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Black Star Riders – The Killer Instinct (First Opinion)

When Damon Johnson and Ricky Warwick were writing their previous album, All Hell Breaks Loose, they were unsure whether it was going to be a Thin Lizzy album or something else, something that rose from the ashes of Lizzy.  This time around, and with a couple of years of playing as Black Star …

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Black Star Riders – Ricky Warwick discusses the first five tracks on new album ‘The Killer Instinct’

Black Star Riders – Ricky Warwick Discusses the First Five Tracks on ‘The Killer Instinct’ BLACK STAR RIDERS are set to release their forthcoming album The Killer Instinct on the 23rd of February and in anticipation of the release, frontman Ricky Warwick sat down to discuss each of the new tracks. The first part …

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What is the best Nightwish studio album?

With the impending arrival of the brand new NIGHTWISH album, Endless Forms Most Beautiful. PlanetMosh is asking our readers to select their favourite studio album from the back catalogue of the symphonic Finns. Endless Forms Most Beautiful is released on March 27th via Nuclear Blast records. Pre-Order the album here …

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Unleashed finish recording new album


Legendary Swedish Viking death metal outfit Unleashed have just finished recording the as yet untitled follow up to their critically acclaimed 2012 ‘Odalheim’ album. Scheduled to be released via Nuclear Blast in the spring, the album was recorded by producer and guitar player Fredrik Folkare in his own Chrome Studios in Stockholm, Sweden. Unleashed frontman Johnny Hedlund stated: “Warriors!!!  Unleashed are …

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Blind Guardian – Beyond The Red Mirror

Blind Guardian is a special band; a band that has laughed in the face of convention since day one and have created some of the seminal classics of the power metal genre. With a legacy as powerful how will new release Beyond The Red Mirror fare in the land of …

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Sylosis – ‘Dormant Heart’

Sylosis - Dormant Heart artwork

This fourth album by Reading’s Sylosis is one born out of trauma:  several months before they started recording it, the band were involved in a serious road accident while touring the States with DevilDriver – and it is this incident which seems to permeate the sense of darkness which pervades …

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Kataklysm start recording new album


Canadian death metallers Kataklysm have revealed that their new album – tentatively scheduled for a summer release via Nuclear Blast – will be called ‘Of Ghosts And Gods’. The band are currently in the studio recording the album – the follow up to 2013’s ‘Waiting For The End To Come’ …

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DIABLO BLVD Release Second Official ‘Follow The Deadlights’ Video Trailer

Belgium’s finest, anthemic grooving rock/metal machine DIABLO BLVD have released the second official video trailer for the band’s upcoming album, Follow The Deadlights: The band will release their Nuclear Blast debut on January 26, 2015. Pre-order the album: http://smarturl.it/DIABLO-BLVD-NB   Recently an extensive digital EP has been released – the Rise Like Lions digital EP includes: 01. Rise Like Lions …

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Enforcer to release new album in March

Enforcer - From Beyond

Enforcer are to release their fourth album, the self-produced ‘From Beyond’, via Nuclear Blast on March 2 in the UK. Vocalist and guitar player Olof Wikstrand said of the new album: “From Beyond is faster, heavier, louder, darker and more vicious all at the same time without losing a tiny bit …

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PlanetMosh Album of the year 2014

album of the year

Twenty-Fourteen was another amazing year in the world of hard rock and  metal. With so many crunching releases to sift through, the staff here at PlanetMosh submitted their favourite albums of the year.   Almost 200 albums were added to the final spreadsheet and PlanetMosh is proud to announce:   …

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PlanetMosh Readers Album of the Year 2014 – poll

PlanetMosh have compiled a poll for the best albums released in 2014 and now we are asking YOU, our readers, to pick your three favourite albums from 2014. The Poll will remain open until Saturday December 27th at 18.00. Will you agree with our Staff ?  The PlanetMosh Album Of …

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Melechesh to release new album in February


Israeli progressive metallers Melechesh are to release their new album, ‘Enki’, via Nuclear Blast pn February 9. The album – the follow up to 2010’s ‘The Epigenesis’ – was once again written and produced by band founder and guitarist Ashmedi. The band have revealed the album’s tracklisting: Tempest Temper Enlil …

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Crobot – Something Supernatural

@planetmosh reviews Something Supernatural by .@Crobotband on .@nuclearblasteu I have no idea what Crobot are smoking, but it’s certainly giving them one hell of a trip.  This album should have been named Everything Supernatural, as every track takes us through a nightmare collection of devils, wizards, necromancers and the legendary chupacabra.  …

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SONATA ARCTICA dance across North America in hilarious new video!

SONATA ARCTICA released the re-recorded version of their debut album Ecliptica, in celebration of the album’s original release 15 years ago, at the end of last month. Ecliptica – Revisited; 15th Anniversary Edition not only contains all of the original album tracks but also includes a cover of the Genesis …

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Anthrax – Chile On Hell

Growing up a “Thrash Kid”, I had two goals to see the Big Four live and to see Avenged Sevenfold be exposed as posers and the terrible songwriters that they are. Luckily in 2012, I achieved both when I saw Anthrax dominate the Academy in Dublin (and I caught Frank …

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Brujeria return with new album

Brujeria promo pic

Atencion cabrones… one of the most underground of underground metal acts are returning to action! Masked Mexican banditos Brujeria have once more emerged from hiding, signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment and are poised to release a new album next year. In typically mysterious Brujeria style, that is all …

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CARCASS Reveal Official Video For ‘The Granulating Dark Satanic Mills’

Directed by Kazuaki ‘Kazu’ Kimura and Glenn Maguire, the official video for the track ‘The Granulating Dark Satanic Mills’ off the latest album by disinterred British extreme metal icons CARCASS, is now available for viewing on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel:   Surgical Steel – CARCASS’ first studio release since …

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EXODUS Fourth Album Trailer For ‘Blood In, Blood Out’ Revealed Online

Bay Area thrash metal provocateurs EXODUS are set to unleash their new album Blood In, Blood Out on October 13th via Nuclear Blast. Until then, the band are whetting fan’s appetite by revealing a series of trailers about the making of the new album. The fourth trailer is now online and features bassist …

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SYLOSIS announce new album ‘Dormant Heart’

SYLOSIS will be releasing their much anticipated new album ‘Dormant Heart’ at the start of next year. Frontman Josh Middleton has commented  the record is their strongest work to date. “It’s the most pissed-off, aggressive and intense album we’ve done, yet it still retains the epic, progressive and melodic side we’re also known for. …

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