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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

Bunker 66 – Inferno Interceptor

Formed in 2007 after a couple of rehearsals and lots of beer, Bunker 66, hailing from Messina in Sicily, have been getting rave reviews from the inner circle of the punk and metal underground since their first EP release in 2009.  Since then they’ve continued to press forward with their …

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Angband – Saved from the Truth

Angband are a PowerProg Metal band, formed in 2004 in Tehran by Mahyar Dean a classically trained musician and author who is well known in the metal world for writing two books about Death and Testament. Saved from the Truth is Angband’s third album in a relatively short space of …

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Hellbringer – Dominion of Darkness

Hellbringer is a new Australian thrash metal band formed in Canberra in 2007. Formerly known as Forgery, they changed their name to Hellbringer in 2010 because of a then popular Norwegian band by the same name. The guys certainly wear their influences unashamedly with aspects of Venom and early Slayer …

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Halestorm with Heaven’s Basement and Zico Chain – Glasgow Garage, 23rd Sept 2012

September bank holiday weekend in Glasgow was, for a change, fairly clement when it’s usually drab and dreich as we say up here.  Not only were we cheered by the weather, we were also treated to a killer set from not just the headliners of the night, Halestorm, but also …

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Unchained – Oncoming Chaos

The quality of bands coming out of Rock and Growl just now, to my ears anyway, is something to behold. Having recently reviewed the awesome debut from French maniacs Dead Cowboy’s Sluts, I find myself opening my lugholes to another great metal band from the land of fine wine, croissants …

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Interview with Matt Mitchell, Furyon – Glasgow The Vale, 8th Sept 2012

Matt Mitchell of Brighton metallers Furyon took time to chat to us about the success of Gravitas, playing the festivals and what’s ahead for the band with their second album. You can read our full review of the Glasgow gig  click here Gravitas, the superb debut from Furyon, is available …

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Dead Cowboy’s Sluts – The Hand of Death Review

Dead Cowboy’s Sluts are a metal band from Paris, formed in 2010. They recorded their first album at the Studio St. Marthe in august 2011 called The Hand Of Death and were promptly signed to French label M&O MUSIC for the release of said album in 2012. Their style brings …

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Interview with Richard West of Threshold

With their ninth studio album, March of Progress, due for release imminently, we recently caught up with Threshold keys man Richard West who talked us through just what the band have been up to in the past five years. Hi Richard, thanks for taking the time to chat to us today. …

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Threshold – March of Progress

Indulge me if you will on this one.  I’m no Threshold fan, nor do I know any of their work prior to what this, their ninth studio album, brings to the table. So if you’re reading this as a fan knowing what to expect, feel free to shake your head …

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Fozzy – Sin and Bones Review

Fozzy, heavy metal curio or bona fide band? The brainchild of Rich Ward and Chris Jericho, they’ve spent the past decade shaping the band and moulding it into what we see and hear now through the release of their forthcoming album “Sin and Bones”. Truth be told, “Sin and Bones” is Fozzy’s …

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Reign of Fury – World Detonation Review

Releasing a debut album in this day and age isn’t hard for a band to do.  Anyone with their hands on a PC or Mac can create one in the blink of an eye.  Releasing a debut album that is of a high quality and professional standard though IS hard, …

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Interview with Entropy

At the start of July I wrapped my ears around Entropy‘s third album, E3, and enjoyed it thoroughly as you can read from here.  Frontman Ger Schreinert took the time out recently to talk to us about why now was the right time for their third album and return. Before kicking …

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Kobra and the Lotus Album Review

Canadian metallers Kobra and the Lotus never seem to stop.  They’ve been appearing at various different festivals, doing major tours not just in their own country but beyond and STILL they’ve had time to pull together that difficult second album simply titled “Kobra and the Lotus”. I’m an old school …

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Testament – Dark Roots of Earth Review

Four years… has it really been four years since Formation of Damnation?  Testament returned after nearly ten years with that monster and they’ve managed to follow it up with an even better one in Dark Roots of Earth.  These are halcyon days for old school thrash and it’s wonderful for …

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Entropy – E3 Album Review

Toronto Metal band Entropy are somewhat underground legends in the thrash scene, having released two albums on their own independent label in the 90s, Ashen Existence and Transcendence, to much acclaim. Fast forward some twenty years and they have returned with their new album, E3. Now this, this really is …

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Mike Orlando interview – Glasgow King Tuts, 29th June 2012

We had the extreme pleasure of catching a chat with one of the true masters of the guitar art, Mike Orlando of Adrenaline Mob, prior to what was to be one of THE most stunning live performances at King Tuts in Glasgow. Find out more about the beginnings of Adrenaline …

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Interview with Stormzone – Glasgow G2, 13th June 2012

Following on from a rip-roaring set at Glasgow’s G2 supporting Sebastian Bach, we had the pleasure of catching up with Stormzone’s frontman “Harv” Harbison with some incidental commentary from the rest of the guys. Read more on what’s happening in the world of Stormzone including a review of their performance …

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