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Dorrian Sorriaux – Hungry ghost

.           Blues Pills guitarist Dorrian Sorriaux has won plenty of praise for his playing in the band, but for his solo EP release, he’s taken a very different direction musically. It’s not Blues rock – it’s psychedelic Folk. It’s quite a laid back pace, and …

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Ramblin Man 2017 – Sunday

First up opening the rising stage we were pleasantly introduced to KillIT; a rock band influenced by the greats such as Slash and Davey Rimmer. From start to finish they force fed the audience their high energy performance of which the audience loved. Their engagement with the crowd were incredible …

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Steelhouse Festival – Hafod-y-Dafal, Ebbw Vale – 23 July 2016

The weather can invariably play an important role in the enjoyment of a festival – just look at the experiences of many at this year’s Drownload!  The first day of last year’s Steelhouse had been preceded by one of torrential rain, meaning that the mountain top site was already a …

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Blues Pills – ‘Lady In Gold’

The self-titled debut album by psyched-out retro blues rockers Blues Pills understandably made a huge impact on its release two years ago.  Not only was it one of the few albums of its kind to genuinely coalesce all its constituent elements into a strong, powerful and cohesive manner which did …

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Blues Pills to release new album in summer

Blues Pills have announced the title of their forthcoming second album. ‘Lady In Gold’ is expected to be released during the summer, via Nuclear Blast. Commented singer Elin Larsson on the choice of the album’s title: “Lady Gold is a character who symbolizes death. We wanted a twist on the typical stereotype of death being …

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There’ll be Thunder over Steelhouse this summer

PlanetMosh has looked at the long term weather forecast for this coming summer – and it shows that there will be Thunder over the south of Wales at the end of July! The veteran British rockers – who have just completed a British stadium tour this past weekend – have …

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Blues Pills among latest additions to Steelhouse Festival line up

Steelhouse Festival has added Blues Pills, Fastway and Hey! Hello! to this year’s line up. They join The Darkness, who headline the Sunday evening, Von Hertzen Brothers, Vega and Hand Of Dimes. Steelhouse takes place at Hafod-Y-Dafal, just outside Ebbw Vale, in south Wales on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 …

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Blues Pills/RavenEye – Belfast, Limelight 2, 31/07/2015

It may be the last day of July, but already it is a typical Belfast “summer” evening – the temperature is plummeting into the lower reaches of single figures and the rain isn’t taking its time to belt it down as the PM team duck from the adjacent pub and …

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Download Festival 2015: Day 1, 12/06/15

Ahhh, post-festival blues, don’t you just love ’em? Download Festival 2015 has been and gone and for the 80,000 or so punters that attended, it’s back to society and the grindstone. But for those of you who can’t quite let it go yet, here’s the first day of the madness relived …

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Tuska Open Air Festival, Helsinki – Day 1 – Friday 26/06/2015

Back in 2004, I had the pleasure of visiting Finland on vacation. On the night I arrived in the Helsinki hostel, I noticed a larger than normal number of heavy metal fans arriving back after a show. I asked one what gig they were at. The answer.. DIO at TUSKA. …

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Download 2015: The Preview

Is it that time of year again already? Apparently so. Download Festivals opens its gates once more on Wednesday 10th June and PlanetMosh are once again in attendance to review, ramble at bands and generally have a bloody good time. By now, most of you will know who you’re going …

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Blues Pills – Islington academy, London – 22nd April 2015

First up tonight was The Pearl Harts.   Unusually, they’re a two-piece band – other than the Graveltones they’re probably the only two-piece I’ve seen. Unlike the Graveltones, both members of the Pearl harts are petite ladies. They took to the stage in front of a very quiet venue, but …

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27 more bands announced for Download festival

With, unbelievably, less than two months to go until Download 2015, the finishing touches are being added to this year’s masterpiece of a line-up, and today sees twenty-seven more flashes of colour streaking the tableau of Europe’s biggest rock and metal festival. Seminal post hardcore megaliths Funeral For A Friend make a …

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[prank] A Compendium of Iris’s Short Reviews

2015 is fun. Here are some ‘Twitter’ Reviews by Iris North The gist: Very freely associate words and phrases with whatever comes to mind first, based on the prompts. Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed EP: They’re cursed. Aptly named! Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches – Salem’s Wounds: Gospel?! *gasp* Metal …

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Blues Pills – Live

Even though this new Blues Pills album has roughly the same play list as the studio version, this time we get to hear the group at their best playing live and adding just a few extra twists to some of their already well known and established tracks. If you’ve heard …

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BlackWolf – Hard Rock Hell, 15/11/2014

It’s been a busy year for Bristol’s BlackWolf, culminating in a tour with Blues Pills and The Vintage Caravan, which included a stop at this past weekend’s Hard Rock Hell VIII.  PM took the opportunity to hook up with the band to talk about what 2014 has meant for them, …

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