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Sirenia – Perils Of The Deep Blue

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.. To say I’ve been chomping at the bit to get hold of this album to listen to is an understatement, one of Gothic Metals best loved bands are finally back on the scene with their sixth album …

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Orchid – The Mouths Of Madness

San Francisco Doom merchants deliver another slab of Retro magic.   One thing you can say about Doom is that it never has and never will go out of fashion, unlike certain other sub-genres of Metal I could mention, Grunge being the obvious. Of course, all things evolve and develope …

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EPICA interview with Issac Delahaye, Manchester Ritz 16/12/12.

Planetmosh had the pleasure of talking to Epica guitarist Issac Delahaye deep in the bowels of the HMV Ritz in Manchester just before the band took to the stage as part of their U.K. tour. Aside from the current tour we talked about the Metal Female Voices Fest in Belgium, …

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EPICA / STREAM OF PASSION ,HMV Ritz, Manchester 16/12/12

Epica prove to Manchester why they are a true force to be reckoned with.   The Ritz in Manchester is a cracking venue without doubt and tonight’s gig promised to be one most worthy of playing within it’s hallowed walls as the Epica world tour arrived on the latest leg …

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Epica audio interview at MFVF.

    I caught Rob Van Der Loo backstage at this years Metal Female Voices Fest for a chat with Planetmosh. We talked about the current album ‘Requiem..’, Rob’s musical influences, future plans for Epica and side project Mayan, amongst many other topics.   http://www.epica.nl/      

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DORO – ‘Raise Your Fist’

Where do I begin when contemplating how to write this review, Doro Pesch has always to me been the absolute embodiment of Heavy Metal, a woman who has sacrificed so much of her own personal life to pursue a career that now is within touching distance of a truly magnificent …

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DORO PESCH, the Queen of Metal, interviewed.

I had the rare and genuine privilege of  interviewing not only one of Metal’s Royalty figures but also one of my all time favourite artists, Doro Pesch. A person who has truly shaped the music of a genre, withstood all the fickle changes and fashions of the Metal world, and …

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DORO – ‘Raise Your Fist’ E.P. Review.

The Queen Of Metal returns with her debut release for new label Nuclear Blast, and what a promise of things to come this E.P. shows. Four tracks that prove how enduring this lady is, with a career stretching over quarter of a century, Doro sounds as valid and fresh now …

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Sonata Arctica – ‘Stones Grow Her Name’ cd.

  Ladies and Gentlemen, please be upstanding for the 7th album from Finnish Symphonic Power Metal heroes Sonata Artica, two years in the making and the result is an excellent , if not somewhat eclectic mix of foot stomping tracks with more riffs than a raff and with buckets of …

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Epica’s Issac Delahaye Interviewed.

Planetmosh managed to catch Issac just before the band kicks off on tour again to promote the latest album ‘Requiem For The Indifferent’. And we get exclusive news on a forthcoming U.K. tour! First of all, thank you for taking time out to talk with us during what is a …

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Epica, ‘Requiem For The Indifferent’ cd review.

Ever since bursting on to the Metal scene in late 2002, Epica have always strived to create thought provoking and technically intricate compositions culminating in their previous release ’Design Your Universe’, which many thought would be the pinnacle of their career. To their immense credit the band haven’t rested on …

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