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Zealot Cult – Spiritual Sickness

Formed in 2008 hailing from Ireland, Zealot Cult have built themselves a reputation based on hard work and attention to musical detail which is presented here on their first full length in all its glory. The title track arrives with a bang, no intro, no false sense of security – …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland, Semi-Final A – 15/04/2017

The rollercoaster ride that has been Metal 2 The Masses Ireland 2017 reached the semi-final stages last weekend and PlanetMosh was strapped into the carriage once again to see which bands could hold on tight enough to secure a place in that one last foray on the way to Bloodstock. …

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ZZ Top to tour in 2017, Dublin date announced.

More than four and a half decades after their formation in the Houston area, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees ZZ Top are set to begin a new tour in 2017. The legendary rockers will snake their way around the US at the start of the year before heading …

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Bowling For Soup Announce First Irish Show In Nearly Four Years

Irish members of the BFS Army, get the Guinness ready! Bowling For Soup are returning to the Emerald Isle this October for their first headline show in Ireland since 2012. As previously announced to the delight of their army of UK fans, Bowling For Soup will return to the UK …

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Theories Divide – The Outcast

The first sip of a perfectly poured pint of Guinness. The choreography of Riverdance. Sheamus’ Brogue Kick. The clash of the ash. Whatever way you look at it, Ireland packs a serious punch. Theories Divide can safely add themselves to the list. Formed in Dublin in 2008, the quartet have been …

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Versive – Versive

@planetmosh review Versive by .@versiveofficial. Versive are a four piece alt-rock band from Dublin, Ireland who have recently released their debut EP, also called Versive. A three track EP, it’s a good taster from a band with obvious talent and the drive to go places.  Opening track Blackout is fast …

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Lace Weeper – As The Crow Flies

@planetmosh reviews As The Crow Flies by .@LaceWeeper on .@momusicfr As The Crow Flies is the debut album from Irish four piece Lace Weeper, due to be released on March 2nd.   The band was formed in 2011 by guitarist Matt Hayward and vocalist Sebastian Florek. Os Andres (bass) and Kevin Liffey …

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Psykosis are going to rip Bloodstock a new one

PlanetMosh recently had a chat with Irish Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses winners Psykosis about their upcoming show at our favourite festival. Here is what the lead contender for “Sexiest Drummer at Bloodstock”, Shane (The Sugar Foot) Byrne had to say. Can you give the readers and people heading to …

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Sepultura – The Academy, Dublin 04/02/14

After battling through weather of biblical proportions, narrowly avoiding drowning on O’Connell street and almost losing an eye at the spokes of an umbrella, it was all made worth it when I finally made it to the Academy to discover I was here for a gig that was sold out. …

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Psycroptic and support – The Pint, Dublin – 23/09/13

Monday Night in The Pint was the temporary home of Exhumer, Dyscarnate, Hour of Penance and Psycroptic. Although the line up was promising the turn-out was not all that great and I will have something to say about that too at the end. First up were Italian band Exhumer. Now, …

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Death Of A Salesman – Vutures, new mini E.P.

Belfast five piece, Death of a Salesman, have recently released a mini E.P entitled, Vultures. Death of a Salesman have carved a niche right in the centre of the Dublin scene (as well as many other places I’m sure) making them a household name and acquiring a significant fan base. …

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Paradigms – Dichotomy’s New Release.

Dublin metal band, Dichotomy, are due to release their eight track album, Paradigms, this coming Saturday 2nd March. This band has a great reputation when it comes to live performances both at local venues and around the country. A reputation that has seen them land support slots for big bands …

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Carnage Metal Club, Warpath, Xenocide, Atheos. Dublin 22/2

Considering all the disappointing news in metal over the past week or so; from Lombardo getting thrown out on his arse (it’s nothing to do with the money, Kerry King overheard him saying ‘I guess Jesus is an ok dude’ – straw that broke the camel’s back) and Adam Duce …

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Brains + Realistic Train + First Blood Part II – Triskel Arts Centre, Cork – Saturday 13 October 2012

The TDC Auditorium, part of the Triskel Arts Centre in city-centre Cork, tonight plays host to a ream of great Irish talent, with a definite lean left in audio and aesthetic sensibilities.  Darkened sans the solitary projector up the back and some odd stage lights, it feels different here than …

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Dead Aeon – ‘Apotheosis’

When Planet Mosh officially launched on the island of Ireland a few weeks ago, recruiting a team of writers on both sides of the border, we knew were delving into a territory steeped in musical heritage, a part of the world rich in its own identity, confident in its ability… …

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Voivod and Doom, The Village, Dublin, Ireland 6th October 2012

Presented by Dublin Metal Events, this was Voivod’s first time in Ireland. The venue has a low stage and gave the opportunity to get up close and personal with this seminal band. Doom hit the stage to the intro tape of  “Reality Asylum” by Crass. Doom have been about on …

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Molten Battle of the Bands, 16th September, The Pint, Dublin

Sunday 16th September was the fourth heat of Molten Magazine’s Battle of the bands. The fourth stage of the competition was held in The Pint, Dublin. In each heat four bands will battle to win prizes and opportunities that most people would sell their mother for. Prizes for the winners …

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Fibber’s Monthly Massacre, Fibber Magees, Dublin, 14 September.

Fibber’s monthly massacre was the first endeavour by new Rock and Roll promotions to provide the people of Dublin with a fun metal gig.  Hosted by Dan Keogh (Vile Regression) and Lar Bowler (Two Tales of Woe) it was a great night with a decent turnout to go on top …

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Three Hour Ceasefire – ‘Cry Havoc’ EP

Located in Ireland’s mid-west, the city of Limerick has endured more than its fair share of economic hardship as a result of the collapse of the ‘Celtic Tiger’ in recent years – a situation that has had the simultaneous effect of breeding an invigorated and angry underground music scene, as …

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