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Rowena

Interviewer, Reviewer, Radio DJ (Metal Nymph Presents) and Digital Media Wizard at Planetmosh.

Korpiklaani – Noita

Due for release on 4th May ‘Noita’ is the ninth studio album from Finnish folk metal band Korpiklaani. With their previous album ‘Manala’ having been release in 2012, this has indeed been a long wait. So, the questions remains…has the wait been worth it? If you are a fan of …

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Jarkko Aaltonen, Korpiklaani  interview, April 2015

Planetmosh spoke to Korpiklaani bass player Jarkko Aaltonen…… To begin with how was Paganfest? It was nice.  We didn’t do the entire Paganfest, we only did the 6 weekend shows; the extended Paganfest and flew home for a few days in between.  But it was nice, quite relaxed, lots of …

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UK rockers Voodoo Vegas release new lyric video for ‘No More’

“This is what rock should sound like now” – Classic Rock Magazine . “Attitude charged blusey hard rock” – Metal Hammer Magazine . “Voodoo Vegas dares you to have anything other than a good time” – Powerplay Magazine . “Raw and explosive rock” – Big Cheese Magazine . “Refreshing, enticing and enjoyable” – Fireworks Magazine UK rockers release …

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SICK OF IT ALL UNVEIL LYRIC VIDEO FOR ‘DNC’

New York Hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL have just launched a new lyric video for the song ‘DNC’ taken from their upcoming album ‘Last Act Of Defiance’. To get the lyrics to the song that comes with the addition ‘DNC (Do Not Comply)’ to the title, see below. The …

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EQUILIBRIUM – new tour trailer online!

In June EQUILIBRIUM scored the charts with their newest album “Erdentempel” in Germany #16, #40 in Austria and #43 in Switzerland. It was the highest ranking in the history of EQUILIBRIUM so far. Time for celebration found the quintet with headman René only at numerous festivals as the Summer Breeze, Hellfest and Rock Harz, …

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SYLOSIS ANNOUNCE NEW DRUMMER ALI RICHARDSON

Reading’s renowned metallers SYLOSIS are announcing the departure of long-time drummer Rob Callard. ‘Having spent the last 9 years recording music and touring around the world with Sylosis, I have had some of the most memorable experiences of my life. Sylosis has some of the most dedicated and awesome fans …

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Voodoo Vegas first ever rock band to play Rhineland-Palatinate Day Parade in Germany

30,000 people, 1 huge truck and Voodoo Vegas This past weekend Voodoo Vegas played at the Rhineland-Palatinate-Day Parade. Over 30,000 people lined the streets of Neuwied Germany, to see over 150 different acts perform on the 2 kilometer route. Voodoo Vegas were the first ever rock band to play the …

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OBSCURE BURIAL set release date for INVICTUS debut

Forever committed to the filthiest underground sounds, Invictus Productions unleashes the second demo of Obscure Burial, Epiphany, set for international release on September 15th on cassette tape. Hailing from the fertile Finnish black metal scene and featuring a couple native veterans, Obscure Burial are fittingly named: the quartet unloads an arsenal of ancient black/death magick, drawing influence …

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Aversions Crown sign with Nuclear Blast Entertainment

Photo credit: Thomas Savage   Six-headed death machine, AVERSIONS CROWN, have signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment for the release of their new slab of astral punishment, ‘Tyrant’. Formed in 2010 in Queensland’s Brisbane, the same sunny stretch of Australian coastline as PORTAL and THE AMITY AFFLICTION, AVERSIONS CROWN developed …

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Falling Red interview at Les Fest 3 – 29 June 2014

The penultimate band for Les Fest this year was Falling Red.  Not long after they arrived I caught up with them for another entertaining interview (be warned). For those of you that enjoyed their set or didn’t get up to Les Fest this year you can catch them live at …

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Molten Metal Gods Calendar 2015

There will be no one reading this page who does not know about the Sophie Lancaster Foundation and all the good work it does to help stamp our prejudice and hatred.  There will be few of you also that have not already bought a t-shirt or wrist band in support …

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Spill Sixteen interview at Les Fest 3 – 29 June 2014

Before their set at Les Fest on the main stage I caught up with Spill Sixteen for a bit of a chat about their debut album Let It All Hang Out, their influences and how they all met (be warned). If you missed their set at Les Fest you can see …

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Sa-da-kO interview at Les Fest 3 – 27 June 2014

After their first ever gig in Scotland at Les Fest this year I dragged Sa-da-kO in for an interview to ask  how they found their set, about their upcoming album and what was next for them after Les Fest, as well as about the ideas behind some of their songs. …

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Les Fest Part Two – by Rowena

Saturday and day two started as early as the one before with Bacchus Baracus waking up the remaining sleepers from the main stage.  Though having said that there was already a good crowd at the main stage, and a very appreciative one at that.  Vantage Point were up next and …

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Les Fest Day Three – by Rowena

The third and final day of Les Fest 3 started off bright and very early indeed with my first interview a 10.30am.  The previous days had been interview light in comparison, as many of the bands I both wanted to see and were due to interview were set for today.  …

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Les Fest Part One – By Rowena

After having really enjoyed my first Scottish festival last year, Les Fest 3 had been in my calendar pretty much as soon as the dates were announced.  Last year’s line-up for me was fantastic and with the change in venue I couldn’t wait to see how much better the organisers …

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Incinery Interview at Les Fest 3 – 27 June 2014

After the good reception they received on the main stage on the first day of Les Fest, I spoke to Incinery to find out how their first gig in Scotland was for them. Incinery are another Les Fest band who have played at Download this year and are set to …

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The Burning Crows interview at Les Fest 3 – 29 June 2014

On the fourth night of their From Behind The Veil UK tour, The Burning Crows arrived to rock Les Fest.  Not long  after they arrived I caught up with them to chat about their upcoming second album, how they would describe each other (be warned) and being calendar stars. Their …

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Black and White Boy interview at Les Fest – 29 June 2014

Early Sunday morning I spoke to Andrew Nicol of Black and White Boy ahead of their set on the Cackblabbath stage later that day. Their first album Fragile is still available to buy and you can hear more about their upcoming follow up album The Avenue in the interview.   …

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