Tag Archives: Manchester

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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Kobra and the Lotus: Interview with Kobra Paige and Jasio Kulakowski, 5th November 2013

Kobra and the Lotus – Alter Ego, Manchester: 5th November 2013

I managed to have a short interview/chat with Kobra Paige and Jasio Kulakowski shortly before their gig at Alter Ego, Manchester on the 5th November 2013. Here’s what they had to say: – Hello I’m Louise (AKA LouellaDeville) from Planetmosh. Thank you for taking the time to speak to us. …

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Kobra and the Lotus – Alter Ego, Manchester: 5th November 2013

Kobra and the Lotus – Alter Ego, Manchester: 5th November 2013

Alter Ego on Princess Street, Manchester was the basement venue where tonight’s bonfire night gig was taking place. Consisting or a warren of rooms with a bar to the left, as you enter, and a stage to the right, with the only access to the stage being across the dance …

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Volbeat – Manchester Academy, 18th October 2013

I caught Danish Rock Band Volbeat at Manchester Academy during their ‘Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies’ tour. With American metal band Iced Earth as the main support act and London based Punk Rockers The Howling being opening act on the UK leg of the tour I was expecting a spectacular show …

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The Quireboys – Club Academy, Manchester, 15th October 2013

The Quireboys – Club Academy, Manchester, 15th October 2013

Having seen The Quireboys many times over the past twenty years, or so, I was looking forward to a night of good old Rock ‘n’ Roll when I headed down the stairs to Club Academy, Manchester. A venue which reminds me of a school dining hall, although there wasn’t a …

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Zico Chain – Sound Control, Manchester, 10th October 2013

Zico Chain – Sound Control, Manchester, 10th October 2013

For the penultimate night of their sixteen date UK tour Zico Chain came to Sound Control, Manchester. The venue has different rooms and today’s gig was taking place on the ground floor. A smallish venue with, on the minus side, pesky pillars but on the plus side, a bit of …

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Incassum interview at B.O.A.

Planetmosh caught up with the guys from Manchester’s finest Incassum at this years Bloodstock Festival to talk about their set, future plans, etc.               Incassum interview at B.O.A 2013   https://www.facebook.com/incassum.manchester    

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Metal RitesFestival – Grand Central, Manchester. All Day Event- 20th January 2013.

After the brilliant Academy Metal Fest. on Friday, my hunger for more of the same was satisfied at Grand Central in Manchester, who played host to an all-day metal extravaganza. The event was well publicised and it was anticipated that attendance would be high to witness a gathering of varying …

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EUROPE, Manchester HMVRITZ, 22rd November 2012

Since reforming nine years ago, Europe have released four albums , all receiving critical acclaim, and selling by the truck load, ‘Last Look at Eden’ was my surprise hit of 2009, as it marked a turning point in the bands musical direction, heading more into hard edged blues territory. Paul …

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THE FALLOUT – “The Fallout”

Manchester’s four piece purveyors of Hard Rock and Metal launch their debut album upon the masses, and what a totally delightful triumph it turns out to be. 10 tracks of pure sweaty, foot tapping Rock played with a serious degree of talent. My first experience of the band was watching …

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