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White Spirit-Runaway-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to ‘Runaway’ and other band info are here :- http://white-spirit.co.uk/ I https://www.facebook.com/White-spirit-442344595808862 Back in the late 1970’s a genre of music called NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) came to be via Sounds magazine (which went on to be known as Kerrang). One of these bands were …

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Satan-Earth Infernal-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to Earth Infernal and other band links are here :- http://www.satanmusic.com/ I https://satanuk.bandcamp.com/merch/satan-earth-infernal-12-dark-goldenrod-marbled-vinyl-pre-order-limited-to-200-copies I https://www.instagram.com/officialsatanpage/ I https://twitter.com/SatanUK I https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSbeKlif3K7LMsVO2M-kAPw I https://amazon.co.uk/Earth-Infernal-Satan/dp/B09RV37J41/?tag=plane09-21 Newcastle Upon Tyne NWOBHM stalwarts Satan return to melt our ears with their recently released sixth studio album Earth Infernal via Metal Blade Records. Formed in 1979, …

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White Spirit Tribute To Brian Howe

Conquest music is proud to present White Spirit Tribute To Brian Howe. The first single, RUNAWAY is a pure slice of joyous melodic rock and is the first single released from the forthcoming album, Right Or Wrong. From sessions recorded over 40 years ago, the first album to feature the vocals of …

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Tygers Of Pan Tang-A New Heartbeat-EP Review-Planetmosh.

As the old saying goes “A tiger doesn’t change its stripes” which certainly rings true from the Tygers Of Pan Tang who have just released their new A New Heartbeat EP via Mighty Music/Target Group. Formed in Whitley Bay, Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1978, they were an integral part of …

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Tysondog-Midnight-Single Review-Planetmosh.

As Ted Nugent once said many years ago, “You can’t keep a good a dog off your leg” which rings true for NWOBHM stalwarts Tysondog as they crash into 2022 with recently released new single ‘Midnight’, title track of a new studio album due out on April 29th via From …

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PRAYING MANTIS ‘Katharsis’ – new album by veteran UK hard rockers

Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the upcoming release of the new album by veteran UK hard rockers Praying Mantis. ‘Katharsis’ is their 12th studio record and sees the quintet steadily progressing from the sonic signatures of their previous release, 2018’s ‘Gravity’. Out on 28th January 2022, fans can get a first …

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Praying Mantis – Closer To Heaven Single Review – Planetmosh

Although included in the NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) movement in the late 1970’s, London based Praying Mantis preceded the genre as they were formed in 1973 by brothers Chris and Tino Troy who still remain in the current line up. They chose a more melodic route, point …

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Troyen – No Going Back (single)

For me in my late teens the NWOBHM genre was a very exciting time for rock/metal music. It threw up a variety of styles of bands, some made it, some didn’t but most importantly some decided to give it another go, one of those being Troyen. Formed in 1981 in …

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BlitZ – Fight To Survive

It’s not very often I use the phrase “Riff after riff after motherfu**ing riff” but this Nottingham based trio called BlitZ, formed in 2015 have easily garnered that accolade with their second studio album, the stadium rock of Fight To Survive. ‘One In A Million’ is a ballistic opener and …

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Airforce – Strike Hard

When the NWOBHM genre started to get into the music magazines like Sounds, Kerrang etc and bands of that ilk were getting played on the Friday Rock Show, it was a very exciting time for me in my late teens. I bought as much as I could at the time …

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Raven – Metal City

Well stone the crows! NWOBHM legends Raven have really upped their game with new studio album Metal City. Brothers Mark and John Gallagher remain from the original line up formed in Newcastle Upon Tyne 1974. For many years I’ve said this is where NWOBHM started and I still do. Released …

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Skyryder – Vol. 2

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Skyryder – Vol. 2   It’s been two long years since Newcastle Upon Tyne based nutters Skyryder battered us with Vol. 1, so we can now rejoice in the arrival of, erm, Vol. 2! Recently released on High Roller Records, if you like your metal hard and heavy then this …

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Absolva – Side By Side

When the likes of Iron Maiden, Saxon and Judas Priest eventually decide to hang up their leathers, the position of being one of the superpower’s of British Heavy Metal will be up for grabs. Enter Absolva, a bruising fourpiece from Manchester who are armed with all the credentials potent enough …

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HARD ROCK HELL SPRING BREAK ANNOUNCES FIRST 50 BANDS

HARD ROCK HELL SPRING BREAK ANNOUNCES FIRST 50 BANDS AS IT HITS 88% SOLD AND IS ON TRACK TO SELL OUT NEXT WEEK As you have previously seen, Hard Rock Hell have recently announced Hard Rock Hell Spring Break, which will boast 3 arenas over 4 days and 60 bands playing over multiple …

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Troyen – Anthology (1981/2019)

Well here is a great blast from the past and a nod to the future courtesy of NWOBHM band Troyen with this Anthology (1981/2019) album. Released via Classic Metal Records, this double CD contains everything the band have recorded. CD 1 contains a four track demo from 1981, one track …

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Tygers Of Pan Tang – Ritual

Currently blazing a trail around Europe promoting their latest studio album Ritual, NWOBHM legends Tygers Of Pan Tang are showing that they are wildcats not to be messed with, point proven by these eleven songs here. Formed in Whitley Bay 1978, band leader Robb Weir still exists from the original …

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Praying Mantis – Keep It Alive!

Only a few years from their 50th anniversary since forming in London 1973 by brothers Chris and Tino Troy, melodic hard rockers Praying Mantis prove they are still a force to be reckoned with judging by this performance for the Keep It Alive album, due for release on Dec.6th 2019 …

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Angel Witch – Angel Of Light

Since their formation in 1976, Angel Witch albums are as rare as Halleys Comet as latest release Angel Of Light is their fourth studio since their self titled 1980 debut but the wait is definitely worth it! Released via Metal Blade Records the eight tracks here are all killer, no …

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Soldier – Storm Rider EP.

It’s been a bit quiet on the Soldier front since the release of the Defiant album in 2015 but they are back with all guns blazing for new EP Storm Rider. Founded way back in 1979 by Ian Dick, this three track EP released on Starhaven Records sees them battling …

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Saxon – The Eagle Has Landed 40 (Live)

When I was asked to review The Eagle Has Landed 40 (Live) by NWOBHM legends Saxon, I thought it was a re-issue of their 1982 live album but this is not the case as it’s a triple CD release of forty live songs chosen by their lead singer Biff Byford. …

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