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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – The Final – 09/05/2015

Almost a year to the date since the epic Dublin Metal 2 The Masses final of 2014, we were back in Fibber Magees for the climax of the 2015 instalment. 36 hopefuls were whittled down to the sumptuous sextet of Nautilus, The Devil Wants Her Swagger Back, Snowblind, Theories Divide, Vile …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Final – Belfast, Voodoo 08/05/2015

As, a few hundred yards away, Belfast joins the rest of the country in marking the 70th anniversary of VE Day, five of Northern Ireland’s finest groups of metallians have come together in a darkened city centre venue to see which of them will secure just as momentous – to …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses enters final stages

Bloodstock’s 2015 ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ tour kicks off on the Emerald Isle this weekend, with the first finals in this year’s competition to earn coveted places on the festival’s ‘New Blood’ stage. The festival has a long standing reputation for supporting grass roots metal and the annual M2TM programme …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Semi-Final 2 – Belfast, Limelight 2 02/05/2015

And so, here we are again – at the business end of the first ever Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition to be held here in Northern Ireland, and, over the course of the past nine weeks, the PlanetMosh team have counted every band in and every band out (to …

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Animator – M2TM Ireland Finalist 2015 – Interview

The New Ross Thrash machine that is Animator has made quite an impression on their stomp towards this year’s Metal 2 The Masses Ireland Final and they haven’t shown any signs of taking the foot off the pedal just yet.  We caught up with the lads ahead of the last …

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Snowblind – M2TM Ireland finalist 2015 – Interview

Progressive metal trio, Snowblind, are ready to maim the crowd at this year’s Metal 2 The Masses Ireland final. We caught up with drummer extraordinaire Jake McCarthy in the run up to the main event to see what he had to say. For people hearing about Snowblind for the first time. Tell …

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Theories Divide – M2TM Ireland finalist 2015 – Interview

The only returning finalist from last year, Theories Divide, are back with a reinvigorated lineup and ready to kick ass once again at Metal 2 The Masses Ireland. We caught up with 6 stringer Leigh Ferguson and fired a few questions his way ahead of the main event. Congratulations on …

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Vile Regression – M2TM Ireland Finalist 2015 – Interview

Technical brutality is the order of the day with the lads in Vile Regression. This is their first time participating in Metal 2 The Masses Ireland and they’ve made it all the way to the final. We caught up with guitarist Barry Christie and discussed how the whole M2TM experience …

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Nautilus – M2TM Ireland Finalist 2015 – Interview

 Nautilus have made it all the way to the Metal 2 The Masses Ireland final on their second time entering the competition. Their heavy sludge driven groove has been a sure fire hit with the M2TM regulars and at the final they will be dragging the sound deeper than 20,000 …

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Ex-Evile Guitarist Ol Drake Announces Bloodstock Warm-Up Show

Former EVILE lead guitarist Ol Drake has announced a warm-up show prior to his appearance at this year’s Bloodstock festival in Derbyshire, UK. The six-string shredder will be performing a headlining solo set on Saturday, 1st August at The Parish in his hometown of Huddersfield, a week before he rocks …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Semi-Final 1 – Belfast, Voodoo 24/04/2015

And so, after five intense heats spaced out over six weeks, we arrive at the business end of the inaugural Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition here in Northern Ireland, with the first of the semi-finals.  Twenty bands had entered the fray back in mid-February, and now we are down …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Five – Band Interviews

PlanetMosh continues its support for the Northern Ireland leg of the annual Metal 2 The Masses competition – which gives the winners a slot on the New Blood stage at Bloodstock – by interviewing the participants in the fifth and final heat, which takes place at Belfast’s Limelight 2 on …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Four – Belfast, Limelight 2 04//04/2015

When the line-up for this, the fourth of the five opening heats in the first ever Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition to be held in li’l ol’ Norn Iron was announced, it was generally considered that it would be by far the tightest yet… and so it proves to …

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Black Label Society, Napalm Death, & Wolf join BLOODSTOCK 2015

We’ve a sure fire way to blast away any lingering January blues, and that’s cranking some tunes from the awesome bands set to play BLOODSTOCK 2015!  That’s our kind of Valentines mix tape!  Here’s three more to add to your playlist! Bringing skin-flaying riffs by the lorry load to Catton …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Four – Band Interviews

PlanetMosh continues its support for the Northern Ireland leg of the annual Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition – which gives the winners a slot on the New Blood stage at Bloodstock – by interviewing the participants in heat number four, which takes place at Belfast’s Limelight 2 on Saturday (April 4).  …

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BLOODSTOCK announce Thursday’s party night

As we rock towards Easter, BLOODSTOCK are busy locking in their first round of promotional club nights and confirming Thursday’s kick-off proceedings on the Sophie Lancaster stage.   Military-clad ARNOCORPS are set to headline the Sophie stage on the traditionally fun-filled Thursday evening, so slap on some camo, be prepared …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Three – Belfast, Voodoo 12/03/2015

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So here we are at the third heat of the Bloodstock Metal 2 the Masses Northern Ireland battle royale.   A different venue and a different reviewer.  As the crowd who have braved the freezing wet weather arrive the news breaks that, unfortunately,  Baleful Creed have had to pull out …

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