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D-A-D play UK shows in November in Manchester & London

D-A-D head to the UK at the start of their European tour in November/December to play a couple of shows in Manchester and London, with special guests Hangarvain supporting. 20th November, Academy, Manchester 21st November, Dingwalls, Camden D-A-D have also recently released their video for ‘A Prayer For The Loud’  D-A-D‘s new album ‘A Prayer For The Loud‘ …

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DEAF RAT debut album ‘Ban The Light’ due on 1st November

Deaf Rat

Swedish rockers DEAF RAT release their debut album ‘Ban The Light’ on 1st November 2019, out on AFM Records. Second single ‘Hail The End Of Days’ is out now and you can check out the video here: From the first beat, the Swedish Hard Rock band serves up a selection …

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Win a copy of D-A-D’s latest album ‘A Prayer for the Loud’

The competition has now closed. Two winners have been selected at random and the prizes are winging their way to them! D-A-D released their fabulous new album ‘A Prayer For The Loud’ on 31st May. Planetmosh has not just one, but two copies of this fantastic album on CD to …

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Schattenmann – Epidemie

When I was asked to review the new album by Schattenmann it was pitched to me as “if you like Rammstein you might like this”. So as the album starts I’m already prejudging. As if aimed to not disappoint the opening track Schattenland has the throbbing industrial guitar beat from …

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D-A-D release their long awaited new single ‘Burning Star’

D-A-D release their long awaited new single ‘Burning Star’, out now on AFM Records. It’s taken them eight years, but Denmark’s foremost rockers are finally ready to reveal their new material. Old fans are bound to rejoice when the gang strikes a chord on opening single ‘Burning Star’. The studio might …

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Evergrey – The Atlantic

Evergrey are a metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. Founded in 1995 they released their debut LP ‘The Dark Discovery’ in 1998. Twenty one years and 10 albums later, they hit us with this latest release, the closing epic tale of their ocean trilogy titled ‘The Atlantic’. Having had the initial …

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Flotsam And Jetsam – The End Of Chaos

If you Google Flotsam And Jetsam the answer you get is “Useless or discarded objects” which is way off the mark as they return with heads held high for their thirteenth studio album The End Of Chaos. Released on January 18th 2019 on AFM Records with stunning artwork from Andy …

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Ross The Boss UK Tour Dates announced

ROSS THE BOSS announces UK tour dates in October with special guest UPROAR: 5th October – Bannermans, Ediburgh https://tickets-scotland.com/ross2 6th October – Cathouse, Glasgow https://tickets-scotland.com/ross3 7th October – Trillians, Newcastle https://tickets-scotland.com/ross4 8th October – The Underworld Camden, London https://www.theunderworldcamden.co.uk/events/2018-10-08-ross-the-boss-the-underworld 9th October – The Corporation, Sheffield http://www.corporation.org.uk/gig/2295/Ross+The+Boss+at+Corporation+on+9+October+2018 10th October – The Iron Road, Evesham https://www.ents24.com/evesham-events/the-iron-road/ross-the-boss/5388739 11th October …

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Ross The Boss – By Blood Sworn

Ross The Boss - By Blood Sworn

Due for release via AFM Records on April 20th 2018, once again Ross The Boss takes no prisoners with the no punches pulled album By Blood Sworn. Best known for being one of the founder members of Manowar, a comparison I was trying not to use on this album but …

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Tankard – Hymns For The Drunk

My first album review of 2018 and what better way to start by a stupendous beer related seventeen track best of album called Hymns For The Drunk by German thrash metallers Tankard. The tracks were taken from five albums they recorded with AFM Records between 2002-2010 proving their rightful place …

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Lordi – Monstereophonic: Theaterror vs. Demonarchy

The sun, it’s turned black! The moon, it’s blood red! And the dead have risen and are walking the face of the Earth. Sorry to disappoint you folks but it’s not the apocalypse, it’s the aporockalypse and who is that leading the way? None other than the Finnish supermonsters Lordi …

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The Last Vegas – Eat Me

                    The Last Vegas are an American rock band from Chicago, Illinois. With influences from many genres including ‘70s classic rock and glam, ‘80s hard rock, heavy metal, garage and punk rock. Formed in 2003 The Last Vegas won Guitar Center‘s ‘On-Stage: …

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Lordi – ‘Scare Force One’

Lordi - Scare Force One

It may be four-fifths of a decade since Lordi firmly put their particular brand of comic book metal well and truly on the international map with their sensational, tongue-in-cheek win at the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest – an achievement which equally abhorred and united metallians across the continent – but …

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Triosphere -The Heart of the Matter

Something I’ve always tried to do when going to a gig is to see the support acts. I’ve been surprised quite a few times that in some cases the supports were just as enjoyable as the main band. Triosphere are one of these bands for me. Almost 6 years since I …

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Evergrey-Hymns for the Broken

Heavy metal, in general, in it’s most simple terms deals mainly with strong view points or emotions be it hate, war, death, religion etc. Feelings of vunerability, sorrow or fear are only usually dealt with in passing, this tends to be because writing about such topics without sounding trite or …

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EDEN’S CURSE announce Exclusive Live Album Recording Show at Classic Grand, Glasgow in November

UK Melodic Metallers Eden’s Curse have announced a special one night only show at The Classic Grand, Glasgow on Friday  28th November. Supported by Swedes Coldspell. Paul Logue and Co., will be recording the show for a live album, which is due to be released by AFM Records in late …

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LYRIEL announce details of new album “Skin And Bones”

German Gothic Folk/Prog rockers Lyriel, based on the wonderful mix of vocalist Jessica Thierjung and the cello and backing vocals of Linda Laukamp, began life back in 2003, but since then have been ploughing a successful furrow in the Folk / Gothic Rock scene with the albums “Prisonworld”, “Autumntales”, “Paranoid …

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IRON SAVIOR release details for new album “Rise Of The Hero”

German power metal stalwarts Iron Savior will be returning to the album fray at the beginning of March, just two years after the success of their first album back after a four year break, “The Landing” (2011), which saw the band grace the stage of Hammerfest in 2013. Based around …

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Crystal Viper – Possession

Polish metallers Crystal Viper are back with their new album – Possession.  Like the previous album (Crimen Excepta), Possession is a concept album but whereas “Crimen Excepta” was about holy inquisition, black magic and witches, the new album is about a young girl called Julia who is possessed. In terms …

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Rhapsody Of Fire Interview with Alex Staropoli – December 2013

In 2006, the Italian ‘symphonic power metal’ band, Rhapsody, led by Alex Staropoli, changed their name to Rhapsody Of Fire due to trademark issues. Rhapsody was created by Luca Turilli and Staropoli. In 2011, after 18 years as co-leader of the band, Turilli left Rhapsody of Fire, on good terms, …

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