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Dirty Honey-Dirty Honey-EP/LP Review-Planetmosh

Another day and another band that almost slipped passed my radar until fellow Planetmosh collleague Alex English put Dirty Honey my way. Formed in Los Angeles in 2017 the quartet have come on in leaps and bounds as they release their fourteen track debut release ‘Dirty Honey EP/LP’ on Dirt …

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MACHINE HEAD – “ØF KINGDØM AND CRØWN” – Album Review

With their first concept album, and first to feature Waclaw “Vogg” Kieltyka can Machine head match the heights of “The Blackening”? As far as Machine Head go, most people will say that “Burn My Eyes” and “The Blackening” are peerless, and by far the best in their back catalogue. And …

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156/Silence – Narrative

Pittsburgh metalcore band 156/Silence are back with this follow-up to last year’s ‘Don’t Hold Your Breath ‘ EP, and it’s a cracker. The first thing that hits you within this album is its intensity. Evident straight from the off in ‘A Past Embrace ‘. You feel like you’re on the …

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Dynazty-Final Advent-Album Review-Planetmosh

Swedish melodic rockers Dynazty come back fighting from the frustration of lockdown with their eighth studio album Final Advent, released via AFM Records on August 26th 2022. This self produced ten track monster falls mainly on their heavier side as lead singer Nils Molin admits “We decided to come up …

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H.E.A.T-Force Majeure-Album Review-Planetmosh

Tearing out of Upplands Vasby, Stockholm, Sweden in 2007, H.E.A.T are making the temperature rise with their brand of hard rock, point proven by Force Majeure, their seventh studio album via earMUSIC. These eleven thermometer bursting songs begin with ‘Back To The Rhythm’. A colossal drum intro along with earworm …

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Revival Black-Under The Light-Album Review-Planetmosh

Liverpool based rockers Revival Black burst back onto the scene with their second studio album Under The Light, due for release via TMR Rock Records on Friday August 26th 2022 with stunning artwork from Andy Pilkington at Very Metal Art. To say it’s a heavy album is an understatement as …

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Bernie Marsden-Trios-Album Review-Planetmosh

Bernie Marsden, still walking in the shadow of the blues after all these years, delivers the utterly exhilarating Trios album via Conquest Music. It follows his two previous releases the Kings and Chess albums, part of his ‘inspirations’ series where he pays tribute to the songs and artists that shaped …

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Witchery-Nightside-Album Review-Planetmosh

Fittingly enough, when I started to review Nightside, the eighth studio album from Swedish death metallers Witchery, the bright sun was pushed aside for heavy thunderstorms. Recently released via Century Media Records its easily the heaviest album I’ve heard in 2022. Formed in Linkoping 1997 it’s their first concept album …

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White Spirit-Right Or Wrong-Album Review-Planetmosh

If ever a band could be described as a “Phoenix from the ashes”, Hartlepool, County Durham rockers White Spirit certainly fit that title! Formed in 1975 by Janick Gers and Graeme Crallan their 1980 debut single ‘Backs To The Grind’ on Neat Records got a lot of recognition from the …

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Belphegor – “The Devils” Album Review

Austria’s kings of Blackened Death Metal return with dynamic 12th album “The Devils” Belphegor have been perverting the line that straddles black and death metal since 1992 with a very uncompromising sound and attitude. However with their new album “The Devils” they are building on that signature sound with more …

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Priest – “Body Machine” album review

Ex-members of Ghost continue their dark electronic spree with third full length “Body Machine” It’s well known now that several of the “Nameless Ghouls” fell out with dear Papa Emeritus. Lawsuits and all that kind of nasty fall out from such a split. But these ghouls decided to do their …

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When Rivers Meet-The Flying Free Tour Live-Album Review-Planetmosh

Pre-sale links to the album, a headlining tour in October 2022 and other band info are here :- https://whenriversmeet.co.uk/ I https://www.thegigcartel.com/Artists-profiles/When-Rivers-Meet.htm I https://bit.ly/3GUTmoO 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 So what do husband and wife duo Grace and Aaron Bond from When Rivers Meet do after completing their …

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White Tyger-This Is The Life-Album Review-Planetmosh

It looks like the time has come for West Midlands based rockers White Tyger to sharpen their claws and tear away their leanings from playing covers to be leaders of the pack with their overwhelming debut studio album This Is The Life released on Skum Town Records. Their style is …

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Starlite Campbell Band-Starlite Campbell Band Live-Album Review-Planetmosh

Now there are live albums and there are LIVE albums. The Starlite Campbell Band on July 22nd 2022 release their LIVE album Starlite Campbell Band Live on Supertone Records. Following on from their first two studio releases Blueberry Pie and The Language Of Curiosity this live album recorded at the …

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Marc Valentine – Future Obscure

Marc Valentine best known as being the enigmatic and engaging frontman of Last Great Dreamers has just released his debut solo album Future Obscure ahead of a UK tour starting with a launch party at the Nags Head in Macclesfield on 10 July and ending at the Star and Garter in Manchester on 23rd July.

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