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Nikita

Co-founder of PlanetMosh. Official cookie and cake baker at PM Towers.

Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest diagnosed with Parkinson’s

Judas Priest has announced this morning via their FaceBook page that guitarist, Glenn Tipton, has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s. The statement reads: “Ten years ago Glenn was diagnosed to have the onset of the early stages of Parkinson’s – from then until recently Glenn has lived his life as the …

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Lionize announce new album ‘Nuclear Soul’

Maryland-based rockers Lionize have announced their forthcoming full-length studio album, titled Nuclear Soul, is set for release September 8 in digital, CD, and LP formats. The first single ‘Blindness To Danger’ premiered on Friday with Classic Rock and the song is now available for download and streaming. The single release coincides with the …

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Wednesday 13 offers ‘Condolences’

Upon the release of his new album – ‘Condolences’ – WEDNESDAY tells how David Bowie’s passing was the inspiration for the title track; “[Condolences] is one of the first songs I wrote for the record.  The title came from when David Bowie passed away; I kept seeing ‘Condolences, sorry for …

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STONE SOUR unveil new song: ‘Taipei Person/Allah Tea’

STONE SOUR are streaming a brand new song, ‘Taipei Person/Allah Tea’ over at the band’s official YouTube channel ‘Taipei Person/Allah Tea’ is taken from STONE SOUR’s long awaited sixth studio album, ‘Hydrograd’ which is set for release on 30th June via Roadrunner Records.   Recorded at Sphere Studios in North …

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Accept release digital single ‘The Rise of Chaos’

Heavy metal pioneers ACCEPT are back in the game with a new studio album! The record entitled ‘The Rise Of Chaos’ will be unleashed on August 4th 2017. The band’s 4th studio release through Nuclear Blast will continue the tradition of its three predecessors – ‘Blood Of The Nations’, ‘Stalingrad’, and ‘Blind Rage’ – with grandeur and precision. The title …

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DROPKICK MURPHYS Announce New Album and Brixton Academy Show

Dropkick Murphys today announced that their ninth studio album 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory will be released on January 6th through their label Born & Bred Records. The album is available for pre-order now and the band has shared an incredible lyric video for the song from the album “Blood”. Ted Hutt, who has previously …

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KREATOR Reveal ‘Gods Of Violence’ cover artwork and details

German thrash titans KREATOR have revealed the cover artwork and release details for their upcoming album, ‘Gods Of Violence’. The 14th KREATOR album is set to be released on January 27th, 2017 worldwide via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Jan Meininghaus, who also made …

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Avenged Sevenfold “surprise-release” new album ‘The Stage’

AVENGED SEVENFOLD has “surprise-released” THE STAGE, becoming the first-ever rock band to drop an unannounced album in both digital and physical form. THE STAGE, is the band’s 7th studio album and first for Capitol Records. The Stage is available to purchase now via Amazon The Southern California-based quintet (vocalist M. …

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The Unleashed Festival 2016 – Headliner and first bands announced

EHT Promotions in association with PlanetMosh is proud to present THE UNLEASHED FESTIVAL 2016. The 4th installment of The Unleashed Festival will feature an array of talent from across Ireland and is sure to be a night to remember at the end of this Summer. First up, the venue will be obliterated by skull …

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Bloodstock Rock and Metal Gallery 2014

Often album art goes unappreciated and sometimes unnoticed in this digital era where albums can be downloaded as files in place of a physical purchase. This weekend it was a privilege to not only see some of the amazing work that binds the covers of albums, but to also see …

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Sonisphere 2014 – Sunday 6th July – Review

As Gojira walked onto the stage there was still a roadie drilling screws into the stage in a frantic hurry. Gojira have been touring on the back of L’Enfant Sauvage for almost two solid years and they were tighter than a ducks arse. Crushing riffs, brutal vocals and pummelling backbeats, …

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Sonisphere 2014 – Saturday 5th July – Review

Day two of the festival kicked off a little earlier than the previous day at 11am with Tesseract on the main stage. Alestorm, however, were the real treat of the morning opening the Saturn stage with ‘The Quest’ and continued their infectious jitterbug set with the likes of ‘The Drunken …

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Sonisphere 2014 – Friday 4th July – Review

  Sonisphere 2014 marked the 40th year of festivals held at Knebworth and what better way to celebrate than to bring 60,000 music fans together for a hot, sunny and lightly showered weekend of metal dominance! A late starting Friday meant that fans were able to arrive in good time …

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Hellfest reveal last bands

HELLFEST 2014 tickets on sale now and festival line up is released!!

Hellfest are happy to announce the final additions to the 2014 lineup. The final bands are as follows: FRIDAY: LYNCH MOB, KVELERTAK, ORDER OF APOLLYON, ROTTING OUT SATURDAY: WALKING PAPERS, AGAINST ME, NEFARIUM Unfortunately QUEENSRYCHE, DEFEATER and 7 SECONDS have cancelled their appearances at Hellfest 2014. Stay tuned for the …

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BLOODSTOCK ticket payment plan launches

Wipe away those January ‘back to reality’ blues with a great deal from those lovely BLOODSTOCK Festival folks!  The very popular deposit scheme is now on sale to help you spread the burden of paying for your 2014 weekend ticket.  Now you can secure your wristband for 2014’s heaviest festival …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 – An insight

Bloodstock Open Air 2013 marks the 6th consecutive time that I have personally attended the festival and over these years I’ve seen the festival change in many ways, good and bad. In the past the cleanliness of the Bloodstock toilets has ranked as the worst festival toilets that I have …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review – Sunday 11th August

Today I decided to check out Sacred Mother Tongue whose name seems to be haunting me. To be honest I was quite underwhelmed by them and felt that they would pack more of a punch with a more aggressive approach especially in their vocals. I personally thought that the performance …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review – Saturday 10th August

Rather than start my day with a full on dose of metal, I pleasantly started it with a slice of medieval full contact battling. In the past the Viking battling had been a little on the soft side, wielding wooden swords and could get boring pretty quickly. Medieval battling on the …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review- Friday 9th August

After yesterday’s heat I was hoping for a cooler start to the second day (first for the Friday arrivals), however, I had no such luck. Another blazing hot start to the day. Today’s breakfast band for me consisted of some “Great British heavy fucking metal” in the form of Absolva. …

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