Album Reviews

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Fear Factory-Recoded-Album Review-Planetmosh

I’ll admit to a degree of trepidation before tackling this review of Recoded, the eleventh studio album by Fear Factory, released via Nuclear Blast Records on October 28th 2022 as it’s a remix of their previous Aggression Continuum, their previous album which I reviewed in June 2021, one of their …

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Bran – Odcházení

“Bohemia’s BRAN are a power-trio of ancient black metal might and majesty. They exhibit splendorous, spellbinding riff-sorcery so endemic to their country’s black metal idiom, but instead of hypnotizing monochromaticism, BRAN‘s epic constructions are always unfolding, always blossoming with a strict sense of narrative flow, surprising and engaging at every …

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Massive Wagons-Triggered-Album Review-Planetmosh

Crash bang wallop! No, this isn’t the title of the new studio album from Massive Wagons, released on October 28th 2022 via Earache Records but it could be as ‘Triggered’ to my ears is the heaviest they’ve recorded musically and lyrically. Formed in Lancaster 2009 I was lucky to catch …

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Venom Inc. – “There’s Only Black” album review

The “Venom” name is a guarantee that this will be a heavy and gnarly listen.. It may not be the classic Abaddon/Cronos/Mantas lineup of the original incarnation, but it stays true to the musical values of old. We do have Jeff “Mantas” Dunn here, along with Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan, …

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PIG – “Merciless Light” Album Review

Raymond Watts returns on crackling form with new album “Merciless Light”! For those who are unfamiliar with Raymond Watts, then all you need to know is that he has consistently produced very high-quality electro-industrial rock music since 1988 under the <PIG> monicker. This is the 13th album in his long …

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The Dead Daisies-Radiance-Album Review-Planetmosh

Welcome back The Dead Daisies who are still showing plenty of life with the release of brand new sixth studio album Radiance! It’s definitely the heaviest I’ve heard them play as you only get one slow song amongst the other nine headbangers! In my opinion it’s also their strongest lineup …

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Collapser-Planet Opioid-Single Review-Planetmosh

From the ashes of Obey come the firestorm of Collapser from Stoke-On-Trent. Citing their influences as Pantera, Gojira, Mastodon and American Head Charge as they release their debut single ‘Planet Opioid’. Of course their are still elements of Obey in there which keeps me happy but Collapser are a heavier …

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