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Rockwich 2018 – Lostock Club, Northwich, Sunday

Final Rockwich 2018  day and somehow event organisers Mik Matzen and Colesia Price have managed to squeeze thirteen bands into twelve hours! First up was Quiet The Thief at the hangover worrying midday slot and no quarter was given as they dished up a heavy dollop of gritty heavy rock …

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Massive Wagons – Album “Welcome To The World” To Be Released On April 29

WAGONS ROLLING IN 2016 BULLISH BRIT ROCKERS DROP MASSIVE NEW ALBUM AND HIT THE ROAD On revved up anthem Tokyo the fighting spirit at the very heart of Massive Wagons shines through. ‘You won’t play us on the radio’ blasts frontman Baz Mills. But this time we just might. Because …

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Trucker Diablo – Ahoghill, Diamond Rock City – 12 December 2015

It’s two weeks before Christmas, and the dreaded party season is in full swing.  Bars in the centre of Belfast – in common with those in most towns and cities – are filled with what in these parts refer, rather disdainfully, to as “oncers”:  those people who only get out …

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Steelhouse Festival – Ebbw Vale, 25-26 July 2015

Now in it’s fifth year, the Steelhouse Festival is one of the UK’s more remote festivals.  Although only four miles from the nearest town, Ebbw Vale, Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm’s mountain top location means it is not the most accessible – especially in a weekend dominated, in both the build up to …

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Trucker Diablo are Off Yer Rocka with new deal

Renascent Northern Ireland hard rockers Trucker Diablo have signed to Off Yer Rocka Recordings, who will give a wider release to the band’s latest album, ‘Rise Above The Noise‘ – originally recorded and issued via a PledgeMusic campaign – later this year.  The album will be preceded by an EP. …

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Steelhouse: Full line up and day splits confirmed

The full line up and day splits have now been confirmed for this year’s Steelhouse Festival, which takes place outside Ebbw Vale on July 25 and 26. Legendary British AORsters FM have been added to the Sunday bill, which is topped by the inimitable Dee Snider.  Colour Of Noise, the new …

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Nazareth take the road to Steelhouse

Legendary Scottish blues rockers Nazareth are the latest classic act to be added to the bill for this year’s Steelhouse Festival, which takes place an Hafod-Y-Dafal (outside Ebbw Vale) on July 25 and 26. They are joined by young retro-blasters The Treatment and South Wales’ own ballistic blues duo Henry’s Funeral Shoe …

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Trucker Diablo – Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club 07/03/2015

They say that a week is a long time in politics, but a year is an extremely long time in the music business.  Fans can lose interest in a band who have been quiet for any length of time, never mind a full 12 months:  after all, it could be …

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Trucker Diablo – ‘Rise Above The Noise’

Exactly a year ago, mid-Ulster hard rockers Trucker Diablo shocked fans by announcing that they were putting the brakes on and going on an indefinite hiatus.  Guitarist Simon Haddock had already announced his intention to quit the band, due to family commitments:  a show at a small social club on …

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UFO to land at Steelhouse festival this summer

The legendary UFO have been confirmed as headliners for the Saturday night of this year’s Steelhouse festival, which takes place at Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm outside Ebbw Vale in south Wales on July 25 and 26. The veteran classic rockers join previously announced Sunday night headliner Dee Snider, as well as Tyketto, …

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Trucker Diablo launch Pledge campaign for new album

Trucker Diablo

They’ve found the keys, they’ve given the Big Truck a service, and they’re ready to put it back out on show… As exclusively revealed here on PlanetMosh earlier this month, Northern Ireland’s favourite hard rockers, Trucker Diablo, are back in action after an eight month hiatus. Following on from the …

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Trucker Diablo + NASA Assassin – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill – 8 February 2014

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Farewells are always emotional affairs, and none more than when it is akin to bidding goodbye to a close family member… and there was a tangible sense of emotion in the air as the Norn Irish rock family gathered to bid farewell to one of their most beloved brothers – …

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PlanetMosh Album of the Year 2013

PlanetMosh Album of the Year 2013

Twenty-Thirteen was another amazing year in the world of hard rock / metal. With so many crunching releases to sift through,the staff here in PlanetMosh Towers sent in their submissions for their favourite albums of the year. All the numbers were crunched in the PlanetMosh super-computer and we are proud …

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Trucker Diablo + Attica Rage – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill, Northern Ireland – Saturday October 5th 2013

Trucker Diablo + Attica Rage – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill, Northern Ireland – Saturday October 5th 2013

The Diamond Rock Club, buried deep in the County Antrim hills, seems to be the venue of choice for Glaswegian troupe Attica Rage to end up their tours, as this is the second such occasion they’ve chosen the best li’l rock club on the island of Ireland to host their …

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Trucker Diablo – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill – Saturday May 18th 2013

I cannot be the only one struck by the irony of the coincidence… just days before Black Star Riders – basically, Thin Lizzy with a bit of makeover – release their much-vaunted but ultimately disappointing ‘debut’ opus, the one band acclaimed by many as the natural heirs to the crown …

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Trucker Diablo – Songs Of Iron

To say that this, the follow-up to their (initially self-released) debut, ‘The Devil Rhythm’, has been one of the most eagerly anticipated releases in this particular part of the world – that’s Norn Iron, for those of you who don’t know – is one of the hugest understatements in the …

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Anthony Nolan Easter Charity Event at Rock City, Nottingham.

It was one of the strangest twists of fate that put me with photographers Anthony May, Sean Larkin and George David Ellis at Nottingham’s Rock City on the 31st of March. We were there to meet and review the bands on behalf of the Planet Mosh web site that were giving their …

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Thin Lizzy + Trucker Diablo @ Limelight 1, Belfast – Wednesday December 12th 2012

It’s a discussion which has been held in bar rooms up and down the land – and, indeed, on these very pages: the merits and demerits of what happens after an iconic band loses one of its pivotal members – and particularly someone in turn as iconic as their frontman. …

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