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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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Poser Holocaust – Lisburn, Alexander’s Bar 09/05/2015

Still hungover and bleary eyed from the previous evening’s final of the Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition, the PlanetMosh team were up and about at a ridiculously early hour to catch the mid-afternoon train for one of our all-too-rare forays out of the big smoke for a ten band …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat 2 – Belfast, Limelight 2 07/03/2015

The second heat of the inaugural Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition to be held in this little corner of the planet we call Mosh promised to be a diverse affair, reflecting the broad church of the local metal scene – and, so it proved to be! Openers Cavehill seem …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Two – Band Interviews

PlanetMosh continues its support for the Northern Ireland leg of the annual Metal 2 The Masses competition – which gives the winners a slot on the New Blood stage at Bloodstock – by interviewing the participants in the second heat, which takes place at Belfast’s Limelight 2 on Saturday (March 7).  …

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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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Desecration – Belfast, Voodoo 19/02/2014

School night gigs in Belfast – possibly in common with most other locales – are notoriously difficult to fill, unless of course they involve a “big name” touring band.  But, increasingly, Thursday nights seem to be becoming the “new Friday” and so a healthy crowd of 70 or so grinders …

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By Any Means – Interview with Paul Anthony

Paul Anthony of By Any Means

Perceived by many in this part of the world as the godfathers of the current Northern Ireland hardcore scene, By Any Means are about to release their second EP – and celebrate with support slots with two of the genre’s most seminal acts, Negative Approach and Madball. So, that seemed …

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Monsters Of Rot – Letterbreen, Halfway Inn 16/08/2014

Monsters Of Rot poster - updated

For those not already familiar with the event, Monsters Of Rot – which was sponsored for the first time this year by PlanetMosh – is Northern Ireland’s premier annual showcase for the best that the extreme metal scene on both sides of the Irish border has to offer.  Taking place …

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ZhOra – Monsters Of Rot preview interview

ZhOra

PlanetMosh is proud to be sponsoring the main stage at the fourth incarnation of Monsters Of Rot, which takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh, this coming Saturday (August 16). The festival brings together some of the best extreme metal bands on the island of Ireland.  As part of our build …

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Zombified – Monsters Of Rot preview interview

Zombified vocalist Pete Clarke

PlanetMosh is proud to be sponsoring the main stage at the fourth incarnation of Monsters Of Rot, which takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh, on this day week (Saturday August 16). The festival brings together some of the best extreme metal bands on the island of Ireland.  As part of …

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Putrefy – Monsters Of Rot preview interview

Monsters Of Rot Poster

PlanetMosh is proud to be sponsoring the main stage at the fourth incarnation of Monsters Of Rot, which takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh, on Saturday August 16. The festival brings together some of the best extreme metal bands on the island of Ireland.  As part of our build up to the …

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Monsters Of Rot: second stage line up completed

The line-up for the second stage at the PlanetMosh-backed Monsters Of Rot festival, being held in Letterbreen in County Fermanagh on Saturday August 16, has now been completed. This is the first time the festival has featured a second stage, which will feature sets from Phoresy, Cthl Rdgrs, Maximum Terrorem, …

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PlanetMosh partners Monsters Of Rot festival

Monsters Of Rot Poster

PlanetMosh is delighted to be confirmed as main partner for this year’s instalment of the Monsters Of Rot one-day festival in Northern Ireland this summer. This year’s event – which once again takes place at The Halfway Inn, Letterbreen, County Fermanagh – takes place on Saturday August 16. Acts confirmed …

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Zombified – Limelight, Belfast – 30 November 2013

Tonight’s gig was supposed to be headlined by Bristolian gore merchants Amputated, but unfortunately the brakes on their hired tour bus failed as they travelled to meet the ferry, and therefore the band were forced to cancel a gig for the first time in their 11 year history.  Nevertheless, promoter …

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Stormzone – Ulster Hall, Belfast – 15 November

DP13 – Rock The Hall – Belfast – Photo Gallery – 15/11/2013

For many bands, it must be a burning ambition – often unfulfilled for all too many – to headline the most iconic venue in their hometown… in the case of Belfast, the venue in question is the Ulster Hall, a Victorian building which is the city’s equivalent, as more than …

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DP13 – Rock The Hall – Belfast – Photo Gallery – 15/11/2013

DP13 – Rock The Hall – Belfast – Photo Gallery – 15/11/2013

A collection of photographs from the Distortion Projects “Rock The Hall” night down in the Ulster Hall, Belfast on the 15th November 2013.  Acts featured were Rabid Bitch of the North, Skypilot, Zombified, Triggerman, Sinocence (with guest appearance from Ray Haller from Sweet Savage) & Stormzone. Photographs by Marc Leach …

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Scimitar – Interview with Ryan Atkin

Helloween Havoc Poster

Belfast’s “friendly neighbourhood thrashers” Scimitar having been making quite a name for themselves on the local scene over the past year and a bit.  As the four piece prepare to rip up another stage, this time at the PlanetMosh-sponsored Helloween Havok this coming Friday (November 1st), I pull up a …

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Gama Bomb – Empire Music Hall, Belfast – Saturday August 17th 2013

Although they don’t play their native Ireland on a regular basis, Gama Bomb were tonight returning to Belfast for the second time in around eight months, this time finding themselves in the rather sedate surroundings of the Empire Music Hall:  as its name suggests, this converted church is used to …

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