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The Answer – Steelhouse 20/07/2014

Paul Mahon of The Answer

Half of PlanetMosh’s Belfast team endured flight delays, endless roundabouts and hikes up and down mountains to enjoy the various delights of the annual Steelhouse festival in Ebbw Vale. While there, we took the opporunity to sit down for a cold beer with our fellow countrymen, Paul Mahon (pictured right) …

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Europe – Interview with Joey Tempest

Joey Tempest of Europe

Europe headline the second night of the fourth annual Steelhouse Festival, being staged just outside Ebbw Vale in south Wales, on Sunday July 20.   As part of our build-up to the event, PlanetMosh put in an early morning call to frontman Joey Tempest to discuss the gig – which …

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Toseland – ‘Renegade’

Toseland - Renegade artwork

Like most self-respecting music fans, I have a real bee in my bonnet about so-called “celebrities” attempting to jump on the rawk ‘n’ roll bandwagon and establish their street creds by recording an album and playing a few gigs before returning to their various degrees of infamy and disappearing back …

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Lionize – ‘Jetpack Soundtrack’

Lionize - Jetpack Soundtrack Artwork

The music business is a bit like politics, in that it is incestuous and often works on the basis of “it’s who you know not…” etc.  Take the example of Weathermaker Music, for example:  until now, every release issued by the label has had a direct link to Clutch (the …

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THE ANSWER Debut New Music Video for “Spectacular”

Irish Rockers THE ANSWER released their latest album New Horizon this past fall in North America via Napalm Records.  The album that was met with critical acclaim and rave reviews is available for purchase on Amazon and iTunes.   In the run up to the World Cup 2014 in Brazil, …

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The Answer interview with Cormac Neeson, May 2014

Planetmosh chat with Cormac Neeson, vocalist from The Answer about their latest tours, album and more… Your latest album ‘New Horizon’ came out in September, how has the reception been? The album ‘Rise’ broke the market for you guys, opening a lot of doors and the reaction to the album …

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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL: The app, more bands and the Doghouse!

AVENGED SEVENFOLD announced as first headliner for DOWNLOAD 2014

Six weeks until Download Festival. Yep, you read that right. Six. SIX. And with time until the gates open getting ever shorter, this year’s official DOWNLOAD 2014 APP has been released for iPhone and Android, featuring all the latest news, information and advice needed to make this year the best one …

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Sebastian Bach added to Steelhouse line up

Steelhouse - Sebastian Bach poster

Sebastian Bach has been added to the line up for this year’s Steelhouse Festival in south Wales. The former Skid Row frontman will be special guest to Black Star Riders on Saturday July 19, with Europe headlining the following evening. Other acts confirmed over the two days so far include The …

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The Answer to headline PhilFest 2014

Exclusively announced last night at the BOA M2TM (Ireland)  quarter finals was the addition of The Answer as one of the headline acts for this years PhilFest. Due to take place in Drumcoura City, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, on June 27th-29th, PhilFest is Ireland’s best alternative  independent music festival with a …

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THE ANSWER announced for Steelhouse and Download festivals

Steelhouse Festival poster

THE ANSWER have announced they will play both Download 2014 and Steelhouse 2014 festivals this summer.  After finishing up a gargantuan 32 date trek through the UK, Eire and Germany the Downpatrick outfit will join Black Star Riders, Europe, The Graveltones, Bernie Marsden and loads more to be confirmed at …

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PlanetMosh Album of the Year 2013

PlanetMosh Album of the Year 2013

Twenty-Thirteen was another amazing year in the world of hard rock / metal. With so many crunching releases to sift through,the staff here in PlanetMosh Towers sent in their submissions for their favourite albums of the year. All the numbers were crunched in the PlanetMosh super-computer and we are proud …

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Screaming Eagles – Interview with Adrian

Screaming Eagles – Interview with Adrian

Having grabbed the Northern Ireland scene by the scruff of the neck and given it a jolly good shaking over the past 12 months, Screaming Eagles now seem set to do the same to the rest of the British Isles – and beyond! Last month, they travelled to Glasgow for …

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Cage The Gods Interview/Review – The Garage, Glasgow – 22/10/2013

Cage The Gods Interview/Review – The Garage, Glasgow – 22/10/2013

I interviewed two members of blues hard rockers Cage The Gods, who were supporting The Answer at The Garage venue in Glasgow, Scotland. Accumulating from all corners of the UK, I spoke with Welsh Bass player Mitch Witham, along with recent young English addition Colin Jones, who replaces the disappearing …

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The Answer – New Horizon

Northern Ireland will always bring a big smile to my face. Not only as it’s my homeland, but there are a hell of a lot of great bands with huge energy, a lot of passion, spirit and soul throughout. A lot of Northern Irish bands seem to get overlooked somehow …

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