Tag Archives: nwobhm

Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake/Burning Rain) – Interview

Doug Aldrich is best known as part of the twin guitar attack in Whitesnake.  But, before he hooked up with David Coverdale – and, indeed, Ronnie James Dio before him – he played in a number of successful bands, including Lion and Burning Rain.  The latter outfit released two highly …

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Rough Cut – Rollin’ Thunder EP

Back in the early to mid-1980s, a band called Rough Cutt had everything that it could possibly to take to become the then “next big thing” – big hair, big tunes, a big record deal (with Warner Brothers) and big management (in the shape of one Wendy Dio).  However, despite …

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Enforcer – Death By Fire.

Death By Fire has its roots set so deep in the 80’s it should come with a free pair of white open topped trainers and drainpipe jeans! The 3rd full length studio release by Stockholm based metallers Enforcer is a short,sharp shock  of over the top metal mayhem. It reminds …

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Iron Knights – New Sound of War

You can’t help but feel sympathy for the Iron Knights, formerly Stuka Squadron. Just on the cusp of the release of their new album everything went to hell in a handbasket as a major fallout in the band saw the departure of co-founder Lord Pyre and subsequent mud slinging led …

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Denim And Leather nwobhm Festival – Slade Rooms,Wolverhampton,29/9/2012

  September 29th 2012 was an important day for fans of nwobhm music  as the Denim And Leather festival staged 5 bands whose musical styles fit the bill. Gaskin, Praying Mantis, Weapon and Stampede were playing when the movement began in the late 70’s/early 80’s but opening band Agincourt, although …

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Black Rose – Cure For Your Disease.

    So what do you get if you merge the spirit of nwobhm with the likes of AC/DC, Motley Crue, Wasp, Van Halen  and Y&T? The answer is Cure For Your Disease by Black Rose! It’s the sort of album to play before going to a gig to put …

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Gaskin – Edge Of Madness.

  In the late 1970’s a new breed of British metal bands were coming to the fore and the term nwobhm was born. That is New Wave Of British Heavy Metal. The best place for information was in a weekly music magazine called Sounds. The editor Geoff Barton was a …

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Tygers Of Pan Tang – Ambush.

  Due for release via Rocksector Records on 24th Sept. 2012, Ambush, the Tygers Of Pan Tang’s second full length album since their reformation by original guitarist Robb Weir in 2001  just goes to prove that you cannot keep a good nwobhm band down! Formed in 1978 in Whitley Bay, …

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Kobra and the Lotus Album Review

Canadian metallers Kobra and the Lotus never seem to stop.  They’ve been appearing at various different festivals, doing major tours not just in their own country but beyond and STILL they’ve had time to pull together that difficult second album simply titled “Kobra and the Lotus”. I’m an old school …

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Power Theory – An Axe to Grind (cd)

  Power Theory was envisioned and created in 2007 by Bob “BB” Ballinger with the intention to form a True Metal band with a mix of the nwobhm, 80’s German Power Metal, and a little Bay Area Thrash thrown in to shake it up. Power Theory became a tight metal …

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Reaper – Fairies Return (cd)

  Reaper are an underrated Teutonic Metal band that was founded in Kassel back in 1984. In the glorious 80’s they only recorded two demos (“Reaper“ in 1985 and “Metal Or What???“ in 1988) and a self financed E.P called “Fairies Return“ in 1986.  It wasn’t before 1990 until their …

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Lita Ford Interviewed

    This is Lee Walker from Planet Mosh interviewing Lita Ford. LW – Hi Lita, thanks for taking the time out to discuss things Lita Ford related for the Planetmosh readers. LW – What made you want to become a musician? Lita – I saw Black Sabbath live at …

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PM captures Stuka Squadron for interrogation, Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 23/5/12

The mission was a success. We managed to infiltrate their lair and capture 2 of the Stuka Sqadron soldiers. Then I got to interrogated them! Please note a sense of humour is essential for viewing this video, as it contain some bad language, torture*, nudity* swearing, damn fine tunes, flashbacks …

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Slander – Get ‘Em Slandered (E.P)

  Originally forming on the crest of the rock explosion of the late 80’s Blackpool based Slander quickly made a name for themselves with there no frills brand of post nwobhm classic rock sounds. Having returned after a break of 15 years only to have to change their singer within …

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Ian Dick and Miles Goodman from nwobhm heroes Soldier Interviewed

  This is Lee Walker from Planetmosh meeting up with Ian Dick and Miles Goodman from nwobhm heroes Soldier. LW –Thanks for taking the time out to discuss things Soldier related for the Planetmosh readers. ID – no problem Lee. I will answer the early stuff and let our new …

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Blaze – ‘Blaze’

Despite the success of many, many western bands in that part of the world – and the nation’s adoration of all things metal – very few Japanese bands have managed to return the compliment and break out of the land of the rising sun with any degree of credibility or …

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Alan Nyland from The Handsome Beasts Interviewed.

  This is Lee Walker from Planetmosh meeting up with Alan Nyland from The Handsome Beasts   LW –Thanks for taking the time out to discuss things Beast related for the Planetmosh readers. LW – For the people out there just discovering The Handsome Beasts as a result of this …

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Slander Interviewed April 2012

This is Lee Walker from Planet Mosh meeting up with the guys from Slander. LW – Thanks for taking the time out to discuss things Slander related for the Planetmosh readers. LW – For the people out there just discovering Slander as a result of this interview how did the …

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Classic nwobhm icons Bronz Interviewed At Hard Rock Hell 2011 (3/12/11)

This is Lee Walker from www.PlanetMosh.com conducting an interview with the band Bronz LW –For those people out there who are just discovering Bronz as a result of this festival appearance how did the band come into being? Shaun – Coz we released an album last year that had been …

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Tygers Of Pan Tang Interviewed At Hard Rock Hell (1/12/11)

I met up with the legendary nwobhm icons The Tygers Of Pan Tang in their chalet at Hard Rock Hell 5. This is the resulting interview:   For all things Tygers of Pan Tang related please check out: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tygers-Of-Pan-Tang/25781684638 Website: http://www.tygersofpantang.com/official/

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