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Scott Watson

Part time guitarist and wannabe rock star. Long time lover of metal, xbox, football and my family while writing and editing for Planetmosh.com

Armored Saint – Win Hands Down

It’s good to go back to the old school, to remember your roots. Although I have to admit that this is the first time I’ve ever sat down and listened to Armored Saint. I know, I know… for shame… guilty as charged your honour. On the go since 1982 and …

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Helloween – My God Given Right

It’s been the best part of 25 years since I was first introduced to Helloween back in the late eighties. I remember being blown away by, at the time, these Germanic speed metal merchants that were something akin to Maiden but with pace and even more wonderful vocal and guitar …

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Furyon – Glasgow, Audio 24/03/2015

After being given the opportunity to review Furyon‘s awesome second album, I was over the moon when they announced Glasgow was one of the stops on the UK tour to promote it. I have to admit to being very worried about a Tuesday night in Glasgow too, for all Audio …

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Mammoth Mammoth – Vol IV Hammered Again

It was back at the tail end of 2012 that I was introduced to “a whole lot of rock and roll mixed with dirty riffs and skanky licks” when I reviewed Mammoth Mammoth’s previous album… and I enjoyed it a lot. Fast forward a little over two years, and it’s …

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Divine Chaos – A New Dawn in the Age of War

I have to start this review with an apology to the guys in Divine Chaos. I’ve caught them twice in Glasgow over the past few years and loved them to bits from the off. Anytime I chatted with them the conversation always came round to the release of the album …

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Furyon – Lost Salvation

Furyon Lost Salvation

Damn me, it’s bloody great to see Furyon back! With a new album and follow-up to the ridiculously superb Gravitas, it’s been three years since their debut album first introduced their stomping hard-edged rock to our ears… and they’ve just picked up right where they left off. Lost Salvation continues …

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Chainfist – Scarred

Chainfist - Scarred

Two and a half years ago Chainfist were one of my first reviews on Planetmosh and they came as a wonderful surprise. No nonsense metal. A great debut. It’s great to see them back with that always tricky second album. Scarred, thankfully, delivers on all accounts and greatly raises the …

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Blackwolf, The Brew and Fire Red Empress head out on Planet Rock Tour

Planet Rock Presents Tour

Planet Rock Radio has announced a series of shows featuring British rock bands BlackWolf, The Brew and Fire Red Empress. A fantastic bill with 3 of the UK’s best and brightest rock bands that bring with them huge talent, BIG SOUNDS and stage showmanship second to none. Set in up …

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Godsmack – 1000HP

Godsmack 1000hp

@planetmosh reviews 1000HP by .@Godsmack_Music out on .@SpinefarmUK Sept 1st It’s felt like four long years for me waiting on the new Godsmack album to arrive. It’s even more painful living in the hope that one day they may well do more than just a one stop London gig (but …

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TRIA – Third Step, Revolution

TRIA - Third Step, Revolution

@planetmosh reviews Third Step, Revolution by .@TRIA_Sweden They made me wait. They made me wait a WHOLE YEAR for the full EP. It was July 2013 when I was dropped a couple of blindingly tasty morsels from the TRIA EP, “Third Step, Revolution”, and it’s only been in the past …

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The Winery Dogs – Unleashed in Japan

The Winery Dogs - Unleashed In Japan

It was almost a year ago I reviewed The Winery Dogs eponymous debut album and loved it to bits. Since then this magnificent trio of musicians has been pretty much on tour constantly, so it’s no real surprise that we’re getting a chance to hear some of this tour in …

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Exorcism release video for new single Higher

Exorcism

Heavy Doom Metallers EXORCISM have released the official music video for the track ‘Higher’, taken from the new album ‘I Am God’. The video was directed and produced by Michael Vetter of Menschbilder Photo-Art, this June at Majorca in Spain. The video can be viewed below: Commented vocalist Csaba Zvekan,“We …

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(Hed)p.e. release new single One More Body

(Hed)P.E - Evolution

One More Body is the first single from (Hed)p.e‘s forthcoming new album release ‘Evolution’ “In a time when so many bands are playing it safe and going through the motions, whether it be out of fear of failure or lack of new ideas, (Hed)p.e. embraces change and “Evolves” with their …

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Buffalo Summer confirmed for Hyde Park

Buffalo Summer

Welsh rockers Buffalo Summer will play the London gig series Friday 4th of July, on the day that may well be Black Sabbath’s last live performance. “We are absolutely over the moon to be playing a show of this magnitude. Not in our wildest dreams did we ever think we …

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Fire Red Empress – Paint Me The Devil EP

Fire Red Empress

@planetmosh reviews Paint Me The Devil by .@fireredempress Birmingham hard rockers FIRE RED EMPRESS have released their debut EP, Paint Me The Devil and it’s a glorious head on collision of Queens of the Stone Age rock coupled with Muse-like vocal harmonies. It doesn’t half pack a wallop too, for all …

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Fire Red Empress Release Left Unspoken Lyric Video

Fire Red Empress

Birmingham hard rockers FIRE RED EMPRESS have released a lyric video for their latest single ‘Left Unspoken’ that you can view below. Taken from their new EP ‘Paint Me The Devil’ this lead track boasts an impressive arsenal of huge stoner rock riffs, soaring anthems and big hooks that refuse to …

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(Hed)p.e. announce Evolution UK Release for July

(Hed)P.E - Evolution

Metal, Rasta, Punk, Soul infused heavyweights (Hed)p.e. release their brand new album ‘Evolution’ in the UK on 21st July 2014 via Pavement Entertainment. An audio sampler from the forthcoming release can be heard here Evolution sees the band returning to its heavier roots that fans have come to admire. (Hed)p.e. …

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GraViL announced for HellYeah UK tour in August

HellYeah UK Tour

UK melodeth 5 piece GraViL have announced their inclusion as openers on HELLYEAH‘s UK tour this August. This news follows the release of GraViL’s critically acclaimed debut album ‘Thoughts Of A Rising Sun’ and slots at Download Festival and Hammerfest, where the band went down a storm with critics and …

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Beholder Interview – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow – 11th April 2014

Beholder

@planetmosh interviews .@beholderuk on their recent visit to Glasgow Over the past few weeks Beholder have undertaken a Weekend Warriors tour to various places around the UK.  We caught up with Simon Hall and Si Fielding when they hit Glasgow and, truthfully, we could happily let them talk until they …

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Cambion Interview – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow – 11th April 2014

Cambion

@planetmosh interviews .@cambionuk on their recent trip to Glasgow Cambion have been taking part in the Weekend Warriors tour alongside behemoths Beholder and enjoying their unique “hospitality” on the road.  We sat down with the guys to discuss their first visit to Scotland, how they about and what lies ahead …

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