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The Answer Announce USA Tour 2015 And Summer Festivals

Following the successful international release of their highly acclaimed new album RAISE A LITTLE HELL, THE ANSWER are pleased to announce their full summer schedule of 23 USA dates that includes 12 USA support shows with WHITESNAKE, 7 headline USA club shows, 4 USA festivals and major European festivals including …

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The Answer – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 06/03/2015

Hometown gigs, for any band – but especially those who have reached a certain international standing – are always a mixture of anticipation, excitement and nervousness for all concerned, for both the artist and their audience.  Especially more so when the band in question is premiering new material – most …

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The Answer – Cormac Neeson

Northern Ireland’s hardest working hard rockers, The Answer, release their new album, ‘Raise A Little Hell’ (reviewed HERE), this coming Monday (March 9).  The supporting tour kicks off in the band’s hometown of Belfast tomorrow (Friday). So, a couple of weeks ago, PlanetMosh’s Belfast team caught up with frontman Cormac …

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The Answer – ‘Raise A Little Hell’

Good bands, like a really fine Cabernet Sauvignon, truly do get better with age, improving on the palate as they in turn develop and mature:  but, like wine, they also need the right environment in which to do so – and, with a new three-album deal with Napalm Records tucked …

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THE ANSWER Premiere New Song “Long Live the Renegades”

Irish Rockers THE ANSWER will release their new album Raise a Little Hell this March in North America via Napalm Records.  This is the follow up to their critically acclaimed 2013 release New Horizon.  The album is set for release on the following days:   G/A/S/Europe/AUS: 06.03.2015 UK/NO/FR/DK/IT: 09.03.2015 SE/ESP: …

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The Answer to ‘Raise A Little Hell’ in March

The Answer - New PR Pic

Northern Ireland’s hardest working hard rockers, The Answer (pictured right), have confirmed that they are to release their new album, Raise A Little Hell’, via Napalm Records on March 9 in UK and Europe. Writing on their Facebook page at the weekend, the band said: “If you folks thought we …

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WinterRocks Festival – 6th December 2014 

Corporation will play host to the first annual WinterRocks Festival in December. This extravaganza will mix international artists with some of Sheffield’s finest rising talents over two stages.   THE ANSWER will deliver their stunning live show as festival headliners. “We’ve been rocking out in Sheffield ever since our first …

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Steelhouse Festival (Day Two) – Ebbw Vale, 20/07/2014

Joey Tempest, Steelhouse 2014 - Photo by Ian Cates

The weather forecast for the first day of this fourth round of Steelhouse had predicted thunderstorms and torrential rain… but  neither materialized and the only protection needed from the elements was another layer of sunblock.  Like its predecessor, the second day dawned gloriously, but the question on everyone’s lips was …

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Steelhouse Festival announces ‘early bird’ deal for 2015

Steelhouse 2015 Poster

Following on from last weekend’s event, organizers of the Steelhouse Festival have announced that early bird prices will be frozen at this year’s price of £55 for the first 500 bookings. The fifth anniversary edition of the festival, which takes place at Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm, just outside Ebbw Vale in southern …

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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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