Rowena

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

Attica Rage interview at Hard Rock Hell 7 – 29/11/13

Photos of Attica Rage at Hard Rock Hell VII

One of the first bands on the Planetmosh interview sheet at this year’s Hard Rock Hell was the always fun Attica Rage. Some of you may already have their latest album 88MPH.  Some of you may already know about their new single Long Ride Home, but do you know about …

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American Head Charge, The Garage, London – 14/11/13

Carrying on a recent trend for me, tonight was another night where I was really more familiar with the support acts than the headliner.  Having seen Maple Run once before and RSJ, well, just a few times, I knew tonight was going to be a good night.  Though I was …

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American Head Charge Interview with Christopher Emery and Karma Cheema, 14 November 2013

American Head Charge Interview with Christopher Emery and Karma Cheema, 14 November 2013

Hailing from different parts of America, it has not exactly been often that we in the UK have had a chance to see American Head Charge of late.  But with a reformed band and a new EP Shoot released now was definitely a good time to rekindle that flame. Just …

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RSJ Interview 14 November 2013

RSJ Interview 14 November 2013

On the second night of their tour with American Head Charge, RSJ hit London town, and I took the opportunity to have a little catch up with them to see how things were going so far (first night accidents aside).  As you would expect from an RSJ interview it’s very …

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Iced Earth Interview with Stu Block

Ahead of their show in London at the Brixton Academy, I spoke to the lead vocalist of Iced Earth Stu Block about their tour with Volbeat, their upcoming album Plagues of Babylon (out early 2014) and his influences as well as his most embarrassing moment on stage.     You …

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Turisas, Revoker, Astrohenge, O2 Islington, London 9/10/13

Autumn is by far my favourite season not only for the weather but also because it hails the return of the tour season.  With so many bands hitting the UK shores you have plenty to keep you occupied and entertained and tonight was one to those nights.  Heading down to …

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Finntroll interview with Vreth and Tundra, 4/10/13

Deep into their 36 date European tour, Finntroll decended on the UK.  Ahead of their show in Bilston, I spoke to Vreth and Tundra about their current tour and their upcoming North American tour, unexploded bombs, gas explosions and Finntroll on ice. Apologies for the sound quality towards the end …

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Finntroll, Tỳr and Skámöld @ The Robin 2, Bilston, 4/10/13

Bilston…yes I wasn’t sure where it was either as I headed towards Wolverhampton on the train.  Only a short journey away from both Wolverhampton and Birmingham, Bilston has a gem of a venue that you just don’t get in London – and for us living in London, that’s a bad …

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Turisas Interview with Jussi Wickström, 9/10/13

On the second night of their UK tour, Turisas headlined the O2 Academy in Islington, London.  Ahead of the show I spoke to Jussi Wickström and briefly Olli Vanska about the reaction to their new album, the recording process, living in London and what’s next for Turisas.         …

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Skid Row interview with Rachel Bolan, 27/9/13

Following the success of their last UK tour, Skid Row are heading back to our stages for a co-headlining tour with Ugly Kid Joe which kicks off in Southampton on 22 October.  I caught up with one of the founding members, Rachel Bolan to talk about the upcoming tour, the …

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Turisas – Turisas2013

Due to be released in the UK on 2 September 2013, Turisas2013 is the latest offering from the Finnish metal band.  Only two years since Stand Up And Fight was released, this is a quick turnaround and as well as a change from the previous releases by not being a concept album.  Progression has …

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Fahran interview – Bloodstock 2013

Friday at 6pm saw Fahran’s debut at Bloodstock on the New Blood Stage.  Having already played an acoustic set at Download this year, now was an opportunity for us to see what they could bring to an electric set and if you saw their set at Bloodstock I’m sure you’ll …

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Toxic Vision interview with Sharon, Bloodstock 2013

Toxic Vision interview with Sharon, Bloodstock 2013

Enjoying her second time at Bloodstock, I spoke to Sharon the creator, designer, model and everything that is Toxic Vision.  No one can deny the sheer success of Toxic Vision with collections selling out in minutes, so it was a great to be able to talk about how it all …

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Turisas, Interview with Jussi Wickström

With their new album Turisas2013 due out in the UK on 2nd September, I spoke to Jussi Wickström (Guitar) about the upcoming album, touring and playing their new songs live.  You can listen to the full interview below. Apologies for the sirens in the background.   Turisas 18 July 2013   …

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Triaxis Interview, Les Fest 2013

One of the bands at Les Fest who played two sets (acoustic and electric) I caught up with Triaxis.  The day after their acoustic set and ahead of their next appearance on the main stage we found time to talk about festivals, their favourite gigs and more.   Triaxis   …

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Les Fest Review, Day Three by Rowena

Day three dawned quite bright and early, which was good as there was another full day ahead.  It took a while to get some breakfast so it was straight into the press room for interviews.   After this I walked round the corner to the acoustic stage for a bit of …

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Les Fest Review – Day Two by Rowena

Severenth Live at Les-Fest 2013

Saturday dawned bright, but not so early (I do need some sleep) and brought with it a busy day indeed.  The day kicked off gently with a local breakie and then heading over to the main stage at 12.15 for Bull-Riff Stampede.  Having seen their set on the New Blood …

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Les-Fest 2013 – The Overview

Planetmosh descended en-masse to take in the sights, the sounds and the craic as Scotland showed it does indeed know how to throw a party all in the name of rock and metal. As with all festivals though, trying to take in every band is impossible. You can read our …

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