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Report: Soen + Ghost Iris + Wheel @ Hard Club

Report: Soen + Ghost Iris + Wheel @ Hard Club

Soen is promoting their new album ”Lotus” with an European tour. With them are traveling the bands Wheel and Ghost Iris, as openers of the shows. On 30th of March, the tour passed by Hard Club in Porto, Portugal, for an amazing show. Wheel – a Finnish prog rock band – had the task of [...]

April 10, 2019 Filipe Gomes Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Soen + Ghost Iris + Wheel @ Hard Club

Report: Prognosis Fest 2019

Report: Prognosis Fest 2019

PROGNOSIS festival took place in  Eindhoven (Netherlands) on the 22nd – 23rd, 2019 The organizers of the “Prognosis” festival were once again aiming high. They invited and succeeded to gather the ‘crème-de-la-crème’ of the prog metal scene, mixing it with some other genres. Visitors from all over Europe travelled to see bands such as LEPROUS [...]

April 4, 2019 Uta Arnold Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Prognosis Fest 2019

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Swedish prog rock act Soen will return to Portugal to play live at 30 and 31 of March, at Hard Club (Porto) and RCA Club (Lisbon) respectively. Danish progressive metalcore Ghost Iris and Finnish prog rock band Wheel will be the opening acts. Tickets and schedule: 21:00 – Open doors 21:30 – Concerts beginning 23:00 [...]

March 26, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Soen @ Hard Club / RCA Club

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 Comments Off on Preview: Prognosis Festival 2019

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 – 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

Report: Soen + Madder Mortem + Heavenwood @ Hard Club

Report: Soen + Madder Mortem + Heavenwood @ Hard Club

Soen finished their European tour with two dates in Portugal. On the 21st of October, the band played at Hard Club (Porto) with Madder Mortem and Heavenwood as opening bands. It was exactly nine o’clock when the Portuguese band Heavenwood entered Hard Club’s stage. This time the band was lead by Miguel Inglês (Equaleft‘s vocalist), [...]

November 13, 2017 Zé Serôdio Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Soen + Madder Mortem + Heavenwood @ Hard Club

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club & RCA Club

Preview: Soen @ Hard Club & RCA Club

Swedish prog rock act Soen will return to Portugal to play live at 20 and 21 of October, in Hard Club (Porto) and RCA Club (Lisbon) respectively. Norwegian prog metal band Madder Mortem will be the opening act, and (Porto concert only) Portuguese Heavenwood will also play. Schedule: Open Doors: 20h Heavenwood: 21h Madder Mortem: [...]

October 6, 2017 Zé Serôdio Previews Comments Off on Preview: Soen @ Hard Club & RCA Club

Soen premieres “Opal” video

Soen premieres “Opal” video

The Swedish progressive band SOEN was founded by the drummer Martin Lopez (ex-Amon Amarth, ex-Opeth) and Kim Platbarzdis back in 2004. The band released yesterday a new video for the song ”Opal”, track that is part of their latest  album ”Lykaia”. ”Lykaia” is the band’s third LP, recorded by the band and released under UDR music on February [...]

February 23, 2017 Zé Serôdio News Comments Off on Soen premieres “Opal” video