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Megadeth release new video “Lying In State”

Megadeth release new video “Lying In State”

“Lying In State” is a track from their 2016 album, Dystopia”. Megadeth released a new music video for “Lying In State”. You can watch it below. Here are also some behind the scenes footage: Frontman Dave Mustaine told Rolling Stone magazine: “When we were on tour in São Paulo in 2016, we filmed the ‘Conquer [...]

February 5, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Megadeth release new video “Lying In State”

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

Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

Leyendas Del Rock will take place at Villena, Spain from August 9th to 12th. In the second week of August the village of Villena will host the twelfth edition of the Leyendas del Rock festival, which has 70 bands in the billing, spread over 4 days and several stages. Schedules are available below. Day #0 [...]

August 8, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Leyendas del Rock 2017

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

Leyendas del Rock billing closed

Leyendas del Rock billing closed

Leyendas del Rock announced the last bands that will take part of this year’s edition. Megadeth led by the legendary Dave Mustaine and part of the American “Big Four”; the oldschool thrashers Overkill known mainly for their technique and high speed; Magnum known worldwide for the 1985 album “On a Storyteller’s Night. And finally,the amazing [...]

March 3, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon News Comments Off on Leyendas del Rock billing closed

TOP Albums of 2016

TOP Albums of 2016

In the past few days we have presented you our staff choices for best albums of 2016. Now we bring you our final and oficial list for best releases from that year, to close that chapter. Here are our top 20 choices : 1 – Bolzer – Hero 2 – Animals As Leaders – The [...]

January 11, 2017 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on TOP Albums of 2016

TOP 20 – 2016: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

TOP 20 – 2016: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

With 2016 coming to its end, its time to choose the best albums of the year. These are the choices of João Osório: 1 – Witherscape – The Northern Sanctuary 2 – Megadeth – Dystopia 3 – Evergrey – The Storm Within 4 – Dark Funeral – Where Shadows Forever Reign 5 – Gojira – [...]

December 28, 2016 João Osório Tops Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2016: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

Ex-MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza passed away

Ex-MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza passed away

Nick Menza, ex-drummer for Megadeth has died at the age of 51 after collapsing on stage at a small Los Angeles club late on Saturday. According to J Marshall Craig, family spokesman and Menza’s biographer, Menza collapsed while performing with his current band OHM at the Baked Potato club in Studio City, California, where he [...]

May 23, 2016 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Ex-MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza passed away

MEGADETH: Chris and Shawn leave the band

MEGADETH: Chris and Shawn leave the band

Only hours after it was revealed that drummer Shawn Drover had exited Megadeth, guitarist Chris Broderick announced he has quit the legendary metal band, too! Broderick had been with the band for 7 years. Megadeth are now left with just frontman Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson following the back to back exits of Shawn [...]

November 26, 2014 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on MEGADETH: Chris and Shawn leave the band