Tag Archives: Heavy Metal

Witchery-Nightside-Album Review-Planetmosh

Fittingly enough, when I started to review Nightside, the eighth studio album from Swedish death metallers Witchery, the bright sun was pushed aside for heavy thunderstorms. Recently released via Century Media Records its easily the heaviest album I’ve heard in 2022. Formed in Linkoping 1997 it’s their first concept album …

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White Spirit-Right Or Wrong-Album Review-Planetmosh

If ever a band could be described as a “Phoenix from the ashes”, Hartlepool, County Durham rockers White Spirit certainly fit that title! Formed in 1975 by Janick Gers and Graeme Crallan their 1980 debut single ‘Backs To The Grind’ on Neat Records got a lot of recognition from the …

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White Tyger-This Is The Life-Album Review-Planetmosh

It looks like the time has come for West Midlands based rockers White Tyger to sharpen their claws and tear away their leanings from playing covers to be leaders of the pack with their overwhelming debut studio album This Is The Life released on Skum Town Records. Their style is …

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Vice-For The Fallen-Album Review-Planetmosh

It’s been a helluva long wait for the brand new album For The Fallen by Vice, five years to be exact since unleashing their debut The First Chapter by the Bury based trio but it’s definitely worth waiting for as it’s on a par to be the heaviest I’ve heard …

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Black Rose-WTF-Album Review-Planetmosh

Welcome back to one of my favourite genres of music, the NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) or as metal guru Geoff Barton recently quoted NENWOBHM (North East New Wave Of British Heavy Metal), such was the plethora of talent coming from that era that include Teeside based band …

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Vanitas-Vanitas EP Review-Planetmosh

I’m always looking for new genres of music to keep me on my toes so a big welcome goes to Vanitas, who describe themselves as ‘Cinematic Djent’ with their recently released self titled EP Vanitas. The Birmingham based five piece band played a well attended EP launch party gig on …

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Tysondog-Midnight-Album Review-Planetmosh

As Ted Nugent once said, “You can’t keep a good dog off your leg”, so welcome back Newcastle Upon Tyne metalheads Tysondog who prove they are best of breed with new studio album Midnight out now via From The Vaults and you would be barking mad not to buy it! …

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Quartz-On The Edge Of No Tomorrow-Album-Review-Planetmosh.

Welcome back Quartz! Starting off as Bandy Legs when forming in Birmingham 1974, changing to Quartz in 1977 and releasing their debut album of the same name produced by Tony Iommi and they supported Black Sabbath on tour the same year. They have returned with a brand new album On …

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Bang Bang Firecracker-Hear Evil-EP Review-Planetmosh.

Welcome back Bang Bang Firecracker who have returned with the Hear Evil EP,released on May 22nd 2022, part two that follows part one, See Evil in July 2021 of the trilogy See Evil, Hear Evil and Speak Evil. It’s another full on release from the Stoke based trio who kick …

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Tailgunner-Shadows Of War-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Heavy metal warriors Tailgunner return with their latest single ‘Shadows Of War’ released today and is the opening track of their debut album planned for release in January 2023. It’s slower than the previous two release but still has plenty of power due to the songs subject that highlights the …

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Motor City Murder-187BPM-EP Review-Planetmosh.

At first glance you may think this has something to do with Ted Nugent (Motorcity Madhouse) but it’s the debut EP 187BPM just released by Bradford based noisemongers Motor City Murder. The three songs here rage hard and heavy, point proven by opener ‘St.Gabrielle’ as a wah-wah howled intro heads …

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Anvil-Take A Lesson-Single Review-Planetmosh.

It’s time to take a lesson off Lips from Anvil as they unleash ‘Take A Lesson’, the second single taken from their upcoming studio album Impact Is Imminent due to be released via AFM Records on May 20th 2022. Formed in Toronto, Ontario 1978, if anyone can warn of the …

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Alpha Omega-Crows Of Golgotha-EP Review-Planetmosh.

It seems fitting that the week I go for a hearing test coincides with me reviewing the Crows Of Golgotha EP from Norwich based noisemongers Alpha Omega. I first came across this thrashtastic trio when they played on the Jagermeister stage at Bloodstock 2018 and they delivered with an unrelenting …

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Sanhedrin-Lights On-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to Lights On and other band links are here :- http://www.metalblade.com/sanhedrin I http://sanhedrin.nyc I https://www.facebook.com/sanhedrinband I https://www.instagram.com/sanhedrin_official/ I https://open.spotify.com/artist/2p4bCEJL6k03ErhdPTPEbu I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClzfdpRNQTqbQiyFkVCHIqw I https://thesanhedrin.bandcamp.com/album/lights-on New York based Sanhedrin certainly put the power in power trio with their latest studio album Lights On recently released by Metal Blade Records. These …

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Midnight-Let There Be Witchery-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to the album and other band info are here :- http://midnight-ohio.bandcamp.com/merch I http://totalmidnight.webs.com I https://www.facebook.com/midnightviolators I https://www.instagram.com/midnightviolators/ I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzwLkrb_znW0NERVI5rOBlg I https://amazon.co.uk/Let-There-Be-Witchery-Midnight/dp/B09QNNDJP3/?tag=plane09-21 Midnight came early today, courtesy of Cleveland, Ohio based skull crushers Midnight. Formed in 2003 by Athenar, this one-man-band have just released their fifth studio album Let …

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ANVIL return with new album ‘Impact Is Imminent’

Heavy Metal icons ANVIL return with new album ‘Impact Is Imminent’ out 20th May, release new single & video ‘Ghost Shadow‘, out now on AFM Records Check out the video here: Heavy Metal pioneers ANVIL have announced the release of a brand new studio album, entitled Impact Is Imminent, due out on May 20, 2022, via AFM …

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Skanners – announce Greatest Hits

Skanners

To celebrate the 35th discographic anniversary of the Band and the forthcoming 40th since its formation, Music for the Masses has the honour to announce the agreement with legendary Italian metallers Skanners for the release of their first Greatest Hits which goes through the Band’s whole career. Skanners are with …

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Lugosi – They Came From Outer Space single review.

Ireland’s Lugosi formed in 2016, and was influenced by the unholy quadrilogy of beer, books, movies and music. They embarked on a mission to make heavy music informed by horror and science fiction. Like an Ed Wood movie transmitted through rock and roll, they have created a cartoon catalogue of …

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