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Dave Bradbery

Dave Bradbery. A writer/Interviewer & contributor to Planetmosh.com My favorite motto is:- "You can't always get what you want. But if you try sometime, you just might find, you get what you need!" ( Rolling Stones,1969 ) very true words.

Rhino’s Revenge II

Well we all know John Edwards, or at least you should! Unless of course you’ve been on that remote desert Island for the past forty years or so! But for those who don’t…….. John’s musical career has spanned a few decades now, but he only really came into the public …

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Eva Plays Dead – Sounds Of The Written Word

From the quite green meadows of the Derwent and Trent valleys come one of the East Midlands hottest hard biting rock quartets, Eva Plays Dead and they have produced another crowd pleasing five track E.P. entitled “Sounds Of The Written Word“. The track “1950’s Woman” is a hard, fast rhythm …

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The Vintage Caravan, Arrival

The Vintage Caravan - Arrival artwork

This most rare of things, a rock band from Iceland that have over the years honed their musical talents after one of the longest apprenticeships I’ve ever heard! Allow me to introduce “The Vintage Caravan”. They first started jamming back in 2006, playing at local gigs around Iceland. However, they …

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Nine Miles South – Nine Miles South EP

Almost two years ago, I first chatted with Seb Mikkelsen about this new band, Nine Miles South. Now after a continuous period of playing live gigs, working the pubs and clubs the four guys have produced this little self titled teaser of an EP. Just three tracks long, but filled …

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Blues Pills – Live

Even though this new Blues Pills album has roughly the same play list as the studio version, this time we get to hear the group at their best playing live and adding just a few extra twists to some of their already well known and established tracks. If you’ve heard …

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John ‘Rhino’ Edwards talks to Planetmosh

  Bass guitarist with Status Quo, John ‘Rhino’ Edwards takes time out to chat with Planetmosh about the forthcoming release of his second album “Rhino’s Revenge 2”. It’s taken 15 years for John to get around to making this album, and will be on sale at gigs during the his …

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The Driftwood Sign – The Driftwood Sign EP

Maybe it’s just my age, or because I’m going deaf? Or perhaps shadowy echoes of my past, listening to the likes of Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and others. But I do love a band that uses a deep thumping base beat! Now it’s my chance to listen to The Driftwood …

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Whiskey Myers, Early Morning Shakes

We’re only just into the first few weeks of 2015, but already I think I’ve just found the first of my top ten albums of the year!!   Whiskey Myers is one of those groups you hope and wait will come along one day and then when they do, they …

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The Stone Angels

The Stone Angels, an ”Alternative’-Rock duo from Torquay, Devon This new self-titled EP from the band was my first oppotunity to hear the guys play since first discovering them via the LinkedIn website. Reading a bit of their band blog, they formed up back in 2009 as a three piece …

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Status Quo – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham – 11/12/2014

It was a rainy night outside at the Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, but the fans still queued up until the doors were opened at bang on 19:00. The gathered masses then started to make their way inside for what we anticipated was going to be an epic night out! Everyone …

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Michael Schenker – Rock City, Nottingham – 12th December 2014

At Rock City Nottingham, Michael Schenker and his Temple Of Rock Tour once again blew away the East Midlands fans with this “Bridge The Gap 2014” extravaganza!! He returned with a new support band Western Sand, who also put in a really good performance, airing their own catalogue of songs …

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Persian Risk, Who Am I

Moving on from the damned good ‘Once a King ‘ album (which came out in 2013), the guys of Persian Risk have recently released their latest offering for us to feast upon ‘Who Am I ‘. Now a lot of folks are going to say ” Yerr man, but it …

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ELECTRIC MARY – “The Last Great Hope”

You know the old saying “Don’t judge a book by the cover ” right! Well if you judge the cover art of this new album by Electric Mary, it really is as good inside as the eye catching and risque’ outside which definitely draws you in. That said, when you eventually …

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Vega @ The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

The guys of Vega descended on Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms last night (1/11/14) to a nearly packed venue for the first gig of their mini tour since releasing the new album ‘Stereo Messiah‘. Before the gig I had a brief moment to speak with brothers James and Tom Martin about various …

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Nick Workman of Vega, pre gig interview.

Just before Nick and the guys of Vega went on stage to perform the first gig of their ‘mini’ Autumn tour, I caught up with him in his dressing room at Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms.   Main cover picture was taken by Paul Stuart Hollingsworth   https://www.facebook.com/OFFICIALVEGA?fref=ts    

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Knighthood, Bad Habits

    From the first pluck of the strings, I just knew this was going to be a good album. With raunchy, lascivious little Bad Habits bringing to mind all manner of naughtiness, this is one earthy showcase of what real retro rock sounds like! I’ve said this before, and forgive …

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Vega – Stereo Messiah

It was back in March of 2012 when I got to hear this band of brothers for the first time. I thought then that I was listening to something just that extra bit different and interesting! Now here we are at the back end of 2014 and bracing our self’s …

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The Texas Flood live in Nottingham

Catching up at last with the guys of ‘The Texas Flood‘ for a quick interview at a local two day festival in Nottingham. I asked them about their recent dis-closer of signing a two album deal with Off Yerr Rocker Recordings! During the interview Leeds based band ‘Faith In Violence’ …

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Steve Rothery, The Ghosts Of Pripyat

For the first time in many years I’ve actually felt myself emotionally moved by a piece of music! Not since British rock group Rainbow produced the B-side track ‘Weiss Heim‘, have I heard such an amazing sound. Steve Rothery of Marillion fame, has put together an album of seven beautifully …

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Witch Mountain, Mobile Of Angels

Come with me now on a journey into the dark side of the blues! Self described by the band as “Doom/Metal/Blues”, ‘Witch Mountain‘ go to the places other bands tremble to set a foot. With a mix of genres they really have this style of music not just pinned down, …

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