Saturday 04th April 2020,
The Black Planet
Omega Infinity stream entire new album ‘Solar Spectre’ HAIL SPIRIT NOIR reveal new album details and trailer Details of Acârash sophomore album and new single VR experience from Costin Chioreanu Dark Tranquillity founding guitarist Niklas Sundin quits the band Destroyers Of All premiere “The Dead Valley” lyric video Terror Empire release a brand new single “Hunt The Traitor” Kyterion release new lyric video for “Dolenti Ne La Ghiaccia” …and Oceans share new song “Vigilance and Atrophy” Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

Omega Infinity stream entire new album ‘Solar Spectre’

OMEGA INFINITY, the new project of Xenoyr (NE OBLIVISCARIS) and Tentakel P. (TODTGELICHTER), are now streaming their entire new opus ‘Solar Spectre’. Listen to the

HAIL SPIRIT NOIR reveal new album details and trailer

Greek psychedelic prog metal band, HAIL SPIRIT NOIR, announce details surrounding their forth studio album entitled “Eden In Reverse”. Album is set to be released

Details of Acârash sophomore album and new single

Occult hard rockers ACÂRASH  reveal the details from their sophomore album, set for release on the 29th of May via Dark Essence Records. They also

VR experience from Costin Chioreanu

DARK ESSENCE RECORDS JOINS FORCES WITH FRUITS OF VENUS TO GIVE FANS A FREE-TO-DOWNLOAD VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE.   Costin Chioreanu & Sofia Sarri Midnight Cemetery VR

Dark Tranquillity founding guitarist Niklas Sundin quits the band

Photo credit: Ton Dekkers Niklas Sundin, founding guitarist of melodic death metal veterans Dark Tranquillity has taken the band’s facebook page to announce his definitive

Destroyers Of All premiere “The Dead Valley” lyric video

Portuguese progressive death thrashers Destroyers Of All have just released a new lyric video. This time for the song “The Dead Valley”. You can watch

Terror Empire release a brand new single “Hunt The Traitor”

Back in January, Portuguese thrashers Terror Empire released a new single entitled “Snake Nest”. Now, the band is back with “Hunt the Traitor”, the second

Kyterion release new lyric video for “Dolenti Ne La Ghiaccia”

Check out the Kyterion’s official lyric video for the song “Dolenti Ne La Ghiaccia”, extracted from the album “Inferno II”. Focused on the first canticle

…and Oceans share new song “Vigilance and Atrophy”

Symphonic black metal formation …AND OCEANS have released the second track, “Vigilance and Atrophy”, of their new album ‘Cosmic World Mother’. Vocalist Mathias Lillmåns comments:

Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

The Norwegians Leprous have been a growing phenomenon for many years, sustained by their excellent music, electrifying concerts and a friendly attitude. They have also

Recent News

Omega Infinity stream entire new album ‘Solar Spectre’

OMEGA INFINITY, the new project of Xenoyr (NE OBLIVISCARIS) and Tentakel P. (TODTGELICHTER), are now streaming their entire new opus ‘Solar Spectre’. Listen to the album via the official Season of Mist Youtube Channel: OMEGA [...]

HAIL SPIRIT NOIR reveal new album details and trailer

Greek psychedelic prog metal band, HAIL SPIRIT NOIR, announce details surrounding their forth studio album entitled “Eden In Reverse”. Album is set to be released on June 19th via Agonia Records. Watch a trailer for [...]

Carcass reveal that a new album will be coming in August

Carcass reveal that a new album will be coming in August

February 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Carcass reveal that a new album will be coming in August
Gaerea release guitar playthrough with new Olívia Guitars endorsement

Gaerea release guitar playthrough with new Olívia Guitars endorsement

February 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Gaerea release guitar playthrough with new Olívia Guitars endorsement
MANTICORA shares release date and title of upcoming album

MANTICORA shares release date and title of upcoming album

February 17, 2020 | Comments Off on MANTICORA shares release date and title of upcoming album

Recent Live Reports

Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto
Posted On March 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

The Norwegians Leprous have been a growing phenomenon for many years, sustained by their excellent music, electrifying concerts and a friendly attitude. They have also long been considered one of the most important flag-bearers of [...]

Report: Destruction + Legion of the Damned + Suicidal Angels + Final Breath @ Felsenkeller, Leipzig
Posted On March 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Destruction + Legion of the Damned + Suicidal Angels + Final Breath @ Felsenkeller, Leipzig

The day after Napalm Death played in Leipzig and the same day that Lindemann (with Peter Tägtgren and Till Lindemann) were also playing in town, the Thrash Alliance 2020 took place in Felsenkeller. The metal [...]

Report: Dir En Grey @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin

Report: Dir En Grey @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin

February 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Dir En Grey @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin
Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

January 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020
Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena

Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena

December 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena
Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt

Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt

November 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt
Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

November 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto
Report: Mgla + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

Report: Mgla + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

September 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Mgla + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club
Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2

Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2

July 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2
Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1

Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1

July 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1

Recent Previews

Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV
Posted On February 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

After much anticipation, the Leprous tour showcasing the album “Pitfalls” will make its way to Portugal, brought to you by Free Music Events! On February 28th and March 1st, the Hard Club in Oporto and [...]

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour
Posted On January 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Dir En Grey kicked off their 2020 European last Saturday the 25th in Russia. The ever-evolving Japanese 5-piece return to Europe just 15 months after their last show in the Old Continent, for a total [...]

Preview: Prognosis Fest 2020

Preview: Prognosis Fest 2020

January 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Preview: Prognosis Fest 2020
Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

October 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon
Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

September 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club
Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

August 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019
Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

July 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron
Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

July 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Recent Interviews

Interview: Maraton
Posted On February 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Interview: Maraton

So, in Strasbourg on February 9, 2020, during their tour with Leprous we took Fredrik Bergersen-Klemp and guitarist Simen Hundere Ruud aside to ask them about their past, future and of course we challenged them [...]

Interview: GAEREA
Posted On January 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Interview: GAEREA

We got a chance to have a word with Gaerea and find out a bit more about this mysterious act. You can watch the whole thing below. [...]

Interview: LEPROUS

Interview: LEPROUS

November 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Interview: LEPROUS
[video] Vreid Interview

[video] Vreid Interview

November 25, 2018 | Comments Off on [video] Vreid Interview
Interview: Krowos

Interview: Krowos

April 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: Krowos
Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

April 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE
Interview: SATYRICON

Interview: SATYRICON

November 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: SATYRICON
Interview: Crisix

Interview: Crisix

August 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Interview: Crisix

Top 2019

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Ricardo Pereira
Posted On December 31, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Ricardo Pereira

It’s that time of the year again! Since 2019 is coming to an end really soon, it’s about time for our staff to publish their lists regarding the best albums for the year. So here [...]

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Kasper Pasinski

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Kasper Pasinski

December 27, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Kasper Pasinski
TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Sérgio Pelado

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Sérgio Pelado

December 26, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Sérgio Pelado
TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Michael Parent

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Michael Parent

December 24, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Michael Parent
TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

December 22, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório
TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Luis Pinto

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Luis Pinto

December 21, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Luis Pinto
TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão

TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão

December 20, 2019 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2019: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão