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After The Burial – Satan’s Hollow, Manchester: 4th August 2019

Since I’ve started reviewing gigs for Planetmosh I’ve got to experience quite a few different clubs. Nothing however could have prepared me for what I was confronted with when I strolled up to Satan’s Hollow in Manchester to see After the Burial. A small side street entrance led me into …

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SLAUGHTER BITE BACK 2020

In 1980 Slaughter & the Dogs: Garrity, Rossi, Bates & Rowland recorded their classic album “Bite Back” in the famed Utopia Studio’s, in Primrose Hill, London. “Bite Back” superbly produced by Dale Griffin a.k.a. Buffin, drum maestro of the legendary Mott the Hoople, also featured fellow Mott & Queen keyboard …

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Scuttlers storm out of Manchester with new garage-rock single

  Visceral Manchester indie-punks Scuttlers storm out of the traps  with their new single Lies In The Sky. The new track offers up garage-rock guitars, frenetic drums and urgent post-punk vocals alongside the young band’s in-yer-face energy. It’s on Spotify and Apple Music now, and you can watch the stylish …

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Ward XVI – Sophie Lancaster Festival, Rebellion, Manchester


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After touring their debut album The Art Of Manipulation to death, Preston based nutters Ward XVI are taking a hiatus to write new material so this gig was to be their last show of 2018 but not even a disrupted train service full of annoying Manchester United fans and even …

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Slaughter II – Video Interview

. Slaughter II features Brian Grantham the original drummer from Manchester punk rock band Slaughter and the Dogs and Edweena Banger, who was in the rebranded Slaughter. For a more detailed history see here. Ahead of their show at the Star in Garter in Manchester on 29th September I sat …

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Slaughter II – Slaughter II

Slaughter II released their self-titled debut album late last year. Recorded at Crack Studios in Hulme, Manchester and produced and engineered by Kevin Foy. Slaughter II features Brian Grantham the original drummer from Manchester punk rock band Slaughter and the Dogs and Edweena  Banger who was in the rebranded Slaughter. …

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Fuzz Rockers Under Release New Video

Fuzz rock trio Under have released the brand-new video for the track “Traitors Gate”! The clip, which premiered recently on Echoes and Dust, shows the band performing while stripped half nude while chained and gagged. Shot in a grainy, weathered VHS style it fits perfectly with the trio’s lo-fi, bass …

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An Evening in the Company of Mick Rossi – Event Review

. An Evening in the Company of Mick Rossi The Peer Hat, Manchester: 18th August 2018 Following a UK Tour which included a show at Rebellion Punk Music Festival in Blackpool. Mick Rossi, guitarist from one of the most underrated bands ever (in my humble opinion) Slaughter and the Dogs …

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The Drones – Will you stand in front of bullets?

Punk rock band The Drones formed in Manchester in 1976, making their debut at the Houldsworth Hall, Manchester with Generation X as support. They relocated to London and supported bands including The Vibrators, X-Ray Spex and The Stranglers. They released their debut album Further Temptations in 1977 and the follow-up …

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Monster Magnet – Gorilla, Manchester: 31st May 2018

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A very hot, very close day in Manchester led into a very hot and close evening at the sold out Gorilla when Monster Magnet came to play! Bang on time opening act iPendej0 took to the stage, they’re from Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, but their lyrics are Urban Spanish hence …

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Towers of London – Night People, Manchester: 9th December 2017

Eight years since they last played Manchester, London based punk rock band Towers of London are back. There was never any official break-up, more of a hiatus, with a single Shake It released in 2015 and a handful of gigs. They have a new (third) album set for release next …

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CUT – The Star and Garter, Manchester: 25th June 2017

Sunday 25th June saw one of STP Records’ Sunday shows at the Star and Garter in Manchester. FACE UP! Syteria and CUT being the bands on today’s billing. These Sunday shows start at 5.30pm and are over by 9pm to give people chance to get home on a school night! …

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Ed Banger and the Nosebleeds – Legal High

  Ed Banger and the Nosebleeds released their latest album Legal High on EBN Central (their own label) in March with an album launch party at the Star & Garter on 26th March 2017 (reviewed here). Legal High was recorded at Crack Studios in Hulme, Manchester and produced by Kevin …

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Slaughter UK – Sound Control, Manchester: 14th April 2017

Easter is traditionally the Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. Easter 2017 saw the resurrection of Manchester band Slaughter UK for their launch gig at Sound Control, Manchester. Slaughter UK contains two original members of Slaughter and the Dogs and Edweena Banger (formerly Ed Garrity) who replaced frontman Wayne …

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Win a pair of KISS tickets to their Manchester Arena show on 30th May.

KISS ANNOUNCE FIRST MANCHESTER SHOW IN OVER SEVEN YEARS. Heavy metal legends KISS will play Manchester Arena next spring – their only confirmed show in the north of the country for 2017. Tickets for the Tuesday 30 May gig, their first in the city for over seven years, are on …

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Ed Banger and the Nosebleeds – The Star and Garter, Manchester: 26th March 2017

With the clocks going forward an hour for British Summertime, it seemed strange to be heading into Manchester on a bright and sunny, Sunday afternoon rather than a dark miserable one, to see Ed Banger and the Nosebleeds at The Star and Garter. Which, luckily, is still trading in it’s …

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Aussie Wrecking Crew Tour, The Eagle Inn, Salford – 13th October 2016

The Aussie Wrecking Crew Tour saw Massive, Tequila Mockingbyrd and Black Aces, three bands from the new wave of Australian rock ‘n’ roll heading out on a Eurpoean Tour starting in Berlin, Germany in September and travelling through Denmark, Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands and today, the last day of this UK …

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Attica Rage – Rebellion Rock Bar, Manchester 01/10/16

A Saturday night out in Manchester was something I hadn’t experienced for quite a while, so I was looking forward to this, the third show of the current tour by Glasgow’s Attica Rage. I really enjoy the Rebellion Rock Bar as a venue, it seems to be able to maintain …

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July Talk – Sound Control, Manchester – Wednesday, 14th September 2016

Earlier this month, Canadian Alt-Rockers July Talk embarked on a small UK Tour in support of their latest album, Touch. Their UK dates were limited to Glasgow, Manchester and a sold-out show in London. Planetmosh were lucky enough to catch July Talk and supporting act, BlackWaters, at Manchester’s Sound Control. …

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July Talk Interview with Planetmosh

Jamie Reader-Johnson from Planetmosh caught up with July Talk after their set at Sound Control in Manchester, in support of their latest studio album, Touch, to discuss the new record, touring, and all things in between. What was the first track that came together to build Touch? P: Strange Habit …

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