Tag Archives: Gacys Threads

The Distortion Project – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 13 February 2016

It started back on the cusp of the millennium, in the pub next door, when a group of like-minded friends came together and decided to put on a few metal shows of a Saturday afternoon.  Fifteen years later, those ‘RocKD’ sessions (they take their name from that of the bar, …

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By Any Means – Interview with Paul Anthony

Paul Anthony of By Any Means

Perceived by many in this part of the world as the godfathers of the current Northern Ireland hardcore scene, By Any Means are about to release their second EP – and celebrate with support slots with two of the genre’s most seminal acts, Negative Approach and Madball. So, that seemed …

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Pursuit Of Ruin – Monsters Of Rot preview interview

Pursuit Of Ruin

PlanetMosh is proud to be sponsoring the main stage at the fourth incarnation of Monsters Of Rot, which takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh, on Saturday August 16. The festival brings together some of the best extreme metal bands on the island of Ireland.  As part of our build up to the …

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Scimitar – Interview with Ryan Atkin

Helloween Havoc Poster

Belfast’s “friendly neighbourhood thrashers” Scimitar having been making quite a name for themselves on the local scene over the past year and a bit.  As the four piece prepare to rip up another stage, this time at the PlanetMosh-sponsored Helloween Havok this coming Friday (November 1st), I pull up a …

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Nomadic Rituals – ‘Holy Giants’

Nomadic Rituals - Holy Giants Artwork

Hailing from my native Belfast, Nomadic Rituals play sludgy doom so dark and dense it sounds like it has been buried deep in a peat bog a hundred or so miles south of the city and then dragged, slowly and inexorably, to the surface by a team of unsuspecting musical …

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GACYS THREADS/FiveWillDie/Lantern For A Gale/Tusks – Limelight 2, Belfast 07/09/13

A selection of photographs from Gacys Threads launch gig for the brand new 7″ split (w/ Colossus Fall Switzerland). The release is limited to 300 copies, clear yellow vinyl, and will be released by… – Savour Your Scene Records (Ireland) – Left Hand Records (France) – Incredible Noise Records (Germany) – …

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Brutality Will Prevail / Gacys Threads / Hornets – Voodoo, Belfast – 6 July 2013

Brutality Will Prevail / Gacys Threads / Hornets – Voodoo, Belfast – 6 July 2013

With Belfast once more teetering on the brink of descending into the chaos that is laughlingly referred to in the mainstream media as the ‘Marching Season’, and less than a week to go to its annual highlight of ‘The Twelfth’, Welsh hardcore mob Brutality Will Prevail could hardly have chosen …

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Gacys Threads – Limelight 2, Belfast – Wednesday February 13th 2013

When Shine Promotions – best known for their activities on the local dance scene – bought over the historic Limelight complex after its previous owners went into administration, it has to be admitted that many rock fans baulked.  After all, what the fuck did a bunch of dance promoters know …

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Sinocence + Bakken + By Any Means + 7DaysDead @ Comrades Rock Club, Ballyclare – Friday January 11th 2013

Three words summarized tonight’s gigging experience: commitment, dedication and resilience. On the part of both the bands and their fans. On the face of it, there probably could not have been a worse night to stage the first big metal show of the year – at least, one outside the …

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Lantern For A Gale – ‘Lands More Hostile’

The north coast of Northern Ireland is one of the most beautiful places in the world, but it can also be one of the most brutal, especially when lashed by winter storms sweeping across the north Atlantic and into the Irish Sea, and its rocky coastline – characterised by sheer …

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