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Rudolf Schenker, The Scorpions interview – February 2015

I spoke to Rudolf Schenker, founder of legendary rock band The Scorpions, to talk about their new album “Return to forever” and their live shows including their first UK date in 8 years at this year’s Ramblin’ Man festival. This year is the 50th anniversary of you founding The Scorpions.  …

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Joey Tempest, Europe interview – 13th February 2015

I spoke to Joey Tempest, lead singer of Europe ahead of the release of their new album, “War of Kings” and their tour with Black Star Riders that will see Europe play Ireland for the first time in twenty-five years. Your new album, War of Kings is due to be …

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Noora Louhimo, Battle Beast interview – January 2015

I spoke to Battle Beast singer Noora Louhimo before the band played their show with Sabaton in London last month. Your new album, Unholy Saviorhas just been released (today in fact).  When did you start writing it? Around a year ago. What’s the song writing process in the band – …

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Jill Janus, Huntress interview – 30th January 2015

I spoke to Huntress singer Jill Janus backstage at the Assembly in Leamington Spa shortly before they were due to play. You’re currently on tour with Savage Messiah and Amon Amarth.  How has the tour gone so far? It’s amazing, it’s been a great bill for us.  I really feel …

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Mira Slama, Savage Messiah – Interview, January 2015

Louise from PlanetMosh caught up with Mira Slama, bass player from Savage Messiah for a quick chat/interview after their set at Manchester Academy 2, where they opened for Amon Amarth on their Deceiver of the Gods tour. Louise from PlanetMosh with Mira from Savage Messiah, who have just opened for …

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Halestorm – Interview with Josh Smith


Pennsylvanian firecrackers Halestorm release their third album, ‘Into The Wild Life’, on April 6.  However, before that there is the small matter of their forthcoming return to the UK for their most extensive headline tour to date – as well as their first ever shows on the island of Ireland.  …

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StOp, sToP Interview with PlanetMosh – January 2015

Louise from PlanetMosh chatted to Jacob, Vega and Danny from StOp, sToP ahead of their gig at The Nags Head, Macclesfield. Find out who StOp, sToP are, why they moved to England, their influences and what they have planned for the rest of 2015. See review here Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stopstopofficial

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Scarlett Gypsy – Dave Matthew Interview Including EXCLUSIVE Announcement – January 2015

Dave Matthew from Scarlett Gypsy, Glam Metal band from York, Pennysylvania took the time out to answer some questions for PlanetMosh following our review of their latest album All Access. Find out a bit about the band, Dave himself and read their exclusive announcement regarding a line-up change! Can you …

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Doug Aldrich, Revolution Saints interview, January 2015

I spoke to Doug Aldrich to talk about his new band, Revolution Saints. Planetmosh: You announced your departure from Whitesnake in May last year.  After more than a decade in the band it must have been a big step to take. Doug: Yeah it was difficult.  The thing is that …

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BossHoss interview, November 2014

I spoke to Mr Boss and Mr Hoss from German band The Bosshoss when they toured with Motorhead earlier this year.  Hear what they had to say about the tour and about the new compilation album, God loves Cowboys…        

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Epica interview, December 2014


I spoke to Epica guitarist Isaac Delahaye shortly before the band played their gig at a packed out Forum in London and talked about the tour and the band’s plans for the next year.  Listen to what he had to say using the player below…      

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Portrait – Interview with Christian Lindell

Following the release of their acclaimed third album, ‘Crossroads’ back in April (read our review at http://planetmosh.com/portrait-crossroads-album-review/), Swedish metallians Portrait have been keeping busy, touring in support of said opus.  Not content with that, however, they’ve also teamed up with fellow countrymen and Metal Blade labelmates RAM to record and …

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At the Gates Interview- The Garage, Glasgow 06/12/14

I am backstage at the Garage in Glasgow with Tomas from At the Gates who has kindly taken some time before the show to answer a few questions. Tomas you were saying in an interview earlier this year that you had some new material that you really felt you needed …

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Joe Elliott – Belfast, 17 December 2014

Joe Elliott Live in Belfast 17 December 2014

As Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott brought his self-described “little side project” to Belfast for the penultimate night of the ‘Further Adventures Of The Down ‘N’ Outz’ tour, PM pulled up to venue, took the lift to the third floor and sat ourselves down on a rather nice leather sofa …

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Shadowbane – Interview, December 2014

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Now and again, a press release lands in the PlanetMosh inbox that, out of the thousands we receive on a daily basis, piques our interest… such was the case when yours truly scanned a message from Pure Steel Records about one of their new signings, rising Hamburg five piece Shadowbane.  …

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Triptykon interview with Tom G. Warrior, December 2014

We met up with the legendary Thomas Gabriel Fischer (otherwise known as Tom G Warrior) before he took to the stage in Glasgow with his latest band Triptykon. A pioneering figure in the evolution of Extreme Metal first with the primitive Hellhammer and then Celtic Frost. Triptykon formed out of …

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Morbid Angel interview with David Vincent, December 2014

Planetmosh interviewers David Vincent, vocalist & bassist from Morbid Angel before their show at The Garage in Glasgow on the 9th Dec 2014. We discuss the 20th Anniversary Covenant shows, touring, music scene, what his plans are after the tour, new material, what he wants from Metal Santa and more….  

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