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Crobot – Exchange, Bristol, 15/11/15

Given the horrendous events that unfolded in Paris on Friday night, you’d be forgiven for expecting that all gigs in the UK for a period of time would have smaller audiences, earlier finishing times and filled with a certain air of unease. However, in a true tip of the hat …

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Skindred – O2 Academy, Bristol, 12/11/15

Tonight is about respect. Not just for each other – which we’ll get to later – but also between band and punter. It’s well known to frontmen and women that if you can earn the respect of a crowd, they’ll be putty in your hands and do pretty much anything you …

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Hard Rock Hell IX – Highlights Review

This weekend, Wales played home to the heavily anticipated ninth cycle of Hard Rock Hell Festival, delivering yet another extraordinary event filled with die-hard fans, a copious level of booze, and over fifty bands from across the globe ready and willing to perform to thousands of rockers, all confined to …

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Doll Skin Release Debut EP ‘In Your Face’

Doll Skin Release Debut EP ‘In Your Face’ via EMP Records/Cargo Records MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has created an imprint called EMP Records through the legendary label Megaforce, also known as the launching pad for legendary thrash bands METALLICA and ANTHRAX. The first release is “In Your Face“, the debut six-song EP from the Arizona-based all-female rock quartet DOLL SKIN. “In Your Face” …

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Michael Sweet (Stryper) Interview – November 2015

Following the release of Stryper’s latest album “Fallen,” Marc from Planetmosh caught up with frontman Michael Sweet to talk about the album and it’s influences. Other subjects such as the Sweet & Lynch project and Michael’s up and coming solo album were discussed as well. Please note, forgive some of …

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Queensrÿche – Condition Hüman

@planetmosh reviews Condition Hüman by .@Queensryche on .@centurymedia Over the course of their career Queensrÿche, like the rest of us, have had their ups and downs.  Some of the well publicised downs have been long, drawn out and no doubt painful for those involved.  However, with their issues resolved they …

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Monster Magnet – Cobras and Fire (The Mastermind Redux)

@planetmosh reviews Cobras and Fire (The Mastermind Redux) by .@monstermagnetnj on .@NapalmRecords Almost a year ago I reviewed Milking the Stars: A Re-imagining of Last Patrol.  Around the same time I had the privilege of interviewing singer and the creative force behind Monster Magnet, Dave Wyndorf.  It was twenty minutes …

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Stryper – Fallen

To say that the guys from the “Christian Metal” group Styrper have been busy since the release of ‘No More Hell To Pay‘ nearly two years ago is an understatement.  With most of the members participating in a variety of side projects.rom – Oz Fox working on Bloodgood’s ‘Dangerously Close‘ …

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Federal Charm – Across the Divide

@planetmosh reviews Across the Divide by .@FederalCharm Federal Charm are a four piece blues rock band from Manchester, who released their self titled debut album back in 2013.  Their new album Across the Divide will be released on October 2nd, and the band is currently promoting it on tour across the …

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Buckcherry – Rock ‘n’ Roll

Formed in 1995 when Josh Todd and Keith Nelson met via their tattooist and a shared love of AC/DC, a few line up changes, a few name changes, a brief hiatus and with six studio albums behind them Los Angeles based Rockers Buckcherry, will release their 7th studio album, Rock ‘n’ Roll, …

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Massive Wagons/Skam – Lancaster: 17th July 2015

Massive Wagons/Skam – The Yorkshire House, Lancaster: 17th July 2015 The Seventh night of the Out of Our Rocka’s tour (usually two of ‘Off Yer Rocka’ bands Massive Wagons, Skam, Texas Flood and Pig Iron with local support) saw Massive Wagons and Skam playing The Yorkshire House in Lancaster, conveniently …

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AC/DC – Glasgow, Dublin and London 2015 Review

AC/DC – Glasgow, Dublin and London 2015 Review AC/DC must surely rank as one of the greatest bands of all time! Formed in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young with Dave Evans initially on vocals, followed by Bon Scott from 1974 until his untimely death in 1980, and for the …

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Billy Idol – O2 Academy, Glasgow – 13/06/2015

Despite the doors opening an hour later than advertised, when Billy Idol finally hit the stage, all was forgiven, as he played a stunning two hour set. From the punk era of Generation X hits hit “Ready Steady Go” through to his current stuff like “Postcards From The Past” via …

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Tremonti – 02 ABC Glasgow, 15/6/15.

After reviewing the new Tremonti album Cauterize last week I was excited to get to the O2 ABC in Glasgow last night to see how the live show compared. The venue was quite full for a Monday night, but the crowd that showed up were nothing if not enthusiastic. From the …

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Jared James Nichols – Old Glory and the Wild Revival

@planetmosh reviews Old Glory and the Wild Revival by .@JJNicholsMusic on .@Listenable Old Glory and the Wild Revival is the new album from James Jared Nichols and his band, which is comprised of Erik Sandin on bass and Dennis Holm on drums.  Nichols himself provides guitar and vocals.  Nichols isn’t …

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Afterlife – Ivory Blacks Glasgow, 24/4/15

Friday night in Glasgow saw the much awaited headline show from local boys Afterlife, almost exactly a year after I first saw them open for Bonafide at the Cathouse.  That gig marked the last gig I ever went to without earplugs, as I was deaf for four days afterwards.  This …

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Impellitteri – Venom

When it comes to playing the guitar, many a guitarist dream of being able to shred their axes as fast as their little fingers can go.  Nitro guitarist Michael Angelo-Batio once offered to give his fans “…the keys to the Lamborghini” by showing them how to play at lightning speed. …

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Gun – Frantic

@planetmosh reviews Frantic by .@gunofficaluk Back in 1996 I went to my first ever stadium gig, Bon Jovi at Ibrox, Glasgow.  A few things stick in my mind from that day.  The intro to Lay Your Hands on Me being played by a pipe band, the entire Glasgow Rangers squad …

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The King Lot – The King Lot

The King Lot are a Scottish Hard Rock trio who have impressed me greatly over the short space of time I have known them. Last year saw the band performing with several top acts such as The Answer, Beasto Blanco, Vain, H.E.A.T. and Supercharger. I managed to witness the band’s …

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Bigfoot – Bigfoot EP

Bigfoot are a five piece hard rock band that were only formed in Spring 2014 .They are from Wigan and combine powerful vocals, dual lead guitars and a heavy driving rhythm section. They state their influences are from The Eagles to Pantera. The band members are:-Antony Ellis -Lead Vocals, Sam …

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