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Download festival announce 2019 headliners

Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event has announced Def Leppard, Slipknot, and Tool, as its 2019 headliners, plus SEVENTEEN of the world’s most exciting bands in rock, pop punk, hardcore and metal. The three-day festival takes place on 14 – 16 June 2019 at the spiritual home of rock …

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Purest Of Pain Release ‘The Solipsist’ Lyric Video

Purest Of Pain Release ‘The Solipsist’ Lyric Video Dutch melodic death metal quintet Purest Of Pain have released a lyric video for ‘The Solipsist‘, a track from their debut album ‘Solipsis’, to be out on March 1st, 2018.  Purest Of Pain launched a successful Indiegogo campaign for the ‘Solipsis’ album.  Only …

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Cellar Darling to tour the UK & Ireland in March/April 2018!

Cellar Darling to tour the UK & Ireland in March/April 2018!   Having just recently wrapped up an extensive European tour with Lacuna Coil, Switzerland’s New Wave Of Folk Rock trio Cellar Darling are excited to announce that they will be hitting the road once again!  The band left quite …

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Delain – Koko, London – 1st November 2017

Tonight’s gig is sold out, and fans are there early – as I arrived the queue stretched off way into the distance, and it’s no surprise. Delain are growing in popularity and have steadily moved up to bigger venues, and after selling out Koko twice recently I think it’s likely …

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Delain – Paradiso, Amsterdam – 10th December 2016

Tonight’s show was a special show from Delain to mark 10 years as a band.  The setting for the show was the beautiful and legendary Paradiso venue in the heart of Amsterdam.  An old church it’s a great venue with two balconies and raised areas near the bar which mean …

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Delain interview – November 2016

I spoke to Charlotte Wessels and Martijn Westerholt from Delain a few hours before they played their headline show at London’s Koko venue. Your latest album, Moonbathers, came out in August.  How has the reaction been from the fans? Martijn: Really bad, nobody liked it.. Charlotte: They said to go …

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Delain – Koko, London – 13th November 2016

Kobra and the Lotus had the job of opening tonight’s strong lineup.  The Canadian band played their first every UK show almost exactly seven years ago playing to a dozen or so people, and have toured a lot since then, building up a support base the old fashioned way – …

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Delain – Moonbathers

I am lucky enough to be able to review my first ever Delain album and what can I say.  This is most certainly an album which really packs a ‘Suckerpunch’. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Delain (you are about to be introduced to a slice of heaven) they …

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival – Friday, 1st July 2016

This weekend is going to be a bit exciting to say the least. Finland’s premier metal event, Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, starts tomorrow and we have just reached our comfortable apartment in Helsinki, a fifteen minute walk from the arena. Friday’s schedule has an incredible line up and I am …

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Download Festival 2016: Sunday 12th June

Battered, muddy, tired and weary, but the Download faithful are still up and about for the final day early. And guess what? Despite not being forecast until the evening, the rain starts before the bands. Joy of joys. That said, there’s a little group on the Dogtooth stage called The …

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Delain announce UK and Ireland tour dates for November.

DELAIN have just announced they return to the UK and Ireland in November 2016 to support the upcoming album release scheduled for the summer 2016!!! Make sure to catch the band and their energetic live shows on the following dates! With Special Guest EVERGREY and support KOBRA AND THE LOTUS: …

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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 first weekend in July. We’ve included a few songs from each of the headliners, Avantasia, Ghost and Children Of Bodom as …

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Interview – Martijn Westerholt – 25/01/16

Kris caught up with Martijn Westerholt from Delain to talk the upcoming release Lunar Prelude and the Suckerpunch show this week. Kris – Really big thank you for this for me and PlanetMosh today, we really appreciate it. Martijn – No problem, my pleasure. Kris – Firstly I wanted to …

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Delain Release Details Of Brand New EP

DELAIN Release Details Of Brand New EP! Title, Artwork, Track Listing & Release Date Unveiled! DELAIN seem to be restless spirits: Their latest album ‘The Human Contradiction‘ was released in 2014 on Napalm Records and gained high praise from both fans and the press alike. DELAIN followed up the release …

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Phantasma – The Deviant Hearts

Up today I have Phantasma’s upcoming release The Deviant Hearts for review, ‘Phantasma is a project sprung from the collective energy of Georg Neuhauser (Serenity), Oliver Philipps (Everon) and Charlotte Wessels (Delain)’ When this project was announced there was a lot of excitement amongst the Symphonic Metal Music fans, and …

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Tuska 2016 adds Katatonia, Delain, Lordi and Havok – Tickets on sale now

The line up for Tuska 2016 at Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland, just keeps getting bolder and more beautiful. Swedish atmospheric masters KATATONIA have been confirmed to put their spell on Tuska 2016. Entertainment values will be shot through the roof when Finland’s hard rock ambassador LORDI brings his “The Arockalypse 2006 …

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Delain – Islington Academy, London – 25/10/15

Now this is a night I had been anticipating eagerly.  It’s a rarity that every band on the bill is this talented and delivers such a powerful live performance, and I am so happy to say I was not disappointed!  This show was one of my favourites I’ve attended this …

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Delain – O2 Institute Library, Birmingham, 23rd Oct 2015

Arriving at the O2 Institute Library there was already a pleasingly a large queue for tonight’s show. Unusual in its design, you enter the venue through a set of doors onto the small balcony, which provided a good view of the already growing crowd at the barrier. It was disappointing …

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