Rowena

Interviewer, Reviewer, Radio DJ (Metal Nymph Presents) and Digital Media Wizard at Planetmosh.

Bacchus Baracus interview at Les Fest 3 – 28 June 2014

Another band new to Les Fest this year was Bacchus Baracus, who opened up the main stage Saturday.  Afterwards I spoke to Steg (drums) and Iain (guitar). Their set went down really well and you can catch them again at the Classic Grand in Glasgow on 27th August and on their …

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Voodoo Vegas interview at Les Fest 3 – 29 June 2014

I first saw this band only recently at Camden Rocks and was really happy to see they would be playing Les fest this year, so I had to make sure to arrange a time for an interview. If you’ve not seen them before get yourselves down to The Barfly in …

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Bad Touch interview at Les Fest – 29 June 2014

Having just played at Download Bad Touch arrived at Les Fest to play both stages; an acoustic set on Saturday and the main stage Sunday evening.  I caught up with them ahead of their set on Sunday to find out more about them in another highly entertaining interview. If you …

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Captain Horizon interview at Les Fest 3 – 28 June 2014

One of my favourite bands to interview at Les Fest this year I spoke to Steven ‘Whitty’ Whittington (vocals), James ‘Mez’ Merrix (drums) and Alex Thomson (bass) from Captain Horizon. If you loved their sets at Les Fest, or didn’t manage to catch them check out their website for upcoming …

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Disposable interview at Les Fest 3 – 27 June 2014

Opening up Les Fest 3 on the first day were Disposable from Edinburgh.  Being first on may seem a little daunting but they played an absolute blinder of a set.  Their debut album is currently being put together so watch out for it.  In the meantime, check out their video …

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Savage Messiah Interview, Les Fest 3 – 28 June 2014

The penultimate band of the night for Saturday evening was Savage Messiah and Planetmosh caught up with them early evening ahead of their set for one of the most entertaining and informative interviews of the weekend. Their European tour kicks off on 26 September in the Netherlands and arrives on …

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Defy All Reason interview at Les Fest 3 – 29 June 2014

Defy All Reason opened up the main stage at 11am on the Sunday and without a doubt delivered a cracking set; just the perfect choice to get everyone into the party mood even at that time of the morning. A short while after their set I caught up with Gavin …

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The King Lot Interview at Les Fest 3 – 29 June 2014

The King Lot may have only been a band for less than one year and only started playing gigs since the start of 2014, but things are going from strength to strength.  Being the second band on the main stage on the Sunday, they managed to keep the crowd’s energy up despite …

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LES-FEST 3 release Main Stage Times

LES-FEST release third announcement for 2014 event

The festival season has well and truly begun and one of the festival delights awaiting many this month is Les Fest in Scotland.  Having already announced their final line up, we can now confirm the set times for each of the bands. If you haven’t yet been to Les Fest, …

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Scott Stapp and Voodoo Six, London, 23 April 2014

@Planetmosh reviews @ScottStapp and @VoodooSix show at the Electric Ballroom, London, April 2014.   Thoroughly encouraged by how good this gig was going to be I arrived at the Electric Ballroom full of expectation.  Having been the lead singer of Creed one of the ten most successful US bands of the 2000s, …

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Halestorm interview with Joe

@Planetmosh interviews Joe from @Halestorm With sold out shows in the UK it is fair to say that this part for Halestorm’s current tour was a raving success.  Ending this leg of the tour at The Forum in London, Planetmosh spoke to Joe (guitar) about life on the road, the craziest …

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Dayshell interview with Shayley

@Planetmosh interviews @shayleybourget from @DayShell Despite being a very new band, this was the second time Dayshell were playing in the UK, and having one of those shows a sold out gig in at The Forum in London is definitely not bad going.  Before their set Planetmosh spoke to Shayley …

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Sonata Arctica – Pariah’s Child

@Planetmosh reviews @SonataArctica’s #Pariah’sChild released through @Nuclearblasteu and @Nuclearblastusa. Their eight studio album ‘Pariah’s Child is due to be released in the UK tomorrow and with only a slight wolfish growl ‘The Wolves Die Young’ kicks off the album with a gentle, hopeful symphonic instrumental, that introduces an 80’s sound.  …

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BONDED BY BLOOD have confirmed a European tour with classic Californian thrashers HIRAX.

The “Metal Apocalypse Tour” kicks off on April 25th in Madrid, Spain, and also features NUCLEAR, METHEDRAS and CRESCENT. BONDED BY BLOOD frontman MAURO GONZALEZ comments: “It has been a year since we last had the pleasure of playing for our heavy metal maniacs overseas and we look forward to …

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The Graveltones, The Cadillac Three, Buffalo Summer, The Garage 3/03/14

@Planetmosh reviews @Graveltones, @thecadillac3 and @BuffaloSummerUK live at The Garage, London. After a delightfully eventful weekend I was more in need of sleep (sad I know) than a night of bands.  However having seen The Graveltones previously at The Underworld I suddenly found that had much more energy than I thought.  …

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Svartsot interview with Cris and James, 22 February 2014

@Planetmosh spoke with Cris and James from Savrtsot ahead of their first ever UK show. On Saturday 22 February, Asgard Event Promotions brought an as yet unseen band to the UK in the form of Danish folk metal’ers Svartsot.  Playing as part of the 3rd annual Jorvik Viking Festival fringe event …

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Starkill interview with Parker Jameson, 20 February 2014

@Planetmosh spoke to @StarkillBand’s Parker Jameson (lead guitar and vocals) prior to their set at @corpsheffield.     Hailing all the way from Chicago, USA Starkill are supporting Turisas on their We Ride Together European tour.  Having been signed by Century Media Records in 2012 it was clear to see …

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Turisas interview with Mathias Nygård, 20 February 2014

@Planetmosh spoke to Mathias Nygård from @TurisasOfficial before the third UK show @corpsheffield as part of their We Ride Together European tour.   The announcement of a European tour brought five more UK dates, and as there was no London date I packed my bag and headed north to Sheffield …

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Ring Of Fire – Battle Of Leningrad

@PlanetMosh reviews Ring of Fire – Battle of Leningrad out now on .@FrontiersRec In 2000, having completed a successful mini-tour with Yngwie Malmsteen in late 1999, Mark Boals began creating his second solo album. Released on 24th January 2014 via Frontier Records, ‘Battle Of Leningrad’ is the fourth album by …

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