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Download Festival 2016 – Saturday 11th June

After yesterday, the sight of no rain and straw on the arena floor is much welcomed, and it’s definitely a more optimistic punter that takes their place in front of the Lemmy Stage. It certainly buoys Avatar (8) as well, who are going from strength to strength with every performance …

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Download 2016 gets bigger: Bands, Beer and….Bingo?!

Just when you though Download Festival had finished announcing everything and were preparing for the arrival of 100,000 people…they went and made a bunch of announcements! Firstly, we all know that hangovers are cured with hair of the dog…well now it’s hair of the Dogtooth! Download becomes the first ever …

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Reckless Love – The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton: 5th March 2016

For the first time in my life I actually got off the train at Wolverhampton rather than just passing through on the way back from Birmingham! The violent hailstorm and grey miserable skies did little to dampen my spirits as I was there to see two Finnish rock bands Reckless …

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Reckless Love – InVader

                        Reckless Love are a Finnish Glam Rock band who, these days, perform their own music and songs, after initially starting out as Reckless Life, a Guns N’ Roses tribute. They release their fouth album InVader via Spinefarm records on …

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Reckless Love Announce Headline UK Tour For March 2016

Reckless Love Announce Headline UK Tour For March 2016 With Special Guests & Spinefarm Label-Mates Santa Cruz… New Reckless Love Studio Album On The Way… Reckless Love will return to the UK for a run of eight headline shows in March 2016; these dates, the Finnish showmen’s first over here …

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Rockingham – Nottingham, Rock City – 23/10/2015

First there was Firefest.  An annual celebration of classic melodic rock which, despite being hugely popular and attracting some of the top names in the genre – many of them catalyzed to reform by the event – as well as fans from all over the globe, sadly came to an …

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Amaranthe – Nottingham Rescue Rooms – 21st March 2014

Situated off the beaten track, the courtyard outside the Rescue Rooms in Nottingham is certainly one of the few places I don’t mind queueing to get into a show. With a few benches, umbrellas with patio heaters and the public bar everything adds up for a relaxed atmosphere leading up …

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SANTA CRUZ Premiere “Shred Til You Drop Vol. 2”

Here’s one of life’s most critical questions. Who’s ready to shred?   The answer is quite simple.   It’s those Finnish rockers in SANTA CRUZ, a quartet of long-haired, leather-clad, Motorhead-shirt wearing young turks who aspire to one thing in life and that’s to R-O-C-K.   The band will release …

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Hard Rock Hell VIII – Pwllheli, Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park, 14/11/2014

It’s sunny in Wales this morning.  Yeah, you read that right, sunny.  Not that it particularly matches the disposition of your PM team, as they battle against non-existent mobile signals in vain attempts to track down the extremely long list of artists we’re supposed to interview… But, whilst there are …

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Santa Cruz – Album Premiere and Acoustic Gig

Tucked behind Camden’s Electric Ballroom is a funky little venue called The Stillery, where the lovely folk at Spinefarm Records had invited Planet Mosh for the worldwide album premiere of Finnish band Santa Cruz’s second album, for which the band themselves only received the master copy four days earlier. The …

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Santa Cruz – Hard Rock Hell, 14/11/2014

Santa Cruz

One of the most eagerly anticipated acts to appear at this past weekend’s Hard Rock Hell were Finnish sleazesters Santa Cruz… PlanetMosh pulled up a chair with three-quarters of the group (drummer Taz was off doing whatever it is that drummers do an hour before going on stage) for what …

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SANTA CRUZ REVEAL BRAND NEW SINGLE & VIDEO: “WASTED ‘N’ WOUNDED”

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SANTA CRUZ REVEAL BRAND NEW SINGLE + VIDEO: “WASTED ‘N’ WOUNDED” BAND IN THE STUDIO RECORDING SECOND ALBUM, TO BE RELEASED VIA SPINEFARM RECORDS (New York, N.Y.): Santa Cruz have debuted their new video for “Wasted ‘N’ Wounded” from the 7″ of the same name. The single is available for purchase …

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SANTA CRUZ announce first headline London show on the 17th November

Buoyed-up by the energy of youth, and packing some serious guitar fire-power, Santa Cruz will be returning to the UK for a one-off headline show, confirmed for the 17th November at The Barfly in Camden Town, North London. Says Archie Cruz, Santa Cruz frontman:- “It’s been quite a while since …

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Hard Rock Hell 8 announces more acts including The Vintage Caravan, Blues Pills & Horisont

Hard Rock Hell 8 is pleased to announce the addition of more acts including The Vintage Caravan, Blues Pills, Horisont, Spiders and Santa Cruz as well as a host  of other great International new acts as this year’s edition looks to be one of the best to date. They join …

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Arttu ‘Archie’ Kuosmanen, Santa Cruz – Interview 13th March 2014

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh interview with @ArchieCruzz frontman with @SantaCruzBand All the way from Finland and currently on  a tour of the U.K. with Voodoo Six. PlanetMosh caught up with frontman Archie for an interview/chat ahead of the show at Sound Control, Manchester. Whose idea was it to form the band? It was …

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Santa Cruz & Voodoo Six – Sound Control, Manchester – 13th March 2014

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of @santacruzband and @voodoosix @soundcontrolmcr Thursday thirteenth, not Friday, but still the thirteenth. Unlucky for some but not unlucky for the Rockers of Manchester as we got to see two quality bands playing at Sound Control, Santa Cruz and Voodoo Six. Today’s show was on the ground …

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SANTA CRUZ: New Single & Video ‘We Are The Ones To Fall’

SANTA CRUZ reveal a head-turning video (directed by Ville Juurikkala) for brand new track, ‘We Are The Ones To Fall’.     This new single is available digitally and on limited edition coloured vinyl 7”; both versions include B-side ‘Fxckin’ High’, another new composition.   Along with ‘WATOTF’, this is …

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Kobra and the Lotus – Alter Ego, Manchester: 5th November 2013

Kobra and the Lotus – Alter Ego, Manchester: 5th November 2013

Alter Ego on Princess Street, Manchester was the basement venue where tonight’s bonfire night gig was taking place. Consisting or a warren of rooms with a bar to the left, as you enter, and a stage to the right, with the only access to the stage being across the dance …

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Vega Live @ Rock City supported by Santa Cruz & Mia Klose

Vega Live @ Rock City supported by Santa Cruz & Mia Klose

  I reviewed Vega’s second album ‘What The Hell‘ released via Spinefarm Records, for Planetmosh back in March of this year. What I heard then was a pure revelation to these old ears. Since then I’d been waiting patiently for the opportunity to see the guy’s playing a live gig …

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