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Earthbound – Interview

Brit melodic death metallers EARTHBOUND have just released their stunning sophomore EP, Desolate, to much acclaim. We asked the UK riff merchants about their background and more……   What is the full band line-up, who sings and who plays which instrument? Vocals: Tom Watson Guitar and Backing Vocals: Louie Penfold …

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Tokyo Taboo – Interview

Brit rebel rockers TOKYO TABOO hurl out spectacular, character driven, and often shocking vibrant live performances. The band have been likened to Deap Vally, Halestorm, and Juliette & The Licks, TOKYO TABOO have now released their new single, Whiskey – https://youtu.be/CT1MRUNhz3s , which is taken from their much-anticipated upcoming new …

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Alan Robert Interview – Manchester 26/10/19

At the end of last month I had the ultimate pleasure of chatting to Life Of Agony bassist Alan Robert prior to the band’s gig at Manchester Academy. We touched on various topics. Whilst enjoying an IPA, here’s (in a snap shot) what he had to say. The whole interview, …

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Defining Lines – Interview

Highly-rated Brit riff slingers DEFINING LINES (www.facebook.com/pg/DefiningLinesBand/) continue their climb with the release of their new single and video, Fall Apart – https://youtu.be/lYoSPX9wh_A . With a sound that takes from Bullet For My Valentine and Architects to Killswitch Engage and The Blackout, we caught up with the likes and asked …

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The Drones – Westgate 23, Heckmondwike: 25th October 2019

The Drones – gig review by Louise Swift and Alex English at Westgate 23, Heckmondwike It was a miserable, wet night in West Yorkshire when two of the PlanetMosh team, Alex (A) and Louise (L) descended on Westgate 23 in Heckwondwike to see Manchester punk band The Drones. Formed way …

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Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons – Rebellion Bar, Manchester.

Been looking forward to this gig for quite some time and my expectations were fulfilled many times over. Through sheer hard work in the studio and onstage, Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons are now showing their potential as they played a seventeen song set of raw power, supported mightily …

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Beyond the black – The Dome, London – 31st October 2019

Tonight’s show was originally due to be at the smaller Boston music rooms but good ticket sales led to it being updated. This is Beyond the black’s first headline tour and it’s clearly been successful with many shows in Europe selling out despite playing much bigger venues than in the …

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Life Of Agony – Club Academy, Manchester – 26/10/19

Tonight was a special night within the hallowed basement of Manchester’s Club Academy. One of America’s most underrated bands would grace this stage but not before we were treated to some great support acts. As tonight had a 10pm curfew with the doors opening at 6pm, we unfortunately missed the …

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A year in the life of a Reviewer! Sty’s top 10 picks – Spotify Playlist

Our roving reporter from the valleys, Sty, has been writing for PlanetMosh for a year now. We hope you enjoy reading his reviews and watching his interviews on our YouTube Channel here. To celebrate we’ve made a playlist of some of Sty’s highlights of the year. Here’s what Sty has …

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Andrea Ferro, Lacuna Coil interview

Ahead of Lacuna Coil’s UK dates with Eluveitie and Infected Rain, here’s an interview I did with Andrea Ferro the day before their special fan album preview at the London Dungeon last month. Your new album is called Black Anima. Where did the title come from? The title was one …

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The Wildhearts Review at Picturedrome, Holmfirth

The Wildhearts

The Wildhearts and Janus Stark at the Picturedrome, Holmfirth, 10th October 2019 With the recent release of the mini-album Diagnosis, The Wildhearts embark on their Renaissance Men Tour Part II, bringing with them special guests Janus Stark. With a decent-sized crowd and a nice buzzing atmosphere in the Picturedrome pre-show. …

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Idle Crooks & Englishmen – Interview

We caught up with Brighton based alt-rockers IDLE CROOKS & ENGLISHMEN (https://www.facebook.com/Idlecrooks ) who are pricking ears with their alluring and hypnotic sound that has already earned the fuzzed-up rock crew favourable descriptors that liken the band to everyone from Royal Blood and The Smashing Pumpkins through to Queens of …

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Static-X – Manchester Ritz – 3rd October 2019

Unfortunately, as I live over the border in Wales there was no way I could get from work to Manchester for Dope’s opening set. My apology’s guys catch you next time. Now, there are good supporting bands. Sometimes there are great bands. Then occasionally you get a band who, not only …

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Epica – Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht – 5th October 2019

To mark 10 years since the release of the “Design your universe” album, Epica have reissued the album with an extra bonus disc and are also doing a mini tour – just three dates in Europe (Germany, Netherlands, France) plus shows in Russia and Israel and then due to fan …

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Sweet Ignitions – Quiz

South Wales tunesters SWEET IGNITIONS have just unleashed a cracking new single, Running – https://youtu.be/9j2d51bmY2A . We wanted to find out more about the band. Check out the below fun quiz: A song that made you want to make music? – If we go for a group effort that we …

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Bigfoot (final show) – Rebellion, Manchester, 28/09/2019

So a week after we said farewell to a band I really thought would make it, there are still a lot of mixed emotions flying around my head from their two hour gig at Rebellion in Manchester. From seeing them first at the SOS Festival in 2014 they have come …

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Wolves Don’t Sleep – Quiz

Brit riff beasts WOLVES DON’T SLEEP have just revealed a killer metalled-up version of Panic! At The Disco’s track, Don’t Threaten Me With A Good Time, out now via all stores, and here – https://youtu.be/fmQMc_hiSJA . We grilled the guys with this A to Z quiz:   A song that …

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Power metal Quest Fest – Asylum, Birmingham – 28th September 2019

This was my first time at Power metal quest fest. The first year was at the Roadhouse venue which just isnt practical for people using public transport, the second year clashed with another gig, but finally I made it to one. Now being held at the Asylum venue it’s an …

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