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Nikita

Co-founder of PlanetMosh. Official cookie and cake baker at PM Towers.

Sonisphere 2014 – Friday 4th July – Review

  Sonisphere 2014 marked the 40th year of festivals held at Knebworth and what better way to celebrate than to bring 60,000 music fans together for a hot, sunny and lightly showered weekend of metal dominance! A late starting Friday meant that fans were able to arrive in good time …

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Hellfest reveal last bands

HELLFEST 2014 tickets on sale now and festival line up is released!!

Hellfest are happy to announce the final additions to the 2014 lineup. The final bands are as follows: FRIDAY: LYNCH MOB, KVELERTAK, ORDER OF APOLLYON, ROTTING OUT SATURDAY: WALKING PAPERS, AGAINST ME, NEFARIUM Unfortunately QUEENSRYCHE, DEFEATER and 7 SECONDS have cancelled their appearances at Hellfest 2014. Stay tuned for the …

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BLOODSTOCK ticket payment plan launches

Wipe away those January ‘back to reality’ blues with a great deal from those lovely BLOODSTOCK Festival folks!  The very popular deposit scheme is now on sale to help you spread the burden of paying for your 2014 weekend ticket.  Now you can secure your wristband for 2014’s heaviest festival …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 – An insight

Bloodstock Open Air 2013 marks the 6th consecutive time that I have personally attended the festival and over these years I’ve seen the festival change in many ways, good and bad. In the past the cleanliness of the Bloodstock toilets has ranked as the worst festival toilets that I have …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review – Sunday 11th August

Today I decided to check out Sacred Mother Tongue whose name seems to be haunting me. To be honest I was quite underwhelmed by them and felt that they would pack more of a punch with a more aggressive approach especially in their vocals. I personally thought that the performance …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review – Saturday 10th August

Rather than start my day with a full on dose of metal, I pleasantly started it with a slice of medieval full contact battling. In the past the Viking battling had been a little on the soft side, wielding wooden swords and could get boring pretty quickly. Medieval battling on the …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review- Friday 9th August

After yesterday’s heat I was hoping for a cooler start to the second day (first for the Friday arrivals), however, I had no such luck. Another blazing hot start to the day. Today’s breakfast band for me consisted of some “Great British heavy fucking metal” in the form of Absolva. …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review – Thursday 8th August

Today was the day that we’d all been waiting for. The first day of the highly anticipated bloodstock open air 2013. Each year the eagerly awaiting crowd starts congregating at the gates earlier and earlier demanding entry but the security hold their ground until the specified 12pm opening time. An …

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BLOODSTOCK confirm more Sophie Stage bands

Bloodstock Open Air 2013

BLOODSTOCK, the biggest metal party weekender of the year is just three weeks away, and the event has announced another handful of bands for the Sophie Lancaster Stage at Catton Park. Manchester’s ABSOLVA bring their inspired & modern take on classic British metal to the festival on Friday.  Formed last …

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HRH Prog 2 Festival announces first bands

HRH Prog 2 Festival

Running from March 20-232014 the second edition of the Prog weekender will continue to embrace both the classic and new artists of the prog scene. Our first wave of acts features ex-Marillion frontman and all-round prog legend Fish, Dutch progressive rock overlords Focus, Prog magazine favourites The Pineapple Thief, the …

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Do you like salad? Bloodstock and Lamb of God do!

Metal heads + salad = no?

Rumour has it that a lot of metal fans don’t like salad.  Here’s some supporting evidence, shot at this year’s Download… However, this particular metalhead, LAMB OF GOD’s D.Randall Blythe, really loves salad.  Check out why below, as he enlists some help from a furry friend in persuading you to …

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BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL announces Jagermeister Stage bands

Bloodstock Open Air 2013

BLOODSTOCK is only four weeks away, and the event have announced another handful of bands for the Jagermeister Stage at Catton Park. MOTORHEAD guitarist, PHIL CAMPBELL is set to bring new project., the PHIL CAMPBELL ALL STAR BAND to top out the party on Sunday night.  Phil comments: “I am …

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Enter Shikari and Parkway Drive confirmed as Vans Warped Tour Headliners

Vans Warped Tour 2013

ESCAPE THE FATE AND FIVE FURTHER BANDS ADDED DAY SPLITS REVEALED – SINGLE DAY TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE Held at London’s historic Alexandra Palace on November 16th and 17th, the 2013 UK leg of the VANS WARPED TOUR has now been boosted with the news that ENTER SHIKARI and PARKWAY DRIVE …

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Hevy Fest announce move to O2 Academy Brixton for 2013

Hevy Fest

Hevy-er than ever!  Hevy Fest and AEG Live are excited to announce the move to 02 Academy Brixton for 2013.  Featuring a line up of EPIC proportions, be sure to get your tickets quickly for one of THE live events of the summer! The ferocious line-up features exclusive appearances from metalcore …

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Children of Bodom – Halo of Blood

Children of Bodom - Halo of Blood

“Halo of Blood” is the 8th studio album by Finnish melodic death metallers, Children of Bodom. ‘Waste of Skin’ starts the newly released album with melody, catchy guitar work, typical chugging Children of Bodom riffs and signature keyboards. Before long the entrance of title track ‘Halo of Blood’ brings a …

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Bloodstock announce new lineup additions

Bloodstock Open Air 2013

BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL are excited to announce a whole batch of new additions for all three stages.  There’s only seven weeks left to the most metal weekend of the year!!  Have you got your tickets yet?! Opening Friday’s main stage, and fresh off the back of the release of ‘IV’, their …

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Graspop update: Overkill and WASP out – Iced Earth and Steak Number Eight in

Much to our regret both W.A.S.P. and Overkill have been forced to cancel their Graspop show for Saturday 29 June. W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless has suffered a broken leg in a car crash. As a result, W.A.S.P. have been forced to cancel their 2013 European summer festival dates, including their …

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Graspop lineup complete

With the addition of Soulfly, The Monolith Deathcult, Crucified Barbara and Thy Art Is Murder, the lineup for GMM2013 is finally complete. It looks like it’s going to be another vintage edition of Belgium’s premier metal festival! The 18th edition of Graspop Metal Meeting is shaping up to be a …

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Hypocrisy – Effenaar, Eindhoven – 31/03/2013

After counting down for weeks, the moment had finally arrived. I was finally going to get to see Hypocrisy for the first time! I was probably more excited than a 5 year old at Christmas! Since the gig started at the most random time of 16:30 (what kind of time …

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