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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

Sebastian Bach and Stormzone G2, Glasgow 13th June 2012

A beautiful Wednesday night in June was the setting for ex-Skid Row frontman and legend of rock and metal, Sebastian Bach, as he took to the stage in Glasgow at G2 with Northern Irish lads Stormzone in support. It was the second of only three stops around the british isles …

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Interview with Allegaeon – 12th June 2012

Back in April we had the pleasure of reviewing Allegaeon’s latest album, “Formshifter” and to follow this up the guys have taken the time to give us a bit of background about themselves, the album and what lies ahead. How would you describe the band? Where are you from? How long …

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Tricorn – Tricorn Album Review

Formed in 2008, and hailing from Portsmouth, Tricorn self-produced their self-titled debut album apparently in just six beer-drenched days and it is indeed a big old slab of southern stoner groove that comes across like the bastard love child of motorhead meeting monster magnet.  The opening track “Step Outside” epitomises …

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PM captures Stuka Squadron for interrogation, Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 23/5/12

The mission was a success. We managed to infiltrate their lair and capture 2 of the Stuka Sqadron soldiers. Then I got to interrogated them! Please note a sense of humour is essential for viewing this video, as it contain some bad language, torture*, nudity* swearing, damn fine tunes, flashbacks …

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Stuka Squadron – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow – 23rd May 2012

Glasgow saw a mini invasion of Germanic Teutonic vampires as Stuka Squadron made their first attack on enemy soil here to kick off their mini tour of destruction around the UK and, while it was a disappointing crowd for them to play to (thanks in part to the almost unheard …

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Unisonic – Unisonic Album Review

I had the distinct pleasure of reviewing Unisonic’s debut EP back in February and have been chomping at the bit since then to get my hands on the full debut album to review and finally I’ve managed to bend my ears around it and it has most definitely been worth …

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Empires of Eden – Channelling The Infinite

Conceived and orchestrated by Australian shredding maestro Stu Marshall (ex-Dungeon), Empires of Eden once again brings together some of the most influential voices in metal.  With each track, the vocalists have had complete freedom to write the lyrics and melodies, bringing a tour de force of power metal to your …

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The Terraces – The Terraces

Hailing from England and the working class suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, The Terraces are a no-nonsense punk rock act fronted by one of the legends of the punk era itself. I had the pleasure of reviewing their first single, “Union”, a few weeks back on the site and having now …

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Oddland – The Treachery of the Senses

Oddland have taken a long route to get to their debut release, “The Treachery of the Senses” under Century Media. Launched in 2002 as a rock-oriented band with leanings towards grunge, releasing three demos over the past ten years in 2004 (Against All Odds), 2007 (Connection Critical Behind) and 2010 (Away …

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Interview with J.B – Man.Machine.Industry – 24th April 2012

Following on from our recent review of their new album, “Lean Back, Relax and Watch the World Burn” we caught up with J.B from Man.Machine.Industry who gave us a bit of insight into the band and how their latest album came about. Hi J.B, thanks for taking the time to …

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Allegaeon – Formshifter

Allegaeon (pronounced: uh-lee-juhn) was formed in 2008 by founding member and guitar player Ryan Glisan. Soon thereafter joined the classically trained guitarist Greg Burgess, vocalist Ezra Haynes and bassist Corey Archuleta to round out and form what people have come to know now as the Colorado Kings of Melodic Metal. …

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The Terraces – Union (Single)

Hailing from England and the working class suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, The Terraces are a no-nonsense punk rock act fronted by one of the legends of the punk era itself.  “Union” is the first single from their forthcoming debut album and is a wonderfully anthemic track that showcases a knack …

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Seven Deadly – The Allegience EP

Since the sad end of Panic Cell in 2011 it’s been quite amazing watching the phoenix like birth and growth of Seven Deadly online, driven in particular by Bobby T as he documented and entertained us with the creation of this new band with former Panic Cell members Harj Virdee …

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Man.Machine.Industry – Lean Back, Relax and Watch the World Burn

Hailing from Sweden, Man.Machine.Industry return with their fourth studio album inspired by the movie “Aftermath:Population zero”. It’s a huge beast of industrial metal that is relentless in its attack. On occasion I’ve been known to dip my toe into the sounds of industrial metal from time to time and right …

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OSI – Fire Make Thunder

“Fire Make Thunder” marks the fourth undertaking for the collaborative duo known as OSI. Formed in 2002 by Jim Matheos (Fates Warning, Arch/Matheos) and Kevin Moore (Chroma Key, former Dream Theater keyboardist), OSI is a long distance partnership, both musicians typically writing and recording alone and sending song ideas back …

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Furyon – Gravitas

Hailing from Brighton, Furyon have been gaining much critical acclaim since 2009 throughout the UK and beyond and we’re finally about to see why with the release of their debut album, Gravitas, at the tail end of March. I love albums that start with a bang and right from the …

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Primal Rock Rebellion – Awoken Broken

Oh I’ve been waiting on the release of this collaboration for what seems like an eternity. I didn’t know much about Mikee Goodman and Sikth but Adrian Smith and I go way back to Seventh Son and the album that first got me into metal back in the late 80s …

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Chainfist – Black Out Sunday (CD)

I’m a simple man truth be told. I’m not complicated, I’m not fussy (regardless of what my wife says) and Chainfist’s debut album, Black Out Sunday is a lot like me in that way. They claim that they play “metal that makes the world go round, your neck break and …

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Unisonic – Ignition CD Review

Nostalgia is a wonderful thing, but sometimes you can return to something that you once held fond memories of and have them dashed very quickly against what you remembered. I’ll be honest, it’s been a long time since I’ve listened to anything by messers Kiske and Hansen.  People will argue …

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Ravenface, Ivory Blacks, Glasgow – 21/8/11 (GIG)

Gigs on a Sunday night towards the end of August after all the main festivals have finished and a few other metal gigs on as well, with local bands and bunch of young lads coming up from Blackpool to play go way past the hard going line and onto the …

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