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Hellfest 2014 Review Blog – Sunday 22nd June

Final day of Hellfest :( which we have been affectionately calling ‘Dustfest’ this year due to the amount of dust that is being churned up from the parched earth. It’s even hotter today but is overcast on the way into the festival and we do get a 4 minute long shower …

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Buffalo Summer confirmed for Hyde Park

Buffalo Summer

Welsh rockers Buffalo Summer will play the London gig series Friday 4th of July, on the day that may well be Black Sabbath’s last live performance. “We are absolutely over the moon to be playing a show of this magnitude. Not in our wildest dreams did we ever think we …

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Win a pair of tickets for Black Sabbath at Hyde Park

Planetmosh and @BSTHydePark have a pair of tickets to be won for the Black Sabbath concert in Hyde Park London on Friday the 4th Jul 2014. The concert also features special guests SoundGarden, Faith No More, Motorhead, Soulfly plus many more, for the full line-up please visit the website www.bst-hydepark.com/events/black-sabbath …

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Glenn Hughes interview, April 2014

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Glenn Hughes, a man whose career spans several decades and includes Trapeze, Deep Purple, Hughes-Thrall, Black Country Communion.  We spoke about his new band, California Breed whose debut album comes out on May 19th.   Your latest project is called California Breed.  …

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Spoilin’ For a Fight: BST vs. Sonisphere

.@planetmosh discusses the impact of BST’s clash with Sonisphere and the impact on UK festivals it could have.   Black Sabbath on the Friday, Iron Maiden on the Saturday, Metallica on the Sunday. To many fans of rock and metal music, this is a dream festival headliner set up. You …

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IRON MAIDEN and BLACK SABBATH to headline NOVA ROCK 2014

2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the Austrian Nova Rock festival, an annual event that saw some of the greatest names of the scene performing on its previous nine iterations. For the jubilee tenth editions organizers are preparing definitely a special event, with headliners Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and The …

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PlanetMosh Album of the Year 2013

PlanetMosh Album of the Year 2013

Twenty-Thirteen was another amazing year in the world of hard rock / metal. With so many crunching releases to sift through,the staff here in PlanetMosh Towers sent in their submissions for their favourite albums of the year. All the numbers were crunched in the PlanetMosh super-computer and we are proud …

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Black Sabbath – Odyssey Arena, Belfast – 12 December 2013

Black Sabbath – Odyssey Arena, Belfast – 12 December 2013

Forty-five years.  Forty-five fucking years.  Not only is that the length of time since Black Sabbath first unleashed their pioneering brand of heavy metal on a deeply unsuspecting world, and changed its musical landscape forever, but it also how long it has taken the genre’s founding fathers to appear on …

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Kevin Starrs – Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – 12/12/2013

Kevin Starrs – Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – 12/12/2013

A brief interview with Kevin Starrs (aka Uncle Acid) vocalist and guitar player from Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats ahead of their show at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena supporting Black Sabbath.             Upcoming Tour Dates: 13/12/13 – Dublin, Ireland – Academy 2 14/12/13 – Sheffield, UK …

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Argus at Voodoo, Belfast – Sunday 13 October 2013

While I’ve often bemoaned poor attendances at gigs on ‘school nights’, it always pleasing to see some shows buck the trend, as it were, and so it is a genuine pleasure to be able to report, right at the outset, that, despite it being a Sunday, there was a very …

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Dio – Magica (Deluxe Edition)

Originally released via Spitfire Records on March 21st 2000,Magica is the latest Dio solo album to get the re-master treatment,this time via Niji Entertainment Group on June 25th 2013 and is eagerly awaited as the original release has been out of print for many years. The original sold over 100,000 …

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Electric Taurus – Limelight 2, Belfast – Saturday March 30th 2013

It’s the last Saturday in March, and just hours before the clocks are turned forward the start of what is supposed to be British Summer Time – what a feckin’ joke!  Outside, the temperature is barely pushing above zero degrees, and inside… well, I swear it’s even colder, with the …

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Dio – Dream Evil (Deluxe Edition)

Dream Evil, the 4th solo album by Ronnie James Dio has been given the deluxe edition treatment by Universal Music as they did last year with Ronnie’s 1st 3 solo albums Holy Diver, Last In Line and Sacred Heart. To some it may seem like a cash in as Ronnie …

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High Priest Of Saturn – High Priest Of Saturn

High Priest Of Saturn unleashes a four song, doom-laden offering, to satiate the cosmic Deities.   According to their official Facebook page, Norway’s, High Priest Of Saturn play heavy psychedelic rock. Do not be mistaken by this. They are a doom band with a psychedelic sensibility. And as with all …

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Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – Blood Lust

Amidst the streams of asinine tripe we’ve been subjected to from heavy music in the past few years, it’s something to be thankful for that occult rock is enjoying something of a resurgence these days. Despite not having a strict “sound” so to speak, it’s always a pleasure when a …

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Black Magician – Voodoo, Belfast – Friday February 15th 2013

Belfast’s doom heads were out in force for this evening bringing together three of the finest exponents of the art on the local scene, with headliners Black Magician having headed over from England for the start of a brace of gigs on this side of the Irish Sea. Dublin trio …

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Iron Knights – New Sound of War

You can’t help but feel sympathy for the Iron Knights, formerly Stuka Squadron. Just on the cusp of the release of their new album everything went to hell in a handbasket as a major fallout in the band saw the departure of co-founder Lord Pyre and subsequent mud slinging led …

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Brains + Realistic Train + First Blood Part II – Triskel Arts Centre, Cork – Saturday 13 October 2012

The TDC Auditorium, part of the Triskel Arts Centre in city-centre Cork, tonight plays host to a ream of great Irish talent, with a definite lean left in audio and aesthetic sensibilities.  Darkened sans the solitary projector up the back and some odd stage lights, it feels different here than …

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Bisongrass – Bisongrass.

A recent name change from Bison (uk) to Bisongrass has not deterred this hard hitting 5 piece metal band. Formed late 2010 in Aberdeen, Bisongrass have their self titled debut album available as a hard copy on September 15th via their own record label Sweaty Beef Records and digitally via …

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