Tag Archives: Manchester

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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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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