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Download Festival adds 23 bands to bill!

The first Download announcement of 2015 is upon us – and what a stellar bill it’s turning out to be! Andrew WK, In Flames, Testament, We Are Harlot and L7 lead the latest addition to the bill which also includes Black Star Riders, Thunder,  former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley and the recently reformed The Ghost …

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Monte Pittman – The Power of Three

Monte Pittman - The Power of Three

@planetmosh reviews ‘The Power of Three’ by .@montepittman out on .@MetalBlade Following on from 2012’s Acoustic EP ‘M.P.3: The Power Of Three’, Prong and Madonna axe-man Monte Pittman is due to unleash his third full length studio album, similarly titled ‘The Power of Three’ on Metal Blade Records in the …

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Warbringer – ‘IV: Empires Collapse’

Over the past half a decade, Los Angeles’ Warbringer have produced three of the best new age thrash albums of recent years – a triptych of work which has taken its inspiration from the sound of genre pioneers such as Exodus, Exciter and Testament and brought it up to date …

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 3 – Sunday 30/06/13

Two days of metal mayhem had passed. One day remained. As the battle hardened souls set forth from their tents once more into the Arena, the cry was sounded and they answered the call. The UK’s Voodoo Six (8) is a band very much on the rise, and it is …

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Lost Society – Fast Loud Death

“Our debut album will be an old-school thrash oriented one that’ll surely leave a lasting impression”. Bold, impetuous, some may even say foolhardy, immodest, cocky, precocious… these are words that spring to mind when you read that statement above from Lost Society’s frontman Samy Elbanna when they penned a deal …

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Sink – Holy Testament (Svart Records)

Sink hail from Finland and have been torturing humans with their mix of black metal and drone for ten years. The band lurks somewhere in the dark reaches of your mind that is only presented when that blackened room is opened. This is an album that defies categorization. It is …

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Planetmosh Review of 2012

Da da da dada da DAHHHHHHH!!!! Ladies and Gentlemen, Planetmosh is proud to present our review of 2012.  There will be tears, there will be cheers, there will be laughter, there will be pain… are we building this up too much? Seriously though, they say a year is a long …

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Malefice Interview – Glasgow Garage, 27th Nov 2012

Ben Symons and Dale Butler of British metallers Malefice took time out when they came to Glasgow with Testament to chat to us about the tour and what they’ve been up to since their move to Transcend Music this year. MALEFICE are: Dale Butler – Vocals Ben Symons – Guitar Andrew Wilson – Guitar Tom …

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Xerath Interview – Glasgow Garage, 27th Nov 2012

Owain Williams and Richard Thomson of British orchestral groove metallers Xerath took time out when they came to Glasgow with Testament to chat to us about the tour and how they go about bringing their unique sound to the live shows XERATH are: Richard Thomson – Vocals Owain Williams – Guitar Christopher Clark – Bass …

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Testament with Malefice and Xerath – Glasgow Garage, 27th Nov 2012

Testament have been the only one of the big five that I’ve never managed to see, so I was understandably very excited beforehand at the prospect of finally catching these guys live, not to mention get a chance to speak with Alex Skolnick prior to the gig too. It was …

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Hellfest 2013 Clisson, Nantes, France. 21st to 23rd June

Hellfest 2013 takes place on 21/22/23 June at Rue du Champ Louet, 44190 Clisson, France. With a record of 113,000 people attending the festival in 2012, Hellfest has become the 3rd biggest festival in France. The originality of the festival’s artistic project has allowed it to reach an international recognition. Born …

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Dublin Death Patrol – ‘Death Sentence’

For those you who have been sitting under a rock, Dublin Death Patrol is a collaborative side project led by Testament vocalist Chuck Billy and his predecessor Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza (he was the singer in Legacy, the original version of aforesaid thrash legends, before going on to make his name …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2012

Another year, organised, enjoyed and packed away. For me personally, this year’s line-up wasn’t as good as some of the previous years but it’s obvious that it was pretty darn epic for a lot of people by the fact that this year was officially the busiest BOA on record with …

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Alex Skolnick from Testament interview at Bloodstock

I had the pleasure of interviewing Alex Skolnick guitarist from Testament at Bloodstock. We discuss their stunning set at Wacken the weekend before hand as well as tonight’s set, new album ‘Dark Roots of Earth‘, influences, him leaving then rejoining the band and so on.     Testament have announced …

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