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planetmosh interviews with rock & metal bands and artists

Cornerstone interview – January 2017

Your music has a definite 80s melodic rock feel to it. Was that something you aimed for or is it something that evolved? Alina: Michael and Steve, who founded the band, wanted to make music in these direction. It’s pure AOR/Melodic Rock like Fleetwood Mac or Journey. Michael: Looking back …

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At Dawn’s Edge – interview

With glowing comparisons to Within Temptation, Epica, and Nightwish, At Dawn’s Edge release their brand new video single for Evil Flamingo this month, right now, we sat down with the band a brief chat….   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Ashavari Joshi – Vocals; Alexandru Oprea – Guitars; Matt …

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Ian Gillan – Interview – January 2017

It’s weird meeting your heroes. How do I conduct a professional interview without becoming a drooling, idiotic sycophant? The fact that I’d previously interviewed Ian and knew him to be completely charming and willing to even put up with rookie interviewers asking him about the origins of “Smoke on the …

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OUTTA PEAK TALK ABOUT THEIR HISTORY

Emerging energetic heavy alt-rockers Outta Peak are set to stake their claim as one of the new breed of bands to break through in 2017. The ascending foursome are set to release their new video for Anything, which is lifted from the band’s acclaimed current album, Loveproof, out now. We sat down with the …

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Jimmy DeGrasso, Black Star Riders interview

I spoke to Jimmy DeGrasso late last year to talk about Black Star Riders with a new album, Heavy Fire, due out on 3rd February followed by a UK tour. We finished recording, I think it was the third week in September, but there’s so much else that goes on …

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Interview with photographer Nic Bezzina

What came first, did you take the photos for the book or did you already have some of the photos? I’ve been photographing music for a while now, over ten years and there was a stage where I was getting a little bit jaded with the whole situation of how …

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Elasea – interview

Elasea are beginning to make their mark on the scene with a sound that flaunts hefty riffs and engaging hooks. The band release their brand new EP, Lesson Learnt, on Friday 17th March and we had a chat about their history and plans for 2017…..   What is the full …

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Dropkick Murphys interview, November 2016

I spoke Tim Brennan, guitarist with Dropkick Murphys to talk about their new album – 11 short stories of pain & glory. You’ve got a new album coming out in January, “11 short stories of pain & glory”.  It’s the first album you’ve recorded outside Boston.  What made you decide …

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SERTRALINE – INTERVIEW

Brit melodic metalcore crew SERTRALINE are geared up for the release of their sophomore EP Guilty, out 3rd March. For now though, we had a chat about the band’s background and beginnings…..   What is the full band line-up?   After a couple of line-up changes earlier in the band’s history, …

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Delain interview – November 2016

I spoke to Charlotte Wessels and Martijn Westerholt from Delain a few hours before they played their headline show at London’s Koko venue. Your latest album, Moonbathers, came out in August.  How has the reaction been from the fans? Martijn: Really bad, nobody liked it.. Charlotte: They said to go …

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UK ROCKERS FRAGILE THINGS CHAT ABOUT THEIR BEGINNINGS AND MORE….

Brit Rock n Rollers Fragile Things deliver their new EP ‘Broken Sun’ this March. However, before then we sat down for a chat:   What is the full band line-up? Richie Hevanz – Vocals, Mark Hanlon – Guitar,Steve Lathwell – Bass,Hugo “Wolfie” Bowman – Drums.   How and when did the …

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Valensole talk to us about their history – interview

UK Punks VALENSOLE release their breathtaking new EP ‘Where We Should Be’, on Friday 3rd March. Elliott, Nick, and Dave from the band filled us in on their background: What is the full band line-up, who plays what? We operate as a 3-piece, but we play live with varying session …

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Sinsaenum Interview, Nov 2016

Brand new extreme metal band Sinsaenum has a knack for high speed creep. In yet another musical mixing of creative forces, this act is made possible through the ideas of veteran artists who know sonically exactly what they want, when it comes to death metal. The band is the brainchild …

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Lilium fill us in on their background…

Newcomers ‘Lilium’ arrive on the scene with their new single ‘Disappear’, out 28th November via Deathly Records. The band cite Pearl Jam and Jeff Buckley as their influences. We sat down to ask them a few questions about their history and background.   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Emma …

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Gravves fill us in on their background – interview

UK noisy newcomers Gravves are set to break out to the nation with their blistering new EP Rattle, which hits stores on Friday 10th February, through Loner Noise Records. We chatted with the band about their background: What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Adam Hughes – Bass, vocals, …

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KING COLOBUS – INTERVIEW

Ascending Heavy Blues Rockers ‘King Colobus’ re-release their self-titled EP this February. We had a quick talk with the guys about their background…..   What is the full band line-up? Stewart MacPherson (lead vocals & guitars), James Bailes (bass), Gavin Huck (guitars) and Simon Marsh (drums).   How and when …

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AS THE SUN SLEEPS – INTERVIEW

Highly rated Swindon based pop-punkers As The Sun Sleeps unveil their brand new EP As Good As Gold, which arrives in stores on Friday 20th January 2017. The band chat about what they have in store for the coming weeks and beyond…..   What is the full band lineup, who …

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Thirsty – Interview with Guy Bailey and Chris Johnstone

Thirsty release their second album Albatross on 7th November. Thirsty features founding member of The Quireboys Guy Bailey and former Quireboy Chris Johnstone, along with Russian Poet Irina D and Simon Hanson (from Squeeze). PlanetMosh asked the band a few questions ahead of the album release. How long have you …

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Kilkovec talk about their new EP and video…..

UK Alt-rockers Kilkovec throw down a real game changer, as they let loose their stunning new EP Plunge on Friday 27th January. Before then, we sat them down for a chat….   What is the full band lineup, who plays what? Dan – Guitar and Mouth Noise, Matt – Bass and …

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Construct talk about their background and new album…

Expressing unbridled energy that takes from the depths of Tesseract and Periphery through to the likes of Scar Symmetry and Protest The Hero, Stoke-on-Trent’s Construct have a sound that is as colossal as it is captivating. The Northern metallers reveal their blistering debut album, The Deity, on Saturday 4th February …

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