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Battlecross – Interview with Hiran Deraniyagala

Michigan mosh starters Battlecross last month released their latest album, ‘Rise To Power’, to great fan and critical acclaim, not least from ourselves here at PlanetMosh. We tracked down guitarist Hiran Deraniyagala to Poughkeepsie in New York, during their stop off on band’s current North American tour with GWAR and Butcher …

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Battlecross – ‘Rise To Power’

Although they have been around since the early part of the Noughties, Michigan mosh starters Battlecross did not really make an impression until the mighty Metal Blade Records picked them up and released their first “proper” album, ‘Pursuit Of Honor’, in the latter half of 2011.  Relentless touring – including …

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Battlecross Streaming Entire New Album ‘Rise To Power’

  Motor City thrashers BATTLECROSS will release their long awaited third album “Rise To Power” this Friday via Metal Blade Records. But before they do, BATTLECROSS is giving fans a chance to stream “Rise to Power”in its entirety.  Head over to http://metalhammer.teamrock.com/ to listen now! The first official video from …

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BATTLECROSS launches three live bootlegs on three youtube channels!

Battlecross have launched three new live bootlegs! POV Recordings recently shot and edited live videos of “Flesh & Bone“, “Never Coming Back” and “Kaleb” from the band’s show at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, NC. The videos can be seen on the Metal Blade Records, Battlecross, and POV Recordings youtube …

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Demon Hunter – Extremist

Demon Hunter - Extremist

@planetmosh reviews Extremist by .@demonhunterband out on .@solidstate Two years since their last release Seattle 5 piece Demon Hunter have released ‘Extremist’, the well-publicized follow-on to 2012’s ‘True Defiance’. Not as well known of this side of the Atlantic as they probably should be for a band with sales in …

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Trivium, Killswitch Engage, Battlecross & Miss May I – Birmingham Academy – 6th February 2014

First up tonight were Detroit band Battlecross, here on their first trip to the UK.  Despite going on stage soon after the doors opened they still had a good sized crowd to play to – fans had been queuing outside the venue for a couple of hours before doors opened.  …

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Battlecross interview, February 2014

Detroit thrash metal band Battlecross have been on tour in the UK with Trivium, Killswitch Engage and Miss May I.  I spoke to their guitarist Hiran Deraniyagala to talk about their album, their tour plans and the summer festivals they are due to play.  Listen to what he had to …

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Battlecross – War Of Will

Battlecross is an American modern death metal band showing European flar. With War Of Will, they offer a bit more melody and atmosphere then most. There’s a crisp, punchy sound with a triple vocal tone attack – from a hatecore screech to a brutal low growl. Battlecross offers unusually inspiring …

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Battlecross Interview with Tony Asta, August 2013

Chicken Fighting With Battlecross Battlecross is a band from the rust-belt suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. In 2005, the nascent band crafted up a few tunes and self-released a demo. What a difference a few years makes: by 2013, they’ve been signed to Metal Blade Records, and have partied like rock …

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Battlecross – Pursuit of honor

“Pursuit of honor” is the debut album from Battlecross.  As you can probably tell from the spelling of the title, Battlecross are from the USA (Detroit to be precise).  The band was formed in 2007 and are best described as Thrash metal. Battlecross have definitely gone for speed and power …

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