Aisha Al-Sadie

Scottish based interviewer and reviewer for PM. Aisha is a fine artist who has created album artwork for various bands including Meads of Asphodel and Towers of Flesh. She is a heavy supporter of the UK underground scene and while she has a varied music taste, she admits it is mostly all about the thrash, black and death metal.

Behemoth Interview at Bloodstock Open Air 2016

The wonderful Orion from Behemoth kindly took some time to come and see us in the Media Tent on Friday to speak to us about being at Bloodstock, the possibility of a new album next year and a Goliath new project in the form of a 5th music video for a track on …

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Acid Reign Interview at Bloodstock Open Air 2016

The lovely Howard and Marc from Acid Reign took some time to come and chat in the comfy Media Tent on Sunday at Bloodstock Open Air.   We cover their set at the festival which set the record for the biggest attendance and number of crowd surfers ever in the …

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Eric Peterson, Testament – Monster interview at Tuska Festival

The lovely Eric from Testament took some time to sit and have an informal chat with myself and Steve at Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2016. We obviously talked Testament, recording the new album, touring, festivals and his side project Dragonlord but we all went off on tangents at various …

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival – Sunday, 3rd July 2016

Day three of Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2016 is about to begin: today’s big three are Gojira, Katatonia and headliners Children of Bodom. There’s been ominous rain all morning and as we head up to the arena we get a nice respite as the sun glistens over the harbour. Block Buster: …

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival – Saturday, 2nd July 2016

It’s day two of Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2016 already and it is the hottest day of the weekend so far. I cannot wait to see some more top quality bands throughout the day at this fantastic site. Looking forward to Primordial, Obscura, Anthrax, Havok and Ghost in particular. Brymir: …

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival – Friday, 1st July 2016

This weekend is going to be a bit exciting to say the least. Finland’s premier metal event, Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, starts tomorrow and we have just reached our comfortable apartment in Helsinki, a fifteen minute walk from the arena. Friday’s schedule has an incredible line up and I am …

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Live Burial- Forced Back to Life

After witnessing the energy of this project on stage many times I have been looking forward to getting my hands on this album as soon as they mentioned its recording. Live Burial from Newcastle Upon Tyne, England is the UK’s answer for the general lack of straight up, decent old school death …

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Kreator, Arch Enemy, Shining and Marty Friedman, Glasgow QMU

On a particularly dark and extremely wet Glasgow evening the black clad masses ascended once more onto the streets of Scotland’s largest city for the one and only Kreator had arrived. German thrash at its best. Even though this would be my fourth time seeing them live it will be …

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At the Gates Interview- The Garage, Glasgow 06/12/14

I am backstage at the Garage in Glasgow with Tomas from At the Gates who has kindly taken some time before the show to answer a few questions. Tomas you were saying in an interview earlier this year that you had some new material that you really felt you needed …

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At The Gates, Triptykon & Morbus Chron- The Garage, Glasgow 06/12/14

On a particularly wet and windy Glasgow evening the most anticipated gig of the year in Scotland (for me at least) is about to commence. The insane powerhouse of Death Metal that is Sweden’s At the Gates are in Glasgow once more and they do it like no other. With …

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Damnation 2014 Festival Review by Aisha

It’s that time of year again. Leeds is swamped with figures in black heading towards Leeds University, ready for a night of music and mayhem, except this year we are also celebrating 10 years of Damnation. This years show is completely sold out and we look forward to a fantastically varied line …

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Damnation Organiser Gavin McInally Interview-Damnation 2014

I sat with three other interviewers in the Press Area of Damnation and had a relaxed chat with the founder of Leed’s Damnation Festival, Gavin McInally to find out how the whole thing began 10 years ago. How does a small one day show go from it’s humble beginnings to being one …

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Damnation 2014 Festival Preview by Aisha

This year’s Damnation Festival marks ten years of extreme metal chaos at Leeds University. Hard to believe it has only been ten years. There have been many interesting line ups for this fest and a few surprises over the years (namely Carcass when they had their “last ever re-union show”) …

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At the Gates- At War with Reality

  This is without a doubt the biggest review I have undertaken in my few years of writing for Planetmosh. From a personal perspective, as with many other fans of this legendary Swedish band, the news of a new release has kept us all holding our breath.  After albums which have been …

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Panopticon – Roads to the North

Panopticon are a North American Folk Metal project from Kentucky, USA. The word Panopticon in terms of the 18th century building has quite a sinister meaning which is worth researching if you like your history.  The band released their 5th full-length album, Roads to the North on the 22nd of …

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Cannibal Corpse A Skeletal Domain-Second Opinion

    There is no doubt that Cannibal Corpse are veterans of Death Metal and since the 80s the Buffalo based band have continued to produce technical and aggressive tracks with a distinctive sound and presence. With 12 classic full length albums under their belt, a huge fan base and …

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Dark Fortress-Venereal Dawn

  Bavarian Black Metal band Dark Fortress have released their seventh full length album under Century Media Records. After four years of their last release, Ylem, Dark Fortress have unleashed Venereal Dawn after what sounds like a tough chapter in the band’s life. It will be interesting to see how …

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