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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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Paul Gilbert – Craufurd Arms, Milton keynes – 24th September 2019

Tonight the Craufurd arms have Mr Big guitarist, Paul Gilbert playing. It’s a big booking for a small venue but then the venue promoter seems to be very good at getting high profile gigs. Happily the booking looks to have paid off as ticket sales were good enough that the …

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Therapy? Brudenell Social Club Leeds, 23rd September 2019

Therapy?

Therapy? Review  At Brudenell Social Club Leeds, 23rd September 2019 Therapy? Are back to play two shows at the Brudenell Social club in Leeds today, with support from Rory Holl for the main evening set, and if you want to party in cities like Magaluf, you can visit the Magaluf …

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Wolves Don’t Sleep reveal new cover track

UK riff tyrants WOLVES DON’T SLEEP set loose a stunning 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 .   Now entering their fourth year as a band, Nottingham-based WOLVES DON’T SLEEP are a …

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Perfectparachutepicture – Interview

Brit noisemakers Perfectparachutepicture are making themselves heard at the moment. The band’s killer debut album, No Modern Desire, is out now and the duo have also unleashed a blistering new single, The Hold – https://youtu.be/wfMBx-WSN34 . We invited the guys down for a chat to find out more about their …

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Cvlt Ov The Svn Interview

Finnish band Cvlt Ov The Svn give Planetmosh an interview ahead of their first ever live performance in London supporting Ice Nine Kills at O2 Islington Academy on Friday 27th September.   Q: Can you tell us about yourselves and how Cvlt Ov The Svn formed? A: The right minded people …

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Crapfest 2019

Being born from a concept and dream by two Scouse lads, Crapfest introduced itself at Phase One Records in Liverpool, on a sunny late August Bank Holiday afternoon, in front of a packed house. And if anything came from this day alone, it is that Crapfest is here to stay. …

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Ayreon – 013, Tilburg – 13th September 2019

Two years ago Ayreon played their first ever show. While that may not sound exciting, it was for fans of Ayreon which had released their first album in 1995. The brain-child of Arjen Lucassen, the albums feature multiple singers and this coupled with his stage-fright meant fans (and Arjen himself) …

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Beachmaster – Interview

Cumbria emo punks BEACHMASTER have just released their brand new single, Only If You Know – https://youtu.be/_0G1Lg-qVHU . We asked the engaging tunesmiths a few background questions and more: What is the full band line-up, who sings and who plays which instrument? C.J. Zanelli (Guitar/lead vocals) Martyn Simpson (Bass/backing vocals) …

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HRH Punk Chapter I – Spotify Playlist

HRH Punk Chapter 1 comes to Sheffield for the first time next month. We need your help in putting together a playlist. For any band playing suggest a track (which is on Spotify) and we’ll add it to the list! Here’s a starter for one ‘For You’ by Anti-Nowhere League. …

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