Tag Archives: Heavy Metal

Behemoth – O2 ABC, Glasgow – 10/12/2014

In between all the rush from one gig to another there was yet another one in the “must attend” list – Behemoth’s concert in Glasgow. Occupying the O2 ABC stage on the day after killer Morbid Angel show makes it a little different but the perfect continuation. These Polish blackened …

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PANZER release new track ‘Mr. Nobrain’ on YouTube

Teutonic Heavy Metal trio The German PANZER is comprised of three undisputed genre legends: vocalist & bass player Schmier, best known as frontman of DESTRUCTION and HEADHUNTER, guitarist Herman Frank (ACCEPT, VICTORY) and drummer Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT). The band are set to release their debut album Send Them All To …

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SATAN’S HOST set release date for two new MORIBUND albums, premiere video teaser

Satans Hosts Pre-dating god Part 1

Satan’s Host deliver their masterwork with ‘Pre-dating god Parts 1 & 2‘! Both albums will be released simultaneously by Moribund Records on the 19th January 2015 in Europe/UK and January 20th, 2015 in North America. Striking while the iron’s hot after 2013’s critically acclaimed Virgin Sails, the two-disc Pre-dating god …

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KISS – Love Gun (Deluxe)

1977 was the year KISS released their sixth studio album titled Love Gun. Their line-up was Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley , Gene Simmons and Peter Criss. This album was the last studio album to feature all of the original line-up, on all tracks. It was produced by KISS and Eddie …

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Iron Knights – Iron Knights (Self-Titled Album)

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of .@IronKnightsBand self-titled Album Iron knights released their self-titled album via Metalbox Recordings on 5th May 2014. Original members Paul ‘Beam’ Robbie and Larry Paterson have a shared musical history, having been in bands together on and off since 1983, when they formed Aftermath in New Zealand. …

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Kilmara – Love Songs and Other Nightmares

Barcelona’s Kilmara have released their third full-length disc, Love Songs And Other Nightmares, an 11-song sojourn into melodic metal. Very nicely recorded, mixed and mastered, the album doesn’t have a raw “demo” sound that many acts seem to foster lately. Pleasant and paced well, the disc’s tunes don’t seem to …

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen – These Are Not Poetic Times

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of .@M_D_A_E These Are Not Poetic Times EP Manchester based Heavy Metal band Mad Dogs and Englishmen released their second EP These Are Not Poetic Times on the 14th April 2014. The opening track Profit Through War started off a bit Rocking in the Free World by …

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Can metal fans drink in ‘normal’ bars?

Is it becoming increasingly difficult for ordinary, decent heavy metal fans to enjoy a quiet drink on a night out with their – sometimes non-metal – friends?  If recent experiences – including several by this writer – are anything to go by, then the answer may be more and more …

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The Dagger – The Dagger

The land with the most heavy metal bands per capita, Sweden, is at it again – unleashing new band The Dagger, comprised of former Grave and Dismember death metal inmates, on an eager listening public. The Dagger’s ten-track eponymous debut has a warm, inviting tone and a pleasing, “retro” or …

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Absolva – Anthems to the Dead

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of Anthems to the Dead by Absolva released via .@Rocksector Absolva, British metal three piece released their third album Anthems To The Dead via Rocksector Records on the 5th May 2014. Although this is their third album it’s their second studio album. Debut studio album Flames of …

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Absolva – Sound Control, Manchester, 31st May 2014

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of Absolva .@soundcontrolmcr .@babylonfireuk .@asylumcityzoo .@ChrisAppleton88 .@AbsolvaDanBate .@Rocksector What better way to end a fifteen date UK tour than by coming home! Local lads Chris Appleton and Martin McNee along with bandmate Dan Bate from Absolva did just that at Sound Control Manchester. With new album Anthems To …

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Babylon A.D. – The Lost Sessions, Fresno CA 93

Formed in 1988, Babylon A.D. hail from San Francisco, California. Former Arista recording artists, they dredged up at EP’s worth of previously-unreleased material. Titled The Lost Sessions, Fresno CA 93, and released on Perris Records, this EP serves as the band’s ‘appearance at the final UK Firefest’ teaser. The material …

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Stereo Nasty – Stereo Nasty E.P.

Faith No More once sang “From out of nowhere” which just about sums up County Kildare based metallers Stereo Nasty. As they were completely new to me until today and believe me, there is nothing nasty bout their 80’s tinged 3 track E.P which can be bought as a download …

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Vampire Interview for PlanetMosh, April 2014

Vampire is a dark, heavy metal band from Sweden. Formed in 2011, the band released their sole demo in 2012. On the strength of that demo, and about 12 live shows, the band signed to Century Media Records. Currently waiting for just the right tour deal to come along, Vampire …

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Dynazty – Renatus

@Planetmosh @AnybodyBC reviews ‘Renatus’ by @dynaztyband released via @SpinefarmINT Scandinavians are undoubtedly a great influence in the rock and metal scene and when it comes to Sweden there are plenty of names that spring to your mind. Well, I would like to add another one, Dynazty. They are a heavy metal/hard rock team …

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Famous Underground: Nick Walsh, March 2014

Famous Underground‘s vocalist, Nick Walsh, has seen a lot of music come and go during the past 30-odd years. Traditional heavy metal and punk rock gave way to everything from glam to death metal. Right in the middle of heavy metal’s evolution, there were the industrial, power-pop, and grunge trends. …

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Exmortus – Slave to the Sword

Exmortus are a four-piece band from Whittier, CA, the former stomping grounds of Richard Cee’s Wild Rags Records. The band formed in 2002, concocting a battle plan replete with apparent objectives: to spread the shred, pound steel and brew, praise the mighty Crom, and crush the craniums of many. While …

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Emperor Chung Interview for PlanetMosh – 01/14

With a sound that boasts captivating vocal lines and infectious licks punctuated with delectable dual-lead melodies, fresh UK upstarts Emperor Chung are quickly making friends. The band garnered support from Scuzz TV and Team Rock Radio, as well as recently wooing crowds at 2013’s Download Festival. The band’s 11-track eponymous …

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Chrome Division – Infernal Rock Eternal

Heavy Metal band Chrome Division release their fourth album Infernal Rock Eternal on January 17th (Europe), January 20th (UK) and January 21, 2014 (North America) via Nuclear Blast Records. Chrome Division was founded in Denmark in 2004 by Shagrath of Symphonic Death Metal band, Dimmu Borgir with Lex Icon of The …

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