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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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Prognosis Release New Single ‘Drones’

Prognosis Warn of Cold Dystopian Future with New Single ‘Drones’   Listen to the track here: https://prognosisuk.bandcamp.com/track/drones   Manchester Progressive metal band Prognosis has returned with a venomous new single in Drones. A song that prophesises that technological advancements in modern warfare could leave us at the mercy of emotionless killing …

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SOS Festival, final line up and day splits announced

The final running order and day splits have finally been announced for this years SOS festival, held in Manchester. All the details can be found here www.mwaweb.com/sos_2016_info. FRIDAY (Dean Hocking Stage) Absolva 10.20pm (80 mins) Babylon Fire 9.20pm (40 mins) Pythia 8.20pm (40 mins) Strain 7.20pm (40 mins) Beyond Salvation 6.20pm …

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BlackRain – Rebellion Manchester 18/3/2016

The night was opened by support band Damn Dice, a 5-piece outfit based in London, to a woefully small crowd. After a short intro they went into their first song – I didn’t catch the title but it was quite fast with good harmony vocals and reminded me a bit …

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City and Colour – Albert Hall, Manchester – Saturday, 20th February 2016

City and Colour are currently on tour across the UK and Ireland, part of which included the sold-out Manchester show on Saturday 20th February at the iconic Albert Hall with special guest, Lucy Rose. The latest tour comes in support of their latest studio album, If I Should Go Before …

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The Jack Tars – Club Academy, Manchester: 3rd December 2015

On a wet and breezy day at the beginning of December a pirate ship bearing the Jolly Roger insignia sailed up Oxford Road and deposited The Captain (Sensible of The Damned) and his crew of brigands, Slim Jim Phantom (of Stray Cats), Chris Cheney (of The Living End) and Mike …

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The Other – Tiger Lounge, Manchester: 9th November 2015

It was like Halloween in Manchester for this second time this year when German Horror Punk band The Other played at Tiger Lounge, a small basement venue on Cooper Street, near Manchester Town Hall and conveniently close to one of Manchester’s Wetherspoons pubs The Waterhouse. Although The Other have been …

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The Vintage Caravan – Ruby Lounge, Manchester: 27th October 2015

The Vintage Caravan were founded in Iceland in 2006 by singer Óskar Logi and former drummer Guðjón Reynisson, who were only 12 years old at the time. In 2012 they were joined by Alexander Örn on bass and released their second studio album Voyage in their home country, before it …

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Michael Monroe/Hardcore Superstar – Club Academy, Manchester, 12th October 2015

A veritable Smörgåsbord came to Manchester Club Academy last Monday. With Michael Monroe from Finland and his band, which brings together celebrated musicians who have played with such greats as Hanoi Rocks, New York Dolls, Dogs D’Amour and Danzig, to name but a few. I was anticipating some top notch …

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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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Federal Charm – Across the Divide

@planetmosh reviews Across the Divide by .@FederalCharm Federal Charm are a four piece blues rock band from Manchester, who released their self titled debut album back in 2013.  Their new album Across the Divide will be released on October 2nd, and the band is currently promoting it on tour across the …

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Gunzo – Club Academy, Manchester: 13th September 2015

As the nights start drawing in and evenings are getting dark earlier we head into a busy season for gig goers. The thirteenth, unlucky for some and what would otherwise, have been a quiet Sunday night in September, brought Gunzo to Club Academy in Manchester. Gunzo, not to be confused …

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W.A.S.P, Manchester Ritz 14th September 2015

The Treatment is support on the current WASP tour, and this was my first time of catching them live since Mitchel Emms and Tao Grey joined. They are as energetic as ever and have a great good time feel about them, however not one track stood out for me, they …

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Five more bands announced for SOS Festival

SOS Festival has announced five more bands for their next event which takes place in Radcliffe, North Manchester on 15-17th July 2016…. CRIMES OF PASSION CONTROL THE STORM GANG DENDERA DIGGETH   To read more about these bands please visit the online version of this announcement here http://www.mwaweb.com/sos_announcement_9sep2015.html These bands join …

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Die No More – Manchester Academy 3, 20th June 2015

Die No More a young four piece NWOBHM band from Cumbria formed in  2011, since then they have impressed people with their energetic live shows. They released self-financed, four track, début EP ‘Blueprint’ in 2013 which led to them being signed by Rocksector Records with whom they released their debut …

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