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planetmosh interviews with rock & metal bands and artists

All Ears Avow – interview

UK Alt Rockers ALL EARS AVOW release their new EP ‘Edge Of This’ On 28th April. We had a talk with the band about their background…. What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Claire Sutton – Vocals and guitar, Jake Willcock – Guitar, Joe Bishop – Bass, Sean …

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The Crawling ‘Anatomy of Loss’ Album Pre-release Interview

If you remember Bloodstock last year (it’s okay we were all drunk too) you will know I had the pleasure of interviewing the most un-miserable bunch of Irishmen in existence to play the Newblood Stage, The Crawling. At that point they hinted of exciting things to come, so let’s find …

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Interviews: Awakening Hyperia and Ylem Darkul, Metal 2 the Masses Bristol

With Metal 2 the Masses underway in Bristol again – the review of which you can read here – I had a chat with qualifying bands Awakening Hyperia and Ylem Darkul after the show to find out a little bit more about them! Awakening Hyperia For people hearing about Awakening Hyperia …

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Air Drawn Dagger get grilled – interview

Self-proclaimed ‘Sasscore’ unit Air Drawn Dagger mark their arrival with the release of  their new video single, The Banshee, which is taken from the Alt-rockers’ current EP Ours For The Taking….Theirs For The Breaking, out now on Animal Farm. We grilled the band and got to know them……   What is …

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Those Who Knew – Interview

UK Alternative Rockers THOSE WHO KNEW introduce themselves, ahead of the release of their new EP ‘New Perspective’, out 28th April.   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Danny Graves: Vocals, Danny Peet: Lead Guitar, Jordan Toal: Rhythm Guitar, Joe Miller: Bass Guitar, Emily Hall: Drums.   …

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Carnival Club – interview

Newcomers CARNIVAL CLUB plan to make waves across the UK this Spring. The youthful rock ‘n’ rockers have just signed to new imprint Demolition Diner Records and the band will release their new mini-album ‘Magdalena Cape’ on 12th May – we had a chat with the guys about their history …

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Mohawk radio interview, January 2017

I spoke to Mia, singer with Mohawk radio to talk about the band’s new EP and plans for the year.. Mohawk Radio are probably a new name for most music fans in the UK.  Can you tell us a bit about the band? We started when I moved over here …

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Greyhaven – Interview

High flying post-hardcorers GREYHAVEN return with their new video ‘Brother’, it lands in just a few weeks. We had a talk with the guys about their history and future plans: What is the full band lineup, who plays what? Sam Paterson – Vocals Alex Hills – Guitar Jim White – …

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Beyond the Black interview. January 2017

I spoke to Jennifer Haben from Beyond the black ahead of their UK date supporting Epica and Powerwolf. Last summer the entire band quit shortly before the summer festivals.  It must have been a challenge to get a new band together in time for the festivals. We had three days …

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Cornerstone interview – January 2017

Your music has a definite 80s melodic rock feel to it. Was that something you aimed for or is it something that evolved? Alina: Michael and Steve, who founded the band, wanted to make music in these direction. It’s pure AOR/Melodic Rock like Fleetwood Mac or Journey. Michael: Looking back …

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Rebecca Downes

As years go 2016 was pretty spectacular for blues rock singer / songwriter Rebecca Downes. The release of a second album Believe has been met with pretty much universal critical acclaim, with a string of pretty impressive gigs following in its wake. Then there was not only being nominated for …

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At Dawn’s Edge – interview

With glowing comparisons to Within Temptation, Epica, and Nightwish, At Dawn’s Edge release their brand new video single for Evil Flamingo this month, right now, we sat down with the band a brief chat….   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Ashavari Joshi – Vocals; Alexandru Oprea – Guitars; Matt …

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Ian Gillan – Interview – January 2017

It’s weird meeting your heroes. How do I conduct a professional interview without becoming a drooling, idiotic sycophant? The fact that I’d previously interviewed Ian and knew him to be completely charming and willing to even put up with rookie interviewers asking him about the origins of “Smoke on the …

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Ian Anderson – Interview – December 2016

When I knew I had a long sought out interview with Ian Anderson a week before Christmas 2016, I went straight to every interviewer’s first source of research – his website. There’s a part of the site called All too frequently asked questions, designed to get boring questions out of …

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OUTTA PEAK TALK ABOUT THEIR HISTORY

Emerging energetic heavy alt-rockers Outta Peak are set to stake their claim as one of the new breed of bands to break through in 2017. The ascending foursome are set to release their new video for Anything, which is lifted from the band’s acclaimed current album, Loveproof, out now. We sat down with the …

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Jimmy DeGrasso, Black Star Riders interview

I spoke to Jimmy DeGrasso late last year to talk about Black Star Riders with a new album, Heavy Fire, due out on 3rd February followed by a UK tour. We finished recording, I think it was the third week in September, but there’s so much else that goes on …

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Interview with photographer Nic Bezzina

What came first, did you take the photos for the book or did you already have some of the photos? I’ve been photographing music for a while now, over ten years and there was a stage where I was getting a little bit jaded with the whole situation of how …

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Elasea – interview

Elasea are beginning to make their mark on the scene with a sound that flaunts hefty riffs and engaging hooks. The band release their brand new EP, Lesson Learnt, on Friday 17th March and we had a chat about their history and plans for 2017…..   What is the full …

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Dropkick Murphys interview, November 2016

I spoke Tim Brennan, guitarist with Dropkick Murphys to talk about their new album – 11 short stories of pain & glory. You’ve got a new album coming out in January, “11 short stories of pain & glory”.  It’s the first album you’ve recorded outside Boston.  What made you decide …

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