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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

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

TOP ALBUMS 2017

TOP ALBUMS 2017

After publishing our staff’s lists for the best albums of 2017, we have come to a final decision. So here is The Black Planet zine’s official top albums list for the past year! 1 – Septicflesh – Codex Omega 2 – Akercocke – Renaissance in Extremis 3 – Mastodon – Emperor of Sand 4 – [...]

January 6, 2018 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on TOP ALBUMS 2017

2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

With the year of 2017 coming to an end, it is time to choose the best releases of the year. Like in previous years, we will be publishing our staff’s choices daily as well as a final Top 20 for the zine of the best albums that were released in 2017. Here are the choices [...]

December 26, 2017 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Daniel Lemminkainen

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Daniel Lemminkainen

With the year of 2017 coming to an end, it is time to choose the best releases of the year. Like in previous years, we will be publishing our staff’s choices daily as well as a final Top 20 for the zine of the best albums that were released in 2017. Here are the choices [...]

December 25, 2017 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Daniel Lemminkainen

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Carlos Pereira

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Carlos Pereira

With the year of 2017 coming to an end, it is time to choose the best releases of the year. Like in previous years, we will be publishing our staff’s choices daily as well as a final Top 20 for the zine of the best albums that were released in 2017. Here are the choices [...]

December 24, 2017 Carlos Pereira Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Carlos Pereira

Interview: Crisix

Interview: Crisix

Crisix is a thrash metal band from Barcelona, Spain, who has stepped on stages like SWR XIII Barroselas metal Fest 2010 (Portugal), Wacken Open Air 2009 and 2010 (Germany). Crisix are (from left to right): Busi (Guitars) ; Javi Carrión (Drums);  Julián Baz (Vocals); (Bass) ; Albert Requena (Guitar) ; Julián Baz (Bass) TBP – Hey [...]

August 29, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Interviews Comments Off on Interview: Crisix

Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

Report: VOA Fest 2016 @ Corroios

VOA Fest returned under a new name and venue, the chosen place was Quinta da Marialva in Corroios. At first this change was heavily criticized by many Portuguese fans, however, given the flux of people in there we might say all was forgotten and a chance was given to this reborn festival on its new [...]

August 18, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports 1

Preview: VOA Fest 2016

Preview: VOA Fest 2016

It’s that time of the year, festival season, and one of the biggest metal festivals in Portugal is back, for its 8 consecutive year, although it comes with a different name and location. The event previously known as Vagos Open Air, moved to Quinta da Marialva in Corroios, and change its name to VOA Fest. [...]

July 25, 2016 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: VOA Fest 2016

KREATOR announce european tour for 2017

KREATOR announce european tour for 2017

In the begining of 2017 German thrash metal titans Kreator will be headlining an European tour, with the support of the also iconic SEPULTURA, the Swedish melodic death act SOILWORK and Belgian death/grind group ABORTED. KREATOR’s frontman Mille Petrozza has stated that: Finally we are gonna be back on a headlining tour through Europe again. It [...]

May 11, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on KREATOR announce european tour for 2017

VOA Fest closes band billing for this year edition

VOA Fest closes band billing for this year edition

After having revealed its location and name change earlier this year, VOA Fest has closed its band billing for this year’s edition. The newly confirmed groups Equaleft, Abbath, Schammasch, Admiron and Soldier. These will join the previously announced bands Anthrax, Opeth, Kreator, Anathema, Katatonia, Mantar and Dark Oath. The event will take place in Corroios [...]

April 13, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on VOA Fest closes band billing for this year edition

VAGOS Open Air will have an extra day

VAGOS Open Air will have an extra day

The organizers of the Vagos Open Air festival has announced that this year’s edition will have a 3rd day of concerts. There will be a pricing update, but all the people who buy tickets until April 23rd will be able to see 3 days for the price of 2. Vagos Open Air 2014 will take [...]

April 21, 2014 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on VAGOS Open Air will have an extra day

VAGOS Open Air confirm BEHEMOTH and more…

VAGOS Open Air confirm BEHEMOTH and more…

This year’s edition of the well-known Vagos Open Air festival is almost taking it’s final shape. The organizers have recently announced Behemoth and Quartet Of Woah as new additions to the roster. Other bands previously revealed include: Kreator, Opeth, The Haunted, Annihilator, Soilwork, Epica, Sylosis, Angelus Apatrida, Gates Of Hell, Kandia, Requiem Laus and Murk. Vagos Open [...]

April 10, 2014 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on VAGOS Open Air confirm BEHEMOTH and more…

KREATOR will tour australia with DEATH ANGEL

KREATOR will tour australia with DEATH ANGEL

Thrash metal titans KREATOR have announced a five dates Australian tour, for next April. They will we supported by North American veterans DEATH ANGEL. Check out the dates and oficial flyer below:   [...]

January 19, 2014 Lucifer News Comments Off on KREATOR will tour australia with DEATH ANGEL