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The Defiled + Glamour Of The Kill – Mandela Hall, Belfast – Friday September 13, 2013

All ages gigs, when you get to a certain ‘vintage’, can be weird affairs at best and uncomfortable ones at worst.  It’s OK if you’ve got your own sprog to keep an eye on, but when you’re there on your ownsome merely to observe the proceedings on stage, it can …

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Interview with Erik Danielsson of Watain

With the recent release of Watain‘s sensational new album, “The Wild Hunt“, PlanetMosh had the opportunity to conduct an interview with enigmatic frontman, Erik Danielsson.   How do you think “The Wild Hunt” differs from earlier albums? It has different songs, different sound, different lyrics and different artwork.   You refer …

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Turisas – Turisas2013

Due to be released in the UK on 2 September 2013, Turisas2013 is the latest offering from the Finnish metal band.  Only two years since Stand Up And Fight was released, this is a quick turnaround and as well as a change from the previous releases by not being a concept album.  Progression has …

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Voivod interview with Snake and Away, Bloodstock 2013

We catch up with Snake, Vocalist and Away, drummer from Voivod before their set at this year Bloodstock. We discuss their recent album album ‘Target Earth’, artwork, Away solo album ‘Cities’, their set at Bloodstock, new material, what their plans are and so on. Voivod Interview BOA 2013   Links: …

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Watain – The Wild Hunt

Finally! The Swedish black metal formation Watain is back with a new album after three hard years of waiting. Firstly, for who expect this album is going back to their old style, This is not the case. “The Wild Hunt” lifts off from where “The Lawless Darkness” ended. Their new creation is …

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Orphaned Land – All is One

Once upon a time I was roaming through Youtube  and I stumbled upon Orphaned Land with their song “Sapari” from the album “The Never Ending Way of Orwarrior, 2010”. I loved it and put it on repeat and listened it 30 more times in a row. I was always fond …

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Tesseract – Altered State

Having heard a lot of buzz & chatter on various music websites and guitar magazines, I was eager to get a listen to latest release from this 5-piece and find out what all the fuss is about. Although Tesseract have been around with various personnel since 2003 this is only …

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Queensryche – Queensryche

I have been a fan of Queensryche ever since a friend of mine got me into them when I was a teenager at school way back when the Empire album was released in 1990. Ever since the fall-out and split with this line-up of Queensryche and former vocalist Geoff Tate …

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Iced Earth – Live In Ancient Kourion

Live Albums can be a blessing or a curse. Whether as a stop gap between studio sessions or as a contractual obligation; Musical history is littered with releases that have fallen flat on their faces. Iced Earth have already released a classic opus with the stellar Alive In Athens” and …

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FINNTROLL – Blodsvept

Hailing from Finland this black/folk metal band are due to go on tour later this year and this, their latest offering, is a good indication of why you should buy yourself a ticket now. Blodsvept, is FINNTROLL’s sixth studio album which is due out on 25th March. Formed in 1997 …

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Alpha Tiger – Beneath the Surface

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again, those Germans know how to make good metal that you can just kick back, nod your head to and raise the horns and more importantly just enjoy. Granted, I was expecting something more akin to Motley Crue, Poison and the likes …

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VOIVOD – Target Earth

Voivod formed in 1983 and have never achieved the commercial success they deserve but have maintained critical acclaim throughout their career by releasing records that are starkly different and follow no set formula. This is their thirteenth studio album and the first to feature Dan Mongrain and first to be …

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Krisiun – Arise From Blackness

Heavy metal from countries other than our own, and to a certain extent the other side of the Atlantic, has always largely been treated as something of an anomaly in the press. Generally, you’ll find that acts hailing from Europe, South America and beyond often appear to be a little …

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Iced Earth – The Limelight, Belfast – August 8, 2012

Heavy metal is supposed to played loud and proud not wrapped in cotton wool: but, unfortunately, the long awaited first visit to this part of the world by the Floridian power titans (one of three dates as part of their build up to Bloodstock) was plagued by an absolutely atrocious …

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Paradise Lost, Insomnium, Vreid at King Tut’s, Glasgow – 23/4/12

I was looking forward to the tonight’s gig at King Tut’s with Paradise Lost, Insomnium and Vreid gracing the stage. Paradise Lost had just released their 13th studio album ‘Tragic Idol‘ that day so was really looking forward to hearing some more of the new tracks live and as well …

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Angelus Apatrida – The Call

‘The Call’ is released on 30th April 2012 via Century Media. Do they live up to their reputation?  as previously promoted with the introductory slogan “the most promising and threatening Metal band from Spain!” when Century Media first launched the band internationally in the turn of 2009/2010, it indeed became …

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Caliban, I Am Nemesis Review

 CALIBAN continue to be the pioneers of German metalcore and after sharing the stage and touring with bands such as Slayer, Pantera, Machine Head, Morbid Angel and Kreator you can see why. If that’s not enough however, they also have two split albums with label-mates Heaven Shall Burn  and ‘I Am …

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