Mark Ashby

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Krisiun – Interview with Alex Camargo

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.@Planetmosh interviews Alex Camargo of @Krisiun in Belfast Brazilian death metal demigods Krisiun are currently laying waste to venues across Europe, alongside Kataklysm and Fleshgod Apocalypse.  PlanetMosh caught up with frontman Alex Camargo when the tour pulled into Belfast, to discuss life on the road, the health of the Brazilian …

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Assacrentis – ‘Put Them To Fire And Sword’

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.@Planetmosh reviews the debut album by #assacrentis The French resort city of Nice may be located on the sunny Mediterranean coast, but that does not mean that it is not soaked in darkness, as this debut album from veteran local black metallers Assacrentis – originally formed by vocalist/guitarist Dagoth as …

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Bullibymon + Jackalfeud + Defyed – Voodoo, Belfast – 17 January 2014

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.@PlanetMosh reviews @Bullibymon, @jackalfeud and #Defyed at @Voodoo_Belfast With the Belfast metal scene having burst back into life after its winter hiatus the previous evening, with the triple assault of Kataklysm, Krisiun and Fleshgod Apocalypse down the street at the Limelight, it was turn of the local lads to turn …

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Kataklysm + Krisiun + Fleshgod Apocalypse – Limelight 2, Belfast, 16 January 2014

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It’s taken until halfway through January for the Belfast metal scene to throw off its new year hangover and stir itself back into life – and what better way for it to awaken than with an international triple header featuring three potent exponents of their craft? Openers Fleshgod Apocalypse bring …

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Suffering Mind / Six Brew Bantha – Split 7”

.@PlanetMosh reviews the split 7″ EP from #sixbrewbantha and #sufferingmind – out now on @HALOOFFLIES ‘Splits’ have long been a traditional metal medium, especially at the more extreme end of the spectrum, usually featuring two or three bands seeking to minimize their investment yet maximize their impact by pooling their …

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Kampfar – ‘Djevelmakt’

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.@PlanetMosh reviews Djevelmakt by @Norsepagans – released on @IndieRecordings on January 27 Kampfar’s latest offering – their sixth album in their 20-year career – is inspired by its artwork,  a 1981 oil painting by Polish artist Zdzisław Beksiński, but is described by vocalist Dolk as “not a concept album per …

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Heart – ‘Fanatic Live From Caesars Colosseum’

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.@PlanetMosh reviews .@heartofficial – Fanatic Live From Caesars Colosseum out Feb 2014 on .@FrontiersRec It could be argued that, with this career-spanning recorded-for-TV concert DVD, the 40-year career of Ann and Nancy Wilson has come something of a full circle.  Not only has their most recent output – including the …

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The Peckham Cowboys – ’10 Tales From The Gin Palace’

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@Planetmosh reviews @_PeckhamCowboys out Feb 14th on @CargoRecords The collective group of rawk ‘n’ roll outlaws known as The Peckham Cowboys are not a tribute to Delboy and Rodney – although they may take some of their inspiration from the exploits of the brothers Trotter:  no, these wild ‘n’ reckless Sarf Lahndon …

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Tribune – ‘Tales’

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This third album from Vancouver quintet Tribune is a nine song (or should that be ‘nine chapter’?) concept album, with each track inspired by an author such as HG Wells, Homer and HP Lovecraft. It’s a concept which is ambitious in its aspirations, but which ultimately fails to deliver on …

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Stormzone + Maverick – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill, 28 December 2013

Stormzone + Maverick – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill, 28 December 2013

As we have been consistently documenting over the past 12 months, it’s been a helluva year for the Norn Iron rock and metal scene – and especially for the two bands tasked with hosting this end-of-term party (Stormzone released their fourth, and most acclaimed and successful, album to date while …

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