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Paradise Lost – One Second (20th anniversary edition)

Hard to believe it’s been twenty years since Halifax based goth metallers Paradise Lost released their One Second album. They confounded fans and reviewers alike as they threw a curveball by veering away from their heavier side by experimenting with electronics and keyboards, so to celebrate the anniversary, Music For …

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Paradise Lost albums ‘Host’ and ‘Believe In Nothing’ are now available digitally for the very first time.

Legendary doom metal band Paradise Lost have announced that their seventh and eighth albums ‘Host’ and ‘Believe In Nothing’ are now available digitally for the very first time, ‘Host’ and ‘Believe In Nothing’ marked the height of Paradise Lost’s flirtations with electronic and experimental rock. Originally released by EMI in 1999 …

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Bloodstock Announce Slayer as Final Headliner for 2016!

BLOODSTOCK Announce SLAYER as Final Headliner for 2016! As the calendar turns to the final month of the year, BLOODSTOCK are excited to announce their Sunday night headliner for 2016!  The very mighty SLAYER are set to close out the festival at Catton Park next August. Having recently released their …

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Paradise Lost – Nottingham Rock City – 13/112015

Friday the 13th of November is the date Paradise Lost chose to end their extensive European tour in Nottingham’s Rock City. Braving the fierce winds outside the venue a small queue of stalwart fans lined the side of the building chatting eagerly while seeking shelter where they could. Rock City …

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Bloodstock to bring ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ again in 2016

Bloodstock Open Air has confirmed that it will be running its annual ‘Metal 2 The Masses‘ competition in 2016. ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ offers venues, promoters and bands – as well as fans – a chance to be part of the Bloodstock Festival experience at local level. Amust4music Ltd, along …

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Bloodstock Announce Rotting Christ, Paradise Lost & Dragonforce

After recently revealing TWISTED SISTER’s final UK show and the mighty MASTODON as two of their three main stage headliners for 2016, BLOODSTOCK is excited to announce three more main stage bands for next year’s event. Power metal fans rejoice!  Be sure to practice your air guitar skills in advance, …

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Paradise Lost – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 28 September 2015

School night gigs in Belfast can be awkward buggers to predict, especially in terms of their attendance levels.  However, Paradise Lost, paying their first visit to the city in six years, manage to pull a reasonably healthy number of punters – if not quite enough to ease the promoter’s financial …

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Paradise Lost reveal lyric video for ‘No hope in sight’

Returning with opus number fourteen “The Plague Within” (released June 1st, 2015), PARADISE LOST are once again refining the chemical equation to their sonic alchemy with the kind of creative invincibility few can afford. It’s a collection of songs that will surprise even the most seasoned of fans in its …

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PARADISE LOST begin recording new album

After taking a trip back in time with the “Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities)” album and the last studio album “Tragic Idol” (2012) which entered the charts in over 10 European countries– most notably #2 in UK Rock Charts, #6 in Germany, #15 in Austria, #30 in France and #32 …

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Blastfest confirms more acts

Blastfest 2015 updated poster

The second annual Blastfest – being held in Bergen, Norway from February 19 – 21 – has confirmed six more acts. Dark Tranquility join At The Gates, Paradise Lost, Satan, Dead To This World, The Sickening and Byfrost as the latest tranche of acts to be added to a bill …

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Vallenfyre Interview for PlanetMosh, August 2014

The UK’s Vallenfyre are an ‘extreme metal’ offshoot of Paradise Lost‘s Gregor Mackintosh. “What started in late 2010 as a project by Paradise Lost guitarist Greg Mackintosh became a real band. The 2011 debut album A Fragile King was hailed as one of the best death metal albums of the …

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BLOODBATH announce new album details & reveal new vocalist: Nick Holmes of Paradise Lost

Sweden’s masters of horror, Bloodbath who are set to release their fourth album of supreme death metal – Grand Morbid Funeral on 17th November 2014 through Peaceville Records have finally unveiled their new vocalist. Following the departure of Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt and months of speculation and rumour Metal Hammer have …

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Hellfest 2014 Review Blog – Sunday 22nd June

Final day of Hellfest :( which we have been affectionately calling ‘Dustfest’ this year due to the amount of dust that is being churned up from the parched earth. It’s even hotter today but is overcast on the way into the festival and we do get a 4 minute long shower …

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Vallenfyre – Splinters

UK death-mongers Vallenfyre have returned with 2014’s Splinters. Have you yearned for old-school death metal done right? This 11-song disc, released on Century Media Records, is a full-length album of pummeling buzzsaw riffy goodness. It has been tailor-made just for you. Try convincing someone that this didn’t come out of …

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VALLENFYRE premieres new track, “Odious Bliss”; new album, ‘Splinters’, now available for pre-order

After recently launching “Scabs”, VALLENFYRE is now ready to unleash yet another track from their upcoming album, Splinters, due out May 12th in Europe and May 13th in North America via Century Media Records. Check out the second single “Odious Bliss” here Greg Mackintosh (vocals/lead guitars) comments: “‘Odious Bliss’ is …

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Various Artists – ‘Forth To the Fight’

Forth To The Fight Artwork

.@Planetmosh reviews Forth To The Fight, @IrishMetalArch’s compilation of unsigned acts. To me a split showcasing unsigned Irish bands should give you a taste of bands and leave you wanting to hear more.  ‘Forth to the Fight’ is a little half and half.  There are some really good songs poorly produced and some …

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AMEN to return for a UK festival exclusive appearance at Alt-Fest, plus Paradise Lost confirmed

Twenty years since their formation, controversial metal-punk outfit AMEN are coming back together for a very special set at Alt-Fest, 15th – 17th August 2014 at Boughton Estate, Kettering. This UK festival exclusive appearance is the first of many new additions to the event including a new headliner for the …

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Paradise Lost Tragic Illusion Tour- Glasgow 31/10/13

Paradise Lost Tragic Illusion Tour- Glasgow 31/10/13

Halloween 2013 finds me back in Glasgow joining Sheila for Paradise Lost’s ‘Tragic Illusion’ tour to celebrate the bands 25th year in the music industry. For this short tour of the UK the band have brought special guest Katatonia from Sweden and Lacuna Coil from Italy to join them on …

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