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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Four – Belfast, Voodoo – 24 March 2016

To say that the fourth heat of the Northern Ireland leg of the annual Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses was something of a curate’s egg of an evening is perhaps putting it mildly.  Only three bands ended up battling it out for the two places in the next round of the …

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Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat 3 – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 19 March 2016

The third heat of this year’s Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition in Belfast brought with it one of those thankfully all too frequent, and horrible clashes, which sometimes can plague any scene, the local metallians – and, by default, your PM team, having to split themselves in two, at …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Semi Final A – 19/03/2016

We’ve reached the Semi Final stages of Metal 2 The Masses Ireland and tonight at Fibber Magees in the post Paddy’s Day turmoil, five bands are making their case to play at this year’s final in May. The first two slots in the auspicious final will be filled tonight, one …

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Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland – Heat Two Overview

The first heat of the 2016 round of the Metal 2 The Masses competition’s Northern Ireland leg was so tight it squeaked.  Just four points separated all four bands.  It couldn’t have been any closer.  Well, that’s what we thought until the second heat, when, at the end of the …

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Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland – Heat One Overview

It’s funny how little phrases stick with you… I remember spending many early Saturday evenings in my youth sat in front of my grandmother’s television, watching a bunch of grown men and women, who really should have known better, running round huge inflatable obstacle courses while other, invariably bigger, grown …

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Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland – Heat One Preview

The Northern Ireland leg of the annual Metal 2 The Masses competition – which, for those of you unfamiliar with the concept, offers an unsigned band the opportunity to play at Bloodstock – kicks into action this coming Saturday (30 January). The first gladiators to enter the arena that will …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Heat Two, 23/01/2016 – summary & interviews

With the buzz from last weekend’s electrifying night still raising hairs on the back of the neck, we descend on Fibber Magees for the second heat of Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Ireland. Tonight’s showcase features (once again) 5 acts from different ends of the metallic spectrum who are all …

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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 to bring ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ again in 2016

Bloodstock Open Air has confirmed that it will be running its annual ‘Metal 2 The Masses‘ competition in 2016. ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ offers venues, promoters and bands – as well as fans – a chance to be part of the Bloodstock Festival experience at local level. Amust4music Ltd, along …

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Metal 2 the Masses London – The Purple Turtle – 07/06/2015

Where to start with this incredible evening! A huge turnout of support and 6 talented unsigned bands, showing just how alive and exciting the local music scene is right now. There is such a supportive vibe here at the iconic Purple Turtle tonight for the Metal 2 The Masses London …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – The Final – 09/05/2015

Almost a year to the date since the epic Dublin Metal 2 The Masses final of 2014, we were back in Fibber Magees for the climax of the 2015 instalment. 36 hopefuls were whittled down to the sumptuous sextet of Nautilus, The Devil Wants Her Swagger Back, Snowblind, Theories Divide, Vile …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Final – Belfast, Voodoo 08/05/2015

As, a few hundred yards away, Belfast joins the rest of the country in marking the 70th anniversary of VE Day, five of Northern Ireland’s finest groups of metallians have come together in a darkened city centre venue to see which of them will secure just as momentous – to …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses enters final stages

Bloodstock’s 2015 ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ tour kicks off on the Emerald Isle this weekend, with the first finals in this year’s competition to earn coveted places on the festival’s ‘New Blood’ stage. The festival has a long standing reputation for supporting grass roots metal and the annual M2TM programme …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Semi-Final 2 – Belfast, Limelight 2 02/05/2015

And so, here we are again – at the business end of the first ever Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition to be held here in Northern Ireland, and, over the course of the past nine weeks, the PlanetMosh team have counted every band in and every band out (to …

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Animator – M2TM Ireland Finalist 2015 – Interview

The New Ross Thrash machine that is Animator has made quite an impression on their stomp towards this year’s Metal 2 The Masses Ireland Final and they haven’t shown any signs of taking the foot off the pedal just yet.  We caught up with the lads ahead of the last …

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