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Preview: Um Metaleiro Também Chora fest 2023

Preview: Um Metaleiro Também Chora fest 2023

Get ready for the highly anticipated third edition of Um Metaleiro Also Chora Fest, as we embark on an unforgettable countdown to its return. This will be the third edition, and this year’s lineup boasts an impressive array of bands including Horus, Moonshade, WinterMoonShade, Sotz, Tales For The Unspoken, Gwydion, and Terror Empire. Prepare for [...]

July 1, 2023 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Um Metaleiro Também Chora fest 2023

Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023

Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023

SWR has finally returned in full force after a hiatus forced by the lockdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and a smaller-than-usual 2022 edition. This is one of the oldest and most mythical underground festivals in Portugal, and it once again brought four days of the festival to the quiet town of Barroselas in the [...]

May 8, 2023 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023

Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023

Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023

After a successful return in 2022, the iconic SWR Barroselas Metalfest will be back for its 23rd edition in… 2023 (thanks covid pandemic for synching the numbers!) Things are quieter now and the overall feeling is of a full return to normality. SWR 2023 :: BANDS :: SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST 23 27-30 April 2023 | [...]

April 17, 2023 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023

SWR Barroselas Metalfest: Daily lineup revealed

SWR Barroselas Metalfest: Daily lineup revealed

The SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2023 is coming and the organizers have shared the daily lineup   SWR 2023 daily programTickets are still available at swrfest.bigcartel.com and official stores. INFO: www.swr-fest.com EVENTO OFICIAL: fb.com/events/315286246019420 [...]

February 2, 2023 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest: Daily lineup revealed

SWR Barroselas Metalfest: Full band line-up announced! Sargeist postponed to 2024.

SWR Barroselas Metalfest: Full band line-up announced! Sargeist postponed to 2024.

SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST 23 27-30 April 2023 | Barroselas – Portugal | www.swr-fest.com Due to personal commitments, Finnish black metal veterans Sargeist had to cancel this year’s appearance and will be confirmed in 2024. TRIUMPH OF DEATH + PIG DESTROYER + SADISTIC INTENT + ROTTEN SOUND + PROFANATICA + GUTALAX + HORNA + CRISIX + [...]

December 23, 2022 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest: Full band line-up announced! Sargeist postponed to 2024.

SWR Barroselas Metalfest: Triumph of Death, Pig Destroyer, Profanatica, Gutalax, Gorod, Horna & more confirmed

SWR Barroselas Metalfest: Triumph of Death, Pig Destroyer, Profanatica, Gutalax, Gorod, Horna & more confirmed

First of all, there was one positive aspect about the whole covid pandemic: The number of SWR editions syncs with the year in which it happens! So, SWR has announced the first batch of bands confirmed for the 23rd edition of the SWR Barroselas Metalfest, taking place in… 2023! Triumph of Death might not ring [...]

October 28, 2022 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest: Triumph of Death, Pig Destroyer, Profanatica, Gutalax, Gorod, Horna & more confirmed

Preview: Terapia Invicta: Nasty Surgeons + Pestifer + Terror Empire + Ruttenskale @ Metalpoint, Porto

Preview: Terapia Invicta: Nasty Surgeons + Pestifer + Terror Empire + Ruttenskale @ Metalpoint, Porto

On the 22nd of October, Metalpoint will host a therapeutic grind/death/thrash session with the presence of 4 excellent bands: :: Bands :: 01:00 – Nasty Surgeons – www.facebook.com/nastysurgeons 00:15 – Pestifer – www.facebook.com/PESTIFERofficial 23:20 – Terror Empire – www.facebook.com/terrorempire 22:30 – Ruttenskalle – www.facebook.com/ruttenskalle :: Contest :: At the end of the concerts, there will [...]

October 19, 2022 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Terapia Invicta: Nasty Surgeons + Pestifer + Terror Empire + Ruttenskale @ Metalpoint, Porto

Terror Empire release a brand new single “Hunt The Traitor”

Terror Empire release a brand new single “Hunt The Traitor”

Back in January, Portuguese thrashers Terror Empire released a new single entitled “Snake Nest”. Now, the band is back with “Hunt the Traitor”, the second new single after the band’s “Obscurity Rising” (2017) album. Both songs were recorded at Golden Jack studios, in Coimbra, Portugal. You can also revisit “Snake Nest” here. [...]

March 14, 2020 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Terror Empire release a brand new single “Hunt The Traitor”

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

Preview: Moita Metal Fest 2018

Moita Metal Fest returns for its 15th edition on the 6th and 7th of April. The festival will take place at Largo do Pavilhão Municipal de Exposições, in Moita – Setúbal. Moita Metal Fest started back in 2004 and soon became a reference for the Portuguese underground scene. Now, currently on their 15th edition and after [...]

March 26, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Moita Metal Fest 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 – 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

Terror Empire “Burn The Flags” video has premiered

Terror Empire “Burn The Flags” video has premiered

You can pre-order “Obscurity Rising” at Mosher Records. Coming on September 22nd. Portuguese thrashers Terror Empire have presented their brand new music video, in an exclusive premiere via Ultraje magazine. Yet, you can watch below. “Obscurity Rising” comes out on September the 22nd via Mosher Records, and can be purchased at www.mosherrecords.com. Pre-orders will include [...]

September 20, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Terror Empire “Burn The Flags” video has premiered

Terror Empire stream new album “Obscurity Rising”

Terror Empire stream new album “Obscurity Rising”

You can pre-order “Obscurity Rising” at Mosher Records. Coming on September 23rd. 2017 sets the release of “Obscurity Rising” (Mosher Records), the brand new album from Portugal’s thrash metallers TERROR EMPIRE, in which the always-present political tone goes up a notch, and the result is a crushing record blending thrash metal hooks with death metal [...]

September 16, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Terror Empire stream new album “Obscurity Rising”