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Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena

Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena

It seems the wait is over. Here comes the pumpkin hurricane: Helloween! Helloween are coming to Portugal for a special concert on December 6th. The show will take at Sala Tejo, Altice Arena, Lisbon. Mikael Kiske, Kay Hansen & Cº once again choose Portugal for another classic showcase! After they filled the already extinct and [...]

November 5, 2018 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Helloween @ Altice Arena

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

Preview: Copenhell 2018

Preview: Copenhell 2018

Copenhell is the biggest metal and rock festival in Denmark, hosted in Copenhagen, usualy in the second half of June. Since 2010 the metal fans in Copenhagen have had the chance to see many stars of heavy music performing on the Copenhell stages. The list is very long including big names as Black Sabbath, Iron [...]

May 7, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Previews Comments Off on Preview: Copenhell 2018

Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

The legendary Germanic Power Metal band Helloween visited Helsinki’s Ice hall (Black Box) on the 30th of November. This show was part of the very special tour entitled “Pumpkins Reunited”, that as the name implies saw the return of Kai Hansen and Michael Kiske. The band was formed in the early 80’s (1984) and suffered [...]

December 15, 2017 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

Preview: Helloween, Pumpkins United World Tour

Preview: Helloween, Pumpkins United World Tour

What is coming can be considered a dream come true for all fans of Helloween. The much sought after meeting of the founders of German melodic speed metal is a reality. Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen join Helloween for a tour bringing together the band’s legendary original lineup. Michael Weikath, Michael Kiske, Kai Hansen and [...]

October 30, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Helloween, Pumpkins United World Tour

Interview: STRIKER

Interview: STRIKER

Striker is a speed metal band from Edmonton, Canada who recently played in Lisbon with Triosphere and Sonata Arctica. The Black Planet Zine had the amazing opportunity to interview the guitarist Tim and get to know a little bit more about this smashing band. TBP – Hey Tim, first of all we appreciate that you [...]

June 2, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Interviews Comments Off on Interview: STRIKER

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2016

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2016

Once again, the town of Vagos became a place of pilgrimage. Vagos Metal Fest brought thousands of people for another Metal Festival. With a totally different promoter in charge of the arrangements, there was great curiosity to see how it would be. The festival structure was well arranged, while the placing of the stage, merch [...]

August 25, 2016 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports 1

VAGOS metal fest release final info

VAGOS metal fest release final info

The organizers of the new Vagos Metal Fest have announced the last band as well as all the information regarding the festival. Correia is the last band confirmed for this year’s edition. The first edition of the festival will take place at Quinta do Ega, Vagos, Portugal on August 13th and 14th. VAGOS METAL FEST: Website | [...]

August 7, 2016 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on VAGOS metal fest release final info

VAGOS metal fest confirms Helloween, Vektor, Tribulation and more

VAGOS metal fest confirms Helloween, Vektor, Tribulation and more

The brand new festival that will take place in Vagos is called Vagos Metal Fest. Helloween, Vektor, Tribulation, Bizarra Locomotiva, and Heavenwood are the most recently announced bands, to join the already confirmed Dark Funeral, Discharge, Ramp and Godvlad. The first edition of the festival will take place in August 13th and 14th at Quinta do [...]

June 20, 2016 Filipe Gomes News 1

PREVIEW: Karmøygeddon 2016

PREVIEW: Karmøygeddon 2016

Karmøygeddon team organizes several club concerts and two festivals per year: Karmøygeddon (April) and Karmøygeddon Arctic (October) Karmøygeddon Metal Festival 2016 will be held on April 28-30 in Kopervik, Norway. With a pretty luxurious lineup, there is no surprise that organizers already announced that the tickets sales for the festival already surpassed the previous editions. [...]

March 29, 2016 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on PREVIEW: Karmøygeddon 2016

2015: The Staff’s Choices – J.Osório

2015: The Staff’s Choices – J.Osório

With 2015 coming to its end, its time to choose the best albums of the year. These are the choices of J.Osório: 1. AMORPHIS – Under the Red Cloud 2. HAMMERCULT – Built For War 3. MGLA – Exercises in Futility 4. TRIBULATION – The Children of the Night 5. PARADISE LOST – The Plague [...]

December 24, 2015 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2015: The Staff’s Choices – J.Osório