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Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls

Since the turn of the millennium, everything Iron Maiden have done has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. If a band gets a second bite at the cherry of the success, it’s very rare for it to pay off, yet Maiden not only took that opportunity but also watched themselves grow …

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Iron Maiden Release Video Game

Iron Maiden have just released a video game on ironmaiden.com   You can control Eddie through this retro Donkey Kong inspired platformer here – http://speedoflight.ironmaiden.com/ – what a way to spend the last few hours of a Friday!!   The game is based on the ‘Speed Of Light’ video Iron Maiden revealed last …

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Iron Maiden: ‘Speed Of Light’ review

Iron Maiden’s new song ‘Speed of Light’ from the upcoming album ‘The Book Of Souls’ was released this morning, and Planet Mosh’s Elliot Leaver gives us his views on the track via his freelance page The Food of Love. He apologises for the quiet audio, however he was trying to ensure …

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Iron Maiden – New Album ‘Book of Souls’ to be released 4 September 2015

New Album ‘Book of Souls’ to be released 4 September 2015 Iron Maiden’s eagerly awaited new studio album The Book Of Souls will be released globally on 4th September through Parlophone Records (Sanctuary Copyrights/BMG in the U.S.A.). It was recorded in Paris with their longstanding producer Kevin “Caveman” Shirley in …

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[prank] A Compendium of Iris’s Short Reviews

2015 is fun. Here are some ‘Twitter’ Reviews by Iris North The gist: Very freely associate words and phrases with whatever comes to mind first, based on the prompts. Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed EP: They’re cursed. Aptly named! Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches – Salem’s Wounds: Gospel?! *gasp* Metal …

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A message from Iron Maiden’s manager, Rod Smallwood

PUT FANS FIRST – METAL V TOUTS A MESSAGE FROM ROD SMALLWOOD, MANAGER OF IRON MAIDEN The ever-increasing plague of ‘Secondary Ticketing’ excesses are a blight on live music and sports events and much to the detriment of fans. This affects fans both in terms of fair cost and their …

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Parlophone Records to release Iron Maiden’s ‘Somewhere In Time’ & ‘Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son’ to complete run of new album vinyl pressings on 24th November

Following the announcement earlier this year, the entire vinyl collection of Iron Maiden’s 1980s albums – which are being issued in brand new heavyweight 180g black vinyl pressings – will be completed on the 24th November, with the final two albums, ‘Somewhere In Time‘ and ‘Seventh Son Of A Seventh …

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Virgil and The Accelerators – The Borderline, London – 29/09/14

It has been two years since I saw Virgil and the Accelerators live and they have used them wisely, honing their talent, which is on full technicolour display for tonight’s audience. The ten song set lasted approximately 105 minutes and was an amalgamation of new and old with, as singer/guitarist Virgil McMahon …

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Maverick – Belfast, Voodoo 05/09/2014

Maverick

Sometimes it is those things that are relatively unplanned – such as that impromptu meet up after work for “a couple of pints” – which turn out to be the most enjoyable.  And so it proved with this evening, which originally was scheduled to headlined by a “tribute” band, only …

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Black Trip – Goin’ Under

Black Trip - Goin Under artwork

It could be argued that there is nothing new in music:  everything is a re-creation, a re-invention of what has gone before. It’s all about variations upon a theme… Now, I’m no musicologist – I’m just a fan who writes about music – but my take on it is this:  …

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Win a Signed Iron Maiden Premier Drum Kit with XMusic Ireland & PlanetMosh

****COMPETITION NOW CLOSED **** The Winner will be contacted by XMusic Ireland   PlanetMosh has teamed up with XMusic Ireland to offer you the opportunity to win the following really special prize A 5 piece Spirit of Maiden Drum Kit (entry level) from Premier with a matching snare drum signed …

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Sonisphere 2014 – Saturday 5th July – Review

Day two of the festival kicked off a little earlier than the previous day at 11am with Tesseract on the main stage. Alestorm, however, were the real treat of the morning opening the Saturn stage with ‘The Quest’ and continued their infectious jitterbug set with the likes of ‘The Drunken …

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Hellfest Open Air – Friday, 20th June 2014

With an estimated 138,000 people passing through the gates this year across the weekend, it’s clear that Hellfest is bigger than ever. Planetmosh took a trip across the pond to get a taste of the ‘ooh-la-laAAARGH’ at France’s biggest rock festival… With six stages operating a ‘three on, three off’ …

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Hellfest 2014 Review Blog – Friday 20th June

I arrive at Hellfest on a scorching sunny day which is unusual as it’s normally overcast/rainy on the Friday when I arrive. After checking in for my pass, I head around the new layout taking in all the improvements that have been made since last year.What a difference there is with …

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Killers – The Origins Of Iron Maiden: 1975-1983 By Neil Daniels.

Before people say it, this latest book by Neil Daniels’ is not a re-worked version of his Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History Of The Beast (Voyageur Press 2012) book with a new cover. This is a completely new piece of work which takes a closer look at those all-important …

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BABYMETAL to make UK debut at Sonisphere‏

One of the best things about being in 2014 is that when something happens which is truly unique, no matter where in the world it happens, everyone knows  about it. The latest musical phenomenon to go viral is Japan’s BABYMETAL, and Team Sonisphere snapped them up to join this year’s …

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Spoilin’ For a Fight: BST vs. Sonisphere

.@planetmosh discusses the impact of BST’s clash with Sonisphere and the impact on UK festivals it could have.   Black Sabbath on the Friday, Iron Maiden on the Saturday, Metallica on the Sunday. To many fans of rock and metal music, this is a dream festival headliner set up. You …

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IRON MAIDEN and BLACK SABBATH to headline NOVA ROCK 2014

2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the Austrian Nova Rock festival, an annual event that saw some of the greatest names of the scene performing on its previous nine iterations. For the jubilee tenth editions organizers are preparing definitely a special event, with headliners Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and The …

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SONISPHERE 2014 announce The Prodigy to join Iron Maiden & Metallica

SONISPHERE 2014 announce The Prodigy to join Iron Maiden & Metallica

Dance/Rock icons The Prodigy join Iron Maiden and Metallica as the third headline artist to be announced for an historic Sonisphere festival in 2014. Prodigy will kick off the weekend with a bang on Friday night followed by Iron Maiden on Saturday night and Metallica closing the festival on Sunday. …

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