Friday 18th October 2019,
The Black Planet

Reports

Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

Norwegian Mayhem set foot on Portuguese soil in April early this year as headliners of the SWR Barroselas Metalfest. Six months later, they were back, but this time in a closed dedicated venue, not in a festival format. After a few minutes in line, we were able to witness the first concert: The Portuguese The [...]

November 4, 2017 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Mayhem + Dragged Into Sunlight + The Ominous Circle @ LAV

Report: Virus & Grave Pleasures in Kuudes Linja, Helsinki

Report: Virus & Grave Pleasures in Kuudes Linja, Helsinki

Some bands are a rare treat to witness live, and the Norwegian post-metal giants Virus (not to be confused with at least 20+ other groups sharing the same name) is definitely one of them. Alongside with Grave Pleasures, the group warmed up Blowup That Gramophone’s Helsinki-based Blowup (Vol. 3) festival extravaganza, which brings experimental and [...]

October 27, 2017 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Virus & Grave Pleasures in Kuudes Linja, Helsinki

Report: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie @ RCA Club, Lisbon

On the 14th of October, RCA club venue hosted five bands that integrate different metal scenes. An enthusiastic pack of people gathered around the stage, expecting to experience a great night of heavy metal. This can be defined not only by the bands delivering good performances but also by a crowd providing feedback to the [...]

October 25, 2017 Daniel Lemminkainen Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Skyforger + Air Raid + Gwydion + Evil Killer + Salduie @ RCA Club, Lisbon

Report: Blood Red Throne + Pestifer + Corpsia @ Cave 45

Report: Blood Red Throne + Pestifer + Corpsia @ Cave 45

Norwegian Death Metal beasts Blood Red Throne have made an Iberian tour in the past month, playing 5 dates in Spain and 1 in Portugal. This tour happened to promote their latest record “Union of Flesh and Machine” and to early celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band. The Portuguese date took place at Cave [...]

October 17, 2017 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Blood Red Throne + Pestifer + Corpsia @ Cave 45

Report: Boris @ Nosturi, Helsinki

Report: Boris @ Nosturi, Helsinki

Boris, the legendary Japanese three-piece sonic entity, is celebrating its 25th anniversary by making a thank-you record to fans and bringing it to life with an extensive world tour, which ended its European portion on a Friday night in Helsinki, after an intense showcase of doom and gloom. Even though the group has reached a very [...]

September 5, 2017 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Boris @ Nosturi, Helsinki

Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

Once again, the town of Vagos hosted the anual Vagos Metal Fest, which already became a Meca for metalheads in Portugal. Three days of good concerts, a lot of beer and meeting friends in a relaxed place. Day #1 Tales For The Unspoken received the responsibility of opening the first day of concerts. The band [...]

September 3, 2017 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal fest 2017

Report: Laurus Nobilis Music 2017

Report: Laurus Nobilis Music 2017

Like in previous years, this year’s edition of Laurus Nobilis Music featured a day dedicated to more extreme sounds. Stucker had the honor of being the first metal band on the Breakthrough Stage – a novelty in the festival, living up to its motto of supporting national artists. Thrash metal from Trofa, one EP in [...]

September 2, 2017 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Laurus Nobilis Music 2017

Report: Mastodon + Black Peaks @ Sala Tejo, Meo Arena

Report: Mastodon + Black Peaks @ Sala Tejo, Meo Arena

More than four years without visiting Portuguese soil, Mastodon came back with many promising stories full of metal in their luggage. Even though “Emperor of Sand” is cleaner, at a production level, it is still a journey back to their roots, no doubt. When the album is brought to a live event it becomes a [...]

July 1, 2017 Vasco Baptista Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Mastodon + Black Peaks @ Sala Tejo, Meo Arena

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Due to the unique logistics of the WGT festival, where events are happening simultaneously in different parts of the city, an educated selection of certain event per day was made in order to make a complete report of that specific daily event. The events were chosen according to the spirit that moves this webzine. Day [...]

June 23, 2017 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Once again, RCA hosted a beastly Vagos Metal Fest warm-up last May 27 in Portugal. This time around, Amazing Events invited the Dutch death metal band Asphyx, which was supported by the Portuguese The Ominous Circle and Besta. Portuguese grindsters Besta took the stage in front of an almost empty room, something that didn’t compromise [...]

June 17, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Concerts Comments Off on Report: Asphyx + The Ominous Circle + Besta @ RCA

Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa

Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa

For the first time ever in Portugal, one of the most underground and underrated black metal bands from Norway, Kampfar, made a triumphant debut in Portugal. Kampfar gave a great performance showing the audience how black metal should sound. As support bands for this event two bands from Portugal were invited: Pestifer and Morte Incandescente. [...]

April 24, 2017 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Kampfar + Morte Incandescente + Pestifer @ RCA Club Lisboa

Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

Once again, the Moita Metal Fest took place and we couldn’t miss it. Two nights of great concerts, partying, drinking and meeting people. The festival is getting bigger and bigger and everything seems in place for it to become even bigger in the future. But enough with words, let the video tell you the story [...]

April 20, 2017 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Moita Metal Fest 2017

Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

Santa Maria Summer Fest (SMSF) is an extreme music festival located in Beja, Southern Portugal. It’s been happening since 2010. To promote this year’s edition, a ”warm-up” event took place at Cave 45, Porto with the bands Humanart, Psychonaut 4 and Nocturnal Depression. Portuguese black metallers Humanart opened the evening with only a few people on [...]

April 17, 2017 Zé Serôdio Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Nocturnal Depression + Psychonaut 4 + Humanart (SMSF warmup) @ Cave 45

Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.

Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.

The past March 25th, was the day when Grimlet released their third album ”Theia: Aesthetics Of A Lie”.  In order to celebrate such event, they had a special release party, in their hometown Figueira da Foz. To support them on that night of gigs,  they invited the bands Trepid Elucidation, In Vein and Infraktor. To warm up [...]

April 7, 2017 Zé Serôdio Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Grimlet’s ”Theia” Presentation @ D.R.A.C.