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Miley Stevens

A triple threat, being a photographer, reviewer and interviewer, Miley is PlanetMosh's resident thrash princess - enjoying all things fast and heavy. Fan of the boys with long hair.

Flotsam and Jetsam – Flotsam and Jetsam

On the 20th May, Flotsam and Jetsam released their album entitled Flotsam and Jetsam. This album marks the band’s 12th album release since their formation in 1981. As a band, Flotsam and Jetsam are intermittent in the way they hold my interest, my two favourite albums by them being No Place …

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Desertfest 2016 – Saturday 30/4/16

Saturday marked the second day of the already brilliant Desertfest 2016. With beers flowing, and more punters in attendance than the day before, the Saturday lineup proved to be the more eclectic mix of the weekend. First in line on Saturday were Yorkshire’s BongCauldron [9]. Sounding like the bastard spawn …

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Mantar interview – Desertfest 2016

PlanetMosh’s Miley Stevens and Innes Rankin spoke to Mantar at Desertfest 2016. Mantar are a two-piece ‘not-sludge’ band hailing from Hamburg, Germany. This is probably the most fun I have ever had in an interview, and I would urge anyone who likes their music heavy to check these boys out. …

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Interview with Conan – Desertfest 2016

PlanetMosh’s Miley Stevens and Innes Rankin had the pleasure to talking to Chris Fielding of Conan ahead of their Desertfest performance at the Electric Ballroom. Miley: Hey Chris, how’s it going? Chris: Good thanks, a bit tired – just got in, but very well. Miley: I saw you at Ritual Festival …

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Desertfest 2016 – Friday 29/4/16

On Friday 29th April, stoner and doom fans from all stretches of the country descended on Camden, London, for the 5th installment of touring festival Desertfest. Several venues will be used over this 3-day event: The Black Heart, Underworld, Electric Ballroom and The Devonshire Arms, with Koko being used on the Sunday …

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Overkill Interview – Bobby Blitz, Leeds 7.4.16

PlanetMosh’s Miley Stevens caught up with Overkill’s Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth at the Leeds date of their anniversary tour. M: So I understand this tour is celebrating 25 years of Horrorscope and 30 years of Feel the Fire. I just wanted to ask what an anniversary tour is like compared to …

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Overkill + Vader + One Machine – Leeds, 7th April 2016

It’s not everyday a reviewer jumps at the chance to go to a gig after working from 6am-4pm, with the very same shift to do the next day, but jump I did when I got the opportunity to see Overkill in Leeds on the 7th April. After arriving a little …

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‘We Are Twisted Fucking Sister’ – The Twisted Sister documentary

PlanetMosh had the undeniable pleasure of reviewing We Are Twisted Fucking Sister – a captivating documentary DVD spanning the early, at times undisclosed career of Twisted Sister. From the club days surrounded by prog and disco, right up to the release of the seminal ‘Stay Hungry’ LP, this is the …

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Hammerfest 2016 Review – Saturday

And now we come to the third and final day of what had been an epic, epic festival. Hammerfest 2016 had been awesome so far and I personally was looking forward to the Saturday the most. I started the weekend most looking forward to Exodus, and they were to grace the stage …

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Hammerfest 2016 Review – Friday

After an early night due to travelling and working the day before, I woke up on the Friday of Hammerfest feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day. Determined to catch everyone, the first band of the day were Stone Broken. The room was still only half full, perhaps …

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Hammerfest 2016 – Thursday 10th March

I arrived in a (surprisingly) sunny Pwllheli in North Wales way ahead of schedule 1pm on the Thursday. This time last year, poor Hammerfest fell victim to a horrendous downpour – flooding the site from day 1. After checking in and exchanging pleasantries with my caravan-mates for the weekend, I …

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Saxon’s Biff Byford Interview on the Upcoming Release of ‘Eagles and Dragons’

PlanetMosh’s Miley Stevens caught up with Saxon‘s legendary frontman Biff Byford ahead of an exciting new release called Eagles and Dragons – due to be out on 18th March 2016. Miley: So Biff, you’re due to release a nine part vinyl box set called Eagles and Dragons? Biff: Yeah, it’s …

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Karybdis – Samsara

London boys Karybdis step up the game and then some with the first release since their debut From The Depths. Their latest album Samsara is due to be released on the 19th February. Samsara features a dirty groove fused with melodic death that just…works. Every musical component in this release is perfectly entwined within …

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Megadeth – Dystopia Album Review

Let’s not pretend – Super Collider and Thirteen were…questionable at best. This left me wary as I sat at my desk ready to hear the latest offering from Megadeth. Half the band had left in the last year, leaving Ellefson and Mustaine with what looked like nothing to continue the …

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Bloodstock Announce Gojira, Satyricon and Anthrax!

There is nothing quite like a tasty festival announcement to get you out of bed in the morning – and Bloodstock Festival have delivered yet again with their 5th announcement ahead of their 2016 event. Saturday’s special guests come in the form of French titans Gojira. Frontman Joe Duplantier says, “BLOODSTOCK …

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Halloween All-Dayer at the Rebellion, Manchester. PIST, Foetal Juice, Bongcauldron and more

Halloween is probably my favourite holiday of the year. All-dayers are a lot of fun – I like to celebrate music and support the local scene, so when I heard of the Halloween all-dayer held at Manchester Rebellion in aid of The Sophie Lancaster Foundation, I jumped at the chance to go. …

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Fozzy – Interview with Chris Jericho – October 2015

PlanetMosh had the privilege of chatting with the charismatic frontman Chris Jericho of US metal crew, Fozzy ahead of their upcoming UK Tour (See dates below). Interview by Miley Stevens Fozzy are deeply proud of their fans, and like how they don’t conform to the metalhead stereotype. “We take great …

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Gama Bomb – Untouchable Glory

If you’ve not yet heard of Gama Bomb – where on earth have you been? These feisty Irish lads make geek cool with a sickeningly good injection of thrash. Untouchable Glory is Gama Bomb’s 5th album, and due to be released at the end of the month, on Friday, 30th …

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Murashita – Inescapable Damnation EP

Inescapable Damnation, the Solo EP release from Murashita, is set to break new ground as far as solo projects go. The five track EP, due to be released on 16th October features metal giants such as David Ellefson (Megadeth), Kevin Talley (Suffocation, Six Feet Under, Chimaira), Kelly Conlon (Death, Monstrosity) …

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