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Skindred – Interview, 28th November 2015

    I had the pleasure of interviewing Skindred Drummer, Arya Goggin, ahead of their support slot for Five Finger Death Punch at Wembley Arena. The band have had a busy few months, since the release of their latest studio album, “Volume”, and have recently wrapped up the UK leg …

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Komatsu – Belfast, 25 November 2015

Until recently, if you had mentioned the name Komatsu to me, I, perhaps in common with many others, would immediately have thought of a company which manufactures some pretty heavyweight construction equipment.  When the same name cropped up as that of the main support for Mondo Generator on their current …

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Mondo Generator – Belfast, 25 November 2015

It’s only a few months since Nick Oliveri was last in these parts, with his ‘Death Acoustic’ solo show.  Now, the eclectic and workaholic frontman is back, this time fronting his Mondo Generator project on a run of dates across Europe. PlanetMosh availed of the band’s stop-off in Belfast to …

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Planet Of Zeus – Belfast, 21 November 2015

It is the coldest day of the year so far, with the temperatures plummeting to sub-zero and snow hanging in the air.  So, where does any self-respecting music journalist take a trio of musicians more used to the sunshine of their native Greece?  Why, the open air rooftop beer garden …

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Eric Bell – Interview, November 2015 – PlanetMosh Exclusive

There are very few people to whom the term “living legend” genuinely can be applied.  In terms of terms of the Irish music scene, one man who definitely, and deservedly, fits that description is Eric Bell, one of the founding members of the equally legendary Thin Lizzy. PlanetMosh was invited …

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Evil Scarecrow interview – Belfast, 14 November 2015

Midlands maniacs Evil Scarecrow currently are undertaking their most extensive, and elongated, tour to date, bringing their peculiar brand of lunacy and madness to all arts and parts of the UK. PlanetMosh grabbed a chat with frontman Dr Rabid Hell and guitarist Brother Dmitri Pain when the tour stopped off in …

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Michael Schenker interview

Michael Schneker hits the UK later this month to tour supporting Judas Priest.  He’ll be back with his band in January doing a headline tour (see below for tour dates).  A new single has just been released from the current album (Spirit on a mission) – check out the video …

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Christopher Bowes, Gloryhammer interview

I spoke to Chris Bowes, keyboard player and songwriter for Alestorm as well as singer for Alestorm shortly before they went on stage at Islington academy, to discuss the latest Gloryhammer album, their tour with Stratovarius, and Alestorm’s tour next year with Sabaton.      

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The Vintage Caravan – Interview October 2015

The Vintage Caravan – Interview October 2015 I had a quick chat with The Vintage Caravan before their show at The Ruby Lounge, Manchester on 27th October 2015. Find out about their influences, why original drummer left and more but the less said about my lack of geographical knowledge – …

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Michael Sweet (Stryper) Interview – November 2015

Following the release of Stryper’s latest album “Fallen,” Marc from Planetmosh caught up with frontman Michael Sweet to talk about the album and it’s influences. Other subjects such as the Sweet & Lynch project and Michael’s up and coming solo album were discussed as well. Please note, forgive some of …

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COP UK – Interview with Dale Radcliffe, October 2015

COP UK – Interview with Dale Radcliffe and Kevin Rockenfield at The Underworld Camden, 23rd October 2015 After seeing COP UK at Redemption last month I was pleased to see that they would be supporting The Poodles at The Underworld Camden. I had a quick chat to frontman Dale and …

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Killface – Interview – October 2015

A while ago I met up with four of the five members of Dublin Metal band Killface to discuss their upcoming album. Killface are a force to be reckoned with on the Irish scene, and if you’ve listened to any of their previous releases or have caught the band live, …

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Voivod – Interview with Snake – October 2015

PlanetMosh sat down with frontman Denis “Snake” Bélanger of Canadian thrash legends, Voivod during the Deathcrusher Tour. The Deathcrusher Tour is currently ongoing featuring a host of death metal royalty battling for supremacy each night. Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death, Voivod and Herod rolled into Dublin’s Vicar Street on Monday 26th October. You can read …

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Vega – Rockingham, 24 October 2015

The sweat hadn’t had time to dry on Vega singer Nick Workman’s brow following the band’s performance at the recent Rockingham festival when PlanetMosh cornered him for a quick chat about their performance.  We also got all the gen on the band’s new album, which they have just finished recording.

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Robert Tepper – Rockingham, 23 October 2015

Following his triumphant appearance at the recent Rockingham festival, PlanetMosh caught up with Robert Tepper for an impromptu backstage chat.  He talked about finally being able to perform in the UK, his hope that this won’t be his only visit, the legacy of ‘No Easy Way Out’, the song that …

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Anti-Flag: Interview with Justin Sane – October 2015

PlanetMosh had the honour of talking with Anti-Flag’s main man, Justin Sane about their new album, the state of the world and touring. Below are some quotes from the interview by Darragh O’Connor. The entire video is at the end of the article. What’s it like to have had such …

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