Album Reviews

The greatest selection of albums, reviewed and rated

King Kraken-MCLXXX-Album Review-Planetmosh

Hang onto whatevers left of your hearing as Cardiff, South Wales based noisemongers King Kraken self release their debut studio album MCLXXX on January 27th 2023, followed by an album launch the following day at Redhouse, Cymru. These ten tinnitus worrying songs go for the throat as ‘Devils Night’ is …

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Dark Matter-The Rectory-Album Review-Planetmosh

The Rectory, recently released by WormHoleDeathRecords studio album by Dark Matter, live up to their name by unleashing some of the most utterly bleak doom metal I’ve heard for quite some time. They like to write long songs, three of the five here clock in at about the twelve minute …

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Screamer-Kingmaker-Album Review-Planetmosh

Screamer, a new band to me formed in Ljungby, Sweden in 2009 are making all the right noises as they release their fifth studio album Kingmaker on January 13th 2023 via Steamhammer/SPV Records. These ten tinnitus causing tracks kick off with ‘Kingmaker’ with a riff that could move mountains with …

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A Titan,A Deity-Descendant-EP Review-Planetmosh

Something wicked this way comes now courtesy of ‘Descendant’, the recently released five track EP from A Titan, A Deity. It follows the single ‘Revelations’, also on the EP. Opening monolithic track ‘Io’ is power with precision personified as a majestic intro heralds body blow strength jabbing riffs that impress …

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Kira Mac-Chaos Is Calling-Album Review-Planetmosh

Chaos Is Calling, the recently self released debut album by Kira Mac is far from chaotic, it’s contents are ten songs of cocksure confidence that make for a very impressive listen. They came to my attention after seeing a full page piece in the latest Classic Rock mag with lead …

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Collapser-Iron Lung-Single Review-Planetmosh

‘Iron Lung’, thankfully not a Radiohead cover but brand new single from ‘Collapser’ who describe themselves as “Dirty riff bringers from the Midlands”, hot on the heels of their debut single on October 1st ‘Planet Opioid’. Their video is more of a Collapser health warning than a government one as …

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Troy Redfern-Mercy-Single Review-Planetmosh

2022 seems to be a groundbreaking year for acclaimed guitarist Troy Redfern. Not just content from unleashing his Wings From Salvation album via Red 7 Records on September 23rd, he has also won the HRH Blues Award and has just released a single ‘Mercy’ taken from the album to! ‘Mercy’ …

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