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Trident Waters – Interview

TRIDENT WATERS’ infectious groove and contagious riffery are sure to ignite. The Londoners will release their new EP, Hollywood To Vegas, on Friday 7th June. Prior to this, the trio have just dropped a brand new video for the single, Eva Lane. We asked the guys to introduce themselves: What …

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Higher Ground – Interview

We caught up with energetic Londoners , who have just released their brand new single, Stupid Thoughts – https://youtu.be/eWBnPgmOUSw . We asked the band a few probing questions:   What is the band full line up? Who plays what? Chloe Taylor – Lead Vocals; Jack Heayn – Guitar; Howard Martin …

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Obey album launch – The Underground, Stoke.

If Saturday night’s alright for fighting then surely Friday nights are alright for obeying as Stoke based metallers Obey unleashed their seismic new studio album Swallow The Sun at the well attended Underground in Stoke. A four band bill saw openers The Secret Elephant and Banzai Pipeline bring the noise …

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MAN WITH A MISSION (MWAM) Chasing the Horizon Tour at Manchester Academy 3, February 27th, 2019

Playing only two UK shows on their ‘Chasing the Horizon Tour’ Planetmosh went to Manchester to catch the latest craze. Kicking bands like Slipknot and Babymetal up the arse!  Man with a Mission are the new masters of gimmickry who adorn Wolf-heads for their stage wear.  Taking you on a …

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Erja Lyytinen and Chantel McGregor – The Stables, Milton Keynes – 20th March 2019

Tonight’s midweek gig featured two great female blues artists – Erja Lyytinen and Chantel McGregor. Both acts were down to play the same length set so it’s more a double-headline show than a normal headline and support show. It’s the only show the two artists are doing together – the …

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The Lazys – House of Vans, London – 13th March 2019

Tonight saw me visiting a venue I’ve not been to before, the House of vans, which turns out to be in an arch under the railway a minutes walk from Waterloo station. The band that brought me here is Australian rock band The Lazys. I’d checked them out on Youtube …

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The Gallery – Interview

We had a chance to talk with THE GALLERY, who come at you with their own blend of Alternative Rock peppered with post-punk nihilism and a slew of razor-sharp hooks. The raucous young upstarts have just released their blistering new single, Pesticide, out now via Animal Farm. Watch the video …

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Grimm Up North Festival, Bury 2019 – Day Three

So the dreaded last day of a fantastic 3 days at Grimm Up North Festival 2019 comes far too soon as first band of the day Sellsword proved to be one of my most enjoyable sets of the weekend as the York based lunatics hammered out just four songs due …

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Grimm Up North Festival 2019, Bury – Day Two

Here we go again as a similar song once said. Curious weather in Bury before the first full day of Grimm Up North 2019 as we had rain, hail, snow and sunshine within an hour so that was a sign of a metal storm to come and it did with …

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Crapsons – Deaf Centre, Chester – 15/03/19

Chester’s Deaf Centre, which sits next door to the iconic Telford’s Warehouse, by way of Restless Bear Promotions, has become an up and coming venue for the popular underground scene. Tonight, it’s punk duo Crapsons opportunity to shine as they make their Chester debut. This was my first visit to …

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Grimm Up North Festival 2019, Bury – Day One.

Since the sheer delight of the first Grimm Up North Festival in 2017 we have had to wait just over a year for the sequel and what a weekend it was! 23 bands over 3 days giving their all to a room full of metal heads to say a big …

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David Duchovny Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester 19th February 2019

X-Files star David Duchovny brings the rock and roll on his Every Third Thought Tour, playing an impressive set that included covers by Blue Oyster Cult and The Velvet Underground. The name David Duchovny might be familiar if you were a fan of the American cult sci-fi show The X-Files …

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House Of Hatchets – Interview

UK Hard-hitters HOUSE OF HATCHETS continue their climb with the release of their debut album, Reach, which arrives on Friday 21st June. Already picking up favorable comparisons to everyone from Killswitch Engage, Slipknot, Deftones and Funeral for a Friend, the towering riff maestros keep on going from strength to strength. …

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Redshift – Intervew

REDSHIFT are set to stake a claim as one of the top new Prog metal bands. The band release their forthcoming debut album, Cataclysm, on Friday 26th April. The prog-metallers have also just unveiled a stunning new track, Invasion, – https://youtu.be/D4pqtdOoeFo . We sat down with the band for a …

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Erica Drive – Interview

We had the chance to catch up with high flying emo punk rock crew Erica Drive. The band have just released a brand new video for their alluring new single, All We Are, which is taken from the band’s explosive sophomore EP, The Hate, The Hurt, The Healing, out everywhere …

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Amplified festival – the interview

We spoke to Chelle Shaw, part of the Amplified festival media team to get her thoughts on the festival and her colleagues… So Miss Shaw, can you introduce yourself and tell us what your role at Amplified is? I’m Chelle, more commonly known as Red, press tent manager, the fluffy …

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Luna Kiss – Interview

Brit rock crew, LUNA KISS, have charged into 2019 with a bang. The band will drop their new album, Following Shadows, on 12th April, and they have just released a stunning lyric video for Not Afraid – https://youtu.be/_SKqlS84unc . We had the guys down for a quick introductory chat:   First …

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