Album Reviews

The greatest selection of albums, reviewed and rated

Feeder-Torpedo-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to Torpedo and other band info are here :- http://slinky.to/torpedoalbum I http://feederweb.com I https://www.instagram.com/feederofficial/ I https://twitter.com/FeederHQ I https://open.spotify.com/artist/0ZZr6Y49NZWRJc0uCwqpMR?si=dizN216OR4yuL4GVhEnp1w&dl_branch=1&nd=1 I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaDchqawTnvunOPA6kmzm5w It’s strange sometimes how you discover a band and lose track of them as there is so much music out there. So roll back to 1996 when I …

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FM-Thirteen-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Formed in 1984, FM are still flying the flag high for AOR music, point proven by the release of their latest studio album Thirteen, coincidentally their thirteenth. Self produced by the band and released via Frontiers Music S.r.l these eleven tracks bristle with confidence, it opens up with ‘Shaking The …

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Tankard – For A Thousand Beers – Album Review – Planetmosh.

Rewind to 1988 to my tape trading days as a fellow trader from Germany sent me The Morning After album by a band called Tankard. It was all thrilling thrash metal but they had a punk edge to, point proven by the stone-cold classic song ‘Try Again’. Fast forward to …

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THE VIRGINMARY’S – new single/video review ‘THE MEDS’

MACCLESFIELD POWER-DUO The Virginmary’s release their new single/video for The Meds today. This is the first release for Ally Dickaty and Danny Dolan as a duo. The video for ‘The Meds’ is akin to Stephen King’s ‘ Misery’ but the overzealous main character Annie Atkins is replaced with a bottle …

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The Bloody Nerve-Act II Reckoning EP Review-Planetmosh.

Pre-purchase links to the EP and other band info are here :- https://thebloodynerve.com/product/all-blood-no-treasure-act-ii/?fbclid I https://www.facebook.com/thebloodynerve I https://thebloodynerve.com/ I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFm1gIsvS1E I It seems an age since August 2021 when The Bloody Nerve released their Act I Retrogade EP for the forthcoming rock concept album All Blood, No Treasure and they now …

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Tailgunner-Revolution Scream-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Following hot on the heels of their debut single ‘Guns For Hire’, Stoke On Trent based metallers Tailgunner reload for their sophomore release, ‘Revolution Scream’. They wear their influences on their sleeves (Iron Maiden, Helloween and Judas Priest). It’s a touch more melodic than the debut but as Ted Nugent …

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Midnight-Let There Be Witchery-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to the album and other band info are here :- http://midnight-ohio.bandcamp.com/merch I http://totalmidnight.webs.com I https://www.facebook.com/midnightviolators I https://www.instagram.com/midnightviolators/ I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzwLkrb_znW0NERVI5rOBlg I https://amazon.co.uk/Let-There-Be-Witchery-Midnight/dp/B09QNNDJP3/?tag=plane09-21 Midnight came early today, courtesy of Cleveland, Ohio based skull crushers Midnight. Formed in 2003 by Athenar, this one-man-band have just released their fifth studio album Let …

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Crapsons – Songs To Make A Brew To

Birkenhead ball-bags Crapsons return with a new release which can only be described as a release by Crapsons. I ain’t joking. There’s no other words to describe it. Take ‘Award Winning Porridge ‘ for example. Just when you feel the song is getting somewhere it ends, and makes you think….eh?? …

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Anvil-Ghost Shadow-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Pre-order purchase link for the Impact Is Imminent album and other band info are here :- https://shop.afm-records.de/anvil/ I https://twitter.com/AnvilMetal666 I https://www.facebook.com/anvilmetal I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG045iPvxKbI_NZmuB9q5Pw An impact is imminent rings true as Canadian metal monsters Anvil are still going strong as they return with ‘Ghost Shadow’, a brand new speed of sound …

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Vio-Lence-Let The World Burn-EP Review-Planetmosh.

How about a thrash metal supergroup? Well here’s one for you as legendary Bay Area band Vio -Lence return with a bang, courtesy of their comeback EP Let The World Burn, recently released via Metal Blade Records. Formed in Oakland, California in 1985 they split in 1993 meaning it’s almost …

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I Saw the World Burn – Sentience Part 2 – EP Review

Staffordshire’s I Saw the World Burn explode into the opening track of their 2 part album Sentience with “Echo Your Own”. It’s a brutal assault with a serious groove behind it. The screaming vocals sit in the mix bringing a sense of despair and yet after a couple of listens …

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Dan Patlansky-Shelter Of Bones-Album Review-Planetmosh.

2022 has already seen some fantastic music come my way to review so step up Dan Patlansky who has completely blown me away with his seventh studio album Shelter Of Bones. Recently released via Virgin Music Label and Artistic Services, the South African blues player has collated eleven songs of …

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Tygers Of Pan Tang-A New Heartbeat-EP Review-Planetmosh.

As the old saying goes “A tiger doesn’t change its stripes” which certainly rings true from the Tygers Of Pan Tang who have just released their new A New Heartbeat EP via Mighty Music/Target Group. Formed in Whitley Bay, Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1978, they were an integral part of …

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When Rivers Meet-He’ll Drive You Crazy (Radio Edit)-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Album links, tour dates and band info are here :- https://whenriversmeet.co.uk/ I https://www.facebook.com/whenriversmeet I https://twitter.com/WhenRiversMeet I https://www.instagram.com/whenriversmeet/ I https://www.youtube.com/c/whenriversmeet I https://open.spotify.com/artist/3r4hYfzQA1yuQFEKMDJzJi When Rivers Meet return on a wave of fury with their latest single ‘He’ll Drive You Crazy (Radio Edit)’, taken from their second studio album Saving Grace. It coincides …

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Tysondog-Midnight-Single Review-Planetmosh.

As Ted Nugent once said many years ago, “You can’t keep a good a dog off your leg” which rings true for NWOBHM stalwarts Tysondog as they crash into 2022 with recently released new single ‘Midnight’, title track of a new studio album due out on April 29th via From …

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Matt Pearce And The Mutiny-Got A Thing Going On-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Coincidentally released on Valentines Day, ‘Got A Thing Going On’, latest single from Matt Pearce And The Mutiny is four feisty testosterone fuelled minutes of rock and roll vibes whipped up even more by a catchy main riff and the near the knuckle raunchy lyrics. It’s the first single taken …

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Future Primitives-Cause And Effect-Single Review-Planetmosh.

All hail the return of Lex! Not Supermans arch rival Lex Luthor but Lex Giggs (more of a superhero than a villain) vocalist with London based band Future Primitives, a trio with Katie Green on bass guitar and drum machinations and Rob Alexander on guitar and production. Lockdown brought them …

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Absolva-Fire In The Sky-Album Review-Planetmosh

Do you need your heavy metal fix solved? Then look no further as Manchester based Absolva will solve it with their latest studio album Fire In The Sky, due to be released via Rocksector Records on Feb. 18th 2022. Luke Appleton has returned to the band to make for a …

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Jesse’s Divide-Thirteen Steps-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Staffordshire based noise mongers Jesse’s Divide have not quite outdone Guns And Roses for the eagerly awaited album award but ten years is a helluva long time for their debut studio album Thirteen Steps. Thankfully its eleven scintillating tracks are well worth the wait, point proven by opening track ‘Bad …

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