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The entire band quits The Faceless. Keene alone.

The entire band quits The Faceless. Keene alone.

Once again, The Faceless is Michael Keene all alone. Today, all three members besides Michael Keene posted Facebook statuses confirming that they left the band. Not only has Ken Sorceron left the band after a two year run, but so have drummer Bryce Butler and rhythm guitarist Justin McKinney, leaving Keene as the only member [...]

March 20, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on The entire band quits The Faceless. Keene alone.

Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

On a cold February night, Californian tech death masters The Faceless, have finally gotten around to Madrid, to present their most recent work “In Becoming A Ghost”. Accompanying them on this Euro adventure is the Portuguese group The Voynich Code. For the first half of the evening, we had an energetic performance by The Voynich [...]

February 26, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: The Faceless + The Voynich Code @ Sala Caracol, Madrid

The Voynich Code support The Faceless Euro tour

The Voynich Code support The Faceless Euro tour

“Aqua Vitae” is The Voynich Code ‘s latest album, released in 2017. Portuguese The Voynich Code will be supporting tech-death The Faceless on their European tour. 10-Feb Paris (FR) at Backstage 11-Feb Bordaux (FR) at BT59 12-Feb Madrid (ES) at Caracol 13-Feb Barcelona (ES) at Razz3 14-Feb Lyon (FR) at Warm Audio 15-Feb Brescia (IT) [...]

January 16, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on The Voynich Code support The Faceless Euro tour

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

The Faceless release new song Black Star

The Faceless release new song Black Star

The band has been announced for this year’s edition of ‘The Summer Slaughter Tour‘. The Faceless release new song “Black Star”. This comes almost 2 years after the release of the previous single “The Spiraling Void”. The new album, supposedly called “In Becoming A Ghost”, is thought to have now been completed with release details [...]

June 15, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on The Faceless release new song Black Star

Interview: TREPID ELUCIDATION

Interview: TREPID ELUCIDATION

Trepid Elucidation is a technical death metal band from Lisbon, Portugal who recently released their debut album “Upcoming Reality” through the label Mosher Records. We sat down with the guys and talked about the band. Upcoming Reality by Trepid Elucidation TBP: Tell us a little bit of the band’s history. We started back in 2012, [...]

March 30, 2017 Zé Serôdio Interviews Comments Off on Interview: TREPID ELUCIDATION

The Faceless welcome back former bassist Brandon G.

The Faceless welcome back former bassist Brandon G.

The Faceless has officially announced the return of former bassist Brandon Griffin. Guitarist Michael Keene commented: “I am so extremely excited to announce Brandon Giffin on our new record. For those who don’t know, Brandon is the original bassist of The Faceless and played on ‘Akeldama’ and ‘Planetary Duality’ and then took some time off [...]

April 14, 2015 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on The Faceless welcome back former bassist Brandon G.

Alex Rüdinger leaves THE FACELESS

Alex Rüdinger leaves THE FACELESS

A few hours ago, the highly acclaimed drummer has announced that he will leave The Faceless to continue working on other endeavors. You can check a video of the band performing with Alex below. [...]

October 21, 2014 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Alex Rüdinger leaves THE FACELESS