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Analepsy announce new drummer, new album info

Analepsy announce new drummer, new album info

Portuguese slam death metal masters Analepsy have announced their new drummer. Belgian drummer Léo Luyckx (also from Brutal Sphincter) joined the band lineup. Meanwhile, the band shared a music video for their new single “Locus Of Dawning”, which anticipates their upcoming album, Quiescence. The album features guest appearances from Ricky Myers (Suffocation, Disgorge), Angel Ochoa (Cephalotripsy, [...]

February 11, 2022 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Analepsy announce new drummer, new album info

Colosso unleash new single “Pestilence”

Colosso unleash new single “Pestilence”

Portuguese death metal heavyweight Colosso has unleashed a brand new single. Entitled “Pestilence”, it’s the opening track of the band’s upcoming EP “Apocalypse”, scheduled for release on February 14th, via Transcending Obscurity. About a month ago, the band revealed the first single “War”. Catch it below if you missed it. Once again, Colosso shapeshifts its [...]

January 15, 2020 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Colosso unleash new single “Pestilence”

Photo Report: Laurus Nobilis 2019 (Day #4)

Photo Report: Laurus Nobilis 2019 (Day #4)

Once again, Laurus Nobilis Festival took place in Louro, Famalicão from July 25th to the 28th 2019. Unfortunately, we were only able to attend to some of the shows on the last day of the festival, so without further due, here it is! Simbiose Sugiru Analepsy Soilwork [...]

August 3, 2019 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Photo Report: Laurus Nobilis 2019 (Day #4)

Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2019

Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2019

Being around for more than two decades of existence, the SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST became more than an obligatory stopping point for all fans of heavy metal and its more extreme subgenres. This year’s edition, which runs from April 26 to 28, promises, as usual, to gather a legion of headbangers from all around the world [...]

April 23, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: SWR Barroselas Metalfest 2019

Laurus Nobilis 2019 confirms Samael as last headliner

Laurus Nobilis 2019 confirms Samael as last headliner

Laurus Nobilis will take place at V. N. de Famalicão on July 25th~28th of 2019. The Swiss Black Metal / Melodic Industrial band Samael have been confirmed as last headliner for this year’s edition of Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão. Also already confirmed are Swedish Hypocrisy, Italians Fleshgod Apocalypse, Swedish Soilwork and Entombed A.D.. Coming from [...]

January 17, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Laurus Nobilis 2019 confirms Samael as last headliner

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Saint Vitus, Craft, Arkhon Infaustus & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Saint Vitus, Craft, Arkhon Infaustus & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest, one of the oldest, most respected festivals dedicated to extreme sonorities in the old continent, will return to Vila de Barroselas, Viana do Castelo, Portugal on April 26, 27 and 28, 2019. After the first batch of confirmations including Godlfesh, Benediction, The Black Dahlia Murder, Midnight, Venenum and more, the organizers have [...]

November 20, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Saint Vitus, Craft, Arkhon Infaustus & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Godflesh, Benediction & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Godflesh, Benediction & more

SWR Barroselas Metalfest, one of the oldest, most respected and contested festivals dedicated to extreme sonorities in the old continent, will return to Vila de Barroselas, Viana do Castelo, on April 26, 27 and 28, 2019. The first round of confirmations for the 22nd edition of the event includes fifteen proposals of undeniable quality. Fifteen [...]

October 18, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SWR Barroselas Metalfest confirms Godflesh, Benediction & more

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Part 1

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Part 1

Once again, the month of August sees the return of one of the biggest Heavy Metal festivals in the country: the Vagos Metal Fest. The 2018 edition brought some news, such as the fact that it is now a 4-day festival, and the addition of one more stage (Stairway Stage). Having the responsibility and honor [...]

August 25, 2018 Filipe Gomes Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2018 – Part 1

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 – João Correia

2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Correia

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 2, 2018 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – João Correia

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 – Luis Pinto

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Luis Pinto

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 30, 2017 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Luis Pinto

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

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

2017: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

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. To start, these are [...]

December 23, 2017 Rita Limede Tops Comments Off on 2017: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede