Tag Archives: hard rock

Hello=Fire – Angle To See [single]

Wow, what a fantastic surprise. Hello=Fire‘s heavy, dramatic, bombastic single, “Angle To See”, released in 2013 for Record Store Day and recently promoted by Schnitzel Records, represents a near-180 degree turn from the melodic, varied rock and pop heard on 2009’s eponymous debut. Hello=Fire mainman Dean Fertita‘s tenure in The …

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Black Label Society – O2 ABC, Glasgow – 11/02/2015

It’s twenty to seven and Black Label Society fans are already queueing outside the O2 ABC in Glasgow on this Wednesday night. These people have a brilliant answer to the question of what to do on a Wednesdays night? Black Label Society started their European Tour on 11th of February in the heart …

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Andy Shaw, of Parise – Final Interview

Parise is one of those hidden gem sleeper projects, a criminally under-exposed band that might blow your mind if you’re fortunate enough to discover them. The band’s potent mix of modern power pop, hard rock, and even hints of heavy metal strikes right where you want it. “…(The songs) are …

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UFO -A Conspiracy of Stars

One thing keeps me interested in UFO, and that is Phil Mogg, the singer of UFO (and joint founding member along with Pete Way) since the band formed in 1969, I was 4 then. Phil’s vocals are still solid; if slightly lacking in power since the hay day of UFO …

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Mojave Lords – Unfuckwithable

With a cast of infamous characters that reads like a short who’s who of the California desert rock scene, Mojave Lords are a lake of fire indeed. Featuring core members David Catching, Kevin Richey, Brian O’Connor, and Joey Castillo, the band has released an aggressive ten song debut, neologically dubbed …

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StOp, sToP – The Nags Head, Macclesfield: 9th January 2015

StOp, sToP a Hard Rock/Glam Metal band, founded by front-man Jacob in Barcelona in 2009 and, now based here in the U.K. party hard and tour relentlessly. I saw them when they played at Rebellion Bar in Manchester last year and was pretty much blown away, so it was with …

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Skarlett Riot – We Are The Brave EP

Skarlett Riot are a hard rock quartet hailing from Northern Lincolnshire. Formed in 2010 they have built a reputation for a high energy live performance with solid recorded material to back this up. Following their well received 2013 album ‘Tear Me Down’, which contained a mixture of new songs and …

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Pat Travers Band – Live At The Iridium NY

Canadian-born musician Pat Travers is fortunate to have a long and storied career playing rock and roll. He’s got an extensive discography with The Pat Travers Band, including at least one touchstone live release. This latest live album, Live at The Iridium NY, released through Frontiers Records in 2015, adds …

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ACDC Rock or Bust album review

On the Twelfth day of Christmas PlanetMosh gave to me ‘One Drummer Drumming’ on eleven tracks by ACDC on their latest album Rock or Bust released via Columbia records on 28th November 2014. The band celebrated their fortieth anniversary last year after forming in Sydney, Australia in November 1973. After …

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One – New Life [single]

“New Life”, by Warsaw native One (name: Adam Malicki), is a random find from a boredom-trawl on Twitter that asks for your attention. Freshly released, this single is a guitar-heavy instrumental track that opens with a waltzing, cracked funhouse flair. Rapidly shifting gears to synth-laden blues rock, and then to …

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In Faith – There’s A Storm Coming

There have been a few bands this year I have reviewed who seem to capture the feel and sounds from an eighties era I grew up in and know so well. In Faith’s debut “There’s A Storm Coming” is such an album that does so with a high degree of …

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Midnight Sin – Sex First

Sex First is the debut album from Italian sleaze rockers Midnight Sin. Formed in 2010 the band promote themselves playing a sexy combination of Sleaze Rock, Hard Rock and AOR. The intro starts off with jovial carnival feel to it which quickly fades to a more industrial sound with hints …

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Electric Boys – The Classic Grand, Glasgow – 21/09/2014

.@TheElectricBoys @BadTouchrocks @RankBerryUk gig at @ theclassicgrand reviewed by @AnybodyBC for @Planetmosh   The Classic Grand and some good old classic hard rock – that was for the dinner on Sunday night in Glasgow. Swedish rockers Electric Boys hit the town together with fancy looking Bad Touch from Dereham and …

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Kissin’ Dynamite – Megalomania

Megalomania is the fourth album from five piece German hard rock band Kissin’ Dynamite. Formed in 2007 the band released their first album ‘Steel of Swabia’ in 2008, taking the name of the region in Germany they hail from. Since then their career has delivered two further albums before this …

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Nick Oliveri – Leave Me Alone

The hardscrabble, oft-bloodied bastard child of blues-based rock and roll and youthful angst, punk music has found a ready and willing audience with the disillusioned and disaffected for decades. A near-antithesis to virtuosity, punk’s raw edge favors instant consumption: quick composition, hard-hitting rhythms, and raucous riffing guitars. It’s common-man folk music for …

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Adrenaline Rush – Adrenaline Rush

Adrenaline Rush are a five piece rock band from Sweden. Fronted by Tave Wanning the members have been handpicked from bands in the Stockholm area to bring different backgrounds and influences to the band, making it what it is today. The intro to the self titled album starts as a …

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Paul Gilbert – Stone Pushing Uphill Man

Los Angeles-based guitar virtuoso Paul Gilbert released his 13th and latest studio album, Stone Pushing Uphill Man, on August 5th, 2014. The 11-track disc features instrumental adaptations of eight famous “oldies” tunes, along with three of Gilbert’s original songs. The result is something like being at the mercy of his …

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CALIBRE ZERO sign a Worldwide Deal with PURE STEEL PUBLISHING

CALIBRE ZERO, the Hard Rock Band from Spain, have signed a worldwide deal with PURE STEEL PUBLISHING. The new album will be released on 19th September 2014 via PURE STEEL PUBLISHING. More news coming soon. Band statment:  “It´s great to announce Calibre Zero and Pure Steel Records are going to …

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Silent Jack – Snakebite

.@louplanetmosh @planetmosh reviews Snakebite by .@silentjackband Snakebite by Birmingham based Hard Rock band Silent Jack was released late last year. I liked it immediately. Here’s a bite-size taster! From start to finish this seven track album was packed with great songs and screaming riffs. Brand New Start had a bit …

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