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Report: Moonspell @ CAE, Fig. da Foz

Report: Moonspell @ CAE, Fig. da Foz

Five tickets. Before Moonspell entered the stage at the Arts and Entertainment Center of Figueira da Foz five tickets remained unsold for this leg of the tour. At some point in the event, Fernando Ribeiro stated that ‘As we were informed in California that more and more tickets were being sold for this concert, we [...]

November 11, 2018 João Correia Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Moonspell @ CAE, Fig. da Foz

Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

In a completely crowded room where tickets were sold out more than two weeks prior, veteran bands Moonspell and Cradle of Filth returned to Leipzig for an amazing and unforgettable night. Moonspell started at exactly 20:00. After a brief intro, frontman Fernando Ribeiro entered the stage holding a lit lantern while first chords of the [...]

February 10, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

Vagos will happen in August 9th until 12th. Portuguese Vagos Metal fest have confirmed another set of bands for this year’s edition. Sonata Arctica Orphaned Land Ross The Boss Feed The Rhino Simbiose Dollar Llama Dark Embrace These bands join the previously confirmed acts: Cradle of Filth Moonspell Ensiferum Converge Sinister MasterPlan Carach Angren Bölzer [...]

February 6, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

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 – 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 – 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

Moonspell premieres “Todos Os Santos” track

Moonspell premieres “Todos Os Santos” track

The Portuguese band Moonspell premiered today “Todos Os Santos”, one of the tracks from their upcoming special album “1755”. This concept album focused on 1755 Lisbon Earthquake tragedy and it mainly differs from their previous releases as it will be entirely sung in their mother tongue. The lyric video released today for “Todos Os Santos” [...]

September 14, 2017 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Moonspell premieres “Todos Os Santos” track

Preview: Reverence Santarém 2017

Preview: Reverence Santarém 2017

The 4th edition of the Reverence Santarém festival is coming. This year’s edition will happen on the 8th and 9th of September, in Parque da Ribeira, Santarém. Moonspell, Portugal’s most well-known metal act, will be headlining the first day of the event alongside the Belgians Amenra and Oathbreaker. They will be joined on stage for [...]

August 31, 2017 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Reverence Santarém 2017

Moonspell unveil first details of new album “1755”

Moonspell unveil first details of new album “1755”

“1755” will be released on November 3rd via Napalm Records/Alma Mater Records. Portugal’s Dark Metal pioneers in Moonspell are finally back with a brand new and hotly anticipated album, titled “1755”. Now the band fronted by Fernando Ribeiro unveiled first details about ‘1755’ and unleash the cover artwork as well as the album track list! From [...]

August 17, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Moonspell unveil first details of new album “1755”

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

Preview: ADM Metal Fest

The month of August comes to an end with another brutal event in Portugal: ADM Metal Fest. All preparations in the village of Andam, in the parish of Porto de Mós, are now finalised to receive the first edition of  the ADM Metal Fest. #Day 1 Opening this festival we will have TRI-REX, a Portuguese cover [...]

August 10, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: ADM Metal Fest

Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

We had a nice chat with Portuguese Oldschool Death Metal band Cape Torment. TBP – Hi how are you? Thanks for taking the time to talk with us. For those who don’t know you yet, can you brief us about the people who are part of Cape Torment? CT – Hi. First, thank you for [...]

July 16, 2017 Filipe Gomes Interviews Comments Off on Interview: CAPE TORMENT – Crossing the storm

Moonspell 1755 release shows information

Moonspell 1755 release shows information

Moonspell 1755 will be presented twice in Lisbon and a single show in Porto. Moonspell and Alma Mater Records are proud to present the first three concerts of the 1755 tour on a dual date in Lisbon (30 and 31 OCT) and a long awaited return to Porto where they have not played for more [...]

June 23, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Moonspell 1755 release shows information

Moonspell reveals new album “1755” details

Moonspell reveals new album “1755” details

MOONSPELL is ready to release their next album already during 2017. The band is currently on pre-production with John Phipps (orchestralmetal.com) at their home studio (Inferno) in Portugal and has been recently in their social media pages some pictures and videos of their daily work at the Moonspell studio. The upcoming album will be entitled “1755” [...]

March 10, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Moonspell reveals new album “1755” details

Report: MOONSPELL Irreligious 20 years @ Guimarães

Report: MOONSPELL Irreligious 20 years @ Guimarães

20 years have passed since the release of the breakthrough album “Irreligious” by Moonspell. Compared to the previous album “Wolfheart”, this was an album that featured a musical approach more orientated towards Gothic Metal that established the band in the highlights of the Metal community and showed that after “Wolfheart”, the band had amazing work [...]

December 13, 2016 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: MOONSPELL Irreligious 20 years @ Guimarães