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Legend of the Seagullmen To Release Self-Titled Debut

Legend of the Seagullmen To Release Self-Titled Debut on February 9th via Dine Alone Records First Single “Shipswreck” Streaming Now via Loudwire Genre destroying super-group Legend of the Seagullmen will release their self-titled debut album on February 9, 2018 via Dine Alone Records.  Head here to listen to first track …

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Tuska Festival, Helsinki, Finland. Day Three 2/7/17 Sunday.

It’s the final day of Tuska Open Air Metal Festival and the sun has finally broken through the clouds as we descend to the concrete arena one more time to go toe to toe with some of the finest metal acts on the planet.  The gates open quite late and there’s only …

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Download Festival adds over 20 names!

Tis the season to…announce festival bands? It’s certainly not as catchy, but Download Festival have confirmed over twenty names to play at Donington Park next summer and leave us all feeling a little more jolly. They’ve also started to build the day splits already AND announce the headliners for the …

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Reading Festival, 2016 – PlanetMosh Review

When one thinks of ‘PlanetMosh’, Reading Festival is not always the pinnacle event that may spring to mind – but surprisingly, Reading and Leeds have diversified more and more into our alternative subculture, making the idea of spending August bank holiday weekend in a field surrounded by citizens of the …

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2016 – Saturday 13/8/2016.

After a well deserved, senses saving nights sleep and full English breakfast, we lead our merry way to Bloodstock Open Air Festival for more metal. Cambion, first band of the day on the Ronnie James Dio stage had been highly recommended to me and they did not disappoint. Fronted by …

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Mastodon – The Limelight 1, Belfast – 14th August 2016

Summer time. To some it’s about sun and holidays, to others it’s heading to festivals, enjoying music and getting muddy. Every year thousands gather to a field in Walton-on-Trent, England for the annual Bloodstock festival.  This year the festival attracted acts like Gojira, Slayer and Twisted Sister (for their final U.K. …

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Bloodstock Release Day Tickets; Launch YouTube Competition

BLOODSTOCK RELEASE DAY TICKETS; LAUNCH YOUTUBE COMPETITION Just six short weeks ’til we throw open the gates at Catton Park and the metal hoardes flood onto our hallowed turf for BLOODSTOCK 2016!  To celebrate, day tickets are now on sale! Ticket prices have been frozen for the FOURTH year running at £60 each (+ booking …

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Gone Is Gone Announce New Album, Play Live Debut Show

Less then 14 days after announcing its formation and a new single, “Violescent”, USA-based heavy rock band Gone Is Gone has made its live debut. Featuring Troy Sanders (Mastodon), Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age, A Perfect Circle, Sweethead), Tony Hajjar (At The Drive In), and multi-instrumentalist Mike …

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When Football and Metal Collide: Part 1

Marilyn Manson sang about The Beautiful People. Machine Head gave us Beautiful Mourning. And although not common, The Beautiful Game intertwines with metal on a number of occasions, from Download Festival’s 5-a-side tournament to Steve Harris’ West Ham crest on his bass (but more about that in Part 2…). With …

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

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 series of the biggest TV epic ever produced, ‘Game Of Thrones’, about to launch itself onto our screens, and the seventh …

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Bloodstock to hold M2TM video competition again in 2016

Bloodstock has confirmed that its sponsors, Hobgoblin, are once again hosting the ‘Metal 2 The Masses Video Upload’ competition for 2016, offering unsigned and DIY bands a chance to play on the festival’s hugely popular Newblood Stage. In addition to local M2TM heats across the British Isles (and beyond), bands can …

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Bloodstock Announce Slayer as Final Headliner for 2016!

BLOODSTOCK Announce SLAYER as Final Headliner for 2016! As the calendar turns to the final month of the year, BLOODSTOCK are excited to announce their Sunday night headliner for 2016!  The very mighty SLAYER are set to close out the festival at Catton Park next August. Having recently released their …

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Twisted Sister confirmed as second Bloodstock headliner

Glam metal legends Twisted Sister have been confirmed as the Friday headliner for next year’s Bloodstock festival. They join fellow headliners Mastodon, as well as Behemoth and Venom. Bloodstock will be the only UK date on Twisted Sister’s ‘Forty And Fuck It’ farewell tour. Guitarist Jay Jay French commented: “Our …

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Metal Allegiance – Metal Allegiance

This debut album should really have been a stone cold classic from Metal Allegiance as their core musical line up consists of Mike Portnoy on drums, Alex Skolnick on guitar and Dave Ellefson on bass guitar with an array of guest vocalists but out of the 9 tracks, only 7 …

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Mastodon Confirmed as Saturday Headliners at Bloodstock 2016

Mastodon Confirmed as your Saturday Bloodstock 2016 Headliners BLOODSTOCK is thrilled to unveil their first 2016 headliner; Atlanta’s mighty beasts, MASTODON!  They will headline the Saturday night at the Catton Park festival. Loved and respected by critics, music fans, and their peers, this will be MASTODON’s first performance at BLOODSTOCK!  The band’s …

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Mastodon – Belfast, Ulster Hall, 28/06/2015

“I told you we’d be fucking back!”  It may be somewhat unusual to start a review at the end, but drummer Brann Dailor’s closing remarks to the audience are important for contextualizing what had happened over the previous hour-and-a-half or so.  You see, it had only been a little more than …

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[prank] A Compendium of Iris’s Short Reviews

2015 is fun. Here are some ‘Twitter’ Reviews by Iris North The gist: Very freely associate words and phrases with whatever comes to mind first, based on the prompts. Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed EP: They’re cursed. Aptly named! Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches – Salem’s Wounds: Gospel?! *gasp* Metal …

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Win a pair of tickets to see Mastodon in Dublin with PlanetMosh and MCD

MASTODON return to Ireland for two shows at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on June 26th, 2015. Planetmosh is proud to have once again teamed up with MCD Productions to offer a pair of tickets to the show.     Tickets go on sale on Wednesday February 25th at 9am via www.ticketmaster.ie , Sound Cellar, …

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PlanetMosh Album of the year 2014

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Twenty-Fourteen was another amazing year in the world of hard rock and  metal. With so many crunching releases to sift through, the staff here at PlanetMosh submitted their favourite albums of the year.   Almost 200 albums were added to the final spreadsheet and PlanetMosh is proud to announce:   …

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Mastodon – Academy, Birmingham- 29th November 2014

Krokodil were first up.  They’re a very heavy band and tonight seem to have the volume set to “bleeding ears” as it is at times uncomfortably loud, and the bass is so high that anything you touched was vibrating.  There are some great heavy riffs in the music, but to …

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