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Preview: Batushka – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

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, presents itself as the end of the promotion cycle for Litourgiya (2015). This is the band’s extremely successful debut record, [...]

September 9, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Batushka – ‘End Of Litourgiya’ European Pilgrimage in Portugal

Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

This year, the honors of Under the Doom’s Warm up Session will be made by Primordial, and after all this time, one feels that the band is starting to be a part of the family (which is not a bad thing at all). This time, they’re here to promote their new full-length “Exile amongst the [...]

September 5, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Primordial – Warm Up Under The Doom Festival

Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

It was time for the last day of this year’s edition of Copenhell. In all with as a successful event, that will be back next year for it’s 10th edition. Day 3 The final day of this year’s edition of Copenhell started with a lot of spandex and colors – the first big band playing [...]

August 19, 2018 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Copenhell 2018 – Day 3

Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

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 the Ozzy efect – the mythical artist was the headliner for this day. Day 2 I started my Copenhell adventure [...]

July 30, 2018 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Copenhell 2018 – Day 2

Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

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 have managed to get through the check in process, the first interesting band – Turnstile – was already finishing up [...]

July 24, 2018 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Copenhell 2018 – Day 1

Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

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 metal bands in the music history – Iron Maiden – came again to Copenhagen after a few years break to present their biggest hits in the Danish leg of  “The Legacy [...]

July 6, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Iron Maiden @ Royal Arena, Copenhagen

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

We are a little more than a month way, and some the anxiety over the arrival of another edition of Wave Gotik Treffen is already felt in the air. Not only in social media, but also in conversations at the underground places in Leipzig, we can see that an event like this has become a [...]

April 17, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2018

Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

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 some time to answer our questions. Can you tell us a little bit about A Breach Of Silence’s history and [...]

April 5, 2018 Rita Limede Interviews Comments Off on Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

Moita Metal Fest returns for its 15th edition on the 6th and 7th of April. The festival will take place at Largo do Pavilhão Municipal de Exposições, in Moita – Setúbal. Moita Metal Fest started back in 2004 and soon became a reference for the Portuguese underground scene. Now, currently on their 15th edition and after [...]

March 26, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

On a cold February night, Californian tech death masters The Faceless, have finally gotten around to Madrid, to present their most recent work “In Becoming A Ghost”. Accompanying them on this Euro adventure is the Portuguese group The Voynich Code. For the first half of the evening, we had an energetic performance by The Voynich [...]

February 26, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

Preview: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Preview: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Steven Wilson is coming to Denmark to promote his latest record ‘To The Bone’. This will be the only Danish show on this tour, which is organized by livenation.dk. Steven Wilson, who is the former leader of Porcupine Tree, continues his successful solo career. Last year, he released his most recent album ‘To The Bone’. [...]

February 25, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: An Evening with Steven Wilson @ VEGA, Copenhagen

Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

On the night of February 9th a portal between our world and many other unearthly and spiritual realms was opened by Ritos Nocturnos. Its location: Hard Club, Porto, at 21:00. This sold out night, was all about music, rituals, specters, frightening growls, mantras and evil spirits. The first moments of this night were immersed in [...]

February 14, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

Preview: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Portugal

Preview: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Portugal

This February will be extreme, dark and uncanny. Brought by the Promoter Ritos Nocturnos (or Nocturnal Rites, the perfect promoter to gift us with this tour), the black metal monsters Carach Angren (Netherlands) and Rotting Christ (Greece) will haunt the stages of Porto (Hard Club, February 9th) and Lisbon (RCA Club, February 10th). Albeit both [...]

January 23, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Portugal

Slayer announces a farewell tour

Slayer announces a farewell tour

Slayer, the mythical big 4 thrash metal group have announced a farewell tour to take place in 2018. Although no dates or any other details have been revealed yet, the band has promised this is going to be a world tour. Tom Araya has been giving some clues about this possibility, like this statement taken [...]

January 22, 2018 Rita Limede News Comments Off on Slayer announces a farewell tour