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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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TUSKA 2015 confirms Alice Cooper and 11 other acts

Eleven new bands and a theatre play have just been confirmed for TUSKA 2015 line-up. Pioneer of theatrical rock and one of the heavy metal ancestors ALICE COOPER brings his shock rock circus to Tuska main stage. OPETH is set to show off how to master progressive metal on a wide …

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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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Red Fang premiere Animated Video for “Crows In Swine”

RED FANG have premiered their new video for “Crows In Swine,” the third single off the Portland-based rock group’s critically acclaimed third album WHALES AND LEECHES (Relapse) via Loudwire. Watch the full video for the propulsive rock track and read the Q&A with RED FANG’s guitarist/vocalist BRYAN GILES up now …

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BLOODSTOCK 2015 announces more bands!

It’s all systems go for BLOODSTOCK 2015 over at festival HQ.  No rest for the wicked!  As well as the recently announced Saturday night headliners, WITHIN TEMPTATION and special guests, OPETH, more bands are getting locked in for August 2015. Following Emperor’s triumphant headlining set at BLOODSTOCK this year, Emperor …

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BLOODSTOCK Reveal First Bands For 2015

After their biggest and most successful year to date in 2014, BLOODSTOCK are excited to announce their first UK headliner for 2015! WITHIN TEMPTATION are set to play their only UK show next year as Saturday night headliners at Catton Park!  It is a triumphant return for the Dutch megastars, …

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Opeth – Pale Communion.

Even from their humble beginnings in Stockholm  in 1990, Opeth have always pushed the boundaries in metal and none more so with their last studio album Heritage, released in 2011. The word prog rock was bandied around here, there and everywhere but those who cry out for their death metal …

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Hellfest Open Air, Part 3 – Sunday, 22nd June 2014

It appeared that someone from on high looked down with a smile on the second day of Hellfest – because the beginning of the third and final day was cloud cover and a drop in the temperature, with even a small amount of rainfall during the morning as well. It quickly transpired …

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OPETH delay ‘Pale Communion’ album release…

The release of OPETH‘s hotly anticipated eleventh studio album, ‘Pale Communion‘ has been rescheduled for 25th August. The opus was previously set for a mid-June release via Roadrunner Records. Opeth mainman and visionary, Mikael Åkerfeldt explains; “Many of you have heard the rumours already and we can now confirm that …

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OPETH return with ‘Pale Communion’ on 16th June

Swedish progressive titans OPETH unleash their hugely anticipated eleventh studio album, ‘Pale Communion‘ via Roadrunner Records on 16th June. ‘Pale Communion’, which follows the band’s 2011 critically lauded prog masterpiece ‘Heritage’, was produced by OPETH’s own Mikael Åkerfeldt and mixed by longtime friend and collaborator, Porcupine Tree visionary Steven Wilson.  …

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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL adds 15 new bands!

AVENGED SEVENFOLD announced as first headliner for DOWNLOAD 2014

@DownloadFest adds fifteen more acts to the lineup for 2014! @bfsrocks @ZakkWyldeBLS Download Festival added another 15 bands to their bill on Monday night, with some more big names in amongst the lot announced. Leading the way are pop punk masters Bowling For Soup, who will be making their return to …

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Minutian – Repercussions

It’s no secret that we love a bit of prog over here at Planetmosh, in all its forms. Progressive music as a whole is simultaneously the cheesiest and most ridiculous genre we have and the most serious and overtly complex. The simple banner of “progressive” fits snugly alongside virtually any …

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Dark Matter – ‘A Place Of Memories And Ghosts’

I’ve always been a big fan of instrumental music. Long before bowed my knee at the altar of metal, I used to sneak home from school early – mainly because it was quicker to walk the quarter of a mile in a straight line through the park than take the …

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Dead Aeon – ‘Apotheosis’

When Planet Mosh officially launched on the island of Ireland a few weeks ago, recruiting a team of writers on both sides of the border, we knew were delving into a territory steeped in musical heritage, a part of the world rich in its own identity, confident in its ability… …

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Fen – ‘Of Losing Interest’

This fifth album from these Vancouver progressionalists – and their second for the impressive Californian label, Ripple Music – is certainly an interesting offering, and definitely one which bears more than one listen, given its complexity and depth. At first, it comes across as a purely retrospective slab of prog, …

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Karhu – Survival Of The Richest.

    To say that the debut album Survival Of  The Richest by UK metal band Karhu  took me more than twice as long to review than most albums i have  previously done  is an understatement. It consists of 13 tracks with a total running time of 52 minutes  and …

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Gorod – ‘A Perfect Absolution’

Typical, isn’t it? You complain about the apparent lack of decent French metal bands and then, like buses to the mysterious ‘Not In Service’, a whole bunch come along at once. ‘A Perfect Absolution’ is the third full-lengther – and the second on Listenable – from this Bordeaux five-piece and, …

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Wacken 2nd to 4th August 2012

The biggest Metal Festival of the world! Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With 70,000 festival visitors, it attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal …

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