David Farrell

General Manager and 'THE' competition guy at planetmosh.com. Manager of The Goddanm Electric www.thegde.co.uk, Tour manager for Serpentine, and ex-general Dogsbody at Hammerfest.co.uk. Media partner to numerous bands. Also takes photos, writes reviews and likes classic rock, with a touch of thrash to get the blood flowing.

ON THE OPEN ROAD ‘Storyteller’, out Friday 26th February 2016

Ascending UK pop punk outfit ‘On The Open Road’ hurl out their eagerly awaited new EP ‘Storyteller’ via all outlets on Friday 26th February. Merging powerful vocal melodies with infectious guitar work, the energetic quartet are set to break in 2016! Encouraged by a slew of artists, On The Open …

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PURSON announce UK tour + album release date…

NEW ALBUM, ‘DESIRE’S MAGIC THEATRE’, DUE FOR RELEASE ON MARCH 25TH 2016, 13-DATE UK HEADLINE TOUR CONFIRMED…     Purson welcomes you to Desire’s Magic Theatre… a technicolour trip through the mind’s eye of songstress / vocalist / guitarist Rosalie Cunningham, whose signature approach to her craft stands boldly centre- stage, …

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DOLL SKIN To Support METAL ALLEGIANCE on West Coast Shows In January 2016

Arizona-based all-female rock quartet DOLL SKIN to support METAL ALLEGIANCE, the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of MEGADETH, TESTAMENT on FOUR intimate West Coast shows w/ CAGE, to start off 2016. The West Coast run starts in San Diego on January 7, hits Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and wraps up in San Francisco on January 10. …

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Bowling For Soup Announce Online BFS Karaoke Contest, Release New Lyric Video For Cody

Few would dispute that Bowling For Soup are one of the all time great “singalong” bands. Most people who go to a Bowling For Soup show know almost all, if not every line of every song, and the whole thing turns into one great karaoke session with Jaret, Chris, Gary …

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REVERENCE premiere ‘Gods Of War’ Music Video

American power metal band Reverence, featuring Todd Michael Hall (Riot, Jack Starr’s Burning Starr), Bryan Holland (Tokyo Blade, Arrest), Steve “Doc Killdrums” Wacholz (Savatage, Crimson Glory), Pete Rossi (Overland, Sanxtion), and Michael Massie (Overloaded, Inner Recipe), premieres a new video for the band’s new full-length album’s title track “Gods Of War“. Reverence’s second album ‘Gods Of War‘ follows their first release, When …

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Crossbonefest 2016: 3 new bands announced

We’re in a good mood so here are three new names for y’all! One of Reflection records’ newest bands LIFESPITE is confirmed. This band is with that angry guitar player of Reproach! Folky tuned punkrockband THE PENSKE FILEis coming all the way from Canada to hit the stage. And superband …

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Black Blood to release debut album, music video out now!

Helsinki-based Finnish groove/stoner band Black Blood will unleash their self-titled debut album internationally January 22nd 2016. The album was recorded in D-Studio, Klaukkala. A preview of what’s to come can be heard on a new music video “Wolf Of Anger” here: https://youtu.be/kddQmyzyX1Q Track list: 1. Clarity 2. Doomriders 3. Shrine …

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Once Human on tour with Fear Factory now

Logan Mader’s new band Once Human have been added to the Fear Factory UK run in December. The 6 date strong run is kicking off on 7th December in Bristol’s Motion and finishes at London’s Forum on December 13th. ONCE HUMAN live 07 DEC    Bristol – Motion 09 DEC    Manchester …

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Blaze Bayley announces UK & European tour dates

Former Iron Maiden singer Blaze Bayley has announced the first 50 tour dates for 2016 which will form the basis of the promotion of his 8th solo album (working title ‘album 8’) which is set for release in February on his own label Blaze Bayley Recording. This will be Blaze’s …

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Black Star Riders – UK Headline Shows in Wolverhampton and London

Black Star Riders are set to cap a hugely successful 2015 with two headline shows in the UK in December 2015. These shows are in addition their guest slot on the fast selling Def Leppard/Whitesnake double bill in the same month. The headline dates are as follows Fri 11th December …

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CinC Release First Video from “VivaLIVEvida” CD/DVD

French avant-garde metal band CinC have just unleashed the video for “XXX Dog Petting” from their forthcoming 2016 live CD/DVD VivaLIVEvida. The song was first released as part of Kaotoxin Record’s sampler, Weapons of Self-Destruction, Volume 2. Check out the live video for “XXX Dog Petting” at https://youtu.be/sD0aE55-G4Y Born in 1995 as CARNIVAL …

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SARCOFAGO’s ‘Die Hard’ Album Streaming at Noisey

Die…Hard, the definitive demo collection from Brazilian trailblazers SARCOFAGO, is now streaming in its entirety at this location, courtesy of Noisey! Scheduled for a December 11 release on Greyhaze Records, Die…Hard is the only official, comprehensive collection of SARCOFAGO’s demos. It includes material that had never before been made available, such as the …

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The Lounge Kittens launch Pledge Campaign for debut album and release video

The Lounge Kittens stick two fingers up to the winter weather with their sun-kissed California-style latest video release for their Pop Punk Medley. Featuring all the best bits from all the best pop punk songs they’ve managed to squeeze everyone from Blink 182 to Paramore, Fall Out Boy to Bowling …

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Bad Pollyanna release acoustic video of ‘I See you’| The Broken Toys album Out Now

Following the release of their dazzling second album ‘The Broken Toys‘ Yorkshire based dark rockers Bad Pollyanna have put out an acoustic video of closing song ‘I See You’. Filmed at Whitby Goth Winter Weekend, the performance demonstrates the beautiful versatility of the new grave band. In a stripped back and emotional rendition of the …

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SEEP AWAY announce debut single, ‘Trudge’

York/Manchester-based noise-punks SEEP AWAY have announced their debut single, ‘Trudge’ coming from their first self-titled EP. The band’s sound is raw and punkish. There’s not too much melody, a lot of anger and a shit-tonne of noise. The band’s guitarist Max Watt comments: “These songs come from the darkest places …

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Be Prog! My Friend festival announces Steven Wilson, Opeth, Magma, The Pineapple Thief, Obsidian Kingdom & more

BE PROG! MY FRIEND FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES CO-HEADLINERS STEVEN WILSON & OPETH  – 1ST & 2ND JULY  FESTIVAL TO HIGHLIGHT THE WORLD’S BEST PROGRESSIVE BANDS  MAGMA, BETWEEN THE BURIED & ME, ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN, THE PINEAPPLE THIEF, TEXTURES, OBSIDIAN KINGDOM, EXXASENS Since its inception in 2014 the Barcelona based festival Be Prog! …

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King Diamond returns for first indoor UK show in 15 years.

KING DIAMOND will return to the UK this June, to play their first indoor UK show in 15 years. This exclusive UK show takes place Tuesday 21st June at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town. One of the most massively influential artists in the rock and metal scene,KING DIAMOND’s incredible vocal …

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Von Hertzen Brothers announce UK headline tour for March 2016

Finnish rockers Von Hertzen Brothers are back with a full UK headline tour for March 2016, including a show at the Brooklyn Bowl in London.   The Brothers’ latest / sixth studio album, ‘New Day Rising’, has been enthusiastically received by fans and critics alike; the record (produced in Canada …

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Mexican metal band Bloodlash to release Rain EP, music video Godsbreath out now!

Bloodlash was founded in late 2011. Formed in Morelia, México when the rule of thumb leaned towards thoughtless violence, and dedication and creativity marked the exception, it began as an act of rebellion within that context. While Bloodlash’s music displays aggression, they try their hardest to make it a force for creation and …

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SABBATORY Debuts New Song from ‘4 Doors to Death’ / Release Date Pushed Back to Feb 19

A new SABBATORY song “Ascension to My Holy Tomb” from upcoming Unspeakable Axe Records split 4 Doors to Death is now streaming at this location. The label has also revealed the SABBATORY version of the cover art (above). Please note that the release date for 4 Doors to Death has been pushed back …

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