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Diamond Head – Brian Tatler – Belfast 27/06/2015

PlanetMosh caught up guitarist Brian Tatler from Diamond Head during the band’s visit to Belfast this weekend.  We chatted to him about the band’s NWOBHM heritage, their relationship with Metallica, the recruitment of new singer Rasmus Bom Anderson, their imminent return to the studio to record the first album in …

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Wildfire Festival 2015 – Set Times and Final Running Order

Wildfire Running Order

Wildfire Festival in Scotland have announced the set times and final line-up of this years festival. Featuring the Tygers of Pan Tang, Ten and Swedish rockers Coldspell as the headliners, also appearing on the final night are the legendary NWOBHM act Diamond Head. It’s all set to be a rocking …

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Diamond Head working on new album

Stourbridge metal legends Diamond Head (pictured right, in rehearsal) have revealed that they are currently midway through writing a new album. They hit the studio on July 6 to begin recording the, as yet untitled, album which is expected to be released later in 2015.  It will be the first Diamond Head …

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Wildfire festival 2015 preview

It barely seems almost a year ago since I attended Les-fest, now renamed Wildfire, an annual 3 day classic rock & metal festival situated in the picturesque setting of Wiston Lodge, South Lanarkshire in Scotland. Now in it’s 4th year it has gone from strength to strength and organiser Dave …

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Wildfire Festival Release Final Line Up Poster

With 56 artists and acts, playing over 3 separate stages this is undoubtedly the largest rock and metal gathering Scotland has ever seen. Wildfire Director Dave Ritchie beamed, “The whole team have worked tirelessly since the end of what was Les-Fest 3 to bring the new festival concept to reality. …

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Rough Cut – Rollin’ Thunder EP

Back in the early to mid-1980s, a band called Rough Cutt had everything that it could possibly to take to become the then “next big thing” – big hair, big tunes, a big record deal (with Warner Brothers) and big management (in the shape of one Wendy Dio).  However, despite …

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Sacred Heart – The Vision (C.D)

  The 80s rock and new wave of British Heavy Metal explosion created a lot of successful bands on both sides of the pond be it Iron Maiden, Angelwitch, Def Leppard, Diamond Head etc in the UK or Bon Jovi, Great White, WASP, Skid Row etc in the US.  It …

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Slander – Get ‘Em Slandered (E.P)

  Originally forming on the crest of the rock explosion of the late 80’s Blackpool based Slander quickly made a name for themselves with there no frills brand of post nwobhm classic rock sounds. Having returned after a break of 15 years only to have to change their singer within …

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Interview with Brian Tatler of Diamond Head.

Following my review of the remastered Lightning To The Nations album i put a few questions to Diamond Head’s guitarist Brian Tatler which he graciously answered. My 1st Diamond Head gig was at Donington 1983,they opened the show followed by Dio,Twisted Sister,ZZ Top,Meatloaf and Whitesnake.Does Brian have any memories from …

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Diamond Head – Lightning To The Nations *deluxe edition*

  Deluxe edition is certainly an understatement of this dbl cd digipack which also includes a 16 page booklet charting Diamond Head’s history to the present day written by Dave Everly with comments by guitarist Brian Tatler,one of the founder members and the only one remaining in the current line …

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