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planetmosh interviews with rock & metal bands and artists

Glenn Hughes, Black Country Communion interview – July 2017

A couple of months ago, I spoke to Glenn Hughes about the new Black Country Communion album.  Now with the album release approaching we’re able to bring you the interview. What made you decide the time was right to do another Black Country Communion album? Joe came to me.  I …

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PEUR – Interview

Highly rated alt-rocker PEUR will reveal their new single, An Exercise in Abstinence, on Friday 13th October. We sat down for a chat to find out more……   What is the full band lineup, who plays what? Joe Lomax – Vocals and guitars, Ryan Greenhalgh – Bass and electronics, Sam Tempest …

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The Hiding Place – Interview

Rising Brit post-hardcorers THE HIDING PLACE are set to take on the UK with their engulfing sound, which calls to mind the likes of Underoath and Funereal For A Friend. The band reveal a new track ‘Are You Even There’ on Friday 15th September. We had a sit-on with the …

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Alissa White-Gluz, Arch enemy interview – London – Summer 2017

A few weeks before they played at this year’s Bloodstock festival, I had the pleasure of speaking to Arch Enemy vocalist Aliisa White-Gluz (and briefly Michael Ammott who had been delayed en-route) about the new Arch Enemy album, Will to Power. Lets start by talking about the new live DVD …

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Decrypted – Get Grilled

Multi-cultural Londoners, DECRYPTED plan their assault on the UK backed by a slew of influences panning from Death Remains, Killswitch Engage, to Hacktivist. DECRYPTED release the track ‘EOEE’ on 29th September. Prior to this, we asked the band to introduce themselves:   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? …

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Black Cat Bones – interview

Brit rock n rollers BLACK CAT BONES reboot their new EP ‘Down To The River’ on Friday 29th September. We ask the band to introduce themselves:   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Jonnie Hodson – Lead Vocals, Harmonica; Rimmer – Lead Guitar; Ash Janes – Drums, back …

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Never Found – Interview

Darkly post-hardcore crew NEVER FOUND release ‘The Human Condition’ on 6th October, we sat down with the band to find out more……   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Daniel Barnes – Vocals/Guitar, Samuel Redmayne – Lead Guitar, James Sweeten – Bass Guitar, Kieran Ivey – Drums. …

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Orestea – Interview

ORESTA chat about their background and talk about their new album ‘Element’s, out 22nd September.   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Lisa Avon – Vocals, Lloyd Wilson – Guitar, Mike Quinn – Bass. And following the completion of the new album the band has welcomed Johno …

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ALL TIED UP – INTERVIEW

All Tied Up are making friends and picking up new fans. The Brit pop-punkers release their new EP  ‘Breaking Silence’, via Stack-in-a-box Records on Friday 22nd September. Before then, we had a sit-down with the guys…..     What is the full band line-up, who plays what? All Tied Up …

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Zebedy get grilled

Angular riff beasts ZEBEDY are creating a stir for their twisted and engulfing sound. The band reboot their ‘Set The Pace’ EP on 15th Sept. Before then, we ask a few burning questions:   What is the full band line-up, who plays what?   Jonny H-S – Guitar and Vocals, …

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The Raven Age interview – Download 2017

I spoke to The Raven Age at Download 2017 to talk about their appearance there, and touring plus the current album., You played the second stage here at Download this year. Download is becoming quite familiar for you isnt it? Third year in a row. You started on the fourth …

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Mr Happy Chainsaw Interview

Having recently returned from an 8 year hiatus with new EP ‘It’s Not My Ball’ Kris from PlanetMosh caught up with punk-pop rockers Mr Happy Chainsaw.  Having just arranged their own successful EP launch show, I caught up with them to find out how it went and to discuss the …

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Warren Haynes, Gov’t Mule interview

I recently spoke to Warren Haynes to discuss the new Gov’t Mule album, Revolution come, Revolution go. Very recently Gregg Allman died – a sad loss to the world of music. How did you get the news? Bert Holman, the Allman brothers manager called me when he heard about it. …

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TWISTED ILLUSION INTERVIEW

Twisted Illusion reveal their enticing double-album ‘Insight To The Mind Of A Million Faces’, on Friday 22nd September. In anticipation of the release, the progsters talk about their background and more:   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? The core line-up for most shows is Mark Wagstaff …

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Stevie Nimmo

Stevie Nimmo, winner of the 2016 Blues Awards Album of the Year with Sky Won’t Fall, has man flu. Yet despite this, the Glaswegian is every bit as upbeat and amiable as ever. Fresh from playing at Bospop in Holland, along with the likes of Black Star Riders, Beth Hart …

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High Down Interview

Combining a modern pop punk sound, with pop rock and metalcore influences, and an intense and energetic live show, HIGH DOWN are quickly established themselves. The band release their new EP ‘Moving On’ on 1st September. We had a talk with the guys about their beginnings and more…..     …

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Orden Ogan interview – London, May 2017

I spoke to Seeb and Dirk from Orden Ogan recently in London to discuss their new album, Gunmen. You’ve released the single “Gunman” from the new album “Gunmen”.  That’s going to confuse people trying to remember which is the album title and which is the single title. Seeb: Yes it’s …

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We Are The Catalyst interview

WE ARE THE CATALYST are back with a stunning new video, One More Day, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3EzQTvrh1M . If you are yet to be familiar with the band, check out our intro piece below:   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Cat Fey – Vocals, Kenny Boufadene – Guitars …

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Jon Schaffer, Iced Earth interview – London – June 2017

I spoke to Jon Schaffer from Iced Earth recently to discuss the new album Incorruptible (Out now on Century Media records). Your new album, Incorruptible will be released in June.  Where did the title come from? It had nothing to do with politics – I’ve been asked that. It just …

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