The American Way: Songs Inspired by Political Unrest

Politics can be a breeding ground of anger, discontent, fear, hatred, and lies: tangents and emotions that punk rock and heavy metal channel oh so well. As we're aware...

American Brutal Death Metal – The PlanetMosh Playlist

Brutal death metal was the name of the game here for a while, an the subgenre remains strong. Like apple pie and McDonald’s, here, American is taken to mean...

Swedish Death Metal – The PlanetMosh Playlist

Like most music subgenres, Swedish death metal is fairly homogenous. It’s one of the finest kinds of intragroup similarity though: adequate musicianship, fueled by supremely aggressive guitar tones bolstered...

Femme Metal Event III – Playlist

Returning for its third edition this year is Femme Metal Event; a festival which celebrates female musicians in rock and metal. I was blown away by this festival last year,...

Rated Rebellious: A Playlist by Nick Oliveri

PlanetMosh's latest 'playlist guest artist' is California's own (in)famous Nick Oliveri. At various times, as an integral member of Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, Mondo Generator, Dwarves, Bl'ast!,...

Twisted Sister’s last ever UK show at Bloodstock – The Ultimate Setlist

The clock is ticking. It's the final countdown to the biggest gig of the year. Twisted Sister will play their final UK show on the hallowed turf of Catton...

Raining Blood: Horror In Metal – The Ultimate Playlist

Are you the janitor that's always killed off first? Is your house so haunted, even Yvette Fielding won’t come for a sleepover? Do you struggle to run fast enough...

Big Hair, Make-up, Spandex! A Sleazy Playlist for Lovers of Sleaze Rock!

This isn't a definitive list of the twenty best sleazy tracks of all time it's twenty tracks, chosen by two of our writers, for the lovers of the sleazier,...

No More Mr Nice Guy – The ultimate Alice Cooper playlist

As the vaudeville icon's headlining slot at Stone Free Festival beckons, it’s time to dust off those Alice Cooper albums and re-learn those timeless lyrics. With a career spanning five...

KISS & No Make Up – A PlanetMosh Playlist featuring the best of the...

All KISS fans have a favourite era or line up of the band. For me, everything up to and including Ace & Paul’s solo albums was gold. After that,...

The Wilson Playlist of Fuckery – An All Out Guide To Rockin’ Your Noggin

Those guys in Wilson have been tearing up venues across the globe since the release of their debut album 'Full Blast Fuckery' back in 2014. They've just returned to...

The Doom Dozen – A PlanetMosh Playlist to darken your mood

We thought we would counteract the advent of Spring by bringing you The Doom Dozen, a collection of tracks designed to darken your mood and wipe that silly smile...

Game Of Thrones & More – Heavy metal songs inspired by Fantasy – PlanetMosh...

Fantasy has always been a furrow well ploughed by metal bands, providing a rich vein of stories as bombastic, epic  and glory-seeking as the genre itself.  With the sixth...

Yearn to Burn: Shred Guitar Insanity – PlanetMosh Playlist Series

Yearn to Burn: Shred Guitar Insanity What is shred, anyway? It's a stringed instrument (primarily guitar) playing style that evolved naturally, morphing into it's own niche. Fast, ostentatious, virtuoso playing, using...

Tuska Open Air 2016 – The PlanetMosh ‘Pain’list – Listen now on Spotify

With Tuska Open Air Metal Festival almost 3 months away, we decided to put together a PlanetMosh Playlist of all the acts confirmed to play at Suvilahti on the...

Inspirational female vocalists in metal – PlanetMosh Playlist Series

I was set the awesome challenge of compiling a top 20 Female Fronted bands list. I hate the term Female Fronted so this is gonna be my inspirational female...