Album Reviews

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Vanitas-Vanitas EP Review-Planetmosh

I’m always looking for new genres of music to keep me on my toes so a big welcome goes to Vanitas, who describe themselves as ‘Cinematic Djent’ with their recently released self titled EP Vanitas. The Birmingham based five piece band played a well attended EP launch party gig on …

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Tysondog-Midnight-Album Review-Planetmosh

As Ted Nugent once said, “You can’t keep a good dog off your leg”, so welcome back Newcastle Upon Tyne metalheads Tysondog who prove they are best of breed with new studio album Midnight out now via From The Vaults and you would be barking mad not to buy it! …

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Dragonland-The Power Of The Nightstar-Single Review-Planetmosh

Purchase links to the single and band info are here :- https://bfan.link/the-power-of-the-nightstar-1 I https://linktr.ee/dragonlandband Power metal, overblown? Yes! Power metal, preposterous? Yes! Power metal, using every cliche in the book? Yes! Do we love power metal? YES! So welcome back Dragonland! Formed in 1999, Gothenburg, Sweden, they’re back with new …

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Jailbirds-The River-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to the single and band info are here :- https://linktr.ee/jailbirds Welcome back for the long awaited return of the Australian/Irish riff macine Jailbirds. They hit hard and heavy with their 2019 debut album Great Escape and in the same year destroyed the Bloodstock Open Air Festival in the …

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Kreator-Hate Uber Alles-Album Review-Planetmosh.

Welcome back Kreator with brand new studio album Hate Uber Alles (Hate Above All) released today on Nuclear Blast Records. Their fifteenth release sees them firmly cement their rightful place in The Big Four Of German Thrash Metal. Formed in Essen, Germany 1982, two members of the original line up …

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Ginger Wildheart And The Sinners-Wasted Times-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to ‘Wasted Times’ and other band info are here :- https://gingerwildheartwcr.bandcamp.com/album/wasted-times I https://orcd.co/wastedtimes I https://www.facebook.com/gingersinners/?ref=page_internal Welcome back royalty! Rock royalty that is as Ginger Wildheart And The Sinners unleash ‘Wasted Times’ from a forthcoming new studio album via Wicked Cool Records. Judging by the quality here, no time …

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Decapitated – Cancer Culture album review

Polish death metal stalwarts Decapitated return with their 8th full-length album “Cancer Culture” After the somewhat disappointing “Anticult” released in 2017, it is going to be interesting to see how they come back after 5 years… Cancer Culture is a much, MUCH better offering! Where the former really trod in …

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White Spirit-Runaway-Single Review-Planetmosh.

Purchase links to ‘Runaway’ and other band info are here :- http://white-spirit.co.uk/ I https://www.facebook.com/White-spirit-442344595808862 Back in the late 1970’s a genre of music called NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) came to be via Sounds magazine (which went on to be known as Kerrang). One of these bands were …

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Blasphematory – The Lower Catacombs album review

Blasphematory serve up a disgusting feast of filthy, necro death metal on new album The Lower Catacombs Hailing from New Jersey USA, Blasphematory have been emitting forth their vile take on death metal since 2019. With one EP, two splits, and now two full length albums, these guys know how …

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Bastette-Psycho-Single Review-Planetmosh

Blackburn based alternative rockers Bastette impress highly with this reviewer once again with the release of their latest single ‘Psycho’ via Rock People Management. It’s taken from a forthcoming EP titled ‘Awakening’ on September 30th 2022 and judging by the quality of the songwriting, it’ll be an essential purchase! A …

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Anvil-Impact Is Imminent-Album Review-Planetmosh.

A quote from Ted Nugent of “You can’t keep a good dog off your leg” perfectly sums up the dogged determination of Anvil, formed in 1978 in Ontario, Canada. Original members Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow on guitar/lead vocals and Robb Reiner on drums are now a much tighter band due to …

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Motor City Murder-187BPM-EP Review-Planetmosh.

At first glance you may think this has something to do with Ted Nugent (Motorcity Madhouse) but it’s the debut EP 187BPM just released by Bradford based noisemongers Motor City Murder. The three songs here rage hard and heavy, point proven by opener ‘St.Gabrielle’ as a wah-wah howled intro heads …

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