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Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London Bad Moon Born release official video “Witch Trials” Varsovie released new video “Killing Anna” Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London Illdisposed continue touring Denmark and Germany Beyond Creation release third track of forthcoming album Benighted release a new track of upcoming EP Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

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

It was another cold wet night in London, just perfect to get cosy and surrounded by the warmth of strangers at a concert. The Pineapple

Bad Moon Born release official video “Witch Trials”

Bad Moon Born unleash official music video for “Witch Trials”. Following the release of “Alive?”, the band’s first single taken from their sophomore, self-titled EP,

Varsovie released new video “Killing Anna”

French dark-rock/post-punk act Varsovie have released a brand new music video of the song “Killing Anna”. “Killing Anna” is taken from the band’s third album

Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

The landscape of black metal is morphing into something else entirely. As it happens with all artistic movements and their respective subdivisions, experimentation as a

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

On the Autumn Equinox eve, the mighty Primordial brought us an unforgettable night of great music. Almost twenty years have passed since they played in

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

Vodun made a name for themselves thanks to their unique blend of heavy rock sounds, soul singing and futuristic afro imagery. After teasing their fans

Illdisposed continue touring Denmark and Germany

The scandinavian death metal 5 piece Illdisposed haven’t released a new album since 2016’s “Grey Sky Over Black Town” and no new album has been

Beyond Creation release third track of forthcoming album

Beyond Creation are now premiering the third  track, in the form of a play-through video, taken from their upcoming new album ‘Algorythm’. This album is slated for

Benighted release a new track of upcoming EP

Benighted, are now premiering the second new track of their forthcoming EP “Dogs Always Bite Harder Than Their Master”, which is set to be released

Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

Haggard are back in Leipzig! Integrated in the next European tour – the Bards of Symphony and Metal tour- that will begin on September 18,

Recent News:

Bad Moon Born release official video “Witch Trials”

Bad Moon Born unleash official music video for “Witch Trials”. Following the release of “Alive?”, the band’s first single taken from their sophomore, self-titled EP, Bad Moon Born are launching a music video in support [...]

Varsovie released new video “Killing Anna”

French dark-rock/post-punk act Varsovie have released a brand new music video of the song “Killing Anna”. “Killing Anna” is taken from the band’s third album entitled “Coups Et Blessures”, recorded at Drudenhaus Studio, Bretagne and [...]

Hate Eternal release a new track of forthcoming album

Hate Eternal release a new track of forthcoming album

September 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Hate Eternal release a new track of forthcoming album
Madder Mortem release new single “Liberator”

Madder Mortem release new single “Liberator”

September 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Madder Mortem release new single “Liberator”
Kalmah premiere new video “Take Me Away”

Kalmah premiere new video “Take Me Away”

September 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Kalmah premiere new video “Take Me Away”
Craft will re-issue ‘Total Soul Rape’ via Season of Mist

Craft will re-issue ‘Total Soul Rape’ via Season of Mist

September 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Craft will re-issue ‘Total Soul Rape’ via Season of Mist
New Dirty Raven EP “Rust For Blue” out on Sept 28

New Dirty Raven EP “Rust For Blue” out on Sept 28

September 5, 2018 | Comments Off on New Dirty Raven EP “Rust For Blue” out on Sept 28
Fallujah added to Obscura European tour, plus First Fragment & Allegaeon

Fallujah added to Obscura European tour, plus First Fragment & Allegaeon

September 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Fallujah added to Obscura European tour, plus First Fragment & Allegaeon
Ozzy Osbourne announces farewell European tour dates

Ozzy Osbourne announces farewell European tour dates

September 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Ozzy Osbourne announces farewell European tour dates

Recent Live Reports:

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

It was another cold wet night in London, just perfect to get cosy and surrounded by the warmth of strangers at a concert. The Pineapple Thief provided just the opportunity by having the final date [...]

Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

The landscape of black metal is morphing into something else entirely. As it happens with all artistic movements and their respective subdivisions, experimentation as a statement of healthy aversion to the status quo has proved [...]

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
Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

July 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Copenhell 2018 – Day 1
Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

July 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Recent Previews

Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig
Posted On September 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Haggard @ Leipzig

Haggard are back in Leipzig! Integrated in the next European tour – the Bards of Symphony and Metal tour- that will begin on September 18, they will perform on September 22nd, at the Hellraiser Leipzig. [...]

Preview: Batushka  – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal
Posted On September 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Preview: Batushka – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

All things, good and bad, inevitably meet their demise. As such, Batushka will storm Europe this autumn with the purpose of bringing the End Of Litourgiya to the faithless masses one last time. This tour, [...]

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
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

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