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The 69 Eyes – X

The latest gothic rock band to emerge from the depths of Scandinavia, Finland to be precise, are The 69 Eyes, a band that adds another name to a long legacy of rock and metal bands from the snowy country. Their latest release, a full length studio album imaginatively entitled X …

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Thousand Autumns – Chasing Boats

Hertfordshire is getting a bit of a habit of producing excellent bands. First Enter Shikari appear out of St. Albans, then The Subways out of Welwyn Garden City. Now, it looks like the musical county is at it again, with Welwyn Garden City based metallers Thousand Autumns cooking up a …

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The City Divided – The Endless Moment

Unsigned pop-rock quartet The City Divided, hailing from the county of Hertfordshire, last month released their début EP The Endless Moment under their own steam. Hertfordshire is a county that is rapidly becoming famous for producing rock bands, the most prominent being Enter Shikari, and then also The Subways and …

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Reaper – Fairies Return (cd)

  Reaper are an underrated Teutonic Metal band that was founded in Kassel back in 1984. In the glorious 80’s they only recorded two demos (“Reaper“ in 1985 and “Metal Or What???“ in 1988) and a self financed E.P called “Fairies Return“ in 1986.  It wasn’t before 1990 until their …

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Viking Skull – Cursed By The Sword (cd)

Formed amidst the Steelworks town of Corby, Northamptonshire, their very own first chapter was born: ‘Chapter One’ and set the scene for Viking Skull. Top notch reviews were abundant and a landmark 11/10 review from Metal Hammer lead the band to secure a busy touring schedule supporting the likes of …

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Peepshow, Underworld, Camden, 29/3/12

I am going to begin by apologising for the late posting of this review, I feel that I should say right off that the delay had nothing to do with the gig or the quality of performance from any of the bands that evening.  All of which were fantastic. Right, …

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Hangfire – ‘Shoot The Crow’

This debut album from this Welsh quartet is literally rammed to the very last groove with big, ballsy, romper-stomper riffs, instantly memorable hooks, melodies and choruses – and enough attitude to refloat the Titanic. Right from the opening right-between-the-eyes shotgun attack of ‘Adrenalise’ you know you’re in for a real …

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Zero Degree’s Sebastian interviewed.

  Planetmosh caught up with German melodic Death Metal’s brightest hope to discuss past, present and future. Thanks for taking time out to talk to us. Firstly take us back to the start of the band, how did you all get together? Hi Simon, thank you for having us! The …

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Epica’s Issac Delahaye Interviewed.

Planetmosh managed to catch Issac just before the band kicks off on tour again to promote the latest album ‘Requiem For The Indifferent’. And we get exclusive news on a forthcoming U.K. tour! First of all, thank you for taking time out to talk with us during what is a …

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God Hate Code, ‘Weltenschmerz’

Prepare to be pummelled by this latest album from the German Extreme Death Metal scenes brightest stars for some time. 11 tracks of pure brutality and malice delivered with real passion and mastery, sadly lacking in many bands of this genre. Tracks such as ‘Schone Freude’ and ‘Feine Gaben’ are …

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Zero Degree, ‘Surreal World’ cd review.

  Being a big fan of the Melodic Death Metal genre I was really looking forward to hearing this debut offering from one of Germany’s most promising bands for some time, and boy I am suitably impressed. A stunning collection of songs of the utmost brilliance that I honestly find …

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Les Discret, ‘Ariettes oubliees…’ CD Review.

  With roots going as far back as 2003,the band was formed as a companion and vehicle of expression for the art of guitarist/singer/composer Fursy Teyssier. Although no concrete releases came until 2009 with the appearance of a split EP which was followed in 2010 with the bands first full …

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Interview with Savage Outlaw at Hammerfest IV, March 2012

I caught up with the lovely blokes from Savage Outlaw at Hammerfest IV to talk about being at Hammerfest for the first time and what’s next for them in 2012, with a couple of other random questions thrown in. Thanks guys! Check out their debut album ‘Life of Sin’, which …

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Power Metallers , Nightqueen interviewed.

Planetmosh caught up with the Symphonic Power Metallers for a bit of history, the present and future plans. Founder member, guitarist , songwriter and all round nice guy Rex Zeco answered our questions. As a band you were formed in 2004 but it’s taken until now for the full length …

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Interview with Elimination, Hammerfest IV, 17 March 2012

I caught up with East Anglian band Elimination at Hammerfest IV to talk about their current album, touring with Triaxis, their most embarrassing moment to date as a band and Winchester.  Check it out.   Elimination are: Neil Stevens – Vocals Daz Abbott – Guitar Dave Spencer – Guitar Jus …

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UFO and Heavy Metal Kids review – Rock City, Nottingham – 27th March 2012

Opening up tonight’s proceedings are Heavy Metal Kids. They have a decent crowd and work there way through a hard rock, bluesy set with a hint of punk for good measure. Although the crowd are not all that lively (unfortunately, this is something that would continue through the night), they …

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Accept – Stalingrad

Formed in 1976 it is  correct to say that Accept are one of Germany’s high profile metal bands. Since their inception they are now on their 5th vocalist. Founding member Udo Dirkschneider left in 1987 ,rejoined in 1992 but after a band split from 2005-2009 he did not want to …

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Hammerfest IV – The Planetmosh Experience

Normally after attending festival or a gig I would write a review about the overall experience of the event, what I thought about the venue, the bands, how the crowds reacted, etc, and for those of you that have looked at all of our Hammerfest IV posts, you will see …

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AR interview at Hammerfest 4 17th March 2012

I had the delight of catching up the guys from AR for a quick chat and a lot of laughter on the Saturday afternoon at Hammerfest after they have finished their set. They explain how they formed and how they have became a three piece band, as well as what …

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