Thursday 28th October 2021,
The Black Planet
Voivod finished recording the new album Challenging the classics: Exodus – Bonded by Blood [CLASSIC METAL REVIEW] Indie Five week 39/2021: five extreme metal albums, five reviews [METAL REVIEWS] Skepticism – Companion [FUNERAL DOOM REVIEW] Codex Nero – The Great Harvest of Death [BLACK DEATH REVIEW] Nýr Gata – Seraphim / Nýr Gata: Luna Aeterna Indie Five wk 37/2021: black metal in various forms Burden of Ymir – From Elivagar [BLACK METAL REVIEW] Dark Funeral finished recording new album Norwegian cult black metal: Ildjarn – Worst to Best [OPINION]

Voivod finished recording the new album

Voivod finished recording and mixing the follow-up to their 2018 album The Wake. Done at RadicArt Recording Studio and mastered by Maor Appelbaum (Cynic, Candlemass,

Challenging the classics: Exodus – Bonded by Blood [CLASSIC METAL REVIEW]

Rauta recently published Challenging the classics: Exodus – Bonded by Blood [CLASSIC METAL REVIEW]

Indie Five week 39/2021: five extreme metal albums, five reviews [METAL REVIEWS]

Rauta recently published Indie Five week 39/2021: five extreme metal albums, five reviews

Skepticism – Companion [FUNERAL DOOM REVIEW]

Rauta recently reviewed Skepticism – Companion [FUNERAL DOOM REVIEW]  

Codex Nero – The Great Harvest of Death [BLACK DEATH REVIEW]

Rauta recently reviewed Codex Nero – The Great Harvest of Death https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0Bz5G82P2Q

Nýr Gata – Seraphim / Nýr Gata: Luna Aeterna

Rauta recently reviewed Nýr Gata – Seraphim / Nýr Gata: Luna Aeterna [BLACK METAL REVIEWS]

Indie Five wk 37/2021: black metal in various forms

Rauta recently published Indie Five wk 37/2021: black metal in various forms [BLACK METAL REVIEWS]

Burden of Ymir – From Elivagar [BLACK METAL REVIEW]

Rauta recently reviewed Burden of Ymir – From Elivagar [BLACK METAL REVIEW]

Dark Funeral finished recording new album

Dark Funeral have announced the conclusion of the recording of their seventh full length album. The band stated: And that’s a wrap! We have now

Norwegian cult black metal: Ildjarn – Worst to Best [OPINION]

Rauta recently commented on Norwegian cult black metal: Ildjarn – Worst to Best [OPINION] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuEpU_VPR2A

Recent News

Voivod finished recording the new album

Voivod finished recording and mixing the follow-up to their 2018 album The Wake. Done at RadicArt Recording Studio and mastered by Maor Appelbaum (Cynic, Candlemass, Sigh), the new album is expected to be out sometime [...]

Dark Funeral finished recording new album
Posted On September 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Dark Funeral finished recording new album

Dark Funeral have announced the conclusion of the recording of their seventh full length album. The band stated: And that’s a wrap! We have now officially completed the recording of our new (yet untitles) full-length [...]

Existence:Void release new single “Metamorphosis Of Man”

Existence:Void release new single “Metamorphosis Of Man”

July 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Existence:Void release new single “Metamorphosis Of Man”
Russian Circles present new album in Portugal in April 2022

Russian Circles present new album in Portugal in April 2022

June 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Russian Circles present new album in Portugal in April 2022
Death Metal band Obvurt plays show at Elementary School

Death Metal band Obvurt plays show at Elementary School

June 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Death Metal band Obvurt plays show at Elementary School
Apotheus release a new video for “Staring the Abyss”

Apotheus release a new video for “Staring the Abyss”

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Apotheus release a new video for “Staring the Abyss”
Existence:Void reveal “Sword of the Overman” first single of the new album “Anatman”

Existence:Void reveal “Sword of the Overman” first single of the new album “Anatman”

June 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Existence:Void reveal “Sword of the Overman” first single of the new album “Anatman”
Moonspell returns to Lisbon for two exclusive concerts with streaming

Moonspell returns to Lisbon for two exclusive concerts with streaming

June 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Moonspell returns to Lisbon for two exclusive concerts with streaming
Tarantula reveal new album cover

Tarantula reveal new album cover

April 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Tarantula reveal new album cover
Destroyers Of All premiere new video “Hellfall”

Destroyers Of All premiere new video “Hellfall”

March 20, 2021 | Comments Off on Destroyers Of All premiere new video “Hellfall”

Live Reports

Photo Report: Winds and Woods meet Metal @ Leipzig
Posted On September 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Photo Report: Winds and Woods meet Metal @ Leipzig

On the 27th and 28th of August the “Winds and woods meet Metal” festival took place in Leipzig. It was two days dedicated to metal music – with an emphasis on folk metal on the [...]

Report: Gaerea + Dallian + Lord of Confusion @ Leiria
Posted On June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Report: Gaerea + Dallian + Lord of Confusion @ Leiria

The pandemic has taken a toll on us all. The cultural sector has seen countless shows and other activities getting canceled. Hopefully, the overall scenario seems to be taking a turn for the better. So [...]

Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

March 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto
Report: Destruction + Legion of the Damned + Suicidal Angels + Final Breath @ Felsenkeller, Leipzig

Report: Destruction + Legion of the Damned + Suicidal Angels + Final Breath @ Felsenkeller, Leipzig

March 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Destruction + Legion of the Damned + Suicidal Angels + Final Breath @ Felsenkeller, Leipzig
Report: Dir En Grey @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin

Report: Dir En Grey @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin

February 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Dir En Grey @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin
Report: Alcest + Birds in Row + Kaelan Mikla @ Täubchenthal, Leipzig

Report: Alcest + Birds in Row + Kaelan Mikla @ Täubchenthal, Leipzig

February 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Alcest + Birds in Row + Kaelan Mikla @ Täubchenthal, Leipzig
Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

January 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020
Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena

Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena

December 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena
Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt

Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt

November 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Leprous + The Ocean + Port Noir @ Batschkapp, Frankfurt
Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

November 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto
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Previews

Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV
Posted On February 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

After much anticipation, the Leprous tour showcasing the album “Pitfalls” will make its way to Portugal, brought to you by Free Music Events! On February 28th and March 1st, the Hard Club in Oporto and [...]

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour
Posted On January 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Dir En Grey kicked off their 2020 European last Saturday the 25th in Russia. The ever-evolving Japanese 5-piece return to Europe just 15 months after their last show in the Old Continent, for a total [...]

Preview: Prognosis Fest 2020

Preview: Prognosis Fest 2020

January 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Preview: Prognosis Fest 2020
Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

October 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon
Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club

September 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Mgła + Martwa Aura + Above Aurora @ RCA Club
Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019

August 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2019
Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

July 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron
Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

July 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Interviews

Interview: Maraton
Posted On February 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Interview: Maraton

So, in Strasbourg on February 9, 2020, during their tour with Leprous we took Fredrik Bergersen-Klemp and guitarist Simen Hundere Ruud aside to ask them about their past, future and of course we challenged them [...]

Interview: GAEREA

Interview: GAEREA

January 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Interview: GAEREA
Interview: LEPROUS

Interview: LEPROUS

November 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Interview: LEPROUS
[video] Vreid Interview

[video] Vreid Interview

November 25, 2018 | Comments Off on [video] Vreid Interview
Interview: Krowos

Interview: Krowos

April 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: Krowos
Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

April 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

Top 2020

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Carolina Ventura
Posted On January 10, 2021 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Carolina Ventura

Here are the choices for the best releases of the year 2020 in the opinion of one of our writers – Carolina Ventura. 1 – REZN – Chaotic Divine 2 – Ulver – Flowers of [...]

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Ricardo Pereira

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Ricardo Pereira

December 28, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Ricardo Pereira
TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Lara Brito

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Lara Brito

December 27, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Lara Brito
TOP 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Sérgio Pelado

TOP 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Sérgio Pelado

December 26, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Sérgio Pelado
TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão

December 24, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão
TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

December 23, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório
TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

December 22, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede