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Moonspell reveal new single “The Greater Good” and new album cover

Moonspell reveal new single “The Greater Good” and new album cover

Dark Heavy Metal act Moonspell have been teasing about their upcoming album “Hermitage”. Today the band has revealed the new album cover as well as the first single “The Greater Good”, you can listen to it below. During the afternoon, the lyric video for the song will also be unleashed, so stay tuned below! “Hermitage” [...]

November 19, 2020 Filipe Gomes News 0

Moonspell parts ways with drummer Mike, replacement announced

Moonspell parts ways with drummer Mike, replacement announced

Photo by Rui Vasco Portuguese Moonspell has announced the departure of their longtime drummer Mike Gaspar. The band quickly announced a replacement: Hugo Ribeiro, known for his work as a session recording drummer and performer in bands such as Godvlad, Kandia and others. Here’s what the band had to say: “Moonspell hereby informs that Mike [...]

July 4, 2020 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Moonspell parts ways with drummer Mike, replacement announced

Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

An unsuspected and common rainy day, like so many in the autumnal season, would give place to a night to remember in Porto. It was around 6:30 PM and there was already a line forming at the entrance of the Hard Club venue. There could be distinguished at least three different languages, as some faithful [...]

November 11, 2019 Joana Oliveira Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Moonspell + Rotting Christ + Silver Dust @ Porto

Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

After much anticipation, Moonspell’s tour showcasing the album “1755” will make its way to the Lusitanian stages next month! With two dates scheduled for the 4th of November @ Hard Club (Porto) and the 5th of November @ Cineteatro Capitólio (Lisbon), fans will have the chance to see the Portuguese band accompanied by the Hellenic [...]

October 19, 2019 Joana Oliveira Previews Comments Off on Preview: Moonspell + Rotting Christ @ Porto / Lisbon

Preview: VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2019

Preview: VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2019

VOA Fest is back and is celebrating 10 years! After one year of hiatus, one of the most important heavy festivals in Portugal will be returning with a colossal band roster on July 4th – 5th. Day #1 Featuring a 2-day format once again, on the first day (July 4) all the maggots will get [...]

June 18, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2019

Report: Moonspell @ CAE, Fig. da Foz

Report: Moonspell @ CAE, Fig. da Foz

Five tickets. Before Moonspell entered the stage at the Arts and Entertainment Center of Figueira da Foz five tickets remained unsold for this leg of the tour. At some point in the event, Fernando Ribeiro stated that ‘As we were informed in California that more and more tickets were being sold for this concert, we [...]

November 11, 2018 João Correia Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Moonspell @ CAE, Fig. da Foz

Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

In a completely crowded room where tickets were sold out more than two weeks prior, veteran bands Moonspell and Cradle of Filth returned to Leipzig for an amazing and unforgettable night. Moonspell started at exactly 20:00. After a brief intro, frontman Fernando Ribeiro entered the stage holding a lit lantern while first chords of the [...]

February 10, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Cradle Of Filth + Moonspell @ Hellraiser, Leipzig

Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

Vagos will happen in August 9th until 12th. Portuguese Vagos Metal fest have confirmed another set of bands for this year’s edition. Sonata Arctica Orphaned Land Ross The Boss Feed The Rhino Simbiose Dollar Llama Dark Embrace These bands join the previously confirmed acts: Cradle of Filth Moonspell Ensiferum Converge Sinister MasterPlan Carach Angren Bölzer [...]

February 6, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Vagos Metal fest confirms Sonata Arctica, Orphaned Land & more

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

Moonspell premieres “Todos Os Santos” track

Moonspell premieres “Todos Os Santos” track

The Portuguese band Moonspell premiered today “Todos Os Santos”, one of the tracks from their upcoming special album “1755”. This concept album focused on 1755 Lisbon Earthquake tragedy and it mainly differs from their previous releases as it will be entirely sung in their mother tongue. The lyric video released today for “Todos Os Santos” [...]

September 14, 2017 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Moonspell premieres “Todos Os Santos” track

Preview: Reverence Santarém 2017

Preview: Reverence Santarém 2017

The 4th edition of the Reverence Santarém festival is coming. This year’s edition will happen on the 8th and 9th of September, in Parque da Ribeira, Santarém. Moonspell, Portugal’s most well-known metal act, will be headlining the first day of the event alongside the Belgians Amenra and Oathbreaker. They will be joined on stage for [...]

August 31, 2017 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Reverence Santarém 2017

Moonspell unveil first details of new album “1755”

Moonspell unveil first details of new album “1755”

“1755” will be released on November 3rd via Napalm Records/Alma Mater Records. Portugal’s Dark Metal pioneers in Moonspell are finally back with a brand new and hotly anticipated album, titled “1755”. Now the band fronted by Fernando Ribeiro unveiled first details about ‘1755’ and unleash the cover artwork as well as the album track list! From [...]

August 17, 2017 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Moonspell unveil first details of new album “1755”