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Preview: Prognosis Festival 2019

Preview: Prognosis Festival 2019

There are a lot of good prog festivals lately, and Eindhoven seems to be a stronghold of prog metal, organizing one of the most thrilling events in a long time: Prognosis Festival! The organizers have invited none less than Devin Townsend himself to play an exclusive solo set, as well as the US no. 1 [...]

March 14, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews 0

Persefone release new single “In Lak’Ech”

Persefone release new single “In Lak’Ech”

Andorran progressive metallers Persefone have released their dark new single ‘In Lak’Ech’ (feat. Tim Charles from Ne Obliviscares) ahead of their upcoming EU tour. The single will be available to purchase digitally and also on 12″ vinyl. You can watch the lyric video to the single below. With a new guitarist and a new drummer [...]

March 26, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Persefone release new single “In Lak’Ech”

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 – Filipe Gomes

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Gomes

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 [...]

January 3, 2018 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Gomes

2017: The Staff’s Choices – José Serodio

2017: The Staff’s Choices – José Serodio

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 31, 2017 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – José Serodio

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Carolina Ventura

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Carolina Ventura

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 28, 2017 Carolina Ventura Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Carolina Ventura

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

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. To start, these are [...]

December 23, 2017 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Be Prog! My Friend 2017 will happen at Poble Espanyol, Barcelona, Spain on the 30th of June and 1st of July. Moving to the 4th edition, Be Prog! My Friend stands firmly by its name. The festival brings the best of the progressive music in metal and rock. Two days listening to the finest progressive [...]

June 12, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Be Prog! My Friend 2017 @ Barcelona

Leprous announce new album Malina & tour dates

Leprous announce new album Malina & tour dates

“Malina” is set to be released on August 25th through InsideOut Music Records. A new European tour was also revealed. Norwegian prog metallers Leprous have announced a new album called ”Malina”. The new album was produced by David Castillo (Katatonia, Bloodbath, Amorphis…), who also produced ”The Congregation”, and mixed by Jens Bogren (Amon Amarth, Devin Townsend, [...]

May 23, 2017 Zé Serôdio News Comments Off on Leprous announce new album Malina & tour dates

Report: Devin Townsend + Between The Buried And Me + Leprous @ Madrid

Report: Devin Townsend + Between The Buried And Me + Leprous  @ Madrid

Devin Townsend visited Madrid in a very cold but people were anxious to enter in La Riviera, the first of two Spanish shows of this tour. Still the fans calmly entered the venue and the first concert started at the precise time with the majority of the public entering after the beginning of the gig. [...]

February 13, 2017 Zé Serôdio Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Devin Townsend + Between The Buried And Me + Leprous @ Madrid

Preview: Devin Townsend + Leprous + Between The Buried And Me @ Madrid

Preview: Devin Townsend + Leprous + Between The Buried And Me @ Madrid

The Devin Townsend Project, the Canadian band created by the legendary Devin Townsend, will be doing an European tour promoting ”Transcendence”, the latest album released by the band in September 2016. The tour won’t make it to Portugal but there will be two dates in Spain: Feb. 03 in Madrid (La Riviera) Feb. 04 in [...]

January 25, 2017 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Devin Townsend + Leprous + Between The Buried And Me @ Madrid

PREVIEW: Brutal Assault 2016

PREVIEW: Brutal Assault 2016

It is safe to say that Brutal Assault festival has one of the most complete lineups of 2016 summer festivals. It will take place in the lovely scenario of JAROMEŘ. The old army fortress Josefov is located ~130km east from Prague, Czech Republic. This 18th century fortress will host the festival inside its wall, giving an historical [...]

July 25, 2016 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on PREVIEW: Brutal Assault 2016

Leprous Interview (Video)

Leprous Interview (Video)

The Black Planet & Undergrounded representatives based in Finland had the chance to perform a very relaxed interview with Leprous during the second part of The Congregation Tour 2016. An overview of how they feel about their previous albums and what is planned for the future ones was one of the topics covered. An in-depth [...]

June 3, 2016 Elsa Marques Interviews Comments Off on Leprous Interview (Video)

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