Sty

A patriotic Welshman, and one quarter of Manchester hardcore/punk band Eye Licker.

Tantrum – Melt It Down

Scottish Metallers Tantrum, through a support pledge project, have released their debut album ‘Melt It Down’. They asked fans to help fund the release by pre-ordering the album and pledging certain amounts of money in return for exclusive gifts. The more you pledged, the bigger the gifts. For example, pledge …

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CKY / Sumo Cyco / Bullets And Octane – Live At O2 Academy 2, Liverpool – 08/12/18

Walking into a venue like the O2 Academy 2 in Liverpool for the very first time tonight made me realise just how lucky we are that certain bands feel the need to play these small, exclusive places in order to be close to their fans. This was definitely the case with …

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I Saw The World Burn Chat to Sty for PlanetMosh

Sty for PlanetMosh chats to Don and Katie from I Saw The World Burn ahead of the show at The Live Rooms, Wrexham on 29th November 2018. Read our review of the gig here I Saw The World Burn are: – Katie Cairns – Vocals, Ian Deaville – Guitars/Backing Vocals, Don …

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Scars of Remembrance Chat to Sty for PlanetMosh

Sty for PlanetMosh chats to Carl and Ben from Scars of Remembrance ahead of the show at The Live Rooms, Wrexham on 29th November 2018. Read our review of the gig here Scars of Remembrance are: – Mike – Vox Karl – Bass Harris – Guitars Ben – Drums Dan …

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Letheria – Death Principle

Letheria are a hardcore thrash band from Finland. Formed in 1998 these guys have released seven demo’s, three E.P’s and now finally a full length album, Death Principle, only the 20 years later! At first I’m finding it hard to work out what it is Letheria are about. The first …

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Molars – Tight, But Not Groundbreaking

Based in Nottingham, United Kingdom, Molars are a Midwest Emo/Pop-Punk trio formed in 2018. Their debut EP Tight, But Not Groundbreaking will be released on 14th December. For fans of Tiny Moving Parts, Taking Back Sunday, American Football, and The 1975. What band they fail to add to this impressive …

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Sumo Cyco / Scars Of Remembrance / I Saw The World Burn – The Live Rooms, Wrexham – 29/11/18


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Previously known as ‘Central Station’, Wrexham’s Live rooms have seen some pretty decent bands over the years, and this was a mouth watering line-up starting with the superb ‘I Saw The World Burn’. I reviewed their recent support slot with Skindred and had nothing but praise for them, so I was really …

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Aria – Curse Of The Seas

Aria, formed in 1985, was the first Russian Heavy Metal band to break through to mainstream media and commercial success. The media dubbed these guys the ‘Russian’ Iron Maiden. Interestingly enough, most of the bands lyrics are written by professional poets. Mixed by Roy Z and mastered by Maor Appelbaum, this …

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Skindred – Interview with Arya Goggin

Sty for PlanetMosh chats to Arya Goggin from Skindred ahead of the show at The Tivoli, Buckley. Read our review of the gig here Skindred are: – Benji Webbe – Vocals Mikey Demus – Guitars / Backing Vocals Daniel Pugsley – Bass / Backing Vocals Arya Goggin – Drums Links Facebook / Twitter / Website

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Homicide Hagridden – Effect Lucifero

Slayer may be all but finished but this Italian quartet will be keeping their memory alive in what is their third full length album in incredibly 14 years. This is actually a re-release from 2016. Only difference is a bonus track, ‘Black As War’. This album could easily be a …

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Skindred – Live At Buckley Tivoli 15/11/18

When a band like Skindred come to town, and when I say ‘town’, I mean literally a five minute drive from my house, it’s an opportunity that would be criminal to miss. I had been looking forward to this one for a long time and had the pleasure of chatting …

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I Saw The World Burn – Buckley Tivoli – 15/11/18

Once in a while a band comes along that just picks you up by the scruff of your neck and carries you away with them on their journey. ‘I Saw The World Burn’ did just that on Thursday night at Buckley’s historic ‘Tivoli’ venue. My primary objectives that night was to …

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Pearl Jam UK – Buckley Tivoli – 10/11/18

I’ve never been one for tribute bands. They’ve never interested me. I used to detest even playing a cover song in one of the many bands I’ve been in over the years. It’s not for me. But I go through waves. I’ll get a crush on a band for a …

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Vanishing Kids – Heavy Dreamer

Vanishing Kids has been an ever evolving artistic and musical journey since the early 2000’s with core members and founder’s Jason Hartman (Jex Thoth), and Nikki Drohomyreky on vocals. As kids of the 70s and 80s who grew up on metal, prog rock, krautrock, psych, punk and goth, they have …

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Zealotry – At The Nexus of All Still Born Worlds

Boston’s Zealotry are once again a band I’m premiering with. They first hit the hard core gloom Death Metal scene in 2013 with their first full length album ‘The Charnel Expanse’, which was followed by ‘The Last Witness’ in 2016. This latest effort offers us some serious speed changes, doom …

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Flagelador – Predilecao Pelo Macabro

Sounding musically and technically very early Iron Maiden-ish, this Brazilian quartet from Rio de Janeiro are back with only their 4th full-length album in 16 years. They were formed in 2000 and are currently signed to Hellprod records. The vocals are delivered in their native Brazilian tongue which at first …

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Blackrat – Dread Reverence

One of the underground’s best-kept secrets, BLACKRAT have been skilfully skirting the often-fine lines among metalpunk, thrash, crust, and traditional speed metal. Formed in 2012, this Canadian power-trio to date have delivered two cult full-lengths, 2013’s rough ‘n’ rowdy ‘Whiskey and Blasphemy’ and 2016’s far-more-epic ‘Hail to Hades’, laying on …

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