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The Distortion Project – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 13 February 2016

It started back on the cusp of the millennium, in the pub next door, when a group of like-minded friends came together and decided to put on a few metal shows of a Saturday afternoon.  Fifteen years later, those ‘RocKD’ sessions (they take their name from that of the bar, …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses 2016 Belfast launch – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 5 December 2015

And so it is almost upon us again… the annual Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition, with it’s reward being the much coveted and desired chance to play the New Blood stage at Britain’s favourite bespoke metalfest alongside the likes of Slayer, Mastodon, Twisted Sister, Venom and a host of …

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From Hell To The Unknown: 15 Years Of The Distortion Project – Belfast, Katy’s Bar/Limelight 2 – 17 October 2015

In these straitened economic times – marked from the music business’ perspective by increasing numbers of venues closing down and promoters going bankrupt – success stories are few and far between and thus should be acclaimed, celebrated and heralded at every opportunity.  Which is exactly what today’s proceedings were all …

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Overoth Interview Bloodstock 2015

Overoth band photo

Backstage with Overoth on Sunday we had a chat about the origins  of the band name, their Behemoth love, the appreciation of the underground at Bloodstock and their future plans for their next album which is waiting to go.

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Xerath – Belfast, Voodoo 02/08/2015

It had been a busy weekend for PM’s Northern Ireland team, having already caught 12 bands over the previous 48 hours, including our annual pilgrimage to the depths of Fermanagh countryside for the annual Monsters Of Rot extreme metal extravaganza.  But, the pace was showing no sign of relenting as …

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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 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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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Semi-Final 1 – Belfast, Voodoo 24/04/2015

And so, after five intense heats spaced out over six weeks, we arrive at the business end of the inaugural Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition here in Northern Ireland, with the first of the semi-finals.  Twenty bands had entered the fray back in mid-February, and now we are down …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Five – Belfast, Limelight 2 18/04/2015

And so, here we are, at the fifth and final heat of the first ever Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition ever to be held here in Northern Ireland.  After all four previous heats had been incredibly close – the last squeakily tight, with just four percentage points between the quartet …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Three – Belfast, Voodoo 12/03/2015

Overoth

So here we are at the third heat of the Bloodstock Metal 2 the Masses Northern Ireland battle royale.   A different venue and a different reviewer.  As the crowd who have braved the freezing wet weather arrive the news breaks that, unfortunately,  Baleful Creed have had to pull out …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Three – Band Interviews

PlanetMosh continues its support for the Northern Ireland leg of the annual Metal 2 The Masses competition – which gives the winners a slot on the New Blood stage at Bloodstock – by interviewing the participants in heat number three, which takes place at Belfast’s Voodoo on Thursday (March 12).  …

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Morbid Angel – Academy, Dublin – 07/12/14

Dublin has been a hotbed of gigs for the last couple of weeks and this one came at the end of a 3 night run, Saxon and Sabaton having played blistering shows over the previous 2 evenings. It is Sunday night in Dublin and the hordes came out from North, …

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Bloodshot Dawn – Belfast, Voodoo, 27/10/2014

Bloodshot Dawn - Voodoo, Belfast 27-10-2014

I’m a great believer that when you go to a gig you should make every effort to see and support every band on the bill… but, sometimes circumstances conspire against you. And so it was that, due to a scheduling conflict, as Belfast’s own Overoth (pictured left) took to the …

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Perverting The Innocent – Dublin, Fibber Magee’s 27/09/2014

Perverting The Innocent festival poster

Nestled in an otherwise quiet side street off Dublin’s most famous thoroughfare, Fibber Magee’s is the watering hole of choice for a large proportion of the city’s metal community, as well as those of us from 100 miles or so further north venturing over the border on a frequent basis …

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By Any Means – Interview with Paul Anthony

Paul Anthony of By Any Means

Perceived by many in this part of the world as the godfathers of the current Northern Ireland hardcore scene, By Any Means are about to release their second EP – and celebrate with support slots with two of the genre’s most seminal acts, Negative Approach and Madball. So, that seemed …

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Monsters Of Rot – Letterbreen, Halfway Inn 16/08/2014

Monsters Of Rot poster - updated

For those not already familiar with the event, Monsters Of Rot – which was sponsored for the first time this year by PlanetMosh – is Northern Ireland’s premier annual showcase for the best that the extreme metal scene on both sides of the Irish border has to offer.  Taking place …

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ZhOra – Monsters Of Rot preview interview

ZhOra

PlanetMosh is proud to be sponsoring the main stage at the fourth incarnation of Monsters Of Rot, which takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh, this coming Saturday (August 16). The festival brings together some of the best extreme metal bands on the island of Ireland.  As part of our build …

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Aeternum Vale – Monsters Of Rot preview interview

Aeternum Vale album artwork

PlanetMosh is proud to be sponsoring the main stage at the fourth incarnation of Monsters Of Rot, which takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh, on Saturday August 16. The festival brings together some of the best extreme metal bands on the island of Ireland.  As part of our build up to the …

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Eternal Helcaraxe – Monsters Of Rot preview interview

Eternal Helcaraxe

PlanetMosh is proud to be sponsoring the main stage at the fourth incarnation of Monsters Of Rot, which takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh, on Saturday August 16. The festival brings together some of the best extreme metal bands on the island of Ireland.  As part of our build up to the …

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Setting Off Sirens – Monsters Of Rot preview interview

Setting Off Sirens - Step Up artwork

PlanetMosh is proud to be sponsoring the main stage at the fourth incarnation of Monsters Of Rot, which takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh, on Saturday August 16. The festival brings together some of the best extreme metal bands on the island of Ireland.  As part of our build up to the …

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