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Theory of a Deadman Interview, O2 ABC Glasgow, 28/2/16

Theory of a Deadman played the O2 ABC in Glasgow on 28/2/16.  Before the show I sat down for a chat with bass player Dean Back.  We talked touring, recording new material, their love for the fans and a duck with a dick.  Yeah, you read that right.      

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Monster Truck’s Jeremy Widerman Interview on the latest album, ‘Sittin’ Heavy’

Jeremy Widerman, guitarist for the Canadian Rock band Monster Truck, spoke with Jamie Reader-Johnson of Planetmosh this week to discuss their latest album, Sittin’ Heavy, which was released on Friday 19th February. When it comes to Monster Truck, I’ve always honed in on how their place of comfort seems to …

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Ensiferum – Interview with Sami Hinkka, 21 February 2016

Finnish folk metallers Ensiferum played Belfast for the first time this past weekend, when they brought their ‘Burden Of The Fallen’ tour to the UK and Ireland. PlanetMosh took the opportunity to catch up with bassist/vocalist Sami Hinkka to chat about all things to do with the band, including his views on …

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Lich King, 02/2016

Classic thrash metal stalwart act Lich King was formed in 2004 by vocalist Tom Martin. The Massachusetts-based band has released several albums, with the most recent being the Do-Over EP, a full re-recording of Lich King’s “one man band” early material. Influenced by classic thrash bands like Vio-lence, S.O.D., and …

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Max Cavalera – PlanetMosh EXCLUSIVE

Max Cavalera is to re-unite with his brother Igor again later this year, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Sepultura’s iconic ‘Roots’ album, by playing the album in its entirely on their Cavalera Conspiracy tour later this year.. That was the exclusive revelation which the Soulfly frontman made when PlanetMosh …

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Richie Cavalera (Incite)

Richie Cavalera is a man very much in the mould of his stepfather, Max.  For a start, he’s a workaholic.  He’s very much a hands on guy when it comes to everything to do with his music.  And, like the leader of the Cavalera clan, he loves life on the …

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Ricky Warwick – PlanetMosh Exclusive

Northern Ireland-born Black Star Riders frontman Ricky Warwick certainly believes in keeping busy.  In 2015 he released no less than three PledgeMusic-funded solo albums, and toured virtually non-stop in support of BSR’s own second album, ‘The Killer Instinct’.  In between this, he also undertook a UK tour with band mate, …

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Colour of Noise: Bruce John Dickinson and Matt Mitchell Interview with PlanetMosh

Louise for PlanetMosh chats to Bruce and Matt from Colour of Noise ahead of their gig supporting The Dead Daisies at Manchester Academy 3, 10th December 2015 on the penultimate date of their UK Tour. Find out a bit more about the band, previous bands, the making of their new …

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Komatsu – Belfast, 25 November 2015

Until recently, if you had mentioned the name Komatsu to me, I, perhaps in common with many others, would immediately have thought of a company which manufactures some pretty heavyweight construction equipment.  When the same name cropped up as that of the main support for Mondo Generator on their current …

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Mondo Generator – Belfast, 25 November 2015

It’s only a few months since Nick Oliveri was last in these parts, with his ‘Death Acoustic’ solo show.  Now, the eclectic and workaholic frontman is back, this time fronting his Mondo Generator project on a run of dates across Europe. PlanetMosh availed of the band’s stop-off in Belfast to …

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Planet Of Zeus – Belfast, 21 November 2015

It is the coldest day of the year so far, with the temperatures plummeting to sub-zero and snow hanging in the air.  So, where does any self-respecting music journalist take a trio of musicians more used to the sunshine of their native Greece?  Why, the open air rooftop beer garden …

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Eric Bell – Interview, November 2015 – PlanetMosh Exclusive

There are very few people to whom the term “living legend” genuinely can be applied.  In terms of terms of the Irish music scene, one man who definitely, and deservedly, fits that description is Eric Bell, one of the founding members of the equally legendary Thin Lizzy. PlanetMosh was invited …

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Evil Scarecrow interview – Belfast, 14 November 2015

Midlands maniacs Evil Scarecrow currently are undertaking their most extensive, and elongated, tour to date, bringing their peculiar brand of lunacy and madness to all arts and parts of the UK. PlanetMosh grabbed a chat with frontman Dr Rabid Hell and guitarist Brother Dmitri Pain when the tour stopped off in …

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Michael Sweet (Stryper) Interview – November 2015

Following the release of Stryper’s latest album “Fallen,” Marc from Planetmosh caught up with frontman Michael Sweet to talk about the album and it’s influences. Other subjects such as the Sweet & Lynch project and Michael’s up and coming solo album were discussed as well. Please note, forgive some of …

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Killface – Interview – October 2015

A while ago I met up with four of the five members of Dublin Metal band Killface to discuss their upcoming album. Killface are a force to be reckoned with on the Irish scene, and if you’ve listened to any of their previous releases or have caught the band live, …

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Vega – Rockingham, 24 October 2015

The sweat hadn’t had time to dry on Vega singer Nick Workman’s brow following the band’s performance at the recent Rockingham festival when PlanetMosh cornered him for a quick chat about their performance.  We also got all the gen on the band’s new album, which they have just finished recording.

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Robert Tepper – Rockingham, 23 October 2015

Following his triumphant appearance at the recent Rockingham festival, PlanetMosh caught up with Robert Tepper for an impromptu backstage chat.  He talked about finally being able to perform in the UK, his hope that this won’t be his only visit, the legacy of ‘No Easy Way Out’, the song that …

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Anti-Flag: Interview with Justin Sane – October 2015

PlanetMosh had the honour of talking with Anti-Flag’s main man, Justin Sane about their new album, the state of the world and touring. Below are some quotes from the interview by Darragh O’Connor. The entire video is at the end of the article. What’s it like to have had such …

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Shock ! Hazard Interview with Planetmosh – October 2015

I saw Shock ! Hazard supporting Biters at Rock City, Nottingham last month (review here). Impressed by their energetic performance I had a quick chat with them ahead of their gig, on the same tour, at Ruby Lounge, Manchester. Find out a bit more about the band, their political stance, …

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