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planetmosh interviews with rock & metal bands and artists

Dirty Shirt – Pre Fest Interview Wacken 2014

Dirty Shirt are the Romanian winners of this years Wacken Metal Battle. They play at Wacken along with all the other Metal Battle winners from all over the world to compete for the Over All Metal Battle Champion! Can you give the readers a quick introduction to the band? I …

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Trouble Agency – Pre Fest Interview Wacken 2014

Trouble Agency are the Belgian winners of this years Wacken Metal Battle. They play at Wacken along with all the other Metal Battle winners from all over the world to compete for the Over All Metal Battle Champion! Can you give the readers a quick introduction to the band? Trouble …

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Killface are ready for the Wacken Open Air Festival – Interview

PlanetMosh descended into the bowels of the Killface rehearsal studio to catch up with the guys to discuss their recent victory at the Wacken Metal Battle final that secured them a slot at this year’s 25th anniversary festival. Killface are a favourite here at PlanetMosh Team Ireland and we definitely …

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Mutank – Pre Fest Interview Wacken 2014

Mutank are the Canadian winners of this years Wacken Metal Battle. They play at Wacken along with all the other Metal Battle winners from all over the world to compete for the Over All Metal Battle Champion! Can you give the readers a quick introduction to the band? We are …

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Earth Divide – Pre Fest Interview Wacken 2014

Earth Divide are the Faroe Islands winners of this years Wacken Metal Battle. They play at Wacken along with all the other Metal Battle winners from all over the world to compete for the Over All Metal Battle Champion! Can you give the readers a quick introduction to the band please. …

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Tax The Heat interview

Tax The Heat

As part of our continuing build up to this weekend’s Steelhouse Festival, PlanetMosh grabs a chat with Jack Taylor, drummer with Bristol’s Tax The Heat, who’ll be popping over the Severn on Saturday to appear alongside the likes of the Black Star Riders, Sebastian Bach and Buffalo Summer. We started …

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Darkest Era – Interview, June 2014

Darkest Era

PlanetMosh caught up with Ade Mulgrew from Northern Ireland’s Darkest Era for an interview to coincide with the release of their new album ‘Severance‘. 1. The new album Severance is due to be released in Europe on June 16th, what would you say a the main themes and influences on …

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Chris Appleton, Absolva – Interview July 2014

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh interview with Absolva frontman .@ChrisAppleton88 I didn’t get chance to do a live interview with Chris Appleton at the Absolva gig on 31st May 2014 so Chris kindly took the time to answer our questions by e-mail. Find out what Absolva have got in store, the pranks they …

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Arch Enemy interview – May 2014

I spoke to Michael Amott and Alissa White-Gluz recently about the recent lineup change and about their new album, War Eternal. After over ten years, Angela has left Arch Enemy.  What was the bands reaction when she told you she wanted to leave? Michael:  We saw it coming actually so …

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Interview with Alien Bass player Ken Sandin

PM. Ken, congratulations on the new album “Eternity”; it has been receiving some very positive reviews: When did you feel you had the making of something special? “Thanks, David. Yes, we’re very happy with the response! I knew from the first reunion gigs that the band sounded as competent and …

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Adelphia

A newly formed band coming from my own part of the U.K. ( East Midlands ) is Adelphia. Still a young band, but with experience, their maturing nicely, and starting to make some good songs that are getting them noticed. One EP already under their belt ‘ Fingers Burnt and …

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The Answer interview with Cormac Neeson, May 2014

Planetmosh chat with Cormac Neeson, vocalist from The Answer about their latest tours, album and more… Your latest album ‘New Horizon’ came out in September, how has the reception been? The album ‘Rise’ broke the market for you guys, opening a lot of doors and the reaction to the album …

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Kvelertak interview with Erlend Hjelvik – April, 2014

Norwegian black’n’roll metal team Kvelertak have just finished their UK tour. I had possibility to catch them in Glasgow, where they gave us an ass-kicking show. During the chat just before the gig, the band’s vocalist Erlend Hjelvik shared his thoughts about the concerts, music and owls. So, how are …

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Exmortus Interview for PlanetMosh, April 2014

Following successful North American back-to-back tours with Dark Tranquillity and Lich King, California’s young “powershred” foursome Exmortus decided to have a wee chat with PlanetMosh. Summarizing Slave to the Sword, these ten tracks have a thrash metal backbone, abrasive or ‘harsh’ vocals, and every song is packed to the hilt …

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Arkona interview with Masha “Scream” – April 2014

Arkona is definitely one of the most remarkable metal bands from Russia. Those who have seen these pagan metallers in their boiling energetic live shows, know that this is something hard to forget. The same goes for their music and to prove that once again, Arkona is presenting the new …

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Sharon Den Adel, Within Temptation interview, April 2014

I spoke to Within Temptation singer, Sharon Den Adel shortly before the band played their excellent gig at Birmingham Academy. Your latest album, Hydra was released in February and has proved very successful.  One song that has divided opinion though is “And we run” due to it’s inclusion of rapper …

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Vampire Interview for PlanetMosh, April 2014

Vampire is a dark, heavy metal band from Sweden. Formed in 2011, the band released their sole demo in 2012. On the strength of that demo, and about 12 live shows, the band signed to Century Media Records. Currently waiting for just the right tour deal to come along, Vampire …

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Glenn Hughes interview, April 2014

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Glenn Hughes, a man whose career spans several decades and includes Trapeze, Deep Purple, Hughes-Thrall, Black Country Communion.  We spoke about his new band, California Breed whose debut album comes out on May 19th.   Your latest project is called California Breed.  …

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Mark Jansen, Epica & Mayan interview, April 2014

I spoke to Epica guitarist Mark Jansen ahead of the release of Epica’s new album, The Quantum Enigma.  I also took the opportunity to ask him about his other band, Mayan. Your new album, The Quantum Enigma is due to be released at the start of May.  First of all …

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Pär Sundström, Sabaton interview, April 2014

Ahead of the release of the band’s new album, Heroes, I spoke to Pär Sundström, Sabaton’s bass player to discuss the album. Your new album, Heroes is due to be released in May.  First of all, why “Heroes” as the title? We have to go back to 2010, to the …

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