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Download festival add 43 more bands to the lineup

Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced a further 43 acts including Halestorm, FEVER 333, Beartooth, Skid Row, Brothers Osbourne, Stone Temple Pilots, Clutch and more, joining headliners Slipknot, Tool and Def Leppard for the annual rock extravaganza. The three-day festival takes place on 14-16 June 2019 at the spiritual …

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SKID ROW O2 Academy, Sheffield, Wednesday 23rd January 2019

The rock and roll bus rides into town tonight with not one but four great bands. Big guns Skid Row are joined by hard rock glamsters Backyard Babies, you could think this is a nostalgia trip of the 80s but keeping it fresh is Sweden’s’ H.E.A.T and UK band Vega, …

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VEGA on tour with Skid Row January 2019

VEGA on tour with Skid Row January 2019 22.01.19  MANCHESTER O2 Ritz 23.01.19  SHEFFIELD O2 Academy 25.01.19  BRISTOL O2 Academy 26.01.19  LONDON O2 Forum, Kentish Town + 27.01.19  MINEHEAD Butlins * 02.02.19  BIRMINGHAM O2 Institute ** * Giants Of Rock Festival ** Frontiers Festival the album ONLY HUMAN out now (Frontiers) album …

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FM : UK co-headlining tour with The Quireboys in April 2019

FM CO-HEADLINING UK TOUR WITH THE QUIREBOYS APRIL 2019   The UK’s finest melodic rock band FM will join forces with hard rock group The Quireboys in early April for seven tour dates that celebrate 35 years since both acts started out. These two venerable institutions will be joined by Bad …

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Dan Reed Network – Chester Live Rooms, March 4, 2017

Spontaneous fizz, crackle and sparkle – along with superb musicianship – are definitely the order of the day on Dan Reed Network’s Fight Another Day tour.   With Special Guests, VEGA, storming onto stage in support with as tight a 45 minute set as anybody could hope for, the stunning …

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Vega (Nick Workman) – Steelhouse Festival – 23 July 2016

PlanetMosh caught up with Vega frontman Nick Workman following the band’s performance at this past weekend’s Steelhouse festival to talk about music and various other assorted things… Ah, just click the ‘Play’ arrow thingy to find out for yourselves…

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Steelhouse Festival – Hafod-y-Dafal, Ebbw Vale – 23 July 2016

The weather can invariably play an important role in the enjoyment of a festival – just look at the experiences of many at this year’s Drownload!  The first day of last year’s Steelhouse had been preceded by one of torrential rain, meaning that the mountain top site was already a …

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Magnum, Limelight 1 Belfast, 27/05/16

Much had been made in Belfast on local rock chatter and social media of the 25 odd years it had been since Magnum had last visited the city, but the night had rolled round quickly since they announced the date and a capacity crowd at the Limelight ensured it was …

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There’ll be Thunder over Steelhouse this summer

PlanetMosh has looked at the long term weather forecast for this coming summer – and it shows that there will be Thunder over the south of Wales at the end of July! The veteran British rockers – who have just completed a British stadium tour this past weekend – have …

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Blues Pills among latest additions to Steelhouse Festival line up

Steelhouse Festival has added Blues Pills, Fastway and Hey! Hello! to this year’s line up. They join The Darkness, who headline the Sunday evening, Von Hertzen Brothers, Vega and Hand Of Dimes. Steelhouse takes place at Hafod-Y-Dafal, just outside Ebbw Vale, in south Wales on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 …

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Rockingham – Nottingham, Rock City – 24 October 2015

The second morning of the inaugural Rockingham fest dawns overcast and mizzly, but that doesn’t darken or dampen the spirits of the early risers making their way from all directions for the slightly earlier start to Saturday’s proceedings (well, we have gone from six to seven acts performing over the …

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Vega – Rockingham, 24 October 2015

The sweat hadn’t had time to dry on Vega singer Nick Workman’s brow following the band’s performance at the recent Rockingham festival when PlanetMosh cornered him for a quick chat about their performance.  We also got all the gen on the band’s new album, which they have just finished recording.

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Tigertailz replace CrashDiet at HRH AOR

Welsh glam legends Tigertailz have replaced CrashDiet on the bill at next month’s HRH AOR, after the Swedish sleaze rockers were forced to pull out.  PlanetMosh’s favourite new kids on the block, StOp sToP have also been added to the event’s Sleaze stage. While it had been widely reported for …

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Joe Elliott’s Down ‘n’ Outz – Belfast, Limelight 1 17/12/2014

Joe Elliott Live in Belfast 17 December 2014

As the frontman of one of the biggest stadia-filling rock bands of their generation, it was perhaps fitting that Joe Elliott‘s self-described “little side project” should be born in a similar environment – in front of thousands of people supporting, and then emulating, in turn one of the most iconic …

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Vega @ The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

The guys of Vega descended on Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms last night (1/11/14) to a nearly packed venue for the first gig of their mini tour since releasing the new album ‘Stereo Messiah‘. Before the gig I had a brief moment to speak with brothers James and Tom Martin about various …

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Nick Workman of Vega, pre gig interview.

Just before Nick and the guys of Vega went on stage to perform the first gig of their ‘mini’ Autumn tour, I caught up with him in his dressing room at Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms.   Main cover picture was taken by Paul Stuart Hollingsworth   https://www.facebook.com/OFFICIALVEGA?fref=ts    

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Vega – Stereo Messiah

It was back in March of 2012 when I got to hear this band of brothers for the first time. I thought then that I was listening to something just that extra bit different and interesting! Now here we are at the back end of 2014 and bracing our self’s …

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Vega Live @ Rock City supported by Santa Cruz & Mia Klose

Vega Live @ Rock City supported by Santa Cruz & Mia Klose

  I reviewed Vega’s second album ‘What The Hell‘ released via Spinefarm Records, for Planetmosh back in March of this year. What I heard then was a pure revelation to these old ears. Since then I’d been waiting patiently for the opportunity to see the guy’s playing a live gig …

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HRH AOR & Prog festivals – Day one – 6th April 2013

This weekend was to see the first HRH AOR festival and the first HRH Prog festival.  Uniquely both events were being held at the same venue on the same weekend.  This sounded like a crazy idea at first, trying to run two events side by side, but the organisers had …

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