Album Reviews

The greatest selection of albums, reviewed and rated

Tailgunner-Shadows Of War-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Heavy metal warriors Tailgunner return with their latest single ‘Shadows Of War’ released today and is the opening track of their debut album planned for release in January 2023. It’s slower than the previous two release but still has plenty of power due to the songs subject that highlights the …

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Beaux Gris Gris And The Apocalypse-Good Times End Times-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Every once in a while whilst reviewing, a band comes along and completely knocks you off your feet and the latest addition to the list is the wonderful Orange County, California based Beaux Gris Gris And The Apocalypse who have just released their sophomore album Good Times End Times via …

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Bastette-Psycho-Single Review-Planetmosh

Blackburn based alternative rockers Bastette impress highly with this reviewer once again with the release of their latest single ‘Psycho’ via Rock People Management. It’s taken from a forthcoming EP titled ‘Awakening’ on September 30th 2022 and judging by the quality of the songwriting, it’ll be an essential purchase! A …

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Anvil-Impact Is Imminent-Album Review-Planetmosh.

A quote from Ted Nugent of “You can’t keep a good dog off your leg” perfectly sums up the dogged determination of Anvil, formed in 1978 in Ontario, Canada. Original members Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow on guitar/lead vocals and Robb Reiner on drums are now a much tighter band due to …

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Motor City Murder-187BPM-EP Review-Planetmosh.

At first glance you may think this has something to do with Ted Nugent (Motorcity Madhouse) but it’s the debut EP 187BPM just released by Bradford based noisemongers Motor City Murder. The three songs here rage hard and heavy, point proven by opener ‘St.Gabrielle’ as a wah-wah howled intro heads …

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Kira Mac-Dead Man Walking-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Kira Mac, a new band to me but already early in their career being championed by Planet Rock radio. Their debut single ‘One Way Ticket’ now sees them make the return journey with their second recently released single ‘Dead Man Walking’ on all streaming platforms. Dubbed as “Blues-rock on steroids” …

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Xander And The Peace Pirates-Order Out Of Chaos-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to the album and other band info are here :- https://www.xanderandthepeacepirates.com/shoppeacepirates I https://twitter.com/thepeacepirates I https://www.youtube.com/user/thepeacepirates I https://www.instagram.com/thepeacepirates/ I https://www.xanderandthepeacepirates.com/https://www.facebook.com/xanderandthepeacepirates Never mind all that May the 4th be with you rubbish, May 6th is far more important as Liverpool based band the tongue twistingly titled Xander And The Peace …

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Matt Pearce And The Mutiny-The Soul Food Store-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to The Soul Food Store album and other band info are here :- https://www.mattpearceandthemutiny.com/ I https://www.facebook.com/mattpearceguitar I https://twitter.com/mattpearceuk I https://www.instagram.com/mattpearceuk/ I https://www.youtube.com/mattpearceguitar I Matt Pearce And The Mutiny release their self produced second studio album The Soul Food Store. These eleven songs feature a variety of moods to …

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Thunder – Dopamine

I’ve always had a soft spot for Thunder. From the days when a friend and myself followed them on their Back Street Symphony tour and hanging out after gigs, to saying our farewells at the Town & Country Club where in just a couple of weeks time, Thunder would shake …

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Anvil-Take A Lesson-Single Review-Planetmosh.

It’s time to take a lesson off Lips from Anvil as they unleash ‘Take A Lesson’, the second single taken from their upcoming studio album Impact Is Imminent due to be released via AFM Records on May 20th 2022. Formed in Toronto, Ontario 1978, if anyone can warn of the …

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A Titan, A Deity-lo-Single Review-Planetmosh.

A Titan, A Deity, formed in Birmingham 2016 are a new band to me but what a way to discover them by their latest crushing single ‘lo’, a raging slab of melodeath. Totally captivating madness ensues for four brain mangling minutes of clean/lung busting vocals to make for an interesting …

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Alpha Omega-Crows Of Golgotha-EP Review-Planetmosh.

It seems fitting that the week I go for a hearing test coincides with me reviewing the Crows Of Golgotha EP from Norwich based noisemongers Alpha Omega. I first came across this thrashtastic trio when they played on the Jagermeister stage at Bloodstock 2018 and they delivered with an unrelenting …

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Satan-Earth Infernal-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to Earth Infernal and other band links are here :- http://www.satanmusic.com/ I https://satanuk.bandcamp.com/merch/satan-earth-infernal-12-dark-goldenrod-marbled-vinyl-pre-order-limited-to-200-copies I https://www.instagram.com/officialsatanpage/ I https://twitter.com/SatanUK I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSbeKlif3K7LMsVO2M-kAPw I https://amazon.co.uk/Earth-Infernal-Satan/dp/B09RV37J41/?tag=plane09-21 Newcastle Upon Tyne NWOBHM stalwarts Satan return to melt our ears with their recently released sixth studio album Earth Infernal via Metal Blade Records. Formed in 1979, …

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Watain – “The Agony & Ecstasy of Watain” album review

Staying true to the core values of Black Metal, Watain delivers their best album yet. Watain are without doubt the 21st century’s flag flyers for black metal. Since 2000, they have delivered 6 full-length albums, and now we have a seventh in “The Agony & Ecstasy of Watain” to add …

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The Hellacopters-Eyes Of Oblivion-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to the album and other band info are here :- https://linktr.ee/thehellacopters?fbclid=IwAR3m50C2BFTYN3rjdQTgSbrICatKelyYXMCk0Spf3aQnAfU7ANO8xSe26nE I https://www.facebook.com/thehellacopters I https://www.instagram.com/thehellacopters/ I https://thehellacopters.bandcamp.com/ I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCXYfoQipr6Unnyb-WKbkjw April 1st 2022 was no April Fools Joke day for Swedish rockers The Hellacopters as they unleashed their eighth studio album Eyes Of Oblivion via Nuclear Blast Records. Formed …

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The Karma Effect-The Karma Effect Album Review-Planetmosh.

Not even an ensuing Covid pandemic could stop London based The Karma Effect from forming and writing eight songs in solitary bedrooms and zoom calls for their self titled debut album, now recently released via TMR Rock Records. The album is brimming with self confidence and quite rightly so due …

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The Black Skeleton-Out Of Our Minds-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to ‘Out Of Our Minds’ and other band info are here :- https://smarturl.it/TBS–OutOfOurMinds I https://www.facebook.com/theblackskeleton/ I https://www.instagram.com/theblackskeletonband/ I https://goldenrobotrecords.com/golden-robot-records/the-black-skeleton/ Ihttps://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+black+skeleton I https://open.spotify.com/artist/0Eyx6UIVyOSsoqOE4qFhbK?si=VRcSZ9VQTL2x64XCTlSlCg&dl_branch=1&nd=1 It’s 2am Sunday morning so I decide to do a quick review to try to get tired then all of a sudden THIS voice comes thundering …

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Xander And The Peace Pirates-We Cry-Single Review-Planetmosh.

A song doesn’t always have to be played through a wall of Marshalls to move you, point proven by ‘We Cry‘, recently released single by Liverpool based band Xander And The Peace Pirates, taken from forthcoming studio album Out Of Chaos, due out on May 6th 2022. It’s a poignant …

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Sanhedrin-Lights On-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to Lights On and other band links are here :- http://www.metalblade.com/sanhedrin I http://sanhedrin.nyc I https://www.facebook.com/sanhedrinband I https://www.instagram.com/sanhedrin_official/ I https://open.spotify.com/artist/2p4bCEJL6k03ErhdPTPEbu I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClzfdpRNQTqbQiyFkVCHIqw I https://thesanhedrin.bandcamp.com/album/lights-on New York based Sanhedrin certainly put the power in power trio with their latest studio album Lights On recently released by Metal Blade Records. These …

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