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Skindred – Craufurd arms, Milton Keynes – 5th December 2018

On their current tour, Skindred have taken the decision to play smaller venues than normal. Whereas their last tour saw them playing the larger academy venues including Brixton academy in London, on this tour the venues are far more intimate – tonight’s venue, The Craufurd arms in Milton Keynes holds …

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Diamond Head at The Mulberry Tavern, Sheffield 23rd November 2018

Feeling lucky? Damn, right I was.  Friday night at the Mulberry Tavern, Sheffield and Diamond Head is the last band I expected to watch gracing the stage of its 200 capacity venue, Jackpot!! The band have been busy touring Europe for most of Autumn taking in the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, …

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Dan Patlansky – Islington academy, London – 29th November 2018

First up tonight, not long after doors open is Gorilla Riot. I saw this Manchester based band a few weeks ago at the HRH CROWS festival in Sheffield where they opened the main stage on Sunday with one hell of an impressive set. Given that, my expectations were high and …

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Lovebites – Islington academy, London – 21st November 2018

Support tonight came from Seven Sisters – a London based band with a definite NWOBHM sound. They take a few minutes to really get going but once they do it’s a good solid set that goes down well with the crowd. Next came Japanese band Lovebites. Earlier this year their …

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Elize Ryd, Amaranthe interview – London – 12th November 2018

I spoke to Elize Ryd from Amaranthe shortly after their performance at Koko in London on their tour with Powerwolf. First of all, how do you think the show went tonight? I think it went really good – I loved it. It’s ten years since Amaranthe formed, and seven since …

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Seven More Days – Eleven, Stoke.

Seven More Days stunning debut album Little Dark Pleasures proved to be a big big pleasure when it was released this year. It oozed confidence with ten tracks of hard rock and they played eight from it at Eleven supporting the Scopyons. It was my first time seeing them and …

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Ward XVI – Sophie Lancaster Festival, Rebellion, Manchester


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After touring their debut album The Art Of Manipulation to death, Preston based nutters Ward XVI are taking a hiatus to write new material so this gig was to be their last show of 2018 but not even a disrupted train service full of annoying Manchester United fans and even …

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Sumo Cyco / Scars Of Remembrance / I Saw The World Burn – The Live Rooms, Wrexham – 29/11/18


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Previously known as ‘Central Station’, Wrexham’s Live rooms have seen some pretty decent bands over the years, and this was a mouth watering line-up starting with the superb ‘I Saw The World Burn’. I reviewed their recent support slot with Skindred and had nothing but praise for them, so I was really …

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THC DREAMS – INTERVIEW

THC DREAMS pull from many areas – pop punk, indie and emo. The band drop their spanking new single, All My Friends, on Friday 11th January 2019, and had them down for a chat…..   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Nick plays guitar and main vocals, …

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Ben Poole and Stevie Nimmo – Stables, Milton Keynes – 22nd November 2018

Tonight’s gig featured Ben Poole and Stevie Nimmo at the Stables in Milton Keynes. Despite it being a mid-week gig, the place is busy – in fact that’s one thing I’ve noticed at this venue, there’s always a good turnout First up tonight was Ben Poole. Since releasing his latest …

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The Dead Daisies – Winterland tour O2 Sheffield support Oliver/Dawson Saxon 14 November 2018

Keeping up with The Dead Daisies, Planetmosh went to Sheffield’s city of steel to check out the Winterland tour. If you were lucky enough to be one of the first 50 people in the queue at 7 pm, you were given an opportunity to meet the band for an intimate …

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Devilskin – Craufurd arms, Milton Keynes – 7th November 2018

The night kicked off with The Hallows. They’re a local Milton Keynes three-piece alt-pop band, so nowhere near as heavy as Devilskin, but despite that the audience gave them a good reception. It’s slightly odd not having a guitarist there – they just had a drummer, bassist and keyboard player/singer. …

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MC50 ‘Kick out the Jams’ 50th Anniversary tour with Michael Monroe supporting 11 November Albert Hall Manchester

Celebrating 50 years of MC5, co-founding member Wayne Kramer’s aptly named MC50 Kick out the jams tour  comes to The Albert Hall, Manchester this evening.  Selected to front the band is Marcus Durant (Zen Guerilla) who stands alongside other big named artists, Brendan Canty (Fugazi) drums, Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) guitar and  …

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Nuns Of The Tundra – Interview

Bristol newcomers NUNS OF THE TUNDRA release their electric new single, Pray 4 U, Slay 4 U, on Friday 7th December. We had the guys over for a chat, and here’s what happened: What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Troy Tittley – Lead vocal and guitar, Arran …

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Sonder – Interview

Tomorrow is the day that Brit rockers SONDER drop their mesmerising new single, A Wicked Place. This firecracker of a track pulls from everyone from Nirvana and Biffy Clyro, to Arcane Roots and Basement. We had the guys in for a chat….. What is the full band line-up, who plays …

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Skindred – Interview with Arya Goggin

Sty for PlanetMosh chats to Arya Goggin from Skindred ahead of the show at The Tivoli, Buckley. Read our review of the gig here Skindred are: – Benji Webbe – Vocals Mikey Demus – Guitars / Backing Vocals Daniel Pugsley – Bass / Backing Vocals Arya Goggin – Drums Links Facebook / Twitter / Website

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Powerwolf & Amaranthe – Koko, London – 12th November 2018

First up tonight was German band Kissin’ Dynamite. Despite forming 10 years ago this is actually their first ever UK show. They arent particularly well known in the UK yet but based on tonight’s performance I think they will soon be a lot better known especially as they’ll be back …

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Doro – Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg – 17th November 2018

Fresh from her UK dates supporting Saxon, Doro is doing a handful of headline shows in Germany. As the Hamburg show was on a saturday night and didnt need any time off work to get there, I headed over to see her perform there. The show kicked off early – …

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