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Confess – Interview – 17th April 2015

Confess – Interview with Louise for PlanetMosh – 17th April 2015 Louise Swift caught up with Swedish, Hard Rock band Confess ahead of their show at Rebellion, Manchester (reviewed here), find out what they chatted about below! Band Members: John Elliot-Vocals Samael-Drums Lucky-Bass (On this tour Richie was standing in …

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Confess – Rebellion Bar, Manchester: 17th April 2015

Rebellion, is a small bar/venue/nightclub on Whitworth Street Manchester, near to Deansgate Rail Station and Deansgate Locks and conveniently close to Manchester’s tallest building Beetham Tower, which houses The Hilton Hotel (should you wish to stay there for a rocking night out), although having spotted the picture of the accommodation …

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Dirt Box Disco – On the Ninth Day of Christmas – Star and Garter, Manchester: 20th December 2014

On the Ninth Day of Christmas PlanetMosh gave to me Nine Ladies Dancing and there were at least nine ladies dancing at Dirt Box Disco’s Sold Out (again) gig at the STP Records annual Christmas get together at the Star and Garter. Although I think the boss knows I like writing about …

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Anti-Nowhere League – Interview with Shady on his 50th Birthday!

I interviewed Animal at 100 Club, London earlier this year here. Since then Anti-Nowhere League have played Sonisphere and done a tour of the USA. I had a chat with birthday boy Shady after their gig at Manchester Academy 3, in a dressing room with a few topless band members, …

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Guy Griffin, The Quireboys (and Down ‘n’ Outz) – Interview 16th November 2014

I spoke to Guy Griffin, guitarist for The Quireboys, at Sheffield Corporation earlier this year, after he kindly agreed to an impromptu interview (here). I caught up with him before their gig at Manchester Academy, last weekend. Find out what The Quireboys have been up to this year, why he changes …

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Billy Idol – Manchester, O2 Apollo – 10th November 2014

Hot on the heels of his first album release in over ten years. Billy Idol, King of the Punk Rock sneer graced three UK venues with his ‘King Rocker’ presence. I was lucky enough to catch him at Manchester, O2 Apollo on his last night in the UK before he …

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Nashville Pussy – The Roadhouse, Manchester, 19th October 2014

We don’t celebrate Sundays? What’s not to celebrate when Nashville Pussy are in town?! I’d heard great things about this band so I was more than happy to head into Manchester for a Sunday gig at The Roadhouse, a small basement venue on Newton Street, conveniently near to Manchester Piccadilly …

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Slaughter and the Dogs – Warehouse 23, Wakefield: 3rd August 2014 & Sound Control Manchester, Acoustic: 5th August 2014

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of Slaughter and the Dogs Pre Rebellion Warm-Up and Setting the Record Straight shows. One of the, if not The, finest Punk Rock band to be ‘Made in Manchester’ has got to Slaughter and the Dogs. Formed in Wythenshawe in 1975 with Wayne Barrett on vocals, Mick Rossi …

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Slaughter and the Dogs – Interview with Wayne Barrett and Mick Rossi, 5th August 2014

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh interview with Wayne Barrett and Mick Rossi from Slaughter and the Dogs. Slaughter and the Dogs formed in Manchester back in 1975. After a pre Rebellion full band show at Warehouse 23, Wakefield and immediately prior to a special ‘Setting the Record Straight’ discussion with John Robb followed …

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Absolva – Sound Control, Manchester, 31st May 2014

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of Absolva .@soundcontrolmcr .@babylonfireuk .@asylumcityzoo .@ChrisAppleton88 .@AbsolvaDanBate .@Rocksector What better way to end a fifteen date UK tour than by coming home! Local lads Chris Appleton and Martin McNee along with bandmate Dan Bate from Absolva did just that at Sound Control Manchester. With new album Anthems To …

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Collibus (Album Party) – Satans Hollow, Manchester: 17th April 2014

To celebrate the release of their album The False Awakening in January Collibus held an album party at Satans Hollow, Manchester on the Thursday before Easter. Getting the party started were Vice, a four piece heavy metal band from Bury. Opening with Rise Up, Ishmail playing a six string bass …

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The Countdown to SOS 2014 continues…

The SOS Festival is due for it’s 7th annual appearance at the Radcliffe Civic Centre in Manchester on the 19th and 20th July.  Since it’s beginnings back in 2008, the festival has always provided a healthy and exhilarating mix of upcoming and established bands, playing both electric and acoustic sets.  Previous …

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Santa Cruz & Voodoo Six – Sound Control, Manchester – 13th March 2014

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of @santacruzband and @voodoosix @soundcontrolmcr Thursday thirteenth, not Friday, but still the thirteenth. Unlucky for some but not unlucky for the Rockers of Manchester as we got to see two quality bands playing at Sound Control, Santa Cruz and Voodoo Six. Today’s show was on the ground …

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Spunk Volcano & the Eruptions – The Star and Garter, Manchester, 23rd February 2014

@louelladeville_ @PlanetMosh review of Spunk Volcano & the Eruptions @Star_GarterManc, Sunday 23rd February 2014. Following the release of their self titled EP on 1st February ‘Spunk Volcano & the Eruptions’ ended the ‘Spunk All Over the Place’ tour at The Star and Garter, Manchester on 23rd February. Sunday, the day …

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Dirt Box Disco – Spunk Volcano & Weab.I.Am, Interview – 22nd December 2013

Louella Deville from PlanetMosh caught up with Weab.I.Am and Spunk Volcano from Dirt Box Disco, for a quick chat after their ‘sold out’ show in Manchester on 22nd December. Being interviewed by a woman dressed as Puss in  Boots is all in a days work for Dirt Box Disco! Here’s …

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Massive Wagons, Grand Central, Manchester – 12/12/2013

Massive Wagons, Grand Central, Manchester – 12/12/2013

Grand Central is a rock/metal pub in Manchester which joins forces with Rocksector records to host live bands every Thursday. When bands are on, the pool tables are pushed to one side and a small stage area is created to the far left hand side of the pub (as you walk in). With …

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On the Ninth Day of Christmas PlanetMosh brings to you The Seven Deadly Sinphonies (plus two bonus tracks) by Sinnergod

Manchester Goth/Alternative Metal band Sinnergod released their début album Seven Deadly Sinphonies on Halloween 2013. Formed in 2001 by twin brothers Mark and Chris Hampson, Sinnergod already have two EPs under their belt and have played at Bloodstock Open Air Festival and Dark-Cide-Fest. On first listen I picked up flavours of …

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Raven/Girlschool – Sound Control, Manchester: 26/11/2013

Raven/Girlschool – Sound Control, Manchester: 26/11/2013

Arrived at Sound Control for a promising night of metal mayhem. Doors supposedly at 7pm, hence arrival time 7:10pm to find the shutters down. After a couple of walks round the block and about 30 minutes stood trying to shelter from the rain, someone finally got round to telling the …

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Pixies, Manchester Apollo, November 21st 2013

Pixies, Manchester Apollo, November 21st 2013

Pixies have always been a niche band, despite several major artists claiming them as influential to their music (Nirvana and Radiohead to name but two.) Having been a fan since an NME flexidisc in 1987, throughout the years I have been following Black Francis et al I have never come …

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