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Simon Bower

Rock/Metal junkie living in beautiful Anglesey.Love live music and have a musical taste which can go from Cannibal Corpse to Kate Bush in the blink of an eye.

Colin Parks of Devilment interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      Devilment guitarist Colin Parks joined us in the media tent at this year’s Bloodstock festival to talk about their main stage performance, the current album ‘The Mephisto Waltzes’, spooky goings on whilst filming videos, future plans and more https://www.facebook.com/devilmentcorps/          

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Bones of Morass Of Molasses interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      Bones of Morass Of Molasses is one of the nicest guys you could ever hope to meet and a really interesting character to boot Morass continue to go from strength to strength within the industry and this year played the Sophie stage at Bloodstock festival We talk …

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Ashen Crown interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

    Ashen Crown made a huge impression following their set on the New Blood stage at this years Bloodstock festival We were there to ask how it went, what they’ve been up to and where the future lies https://www.facebook.com/ashencrown.uk          

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Embodiment interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      Embodiment played the New Blood stage on the Friday at this year’s Bloodstock festival We caught up with the MTTM winners to see how the set went, what they’ve been up to in general, and get a lowdown on future plans https://www.facebook.com/EmbodimentOfficial/?fref=ts  

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Gabe Crisp of Whitechapel interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

    Whitechapel live are one of the hardest hitting bands out there. We caught hold of bassist Gabe after their main stage set at this year’s Bloodstock festival We talk about the hectic tour schedule, the current album and the writing process, real ales and more   https://www.facebook.com/whitechapelmetal/  

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Maja Shining of Forever Still interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      With Forever Still’s  storming main stage opening set in the bag on the Friday at this year’s Bloodstock festival, I managed to have a chat with vocalist Maja about festival life and touring, current album ‘Tied Down’, how she approaches writing lyrics and future plans etc https://www.facebook.com/Foreverstill/?fref=ts …

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Frederik Ehmke of Blind Guardian interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      We talked to Frederik Ehmke,longstanding drummer of Blind Guardian before they hit main stage at this years Bloodstock festival We chat about the current live dates, the latest live album release, future plans and how Bloodstock festival differs from other festivals https://www.facebook.com/blindguardian/ http://www.blind-guardian.com/    

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Shrouded interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

    Shrouded were surely one of the most talked about bands at this year’s Bloodstock festival, having won the Belfast leg of MTTM they were on a mission to prove a point. Playing on the Sunday, we caught up with the lads to talk about how they were looking …

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Internal Conflict interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      Internal Conflict had the not so enviable task of playing an early festival slot at this year’s Bloodstock festival, not that it phased them at all of course We caught up with band after their set to talk about Bloodstock, future plans and lots more   https://www.facebook.com/internalconflict …

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Devils Playground interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

    Devils Playground took to the New Blood stage on the Friday at this year’s Bloodstock festival Planetmosh were there to chat with the band before the set, and to talk about the route to Bloodstock via the Metal To The Masses competition, upcoming live shows, future plans and …

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Blood Oath interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      Blood Oath took to the New Blood stage at this years Bloodstock Festival on the Friday, and we caught up with them soaking up the atmosphere of the media area to talk about the ‘Kingdom Of Dead Souls’ album, early influences, and other such nonsense, prior to …

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Björn Strid of Soilwork interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      With a career spanning some twenty years, Soilwork were one of the major draws at this years Bloodstock festival I was lucky enough to grab Björn for a chat before the band hit main stage on the Friday. We talk about festival life, playing at midnight at …

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The Infernal Sea interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

  Never a band to hold anything back, The Infernal Sea laid waste to Bloodstock on the Thursday night We caught up with the guys on the Friday to see how things went, and to discuss the new material and the bands future plans https://www.facebook.com/theinfernalsea/    

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Ramage Inc interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

    We managed to grab Bryan on the Friday at Bloodstock, having opened the festival the night before with Ramage Inc   We talk about the set, their recent trip to Poland, Bryan’s love of the Cello, new material and much more https://www.facebook.com/RamageInc/  

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Mastiff – Bork

    Mastiff, Hull’s filthiest and heaviest export return with ’Bork’, a 25 minute assault on everything you hold dear   Following on from 2016’s self released eight track album ’Wrank’, Mastiff have now teamed up with APF Records and recorded a 6 track E.P. that really raises the bar. …

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Zaraza – Spasms Of Rebirth

      The reformed and reanimated Zaraza present a dark and sinister soundscape with ‘Spasms Of Rebirth’   Originally formed in the early 90’s Zaraza were inactive for just a shade under ten years before reigniting in 2015. Leaning towards the sludge/doom end of the spectrum the band consisting …

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Galderia – Return Of The Cosmic Men

          French Power Metal exponents Galderia return with ‘Return Of The Cosmic Men’, quite possibly one of the most catchy and melodic albums you will hear all year   Formed in Marseille in 2006 they already have a debut album called ‘The Universality’ from 2012 under …

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The White Swan – The White

      Following on from their debut E.P. ‘Anubis’, The White Swan have released ‘The White’, another E.P. format release and well worth checking out Brimming with dark doom and stoner riffs, this three track really packs a powerful punch and wades in at an impressive 18 or there …

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Jotnar interview

It’s certainly been a hectic year so far for the melodic death metal band Jotnar. Already with a cracking album release in ‘Connected/Condemned’ , a tour slot with Sonic Syndicate under their belts, and some major festival slots on the horizon, things are certainly looking good. Despite the hectic schedule, …

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Ethos – Shade And Soil

      Ethos return to the limelight with their second full length album ‘Shade And Soil’ tucked firmly under their wing. Following on from 2012’s well received debut ‘Vessels’, writing actually began back in 2014, showing how much of a labour of love this album has become. The attention …

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