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Triaxis Interview, Les Fest 2013

One of the bands at Les Fest who played two sets (acoustic and electric) I caught up with Triaxis.  The day after their acoustic set and ahead of their next appearance on the main stage we found time to talk about festivals, their favourite gigs and more.   Triaxis   …

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Les Fest Review, Day Three by Rowena

Day three dawned quite bright and early, which was good as there was another full day ahead.  It took a while to get some breakfast so it was straight into the press room for interviews.   After this I walked round the corner to the acoustic stage for a bit of …

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Hell is Harmony interview, post Les-Fest 2013

Hell is Harmony Live at Les-Fest 2013

Hell is Harmony are an eclectic bunch.  Hailing from Poland and Hungary but living in Scotland, these guys were a wonderful discovery for me at Les-Fest 2013 and followed that appearance up with another tremendous set at the Bloodstock Metal 2 the Masses final in Glasgow.  Sadly that set wasn’t …

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MAIR interview, post Les-Fest 2013

MAIR at Les-Fest 2013

Glaswegian metallers MAIR have been on the go since 2010 but have already been making waves in the local metal scene in their short life together.  We managed to catch up with them straight after their performance at the Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses final in Glasgow that saw them …

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Les Fest Review – Day Two by Rowena

Severenth Live at Les-Fest 2013

Saturday dawned bright, but not so early (I do need some sleep) and brought with it a busy day indeed.  The day kicked off gently with a local breakie and then heading over to the main stage at 12.15 for Bull-Riff Stampede.  Having seen their set on the New Blood …

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Les-Fest 2013 – The Overview

Planetmosh descended en-masse to take in the sights, the sounds and the craic as Scotland showed it does indeed know how to throw a party all in the name of rock and metal. As with all festivals though, trying to take in every band is impossible. You can read our …

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Les Fest Review – Day One by Rowena

Ben Carter - Evile

There are many things I like and one of them is going to a festival for the first time. In its second year Les Fest, it wasn’t completely brand new but this fledgling festival is still definitely the new kid on the block. It was also the second time I …

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Les-Fest 2 Review, Part 3 by Scotti

Afterlife Live at Les-Fest 2013

It was the last day of what was a truly fantastic weekend of rock and metal and Les-Fest once again came to life early doors both on the main stage and the acoustic stage. I felt in need of a bit of R&R myself as Sunday morning arrived so the …

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Les-Fest 2 Review, Part 2 by Scotti

Furyon Live at Les-Fest 2013

We all felt kinda broken, beat and scarred after the brutality of the day and night of Day 1 of Les-Fest 2, but Saturday dawned with excitement and expectation as the acoustic stage came to life alongside the main stage to give those festival-goers a chance to chill out and …

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Achren Interview, Les Fest 2013

You couldn’t go to Les Fest and not chat to Achren who played a fantastic set on the Friday.  We grabbed Scott (vocals) and Quzzy (drums) to talk about many weird and wonderful things including how Scott got the job of vocals, blood metal verses battle metal and being impaled …

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Jettblack Interview, Les Fest 2013

Jettblack played the penultimate set of Les Fest on the Sunday evening and what a set it was.  But before they reached the stage we grabbed them for a chat.  Self defined as the best band you’ll see for under a tenner, this was only going to be a good …

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States Of Panic Interview, Les Fest 2013

Right after leaving the main stage at Les Fest on Saturday, we spoke to Johnny (vocals) and Hex (bass) from States Of Panic.   After an absolutely blinding set we sat down to talk about Les Fest, pre-gig rituals, their upcoming album No World Order and who would play them …

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Monument Interview, Les Fest 2013

One of the latest interviews we did at Les Fest at about 2am, we spoke to Peter Ellis (vocals) after Monument’s set.  As this was their first gig in Scotland we were interested to know what he thought of Les Fest, what the highlights have been for the past 2 …

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Massive Wagons Interview, Les Fest 2013

Massive Wagons Interview, Les Fest 2013

Following their appearance on the main stage at Les Fest we caught up with Massive Wagons to talk about how it was playing for a second year running.  A festival favourite for me we also talked about their favourite gig they played but also went to see, as well as …

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Les-Fest 2 Review, Part 1 by Scotti

Three days. 62 bands. One main stage, one acoustic stage and from what I saw across the weekend of Les-Fest 2 it most definitely was all killer and no filler. Planetmosh descended en-masse to take in the sights, the sounds and the craic, as Scotland showed it does indeed know …

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Severenth Interview, Les Fest 2013

Severenth at Les-Fest 2013

After their set and over a little dinner, we caught up with Severenth to talk about their electric set at Les Fest, ideal collaborations, writing their third album, and wearing dresses. Severenth Websites http://www.severenth.org/ https://www.facebook.com/OfficialSeverenth Upcoming Shows –          27th July – Out of Ashes festival, Ellesmere Port –          24th August …

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Furyon Interview, Les Fest 2013

Matt Mitchell and Lee Farmery of Furyon

Only arriving a short time before, we grabbed hold of Matt Mitchell (Vocals) and Lee Farmery (Drums) from Furyon for a chat about Les Fest, hydration, and the best way to grow guitarists.  Stay tuned for an impromptu bit of singing at the end. Don’t forget to keep an eye …

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Collapse Interview, Les-Fest 2013

Collapse

On the Saturday of Les-Fest Collapse came in as a last minute replacement and set about destroying the stage with their own unique brand of heavy.  Afterwards we sat down with them all for what turned out to be one crazy session talking about the album, pre-gig rituals, their time …

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