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Midnight Messiah – Hard Rock Hell, 13/11/2014

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Midnight Messiah had the honour of being the first act to take to the stage at this past weekend’s Hard Rock Hell.  PlanetMosh met up with the five guys afterwards for a chat about the band’s past, present and future: https://www.facebook.com/MidnightMessiah

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Santa Cruz – Hard Rock Hell, 14/11/2014

Santa Cruz

One of the most eagerly anticipated acts to appear at this past weekend’s Hard Rock Hell were Finnish sleazesters Santa Cruz… PlanetMosh pulled up a chair with three-quarters of the group (drummer Taz was off doing whatever it is that drummers do an hour before going on stage) for what …

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Vardis – Hard Rock Hell, 15/11/2014

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Fresh from their triumphant performance on the main stage on the final afternoon of this year’s Hard Rock Hell, PM chatted to Steve Zodiac, Terry Horbury and Gary Pearson – collectively known as the legendary Vardis – about the band’s reformation after 20+ years of inactivity, their forthcoming live album recording, their …

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Vardis to record new live album


On the eve of their appearance at this weekend’s Hard Rock Hell, NWOBHM veterans Vardis have announced that they are to record and release their first live album in almost 35 years! The recording will take place at Unity Works, Unity Hall, Wakefield, on Saturday 13 December, with the result being released some time in …

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Hellion Rising – Eight Of Swords

Hellion Rising artwork

There’s an old – and very much overused (as these things tend to be) – saying about how you should never judge a book by it’s cover… in terms of reviewing heavy metal albums, it is perhaps fair to adapt this ancient adage to CDs and their artwork… On first …

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Queensryche confirmed for HRH 8

The following announcement was made on Hard Rock Hell’s website today: – Queensryche confirmed for HRH 8 Following the official cancellation of W.A.S.P., HRH are pleased to announce that Queensryche will be stepping up to the the top slot and will be jetting in for a UK exclusive at HRH …

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SANTA CRUZ announce first headline London show on the 17th November

Buoyed-up by the energy of youth, and packing some serious guitar fire-power, Santa Cruz will be returning to the UK for a one-off headline show, confirmed for the 17th November at The Barfly in Camden Town, North London. Says Archie Cruz, Santa Cruz frontman:- “It’s been quite a while since …

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Carousel Vertigo confirm Hard Rock Hell; New Single ‘3rd Degree’ 

Carousel Vertigo play the best music you haven’t heard yet but already love, and has confirmed its appearance at Hard Rock Hell on Saturday November Nov 14th.   The band joins a bill that already includes Blue Oyster Cult, Michael Schenker, Y&T, Diamond Head and Vardis in North Wales for …

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Hard Rock Hell announces ten new hot acts from across the globe including Truckfight​ers & BigElf

Hard Rock Hell announces 10 hot new acts from across the globe including Truckfighters, Big Elf & Massive. LA psychedelic rockers Big Elf and Sweden’s Stoner rock act Truckfighters join a wealth of great new talented bands added to the line-up for this year’s Hard Rock Hell 8. Other acts …

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HRH AOR 2 – Friday 21st March

HRH AOR 2 announces UFO to headline next spring’s event

Photos of all the bands that played on the Friday of the HRH AOR 2 festival, which took place from 20th-22nd March in Pwllheli, Wales.

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The Reaper Descends On HRH 8

Hard Rock Hell, Europe’s leading residential rock festival, is pleased to announce Blue Oyster Cult, Krokus & Vardis added to its 8th cycle. It’s with extreme pleasure, that HRH announce the arrival of New York Rockers, Blue Oyster Cult to lead the Saturday night at this year’s Hard Rock Hell. …

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No Hot Ashes – HRH AOR 2 – 22/03/2014

No Hot Ashes @ HRH AOR 2

Photos of a recently re-united No Hot Ashes at HRH AOR 2. The band, fronted by Eamon Nancarrow played a great set and went down well with the crowd. Download the band's Reunion EP from their Soundcloud page - https://soundcloud.com/no-hot-ashes-reunion.

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