Monday 23rd September 2019,
The Black Planet

Reports

Report: Moonspell @ CAE, Fig. da Foz

Report: Moonspell @ CAE, Fig. da Foz

Five tickets. Before Moonspell entered the stage at the Arts and Entertainment Center of Figueira da Foz five tickets remained unsold for this leg of the tour. At some point in the event, Fernando Ribeiro stated that ‘As we were informed in California that more and more tickets were being sold for this concert, we [...]

November 11, 2018 João Correia Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Moonspell @ CAE, Fig. da Foz

Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

The first Friday of November (2.11.2018) brought the belated Halloween horror to one of Copenhagen venues, Pumpehuset. Together with Live Nation the club presented the black metal monsters, Watain, supported by two other extreme metal acts – Rotting Christ and Profanatica. The evening started quite early for the metal fans, with Profanatica hitting the stage [...]

November 8, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Concerts Comments Off on Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

Report: Haggard + Sound Storm + Unshine @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Haggard + Sound Storm + Unshine @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Last September 22nd symphonic metal pioneers Haggard visited Hellraiser in Leipzig, supported by Sound Storm and Unshine. Punctually at 20:00, Finnish Unshine were the first band to take the stage. They are promoting the new album “Astrala” released early this year via Rockshots Records, so almost the entire setlist was based on this last release. [...]

October 21, 2018 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Haggard + Sound Storm + Unshine @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

One of the most influential bands in the progressive metal scene is without a doubt, Canadian Voivod. During their 35th Anniversary tour they finally made it to the city of Porto for an unforgettable gig. Supporting Voivod came Nightrage, a melodic death metal group originally from Greece, but is now located in Sweden. With a [...]

October 17, 2018 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Voivod + Nightrage @ Hard Club

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

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 of their 2018 tour at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, in what the band had previously described as their biggest [...]

October 11, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

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 itself to be inevitable in inducing the magic of conceptual and artistic evolution. Both Batushka and Gaerea are fine examples [...]

September 28, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Batushka + Gaerea @ Hard Club, Porto

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

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 Portugal for the first time, and their connection with the country keeps on growing. This was one of the two shows in Portugal, both of them warm up events for this [...]

September 27, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Primordial + Basalto + Aura @ Hard Club, Porto

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

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 with the single for “Spirits Past” and its video, as well as some album artwork and details, the new album “Ascend” has finally been released into the wild and with [...]

September 21, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London

Photo-report: MetalDays 2018

Photo-report: MetalDays 2018

Once again, the unique MetalDays festival joined thousands of metalheads in Slovenia for a week of great Metal shows, swimming and sunbathing. Check out some pictures below. Photos courtesy of Miha K.   [...]

September 1, 2018 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Photo-report: MetalDays 2018

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

Once again, the month of August sees the return of one of the biggest Heavy Metal festivals in the country: the Vagos Metal Fest. The 2018 edition brought some news, such as the fact that it is now a 4-day festival, and the addition of one more stage (Stairway Stage). Having the responsibility and honor [...]

August 25, 2018 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Day 1

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