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Avantasia – Moonglow

Tobias Sammet releases the next Avantasia album in February. As always it’s music on a grand scale featuring a lineup of top singers. Joining Tobias Sammet on vocals on this album are Hansi Kursch, Ronnie Atkins, Jorn Lande, Mille Petrozza, Candice Night, Geoff Tate, Eric Martin, Bob Catley and Michael …

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Magnum, Limelight 1 Belfast, 27/05/16

Much had been made in Belfast on local rock chatter and social media of the 25 odd years it had been since Magnum had last visited the city, but the night had rolled round quickly since they announced the date and a capacity crowd at the Limelight ensured it was …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review – Saturday 10th August

Rather than start my day with a full on dose of metal, I pleasantly started it with a slice of medieval full contact battling. In the past the Viking battling had been a little on the soft side, wielding wooden swords and could get boring pretty quickly. Medieval battling on the …

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Avantasia – ‘The Mystery Of Time’

Originally founded in 1999 as a means for the then 21-year old Tobias Sammet to produce what he regarded the ultimate rock opera project – something which he apparently eventually drew a line under when he announced the end of Avantasia from the Wacken stage back in August 2011.  But, …

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Avantasia – Interview with Tobias Sammett

After apparently calling it quits two years ago, German power metal maestro Tobias Sammett delivered a pleasant surprise to his legions of fans when it was revealed that there would, in fact, be a new Avantasia studio album, ‘The Mystery Of Time’, which is being released at the end of …

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Interview with Harv Harbinson from Stormzone

Northern Ireland’s premier metal band, Stormzone, are preparing for their first headlining show in their home city of Belfast in more than three years – at the Spring and Aibrake this coming Saturday (April 28)  – to promote their third album, ‘Zero To Rage’ (released on Steamhammer last November). We …

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Bob Catley from Magnum talks to Planetmosh at the Hardrockhell Festival, 3rd December 2011.

Bob Catley from Magnum talks to Planetmosh at the Hardrockhell Festival, 3rd December 2011. PM: Hi bob and thanks for taking the time to talk to Planetmosh. Bob Catley: Thanks guys, its always a pleasure. PM. I know a lot of people here are looking forward to your set, is …

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