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Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2016 Preview: Maximus Festival 2016 Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios ALCEST premiered song from upcoming album Report: Moonspell + Bizarra Locomotiva + Quinteto Explosivo (Laurus Nobilis) Glimpse of MYSTICUM’s live performance PAIN “Coming Home” upcoming album HEAVENWOOD release video for “The Empress” DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT premiered track from upcoming album VAGOS metal fest release final info

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2016

Once again, the town of Vagos became a place of pilgrimage. Vagos Metal Fest brought thousands of people for another Metal Festival. With a totally

Preview: Maximus Festival 2016

Maximus Festival – new Brazilian Heavy Metal Festival arises Brazil is gonna hold a brand new Heavy Metal festival in 2016. Maximus Festival is taking

Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

VOA Fest returned under a new name and venue, the chosen place was Quinta da Marialva in Corroios. At first this change was heavily criticized

ALCEST premiered song from upcoming album

ALCEST is a French band formed in 1999 by Neige. The solo project started as pure black metal but soon post-rock and shoegaze influences took

Report: Moonspell + Bizarra Locomotiva + Quinteto Explosivo (Laurus Nobilis)

Check out our report of the awesome performances at Laurus Nobilis Famalicão by Moonspell, Bizarra Locomotiva and Quinteto Explosivo, last July 22th. Special thanks: Laurus

Glimpse of MYSTICUM’s live performance

MYSTICUM is a Norwegian band formed in 1992, and considered the pioneers of the industrial black metal. With only two full length albums released: “In the

PAIN “Coming Home” upcoming album

PAIN is a Swedish industrial metal band formed by Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy) back in 1996. The self titled, “Pain”, debut album was released in 1997. After that an impressive

HEAVENWOOD release video for “The Empress”

Heavenwood are back with a new video, for the track “The Empress” which can be seen below. This song was taken from their most recent

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT premiered track from upcoming album

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT doesn’t require a lengthy introduction. Started in 2008 my the mastermind Devin Townsend. His initial project was to record four album covering

VAGOS metal fest release final info

The organizers of the new Vagos Metal Fest have announced the last band as well as all the information regarding the festival. Correia is the

Recent News:

Preview: Maximus Festival 2016

Maximus Festival – new Brazilian Heavy Metal Festival arises Brazil is gonna hold a brand new Heavy Metal festival in 2016. Maximus Festival is taking place in São Paulo on September 7th, the Brazilian Independence [...]

ALCEST premiered song from upcoming album

ALCEST is a French band formed in 1999 by Neige. The solo project started as pure black metal but soon post-rock and shoegaze influences took over. With four full-length albums released, being the latest “Shelter” [...]

Recent Live Reports:

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2016

Once again, the town of Vagos became a place of pilgrimage. Vagos Metal Fest brought thousands of people for another Metal Festival. With a totally different promoter in charge of the arrangements, there was great [...]

Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

VOA Fest returned under a new name and venue, the chosen place was Quinta da Marialva in Corroios. At first this change was heavily criticized by many Portuguese fans, however, given the flux of people [...]

Recent Interviews

Interview: KADAVERFICKER – Nekrokore is love

Just after their passage at the fest XXXICKEN Party in Portugal for a gig, we here at The Black Planet zine had the amazing opportunity to interview Kadaverficker, who gave us the chance to get [...]

Interview: Darkestrah – Grizzly Folklore

The formation year of Darkestrah is 1999. Seventeen years of activity for a band is a considerable and respectable time. How you see the path you did and you are doing? Asbath: Well, as you [...]