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Yearn to Burn: Shred Guitar Insanity – PlanetMosh Playlist Series

Yearn to Burn: Shred Guitar Insanity What is shred, anyway? It’s a stringed instrument (primarily guitar) playing style that evolved naturally, morphing into it’s own niche. Fast, ostentatious, virtuoso playing, using a variety of techniques, was not invented in the 1980s nor by Eddie Van Halen. That decade and that particular …

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Jackson Firebird – Shake the Breakdown

@planetmosh reviews Shake the Breakdown by .@JacksonFirebird on .@Napalm Records For some reason the whole country seems to be going bonkers today over some band called Iron Maiden releasing a new album.  Well I’d rather be listening to these two Aussies, who’ve backed up a great debut in Cock Rockin’ …

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SYMPHONY OF MALICE Guitar and Drum Play-Through Videos

Connecticut heavy metal powerhouse SYMPHONY OF MALICE re-issued their most recent blazingly heavy album, Judgement Day (The Aftermath), on December 15, 2014. Now, ESP-sponsored guitarist Gus Sinaro and new drummer Eric Williams have unleashed two new play-through videos, performing the tracks “Nothing Left In Us” and “War Conspiracy”. Check out …

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Paul Gilbert Interview for PlanetMosh, January 2015

PlanetMosh is celebrating our tenth anniversary in 2015, so to start the year off on a page of good notes, here’s the first Featured Band! And he’s a good ‘un: none other then internationally-acclaimed guitar player and instructor, Mr. Paul Gilbert. “From platinum album sales and number one chart success …

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Gibson release the ES-Les Paul

The solidbody Les Paul Standard and semi-acoustic ES-335 are the two most influential electric guitars ever to hit their respective genres. Now Gibson brings them together in the ES-Les Paul, a stunning “meeting of minds” that blends the most important aspects of form and function from two immensely popular designs. …

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Graveltones interview, Stereo Glasgow, 23/8/14

On Saturday night I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing The Graveltones just before their gig at Stereo in Glasgow.  It wasn’t your typical interview, barely a question was asked, but they went away knowing some new Scottish words, and I went away with a pain in my side from …

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SAVAGE MESSIAH To Auction Schecter V-1 Custom Diamond Series Guitar

SAVAGE MESSIAH are auctioning off Joff Bailey’s Schecter V-1 custom Diamond series guitar, with all proceeds will go to the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy (Registered Charity no. 280960) as part of a pledge campaign started by Dave Silver (Singer and guitarist from the band) for doing a charity bike ride entitled …

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Jameson – Pronto

@planetmosh reviews Pronto by .@Jamesonmusic Every so often you go to a gig having never heard of the support act and leave feeling like you witnessed the beginning of something pretty huge.  This happened to me on Monday night, when I turned up at Edinburgh’s Liquid Room to see Rival …

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Donnie Vie – Goodbye Enough Z’Nuff.

Goodbye Enough Z’Nuff is the new album from former Enuff Z’Nuff singer/songwriter Donnie Vie.  The band was formed in Blue Island, Illinois in 1984 and Vie was a key member until he went part time in 2002, stopping touring with the band but continuing to write and record with them. …

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Marty Friedman Interview, The Village, Dublin 13 Oct

I had the pleasure of catching up with Marty Friedman before he took to the stage at The Village in Dublin.   What has it been like being back on tour again? Great, it’s been so busy because all three bands are together. I’m used to being by myself so there’s like …

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Interview with Elimination, Hammerfest IV, 17 March 2012

I caught up with East Anglian band Elimination at Hammerfest IV to talk about their current album, touring with Triaxis, their most embarrassing moment to date as a band and Winchester.  Check it out.   Elimination are: Neil Stevens – Vocals Daz Abbott – Guitar Dave Spencer – Guitar Jus …

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Collapse interview at Hammerfest4 17th March 2012

I had the pleasure of  interviewing  the guys from Collapse down at Hammerfest 4 after they had finished their set we had a quick chat and a lot of laughs during it! The guys tell us how they started, what their influences are, about their new album and what their …

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Anterior – Echoes of the Fallen

‘Echoes of the Fallen’ is a masterful follow on album from their very successful debut album ‘This Age Of Silence’ It highlights how the guys have grown both lyrically and musically over the last 4 years and how strong the current line up is. From the first opening chords you …

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No Guerra – Ahonikenk (CD)

  I stumbled across the band the other day and was quite literally blown away by what I heard, so much so I actually asked them for a copy of the album to review (I was that impressed). No Guerra, meaning No War, was formed back in 2000 in Buenos …

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