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.

Calgary Metalfest To Host Live Charity Auction (Sept 14-17) For Make-A-Wish Foundation

Since 2013, Calgary Metalfest has raised $4000 for Make-A-Wish Southern Alberta! This year they plan to shatter that record and raise $10,000 to sponsor an ENTIRE wish for a child. This auction is a live one that will occur between band sets during the fest at all venues. You must be there …

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90’s Grunge/Rockers Seeds Of Mary reissued again their “Choose Your Lie” album

A few months after the re-release of its second album, ‘Choose Your Lie’, 90’s Rock/grunge outfits from France Seeds Of Mary just inked a distribution deal with Send The Wood Music (Gnô, Hord, Tess…) /Season Of Mist in order to reissue again the effort and spread their vibes on new stores and territories. In other news, …

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Necronomicon Halloween signs world wide deal with Into The LimeLight Records

The thrash cult from Germany, Necronomicon go a long way back to 1984 but they are still very much alive and kicking. Stronger than ever they have worked on new material and will release their new 9th studio cd and some other very special work with Into The LimeLight Records and Soulfood as distributor. A …

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Norwegian prog outfit Seven Impale announce new album details/ Share new track

Seven Impale’s debut album, “City of the Sun”, was very well received by the prog audience over the world, and in the year poll of 2014 at Progarchives.com, the album got ranked as the 7th best that year. So, in spring 2016, Seven Impale teamed up again with producer Iver …

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KMFDM ‘Rocks – Milestones Reloaded’

Back in 1984 Sascha Konietsko’s “performance art project” became Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid, quickly abbreviated to KMFDM. KMFDM pioneered the crossover between techno/dance and heavy metal, creating their unique sound in the field of Industrial Rock. This latest release ‘ROCKS’ is a personal ‘best of’ compilation by KMFDM protagonists …

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Progressive Music Awards 2016 – The Winners

1 September 2016 – Prog Magazine’s fifth annual Progressive Music Awards, in association with Currencies.co.uk, has once again honoured progressive music in the intimate and idyllic setting of the world famous Underglobe, beneath Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. The awards have become one of the best attended and most anticipated events in …

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Trevor Horn’s The Buggles, To Be Honoured With at Progressive Music Awards

The Buggles, Trevor Horn and Geoff Down’s groundbreaking synth pop band, are to receive the InsideOut sponsored Outer Limits Award at the Progressive Music Awards 2016, in association with Currencies.co.uk, that take place at the Underglobe (beneath The Globe Theatre) on Thursday September 1. To be collected by Trevor Horn …

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Reading & Leeds Festival 2017 On Sale Now!

Melvin Benn, Festival Republic: “I knew 2016 was going to be a great year for Reading and Leeds, with five headliners over three days and sold out crowds. I’m so proud of the line-up and the fact we’re still giving fans the best music line up. I was blown away …

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Tygers of Pan Tang confirm Wigan date.

Tygers of Pan Tang are a heavy metal band, part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement. They formed in 1978 in Whitley Bay, England, and were active until 1987. The band reformed in 1999 and continue to record and perform. The name is derived from Pan Tang, …

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Queensrÿche, The Robin 2, Bilston, Wolverhampton. August 26, 2016

Queensrÿche are a band with history. Since launching their brand of symphonic metal in 1983 with their self-titled EP, over a dozen studio albums have followed along with scores of gold and platinum records to their names as well as much publicised line-up changes. So, with so much water under …

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Reading & Leeds 2016 Round Up Press Release

FIVE HUGE HEADLINE PERFORMANCES FROM FOALS, DISCLOSURE, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, FALL OUT BOY AND BIFFY CLYRO TOP BIGGEST LINE-UP TO DATE. 170,000 ATTENDEES ACROSS RICHFIELD AVENUE AND BRAMHAM PARK With an unprecedented five headliners on this year’s line-up, Reading & Leeds 2016 saw 170,000 festival fans treated to unforgettable …

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Eagle Rock Entertainment release live dvds by Journey, Toto and the Scorpions.

Journey “Live In Manila” Eagle Rock Entertainment are proud to announce the release of ‘Live In Manila’ from Journey on 9 September 2016.  Originally released on DVD in 2009, Journey ‘Live In Manila’ is now being reissued on DVD, Blu-ray and as a DVD+2CD set. This is the first time …

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The Sword – Release “Low Country” On 23rd September 2016

11 August 2016 – Following 9 months of touring in support of the critically acclaimed album, “High Country”, The Sword returned to the studio to experiment with a stripped down acoustic presentation of the “High Country” songs. The result, produced by bassist Bryan Richie and mixed by J. Robbins, is …

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Toseland – New Video “We’ll Stop At Nothing” And UK Tour

The brand new Toseland album, “Cradle The Rage”, was released worldwide in March 2016 and following its success, the band are setting out on a 14 date tour running through September and October of this year. Toseland just released the new video “We’ll Stop At Nothing”, taken from the new …

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The London Tattoo Convention Sept 23/24/25 Rock & Metal Music News

Orange Goblin, Raging Speedhorn, The Broken Chords, Willie & The Bandits, King Kurt and Urban Voodoo Machine have all been confirmed to perform live at the 12th London Tattoo Convention, taking place over the weekend of September 23/24/25th at Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, London E1W 2SF.  Having already announced …

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Enter Shikari announce ‘Live at Alexandra Palace’ plus last show of 2016

Enter Shikari today announce the November 4th release of ‘Live at Alexandra Palace’. The album takes the band’s ‘Bootleg Series’ to its sixth release, and will be available via Ambush Reality / Play It Again Sam as download/stream from all online outlets, plus in limited edition 2xCD and splatter-coloured-vinyl 2xLP formats. ‘Live …

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Dirty Thrills announce first UK headline tour and new releases.

London blues rockers Dirty Thrills have just announced their first UK headline tour. The ‘HEAVY LIVING’ tour will begin on the 21st of October 2016 at The Firebug in Leicester and end with a special free show in London at The Big Red on 3rd of November. Bass player Aaron …

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MAMMOTHFEST 2016 will support MARTLETS HOSPICE in Brighton following tragic passing of Tom from ARCHITECTS

THIS A CALL TO ALL BANDS/LABELS/MAGAZINES etc to send MAMMOTHFEST some prizes they can raffle off to help raise as much money as possible.    The Mammothfest team in Brighton have been deeply moved by the passing of Tom Searle of Architects recently. He spent his last days being cared …

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New festival HEAVY SCOTLAND announce first bands

Brand new heavy metal festival HEAVY SCOTLAND are delighted to announce their first wave of bands for their debut year, to be held in Edinburgh between the 1st-2nd April 2017. Announced today are the first headliners, melodic death metal legends Arch Enemy; plus acclaimed brutal death metal band Sodomized Cadaver; resurgent …

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ASPHYX – debut title track of ‘Incoming Death’ album & announce album formats

Death is coming nearer with the release of the long awaited new studio album by Dutch Doom Death Metal division ASPHYX on September 30th, 2016 worldwide via Century Media Records. Consequently, it’s about time to launch a first song off ‘Incoming Death’, check out the relentless title track below: https://youtu.be/AYNkQh6VDNk The …

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