Tag Archives: The Distortion Project

The Distortion Project – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 13 February 2016

It started back on the cusp of the millennium, in the pub next door, when a group of like-minded friends came together and decided to put on a few metal shows of a Saturday afternoon.  Fifteen years later, those ‘RocKD’ sessions (they take their name from that of the bar, …

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From Hell To The Unknown: 15 Years Of The Distortion Project – Belfast, Katy’s Bar/Limelight 2 – 17 October 2015

In these straitened economic times – marked from the music business’ perspective by increasing numbers of venues closing down and promoters going bankrupt – success stories are few and far between and thus should be acclaimed, celebrated and heralded at every opportunity.  Which is exactly what today’s proceedings were all …

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Distortion Project goes ‘From Hell To The Unknown’ for 15th anniversary

Northern Ireland’s leading heavy metal promoters, The Distortion Project, are to go ‘From Hell To The Unknown’ when they celebrate their 15th anniversary in October. To mark this landmark occasion, DP will take over the entirety of Belfast’s historic Limelight complex on Saturday October 17, with 21 bands playing across …

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Stormzone – Interview with John ‘Harv’ Harbinson and Steve Moore

Northern Ireland’s premier heavy metallians Stormzone today (Monday August 3) release their latest, and arguably most ambitious, album – the conceptual ‘Seven Sins’. PlanetMosh recently met up with vocalist John ‘Harv’ Harbinson and guitarist Steve Moore (pictured right with the interviewer) in a busy Belfast café to talk about the …

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IKillYa – Limelight 2, Belfast 03/05/2014

IKILLYA

The last time New York’s IKillYa played Belfast, they nearly didn’t – as the venue they were scheduled to appear at closed just a few days before they were due to grace its stage. Fortunately, in the true spirit of metal camaraderie, another promoter stepped into the breach, a few …

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Highway To Hell – Limelight 2, Belfast – 1 February 2014

Screaming Eagle

.@Planetmosh reviews @Screagle83, @MaverickBelfast and @balefulcreed at @LimelightNI. You know you’ve had a good day/night (delete as applicable) when you wake up the next morning with a hangover to match the hole in your wallet – and you know the rock year has officially started when the return of The …

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War Iron – Limelight 2, Belfast – 7 December 2013

War Iron – Limelight 2, Belfast – 7 December 2013

With the grey clouds broiling overhead heralding the true onset of a wet Belfast winter, and even the hardiest of ‘fleg’ protestors scurrying for the comfort of the gluhwein tents in the nearby Christmas Market to which they so vehemently object, the the most diehard warriors from the city’s metal …

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Baleful Creed – Limelight 2, Belfast – Saturday 26 October 2013

Baleful Creed – Limelight 2, Belfast – Saturday 26 October 2013

The latest instalment of the weekly RocKD’s epic 13-year odyssey brought together another damn fine trio of bands who once again demonstrated the extremely rude state of health which the Northern Ireland metal scene is enjoying at the moment (as anyone who attended the recent Highway To Hell event in …

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GACYS THREADS/FiveWillDie/Lantern For A Gale/Tusks – Limelight 2, Belfast 07/09/13

A selection of photographs from Gacys Threads launch gig for the brand new 7″ split (w/ Colossus Fall Switzerland). The release is limited to 300 copies, clear yellow vinyl, and will be released by… – Savour Your Scene Records (Ireland) – Left Hand Records (France) – Incredible Noise Records (Germany) – …

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Walking Papers with Buffalo Summer – Voodoo Belfast, 12th June 2013

Walking Papers with Buffalo Summer – Voodoo Belfast, 12th June 2013

When Walking Papers were first announced for Voodoo Belfast it seemed like the listing had been an error, given the personnel in the band and the relatively small size of the venue. This coupled with the fact that a week or two later it was announced that thrash giants Slayer were …

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Helfast ’13 Gallery

A selection of photos from the Helfast ’13 one day festival in Belfast’s Limelight. Photos By Paul Verner. www.livei.co.uk

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Absolva @ Voodoo, Belfast – Friday November 30th

It confounds me. No, it really annoys me. Actually, it makes me really fucking angry. OK, I know there’s a recession on and all that, but for four damn fine bands – including one who have travelled since the wee small hours to play the gig – to play to …

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