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Scott Watson

Part time guitarist and wannabe rock star. Long time lover of metal, xbox, football and my family while writing and editing for Planetmosh.com

Huron Interview – 14th December 2012

With Huron taking to the road for a brief tour of the UK with ragga punk metal meisters Skindred, we caught up with guitarist Rimmy Sinclair to talk about their EP and tour and what lies ahead in 2013. Hi Rimmy, thanks for taking the time to chat to us …

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Mammoth Mammoth – Vol.III Hell’s Likely

You take one look at Melbourne Rockers Mammoth Mammoth and you think stoner rock, chilled 70s influence psychedelia. Then you listen to them and it’s a very, very different picture indeed. They channel aggressive pumping riffs and attitude together into a hard-ass rock monster, especially with latest release and album …

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9MM – Volle Kraft Voraus

It’s times like these I realise I should have learned German instead of French at school. 9MM, like Rammstein, shove their music in your face in without any English language alternative and, just like Rammstein, you wouldn’t really want the tracks to sound any other way because the language sits …

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SOiL and Fozzy with Breed77 and Villains – The Arches Glasgow, 30th Nov 2012

The Arches in Glasgow is not renowned as a venue for metal bands to play. Its very design, part of the old railway arches under Glasgow Central Station, means playing anything loud tends to bounce from one end to the other and can make things sound very muddy. Thankfully however, …

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Soil interview with Adam Zadel, Glasgow 30/11/12

Adam Zadel of US rockers SOiL took time out when they came to Glasgow with Fozzy and Breed77 to chat to us about the tour and how progress on the new album is coming along. SOiL have launched an interactive pre-sale campaign on Kickstarter (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/soil/soil) to enable fans to participate …

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Fozzy interview with Chris Jericho, Glasgow 30/11/12

Chris Jericho of US rockers FOZZY took time out when they came to Glasgow with SOiL and Breed77 to chat to us about the tour and how life is treating the form WWE wrestler. To see photos taken at the gig click here FOZZY are: Chris Jericho – Vocals Rich …

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Testament Interview with Alex Skolnick, Glasgow, Nov 2012

Testament came to Glasgow earlier in the week and absolutely destroyed it with a monstrous set as you can read from our review right here. Beforehand we had the opportunity to sit down with one of the band’s guitar maestros, Alex Skolnick, to discuss the tour and life in general. …

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Malefice Interview – Glasgow Garage, 27th Nov 2012

Ben Symons and Dale Butler of British metallers Malefice took time out when they came to Glasgow with Testament to chat to us about the tour and what they’ve been up to since their move to Transcend Music this year. MALEFICE are: Dale Butler – Vocals Ben Symons – Guitar Andrew Wilson – Guitar Tom …

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Xerath Interview – Glasgow Garage, 27th Nov 2012

Owain Williams and Richard Thomson of British orchestral groove metallers Xerath took time out when they came to Glasgow with Testament to chat to us about the tour and how they go about bringing their unique sound to the live shows XERATH are: Richard Thomson – Vocals Owain Williams – Guitar Christopher Clark – Bass …

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Testament with Malefice and Xerath – Glasgow Garage, 27th Nov 2012

Testament have been the only one of the big five that I’ve never managed to see, so I was understandably very excited beforehand at the prospect of finally catching these guys live, not to mention get a chance to speak with Alex Skolnick prior to the gig too. It was …

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Bloodstock announce more bands for 2013 Festival

Fresh from their site, hot off the press, say what you will… Bloodstock continues to hit home run after home run with another set of crowd pleasers. AVANTASIA Confirmed as Saturday SPECIAL GUESTS and a Debut and ONLY UK show! KATAKYLSM, EX DEO and WHITECHAPEL added to the Ronnie James …

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3 Doors Down – Greatest Hits

It’s always difficult to review a greatest hits album.  You’re reviewing a band and their music that has been around a good while, in 3 Doors Down’s case since 1996, and whose music is also well loved enough that they can spawn a greatest hits album.  Fans ignore the review …

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Graveyard – Lights Out

Before Gothenburg’s Graveyard had their own brand of beer in Sweden, or won a Swedish Grammy for Best Hard Rock album, or landed on three Billboard charts and multiple “Best of 2011” lists with their album ‘Hisingen Blues’, they caught the attention of Rolling Stone’s David Fricke at SXSW in …

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Interview with James Farwell of Bison B.C.

A few weeks back I had the pleasure of reviewing Bison B.C.s latest piece of heavy, Lovelessness, here on Planetmosh and enjoyed it quite a good bloody bit it’s safe to say.  Following on from this we’ve had a chance to chat with frontman James Farwell on just how the album …

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Wintersun – Time I

Not many bands can say it’s taken eight years between debut and sophomore album but Finnish metallers Wintersun have finally returned with the first part of their epic concept album, Time. It’s something akin to a fantasy soundtrack and wouldn’t sound out of place as the musical backdrop to the …

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Witchcraft – Legend

When Magnus Pelander founded WITCHCRAFT back in the year 2000, he just did so to record PENTAGRAM tribute album. It took until 2002 for the band to finally released their first single. Enter 2012, the band has found a new home with Nuclear Blast records and sees the release of …

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Iron Knights – New Sound of War

You can’t help but feel sympathy for the Iron Knights, formerly Stuka Squadron. Just on the cusp of the release of their new album everything went to hell in a handbasket as a major fallout in the band saw the departure of co-founder Lord Pyre and subsequent mud slinging led …

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Bison B.C. – Lovelessness

It’s the return of Vancouver metal heavyweights Bison B.C. with their third album and follow up to 2010’s Dark Ages. It’s a damn huge assed slice of sludge and stoner metal with thrash accents that explodes in your ears like a ten ton weight dropping on Wile E Coyote. It …

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Interview with Hellbringer

Australian thrashers Hellbringer recently released their debut album, Dominion of Darkness, under High Roller Records and we had the chance to catch up with them and find out a little bit more about what makes them tick. Hi guys and thanks for taking the time to chat to us today. …

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Soldierfield – Bury the Ones We Love

Soldierfield formed in late 2011 with the aim of putting a bomb under the contemporary metal scene according to their press release.  Their debut EP ‘Bury The Ones We Love’ is a 5 track introduction to their style and just what lies ahead in the future from them when an …

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