview – Nailed to the cross (Video)

Novembro 30, 2016 | Comentários fechados em DARK FUNERAL interview – Nailed to the cross (Video)

Top 2016

TOP Albums of 2016
Posted On Janeiro 11, 2017 | Comentários fechados em TOP Albums of 2016

In the past few days we have presented you our staff choices for best albums of 2016. Now we bring you our final and oficial list for best releases from that year, to close that [...]