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planetmosh interviews with rock & metal bands and artists

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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Wizz Wizzard Interview – April 2014

Wizz Wizzard answers a few questions to supplement our review of Rock Lives On by Wizz Acoustic. You were a radio DJ at the tender age of 12. That’s really young and very impressive. How did you get into DJing? Wizz: I was impressed bout some DJ’s here when I got to …

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Slough Feg’s Mike Scalzi Interview

Slough Feg have been around since the early 90’s and have released 8 critically acclaimed studio records as well as numerous splits and played worldwide to a loyal fanbase. Whilst they may not be familiar to most, once heard they will never be forgotten. Mike Scalzi of Slough Feg took some time …

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Diabulus in Musica interview, March 2014

Ahead of the release of their fourth album, Argia, Diabulus in Musica singer Zuberoa Aznárez took some time to answer a few questions for us… OK for anyone who isnt familiar with Diabulus in Musica, can you tell us a bit about the band? We are an, I would say …

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Nick Walsh of Famous Underground Interview for PlanetMosh, March 2014

Here’s the interview portion of March’s Featured Band series in-depth reports, an interview with vocalist Nick Walsh of Canadian hard rockers Famous Underground. This was conducted in March 2014, by Iris North. Excerpts of the 69 minute chitchat follow: First off, I’d like to thank you for granting this interview, …

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Arttu ‘Archie’ Kuosmanen, Santa Cruz – Interview 13th March 2014

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh interview with @ArchieCruzz frontman with @SantaCruzBand All the way from Finland and currently on  a tour of the U.K. with Voodoo Six. PlanetMosh caught up with frontman Archie for an interview/chat ahead of the show at Sound Control, Manchester. Whose idea was it to form the band? It was …

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Emperor Chung Interview for PlanetMosh – 01/14

With a sound that boasts captivating vocal lines and infectious licks punctuated with delectable dual-lead melodies, fresh UK upstarts Emperor Chung are quickly making friends. The band garnered support from Scuzz TV and Team Rock Radio, as well as recently wooing crowds at 2013’s Download Festival. The band’s 11-track eponymous …

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H.E.A.T interview – March 2014

I spoke to Erik Grönwall and Eric Rivers from Swedish melodic rock band H.E.A.T at their hotel in London to talk to them about their forthcoming album “Tearing down the walls”, their tour plans, festival plans and more… Your new album, “Tearing down the walls” is due to be released …

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Stormzone – Interview with ‘Harv’

Belfast heavyweights Stormzone play a rare hometown gig this coming Saturday, when they headline the PlanetMosh supported ‘Blazefest IV’, an eight-band charity fundraising gig in aid of the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. Now, as we said, this is one of the few times a year the Storm breaks …

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