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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland, Semi-Final C – 29/04/2017

It’s April 29th 2017, the night of the biggest fight of the century. Expectations are high as to who will deliver the goods on the big stage as the combatants touch gloves and the bell rings. Yeah, it’s time for Dublin to decide what two bands will complete the final …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Semi Final B – 09/04/2016

The Metal 2 The Masses Ireland juggernaut rumbled into Fibber Magees in Dublin on Saturday night for the second of three semi-finals to determine the second third of the Final line up. PlanetMosh was there again to check out what went down and see who would step up to the …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Semi Final A – 19/03/2016

We’ve reached the Semi Final stages of Metal 2 The Masses Ireland and tonight at Fibber Magees in the post Paddy’s Day turmoil, five bands are making their case to play at this year’s final in May. The first two slots in the auspicious final will be filled tonight, one …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Heat Two, 23/01/2016 – summary & interviews

With the buzz from last weekend’s electrifying night still raising hairs on the back of the neck, we descend on Fibber Magees for the second heat of Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Ireland. Tonight’s showcase features (once again) 5 acts from different ends of the metallic spectrum who are all …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – The Final – 09/05/2015

Almost a year to the date since the epic Dublin Metal 2 The Masses final of 2014, we were back in Fibber Magees for the climax of the 2015 instalment. 36 hopefuls were whittled down to the sumptuous sextet of Nautilus, The Devil Wants Her Swagger Back, Snowblind, Theories Divide, Vile …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Heat 3 – 13/02/2015 & Interviews

Friday night’s Metal 2 The Masses Ireland heat was always going to be the curveball in this year’s showcase. It was a real mixed bag of genres that came together in Fibber Magees and what followed was an interesting selection of performances. The Dark Lanes opened the evening. Kevin’s enthusiasm for …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Heat 2 – 24/01/2015 & Interviews

Metal 2 the Masses Ireland had its second heat on Saturday night and it turned out to be another belter of a showcase for Irish Metal. Six bands went head to head on a night that was filled with excitement, aggression, technicality, camaraderie (yes, camaraderie) and damn good fun. Black …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Heat One – 10/01/2015

The first heat of Metal 2 The Masses Ireland kicked off on Saturday the tenth with 6 kick ass bands hell bent on destruction, ripping the stage apart. On the night Within Without secured the crowd vote with a high octane performance that was one of the highlights of the …

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Overdrive – The Final Nightmare

Overdrive, from Grantham in Lincolnshire, are a band I seemed to have overlooked when listening to some of the old eighties rock and metal bands from my heyday. They first came onto the NWOBHM scene way back in 1981 releasing a 3 track EP “On The Run”, and another 4 …

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Psykosis are going to rip Bloodstock a new one

PlanetMosh recently had a chat with Irish Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses winners Psykosis about their upcoming show at our favourite festival. Here is what the lead contender for “Sexiest Drummer at Bloodstock”, Shane (The Sugar Foot) Byrne had to say. Can you give the readers and people heading to …

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OVERDRIVE “The Final Nightmare” – Cover, Tracklist, Release Date

The release date of the new OVERDRIVE album “The Final Nightmare” on CD is August 22nd, 2014. The preorder phase will start on August 8th, 2014 in the webshop. The British NWOBHM cult band OVERDRIVE from Grantham (not to be confused with the Swedish Obscure-Metal band) are a misunderstood gem for …

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Pure Steel & Pure Rock Records news Roundup!

OVERDRIVE signed a worldwide deal with PURE ROCK RECORDS/PURE STEEL RECORDS OVERDRIVE (England) have signed a worldwide deal with PURE ROCK RECORDS, a sublabel of PURE STEEL RECORDS! More news coming soon. LINE-UP: Ian Hamilton – bass, vocals Tracey Abbott – guitars David Poulter – vocals Ian “Scratch” Padgett – …

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Bloodstock M2TM Ireland Final – May 10th

Saturday 10th May was the final of the Bloodstock Metal to the Masses Ireland competition. So, while most people were at home watching the Eurovision (Gobshites), Fibber Magees was packed with metal lovers, coming to show their support for all the bands vying for a spot on the Bloodstock stage. …

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