Tuesday 30th November 2021,
The Black Planet
Aurotanic – Ethereal Gate VS. Somber Winds – Hermitic Path Havukruunu – Finnish black metal from the woods [INTERVIEW] Hegemon – Sidereus Nuncius [BLACK METAL REVIEW] Isengrim – Maailmantappaja [BLACK METAL REVIEW] Tvmvlo premiered new video “The Cruising Years” Bands getting older… [OPINION] Helheim – WoduridaR [VIKING BLACK METAL REVIEW] Neurosurgery – Invitation to Die [DEATH METAL REVIEW] Velo Misere – Monomanía del inexorable vacío [BLACK METAL] Indie Five week 44/2021

Aurotanic – Ethereal Gate VS. Somber Winds – Hermitic Path

Rauta recently published Aurotanic – Ethereal Gate VS. Somber Winds – Hermitic Path [BLACK METAL REVIEW DUEL]

Havukruunu – Finnish black metal from the woods [INTERVIEW]

Rauta recently interviewed Havukruunu – Finnish black metal from the woods

Hegemon – Sidereus Nuncius [BLACK METAL REVIEW]

Hegemon – Sidereus Nuncius [BLACK METAL REVIEW]

Isengrim – Maailmantappaja [BLACK METAL REVIEW]

Isengrim – Maailmantappaja  [BLACK METAL REVIEW]

Tvmvlo premiered new video “The Cruising Years”

Oldschool death metal is witnessing great new bands popping up here and there. This time, in Portugal. Tvmvlo is a new band, formed by known

Bands getting older… [OPINION]

Rauta shares his opinion about aging bands: Bands getting older… pass the torch please! [OPINION]

Helheim – WoduridaR [VIKING BLACK METAL REVIEW]

Rauta recently reviewed Helheim – WoduridaR [VIKING BLACK METAL REVIEW]

Neurosurgery – Invitation to Die [DEATH METAL REVIEW]

DEATH METAL REVIEW: Neurosurgery – Invitation to Die

Velo Misere – Monomanía del inexorable vacío [BLACK METAL]

Rauta recently reviewed Velo Misere – Monomanía del inexorable vacío [BLACK METAL]  

Indie Five week 44/2021

METAL REVIEWS: Indie Five week 44/2021 features thrash, black and death metal

News

Tvmvlo premiered new video “The Cruising Years”

Oldschool death metal is witnessing great new bands popping up here and there. This time, in Portugal. Tvmvlo is a new band, formed by known musicians in the Portuguese scene: António Baptista (Basalto, vocals and [...]

Supreme Unbeing release “Face of Evil” video

Highly demanded, Supreme Unbeing have released the first, daunting, and ominously sounding, single, “Face Of Evil”, from their upcoming, second, full-length album, Enduring Physicality (to be released 5.5.22). Supreme Unbeing sees their songs as important [...]

Voivod finished recording the new album

Voivod finished recording the new album

October 24, 2021 | Comments Off on Voivod finished recording the new album
Dark Funeral finished recording new album

Dark Funeral finished recording new album

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

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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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

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

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