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The Dead Daisies – Marco Mendoza – PlanetMosh Exclusive

Hard rock super group The Dead Daisies are preparing to release their third album, ‘Make Some Noise’.  Before that, they return to the UK and Ireland for some live action, starting in Dublin tomorrow (Wednesday 20 July) with a combination of four headline shows and three festival appearances over the …

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Jupiter Way interview

It’s what every parent must dread: you save up for years to send your kids to university, only for them to turn their backs on their careers and pursue a life in Rock music. After all, who knows what the world of dentistry has lost with Queen’s Roger Taylor foregoing …

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Interview with former Stiltskin and Genesis front man Ray Wilson

They say ‘write what you know’ and with his latest album, Song for a Friend, former Stiltskin and Genesis front man Ray Wilson has certainly taken that advice to heart. This is the Scotsman’s fifth solo studio album and has been warmly received with some critics citing that the mostly acoustic songs it …

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Tarja Turunen interview – June 2016

I spoke to Tarja while she was in London having performed at a one-day festival and then at a special intimate show that was being filmed. We talked about her new album “The Brightest void” and the album due out soon, “The shadow self” as well as touring and other …

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Marco Hietala, Nightwish interview – Download 2016

I spoke to Nightwish bassist, Marco Hietala briefly at Download festival not long before the band played the main stage. So, Nightwish are playing the main stage today at Download, just before the headliners, Iron Maiden – a good spot on the bill. It seems like it yes, we just …

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Dead Label! Interview with Claire Percival – 22/06/16

Firstly congrats on the release of ‘Throne of Bones’ I was lucky enough to get it for review and I love it! I am seeing a lot of positivity and support for the release and for you guys, how are you guys feeling now the album is out there and …

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Interview with Rasmus Sjøgren from Celestial Son.

Celestial Son (formerly known as Drone) is a progressive grunge band from Denmark founded in 2003 in Silkeborg. The band is led by singer, guitarist and songwriter Rasmus Sjøgren. PlanetMosh caught up with Rasmus to discuss all things Celestrial Son and the new single ‘Open Wound’. PlanetMosh.Why did you change …

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Mark Tremonti – PlanetMosh Exclusive

Best known to many as the guitarist with Creed and subsequently Alter Bridge, Mark Tremonti in recent years has stepped into the solo spotlight with his own self-titled band. With Tremonti the band having released their third album, ‘Dust‘, last month, and bound for the UK’s shores again, for a …

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God Damn Brewery – M2TM Glasgow finalist – Interview

The Metal 2 The Masses Glasgow final takes place on May 27th and we’ve been catching up with the finalists to get their take on the competition, the final, and what playing at Bloodstock would mean to them.  In this interview we hear from God Damn Brewery. Congrats on getting …

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Mantar interview – Desertfest 2016

PlanetMosh’s Miley Stevens and Innes Rankin spoke to Mantar at Desertfest 2016. Mantar are a two-piece ‘not-sludge’ band hailing from Hamburg, Germany. This is probably the most fun I have ever had in an interview, and I would urge anyone who likes their music heavy to check these boys out. …

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Interview with Conan – Desertfest 2016

PlanetMosh’s Miley Stevens and Innes Rankin had the pleasure to talking to Chris Fielding of Conan ahead of their Desertfest performance at the Electric Ballroom. Miley: Hey Chris, how’s it going? Chris: Good thanks, a bit tired – just got in, but very well. Miley: I saw you at Ritual Festival …

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Interview with Brian Tatler from NWOBHM legends Diamond Head, 30/4/2016

Dennis from Planetmosh talked to Brian Tatler, founder member of Diamond Head following their headlining set in Northwich. Hello Brian. That was a great set to end the NWOBHM night. Yeah. It was great. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Rasmus said onstage that this is the strongest the band has ever been. …

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AeSect – M2TM Ireland 2016 Finalist – interview

In the 6th and final instalment of “PlanetMosh interviews the Metal 2 The Masses Ireland 2016 Finalists”, we caught up with the guys from AeSect ahead of Saturday’s main event.  See you in the pit!! Congrats on getting to the final guys. Can you explain the feeling when you heard …

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Ten Ton Slug – M2TM Ireland 2016 Finalist – interview

In our series of Metal 2 The Masses Ireland finalist interviews, PlanetMosh caught up with the slithering beast of a juggernaut that is Ten Ton Slug in the run up to Saturday’s show. Here’s what the guys had to say. Congrats on getting to the final guys. Can you explain …

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Two Tales Of Woe – M2TM Ireland 2016 Finalist – interview

Two Tales Of Woe have just dropped ‘Burning Lands’, their first song in 3 years ahead of the Metal 2 The Masses Ireland Final this Saturday. Check out the video below. The lads are keeping the press train rolling with this interview that Carl and Kelvin did with us at …

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zhOra – M2TM Ireland Finalist 2016 – Interview

zhOra are here and mean business. The Tipperary natives will be flying their blue and yellow flag in Dublin on Saturday at the Metal 2 The Masses Ireland final. PlanetMosh talks to drummer Tom Woodlock in the run up to the showcase Congrats on getting to the final guys. Can …

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Call To Arms – M2TM Ireland Finalist 2016 – Interview

Fresh after pulverising their two Metal 2 The Masses Ireland rounds, PlanetMosh caught up with the lads  from Call To Arms and here’s what they had to say ahead of the final this weekend. Congrats on getting to the final guys. Can you explain the feeling when you heard your …

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Overkill Interview – Bobby Blitz, Leeds 7.4.16

PlanetMosh’s Miley Stevens caught up with Overkill’s Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth at the Leeds date of their anniversary tour. M: So I understand this tour is celebrating 25 years of Horrorscope and 30 years of Feel the Fire. I just wanted to ask what an anniversary tour is like compared to …

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Lynne Hampson – Partner in Rocksector Records and SOS Festival Promoter – Interview

Lynne, this will be the 9th SOS festival, can you give us the reason why you started it; was it purely to showcase Rocksector signed bands. The festival was started to showcase local , Rocksector and up and coming bands. Manchester at that time didn’t have its own summer festival and …

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