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Children of Bodom announced as 3rd Tuska 2016 headliner

As the first rays of sunlight slip through the clouds after a seemingly endless Finnish winter, it’s a good time to start making plans for the summer. Finland’s boldest metal festival, Tuska will provide the heaviest dosage of metal madness of the summer, for the nineteenth time. FROM LAKE BODOM …

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Anthrax – For All Kings

Let’s all be honest with ourselves here: Anthrax are forever going to be the runt of the Big 4 litter. There was never any question that they would open the shows with Megadeth, Slayer and Metallica back in 2011/2012, and they will always be lower than them on festival bills. …

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Incite Release New Song and Start UK Tour

INCITE, the Arizona based metal outfit led by Richie Cavalera, are set to release their new album, ‘Oppression’ on 22nd April and to tie in with their current UK dates they’re debuting new song, ‘Stagnant’ over at Soundcloud here ‘Oppression’ was recorded at the Omen Room Studios, Garden Grove, CA …

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Hidden – True Mercian Metal

Formed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 2013. Heavy Metal band Hidden released their debut EP True Mercian Metal last year. Containing a short intro track  False Ones Must Die and three tracks packed with the classic NWOBHM sound of bands like Saxon and Judas Priest. Lots of screaming guitars and vocals …

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Fishing With Guns Stream New Album ‘…But The Dawn Will Come’

Fishing With Guns Stream New Album ‘…But The Dawn Will Come’ A few weeks after the singles “It’s poutring” and then “Moshpute”, French independent rock/stoner/southern-hardcore/metal outfit, Fishing With Guns just released its brand new full-length album  ‘…But The Dawn Will Come’, available right now for digital and full stream thanks to the courtesy PureGrainAudio, W-Fenec …

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Axel Rudi Pell – Game Of Sins

It’s safe to say that when it comes to heavy metal guitarists some of the biggest names have come out of European countries, from Yngwie Malmsteen (from Sweden) to Jari Mäenpää (Wintersun and from Finland.) Yet there is one name who for over a quarter of a century has stood …

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Apocalyptica – O2 Academy, Bristol, 29/11/15

‘Oh the weather outside is frightful…’ Alright, so we might only be three days into December, but the opening line from ‘Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow’ is pretty damn apt this evening in Bristol. The wind and the rain has been disruptive for the whole day, …

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Lost Society to Release New Album ‘Braindead’ in February 2016

To Release New Album ‘Braindead’ on February 12th 2016 Finland based ‘braindead thrash metallers’ Lost Society are very pleased to announce the publication of their third record entitled ‘Braindead’. The album is set to be released on February 12th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. Guitarist/vocalist Samy Elbanna states: “A lot has …

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Skindred – Interview, 28th November 2015

    I had the pleasure of interviewing Skindred Drummer, Arya Goggin, ahead of their support slot for Five Finger Death Punch at Wembley Arena. The band have had a busy few months, since the release of their latest studio album, “Volume”, and have recently wrapped up the UK leg …

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Skindred – O2 Academy, Bristol, 12/11/15

Tonight is about respect. Not just for each other – which we’ll get to later – but also between band and punter. It’s well known to frontmen and women that if you can earn the respect of a crowd, they’ll be putty in your hands and do pretty much anything you …

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Michael Sweet (Stryper) Interview – November 2015

Following the release of Stryper’s latest album “Fallen,” Marc from Planetmosh caught up with frontman Michael Sweet to talk about the album and it’s influences. Other subjects such as the Sweet & Lynch project and Michael’s up and coming solo album were discussed as well. Please note, forgive some of …

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Skindred – Volume CD

Skindred have to be one of the most cross-genred Heavy Metal bands when it comes down to influential sound. From Reggae, Dance, Drum & Bass, Hip-Hop / Ragga all the way to Heavy Metal, Skindred managed to have achieve a sound which resonates with many people and works fantastically. This …

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Damien Thorne “Soul Stealer” CD Out Now

DAMIEN THORNE “Soul Stealer” CD Out Now Chicago, Illinois based Metal act DAMIEN THORNE, has just released new, fifth studio album titled “Soul Stealer”. The Jackal Productions’ release includes 10 brand new songs: “Soul Stealer”, “Hell To Pay”, “Dark Mission”, “Hell Rider”, “Tortured Dreams”, “Riding To Glory”, “Salem”, “Remember The …

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Queensrÿche – Condition Hüman

@planetmosh reviews Condition Hüman by .@Queensryche on .@centurymedia Over the course of their career Queensrÿche, like the rest of us, have had their ups and downs.  Some of the well publicised downs have been long, drawn out and no doubt painful for those involved.  However, with their issues resolved they …

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Stryper – Fallen

To say that the guys from the “Christian Metal” group Styrper have been busy since the release of ‘No More Hell To Pay‘ nearly two years ago is an understatement.  With most of the members participating in a variety of side projects.rom – Oz Fox working on Bloodgood’s ‘Dangerously Close‘ …

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Meltdown Release Début Album ‘Boobs are for Heroes’

Meltdown Release Début Full-Length Album ‘Boobs are for Heroes’ “Riffs as religion. Boobs as obsession. Cervical destruction. For a world domination !” -Four knights of sound. 4-piece metal band from Lausanne, Switzerland, Meltdown has just released its début full-length album called “Boobs are for Heroes”. On CD right now in local stores. In …

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Massive Wagons/Skam – Lancaster: 17th July 2015

Massive Wagons/Skam – The Yorkshire House, Lancaster: 17th July 2015 The Seventh night of the Out of Our Rocka’s tour (usually two of ‘Off Yer Rocka’ bands Massive Wagons, Skam, Texas Flood and Pig Iron with local support) saw Massive Wagons and Skam playing The Yorkshire House in Lancaster, conveniently …

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Shrouded – ‘Inception of Inhumanity’

Inception of Inhumanity is the debut offering from melodic death metal group Shrouded. Based in Lisburn and Antrim in Northern Ireland, their cd has a lot that I like. There is the bones and most of the flesh of some outstanding tracks but it has more elements that took me a little while to …

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Balls Deep interview – Wildfire 2015

We chat to the guys from Balls Deep after their blistering set. We discuss what they had been up to since I last spoke to them at Bloodstock last year, their set, crowd reaction and the festival, what their plans are and much more. We also sneakily talk about their …

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Methane Release New Single ‘Spit On Your Grave’

Methane Release New Single ‘Spit On Your Grave’ Methane formed in 2012 by brothers Tim Scott (Revenant/HatePlow) and Dylan Campbell and Tim’s long time friend and guitarist Jimi Masterbo. They quickly recruited drummer Andreas Strom and released E.P. single ‘Southern Metal‘  in 2014. Methane spent 2014 touring both Scandinavia and …

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