Interviews

planetmosh interviews with rock & metal bands and artists

Paradise Lost interview with Aaron Aedy, ABC Glasgow 31st Oct 2013

I had the pleasure of chatting with the lovely Aaron Aedy, Rhythm Guitarist for Paradise Lost before their superb set at the ABC in Glasgow on Halloween. In this 25 minute interview we discuss 25 years of the band, achievements, touring, previous and current tour with Lacuna Coil and Katatonia, …

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Damnation Festival Preview – Moss Interview; “Someone said it was like cavemen playing Sabbath covers…”

Moss are attached to the weirder side of life, “peeling everything back to the core fundamentals of doom, how heavy and dark it can be.” and here they are celebrating their 13th year as a band! They are the doom band that doesn’t hold a bass player…odd, is the word you …

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Damnation Festival Preview – Conan Interview; “We are the voice inside your head as you slay on World of Warcraft”

  A wise man once wrote “The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places…” One such place is Damnation festival where Conan are to return this year headlining the Electric Amphetamine stage. They will guest their new works, from their up coming new album, …

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NASA Assassin – Interview with Aidy and Rab

Helloween Havoc Poster

In the last of our interviews to preview this weekend’s PlanetMosh-backed Helloween Havoc in Belfast, we talk to bassist Aidy Dunlop and drummer Rab McNeill from headliners – and all round headbins (if you ask us) – NASA Assassin. I start by asking about the band’s background – who they …

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Eden’s Curse interview with Paul Logue

Eden's Curse

“In late August 2007, the rock and metal world witnessed the birth of Eden’s Curse“, quips the band’s official website. The melodic rock and metal act was formed by bassist Paul Logue. Enlisting the help of German guitarist Thorsten Koehne and English drummer Pete Newdeck, the band, accompanied by American …

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Mental Circus – audio interview with Sanne at Metal Female Voices Festival

  Although Mental Circus were not playing at this years event, a lot of people were really excited about this bands potential. Bearing that in mind, we thought we would have a chat with Sanne Marico and find out about their plans for next year, current release, influences and lots …

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Crimfall – audio interview at Metal Female Voices Festival

  I had a great chat with Helena and Mikko of Crimfall at this years Metal Female Voices Festival. Many of you will know by now that Helena and the band parted company just a few days after this interview, I tried to hear if anything in the interview gave …

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ReVamp- audio interview at Metal Female Voices Festival

I had a brief chat with two of the guys from ReVamp just prior to  their set at this years Metal Female Voices Festival in Belgium. We talk about the set, touring and the bands plans. https://www.facebook.com/ReVamp http://revampmusic.com/    

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We Are Knuckle Dragger – Interview with Pete Currie

Helloween Havoc Poster

Geordie lads We Are Knuckle Dragger just released their second full-length album, ‘The Drone’, produced by Ross Robinson (best known for his work with the likes of KoRn, Slipknot and The Deftones among others).  Having played launch shows in their home city and London this past weekend, the trio are …

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Kontrust – audio interview at Metal Female Voices Festival

I had a chat with the guys from Kontrust a short while after their set at this years Metal Female Voices Festival. In many ways they were a band who divided a lot of opinion amongst the crowd, a good percentage (myself included) liked them but a percentage also didn’t, …

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Altus – Exclusive PlanetMosh interview

Altus

Having appeared from apparently out of nowhere less than six months ago, Altus have taken the Northern Ireland scene by the scruff of the neck and given it a jolly good old-fashioned seeing to!  They’ve certainly made some waves in that short period time – with threats of legal action …

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Anneke Van Giersbergen, audio interview at Metal Female Voices Festival

I got the chance to speak with Anneke a few hours before her excellent set at this years Metal Female Voices Festival in Belgium. We chatted about the show, touring, her latest album “Drive” and also who she would like to work with in the future. https://www.facebook.com/annekevangiersbergenofficial Home   Anneke …

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Scimitar – Interview with Ryan Atkin

Helloween Havoc Poster

Belfast’s “friendly neighbourhood thrashers” Scimitar having been making quite a name for themselves on the local scene over the past year and a bit.  As the four piece prepare to rip up another stage, this time at the PlanetMosh-sponsored Helloween Havok this coming Friday (November 1st), I pull up a …

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ForChristSake – Interview with Mark Payne

ForChristSake-Artwork

With one of Belfast’s favourite night’s out, Helloween Havoc, returning after a year’s sabbatical this coming Friday (November 1st), PlanetMosh will be publishing exclusive interviews with the five participating bands over the next five days. First to step into the interrogation chamber is Mark Payne, bassist with Christian extreme metallers ForChristSake.  …

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Buckcherry – Interview with Keith Nelson

Buckcherry - Keith Nelson

With the band about to release of a ‘Best Of…’ compilation, followed by a return to these shores on a co-headlining jaunt with Hardcore Superstar, PlanetMosh caught up with guitarist Keith Nelson (pictured right) in Massachusetts, on the last night of the band’s most recent US tour. What happened next …

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