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Youth Illusion – Interview

Rising UK melodic punks YOUTH ILLUSION have just dropped their debut EP, Terms Of Submission. We had a chat with the guys to find out more:   What is the full band line-up, who sings and who plays which instrument? Youth Illusion is: Zach Almond – Vocals and Guitar Matt …

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The Wildhearts – The Tivoli, Buckley.


When is a gig not a gig? When it’s an event and I can honestly say that every Wildhearts gig I’ve been to since the early 90’s has been an event as they are a rare breed of band who have never let me down. I’ve always wondered how they …

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Born Zero – Quiz

Rising metallers BORN ZERO have just released their captivating new single, Raise The Dead, via all platforms and here – https://youtu.be/gNo-YMu9lQ4  . We put the band to the sword with this A-Z quiz: A song that made you want to make music? Levi – Rolling by Limp Bizkit Charlie – …

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Periphery – O2 Ritz Manchester – 14th November 2019


Periphery are, what I would call, a snowball band. Let me explain, formed in 2005 they have got bigger and bigger until one day they bowled me over (imagine arms and legs flailing as a giant ball of snow rolls down a hill). Joking aside, I first heard Periphery on …

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D-A-D Review Academy 3, Manchester: 20th November 2019


D-A-D and Hangarvain Review at Academy 3, Manchester, 20th November 2019 There was a chill in the air as I headed into Manchester to see D-A-D, the Great Danes formerly known as Disneyland After Dark, before changing their name to avoid legal action from Mickey Mouse creator Disney. Read a …

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NEPHILIM – Interview

UK Newcomers, NEPHILIM, take from the likes of Avenged Sevenfold, Trivium, Killswitch Engage and Asking Alexandria. The emerging fivesome have just released their stunning debut album, Demonic Society. With this in mind, we asked the band for a little background detail:   What is the full band line-up, who sings …

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Element X – Interview

Rising Irish Hard Rockers ELEMENT X have just released their engrossing new EP, All Or Nothing, via all streaming sites. With this in mind, we asked the Dubliners about their background and more: What is the full band line-up, who sings and who plays which instrument? Dave Cullen – Lead …

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Gloryhammer & Powerwolf – 013, Tilburg – 10th November 2019

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In June 2013 a brand new band played their first gig anywhere at the Little Devil – a tiny bar in Tilburg that holds barely more than 100 people. That band was Gloryhammer and tonight saw them make a triumphant return to Tilburg (their first gig here since that first …

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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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