Tag Archives: rock

Impellitteri – Venom

When it comes to playing the guitar, many a guitarist dream of being able to shred their axes as fast as their little fingers can go.  Nitro guitarist Michael Angelo-Batio once offered to give his fans “…the keys to the Lamborghini” by showing them how to play at lightning speed. …

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Gun – Frantic

@planetmosh reviews Frantic by .@gunofficaluk Back in 1996 I went to my first ever stadium gig, Bon Jovi at Ibrox, Glasgow.  A few things stick in my mind from that day.  The intro to Lay Your Hands on Me being played by a pipe band, the entire Glasgow Rangers squad …

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The King Lot – The King Lot

The King Lot are a Scottish Hard Rock trio who have impressed me greatly over the short space of time I have known them. Last year saw the band performing with several top acts such as The Answer, Beasto Blanco, Vain, H.E.A.T. and Supercharger. I managed to witness the band’s …

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Bigfoot – Bigfoot EP

Bigfoot are a five piece hard rock band that were only formed in Spring 2014 .They are from Wigan and combine powerful vocals, dual lead guitars and a heavy driving rhythm section. They state their influences are from The Eagles to Pantera. The band members are:-Antony Ellis -Lead Vocals, Sam …

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Crobot – Something Supernatural

@planetmosh reviews Something Supernatural by .@Crobotband on .@nuclearblasteu I have no idea what Crobot are smoking, but it’s certainly giving them one hell of a trip.  This album should have been named Everything Supernatural, as every track takes us through a nightmare collection of devils, wizards, necromancers and the legendary chupacabra.  …

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Deathstars – The Cathouse, Glasgow – 04/11/2014

It is a tendency that the best gigs in Glasgow keep happening during the week when most people are working. When the time for Deathstars to hit the town it was no different, however people where lining up outside The Cathouse on the first Tuesday evening in November. The Swedesare …

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Solstafir – Audio, Glasgow – 30/10/2014

Autumn and winter are definitely seasons of great music events. Take the Solstafir tour, for example.  These Icelandic guys did not miss the chance to visit Scotland as well, so a Glasgow gig was a must. It was announced, that they would come here together with Spanish conquistadors Obsidian Kingdom …

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Thunderous Jones – Thunderous Jones EP

@planetmosh reviews .@ThunderousJones on .@SoundHub Records. Hailing from the Midlands, Thunderous Jones formed in 2009 and went through various line-up changes before finally settling on their current roster early last year.  They are: Liam Coffey – Vocals, Tay Lakin – Bass, Mike Wroe – Guitars, Mark Eyden – Guitars and …

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The Milestones – “Higher Mountain – Closer Sun”

The Milestones are a band I have literally stumbled across just recently, and it is hard to believe that this band are both, a Scandinavian band from Finland, and did start out 20 years ago. “Higher Mountain – Closer Sun” is the fourth such album from the band, who first …

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Electric Six – Human Zoo

If you ever feel little down, there is this American crazy rocker team, you could turn to. Just add Electric Six to your playlist . This band formed in 1996 and reached mainstream success with the “Danger! High Voltage” and “Gay Bar” singles in 2003. Ten years have passed since then …

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In Faith – There’s A Storm Coming

There have been a few bands this year I have reviewed who seem to capture the feel and sounds from an eighties era I grew up in and know so well. In Faith’s debut “There’s A Storm Coming” is such an album that does so with a high degree of …

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The Four Fours to release their new single on 27th October 2014

@louelladeville_  @planetmosh @thefourfours The Four Fours are set to release their new single… Go! Following the success of their debut single ‘Count to Ten/Messing With History’, the masked trio from Derbyshire are ready to ‘Go’ with their new single due out 27th October. ‘Go’ showcases the band’s melodic side and songwriting …

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Massive interview, O2 ABC2 Glasgow, 7/10/14.

Tuesday night saw the debut Scottish gig by Aussie rockers Massive, along with Buffalo Summer and The Treatment.  I caught up with Brad and Jarrod from Massive before the gig for a chat.  Then we went off to the pub, and I was made official band photographer for one night …

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Flyleaf – Between The Stars

Flyleaf - Between The Stars

Female fronted, multi-platinum American rockers Flyleaf are back with their fourth studio album. Their first since former vocalist and founding member Lacy Sturm left the band in 2012. “Between The Stars” is due for release via earMUSIC/Loud & Proud Records in November 2014. Opening with a rhythmic fuzz filled bass line, …

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Electric Boys – The Classic Grand, Glasgow – 21/09/2014

.@TheElectricBoys @BadTouchrocks @RankBerryUk gig at @ theclassicgrand reviewed by @AnybodyBC for @Planetmosh   The Classic Grand and some good old classic hard rock – that was for the dinner on Sunday night in Glasgow. Swedish rockers Electric Boys hit the town together with fancy looking Bad Touch from Dereham and …

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Zodiac – Sonic Child

I had never heard of anything from four piece Blues based Rock band Zodiac prior to reviewing this album. Zodiac hail from Munster, Germany and this will be their third album release, with their previous album “A Hiding Place” having only been released last year. I was looking forward to …

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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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Maybeshewill interview with John Helps – August 2014

@AnybodyBC @PlanetMosh interview with @Mybshwll . @superball_music Definitely one of the most recognizable instrumental acts in the UK, Maybeshewill manage to blend music styles that invoke a great variety of feeling through them. This month is special for the guys, with their new album “Fair Youth” due for release.  Guitarist John Helps …

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Theory of a Deadman – Savages.

@planetmosh reviews Savages by @TOADM on .@rrusa and .@604Records, out on July 28th 2014. Savages is the fifth studio album from Vancouver four piece Theory of a Deadman.  They are Tyler Connolly on vocals/guitar, Dean Back on bass, David Brenner on guitar and Joe Dandeneau on drums.  I saw Theory of …

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Richie Sambora, O2 ABC Glasgow, 3/7/14.

I’ve never seen anything quite like the scene at the O2 ABC in Glasgow last night.  I thought I was early arriving at 6pm, but soon discovered I was wrong as the crowd of somewhat rabid fans informed me they’d been there since 4am!  As much as I was looking …

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