Single and EP Reviews

Black Coast-Mercy-Single Review-Planetmosh

Dry January certainly doesn’t apply to Stoke On Trent noisemongers Black Coast as they literally unleash a new single ‘Mercy’, first track taken from a forthcoming four track EP ‘Black Coast’-Black Coast on April 28th 2023 and also have a new website. The EP will have a pre-order vinyl and …

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Bang Bang Firecracker-Speak Evil-EP Review-Planetmosh

Christmas is over so throw away those crackers and have a listen to the Speak Evil EP released today by Bang Bang Firecracker! It’s the final release of three seperate EP’s, the first two being See Evil and Hear Evil to make up the whole second album. The four tracks …

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The Outlaw Orchestra-Outlaw This Christmas-EP Review-Planetmosh

As Noddy Holder would holler,”It’s Christmasssss!” and it wouldn’t really be so without some fun tunes as the nutty The Outlaw Orchestra provide two helpings of merry mirth with their recently released double track EP Outlaw This Christmas. The A-Side title track ‘Outlaw This Christmas’ is a shit kicking amalgamation …

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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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The Miser-House On The Hill-Single Review-Planetmosh

Inspired by B-Movie Horror films, The Miser are far from miserly with their music, point proven by new single ‘House On The Hill’, taken from forthcoming five track EP Memento Mori, due for release in early 2023. To use a well worn phrase of mine, it’s riff after riff after …

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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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Jared James Nichols-Down The Drain-Single Review-Planetmosh

At just under the fiery four minute mark, Jared James Nichols blew me away with his brand new single released via Black Hill Records ,‘Down The Drain’. This blues rock guitarist from East Troy, Wisconsin says about the single, “If I were to pick just one record to encapsulate my …

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A Titan,A Deity-Revelations-Single Review-Planetmosh

Welcome back London/Birmingham based noisy buggers A Titan, A Deity! It seems an age since they delivered their last single ‘Lo‘ in April 2022 but they return kicking and sreaming with recently released brand new single ‘Revelations’, taken from new five track EP Descendant to be released on Friday, November …

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The Midwich Affair-Weekends To Waste-Single Review-Planetmosh

Staffordshire based terriers The Midwich Affair release their fiery fourth single ‘Weekends To Waste’. Once again they channel their inner pop punk on jabbing guitar riffs, prominent bass guitar (that brought to mind Jean Jacques Burnel from the Stranglers), snappy snare work all topped off with aplomb by sugar sweet …

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The Outlaw Orchestra-Back Under The Covers-EP Review-Planetmosh

The Outlaw Orchestra return from under the covers with their, erm erm erm, brand new five track utterly bonkers EP Back From Under The Covers. Five party starting and finishing cover songs start with a surprisingly full on take of ‘Come Together’ by the Beatles. Wow! How about those guitars …

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Massive Wagons-Please Stay Calm-Single Review-Planetmosh

It seems rather fitting that in the latest Classic Rock mag, an interview with Noddy Holder from Slade is followed by an interview with Massive Wagons, both working class bands who deliver live and in the studio and also have gobby lead singers! (Sorry Barry ‘Baz’ Mills,haha)! On October 28th …

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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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Bastette-Awakening-EP Review-Planetmosh

At last Bastette (the Egyptian goddess of protection) finally release their highly expected four track EP Awakening via Rock People Management and it’s well worth the wait to say the least. The Blackburn based alternative rockers were formed in 2019 by lead vocalist/songwriter Caroline Eve Kenyon. Opening with the strongest …

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