Tag Archives: Xerosun

Xerosun – This Dark Rage

Up for review today I have Xerosun‘s new EP ‘This Dark Rage.‘ Xerosun are a five piece progressive melodic death band from Dublin via Wales and Poland.  On listening to ‘This Dark Rage’ I can see exactly why they are ones to watch out for and have recently earned their …

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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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Kinasis – ‘Divine Self Invention’

Sometimes a band comes across your path by seemingly the most inconceivable route.  In the case of Kinasis, that path traversed its journey from Somerset to Belfast via Dublin – and more especially one Gareth Jeffs, guitarist with extreme death groovesters Xerosun who, one day out of the blue, contacted your humble …

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Monsters Of Rot V – Letterbreen, 01/08/2015

The dawning of August can mean only one thing in these parts – the annual celebration of all that is best about the Irish metal scene (and, on this occasion, that from slightly further afield) that is the latest instalment of the Monsters Of Rot one-day festival of madness, mayhem …

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Last minute change to Monsters Of Rot V line up

There has been a last minute change to the line-up of this weekend’s PlanetMosh-backed Monsters Of Rot V extreme metal fest. Dublin death metallers Guttrench and hardcore troops Hollow Truth both have unfortunately had pull out.  They have been replaced by Xerosun, who will be performing their first gig with new …

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Blazefest V – Belfast, Empire Music Hall 21/03/2015

The rock and metal community, perhaps more than any other in the field of music, always has been known for its generosity of spirit and support for worthy causes.  For the community in Northern Ireland, few are more special or better supported than Blaze’s Appeal, which raises funds for the …

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Maverick – Exclusive pre-Blazefest interview

PlanetMosh is proud to be one of the official media partners for this weekend’s Blazefest, Northern Ireland’s biggest annual charity gig, which brings together the top rock and metal bands from this part of the world to raise funds for the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. Headlining this year’s bill are …

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Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat 1 – Belfast, Limelight 2, 21/02/2015

The freight train that is Bloodstock’s annual ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ battle of the bands rolled into Northern Ireland for the first time this past weekend, with four bands with distinctly differing styles engaged in mortal combat for a place in the semi-finals later in the Spring. With the running …

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Xerosun – Absence Of Light

This debut offering from Dubliners Xerosun actually came out in their Irish homeland back in 2010, to great acclaim on both sides of the border, but now has been picked up, re-packaged and given a worldwide release by Rising Records. And much deserved the development is, as this is – …

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