Tag Archives: album review

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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Starlite Campbell Band-Starlite Campbell Band Live!2-Album Review-Planetmosh

In a musical world of wannabes welcome back to the real deal as husband and wife Suzy Starlite and Simon Campbell return like a breath of fresh air with their Starlite Campbell Band, releasing their fourth album on Supertone Records, Starlite Campbell Band Live!2 They proclaim to be “Flying in …

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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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Jordan Red-Hands That Built The World-Album Review-Planetmosh

Not even Covid 19 could halt the dream of London based Jordan Red releasing Hands That Built The World, their thought provoking, self released debut album. Formed by Dan Baker who then took on Daniel Leigh, lead singer for New Device, Conor O’ Keefe on bass guitar and Dave Fee …

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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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Jared James Nichols-Jared James Nichols-Album Review-Planetmosh

2023 looks set to erupt with an explosive start, courtesy of singer, songwriter, guitarist and Gibson brand ambassador Jared James Nichols as he unleashes his third self titled studio album on January 13th which will definitely not be an unlucky number for him judging by the potency of these twelve …

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TJ Walker-Halfway To Somewhere-Album Review-Planetmosh

Following on from the solo debut album The Long Game by TJ Walker released in 2019, he certainly defines the term solo artist as he wrote, sang and also played every instrument as well as recording and producing it. Fast forward to October 28th 2022 as he releases his sophomore …

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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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Small Town Saviours release brand new single & video!

SMALL TOWN SAVIOURS will release their intoxicating self-titled debut album, on Friday 27th January 2023. The popular rock crew have also set loose an alluring new single and video for E.N.E.M.Y, out now –    https://youtu.be/X0jk8AtdVNQ Buoyant energy, gigantic riffs, contagious choruses, and melodic harmonies are the key fundamentals to SMALL …

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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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Burnt Out Wreck-Stand And Fight-Album Review-Planetmosh

Welcome back Burnt Out Wreck as they unleash their third studio album Stand And Fight on December 2nd 2022 via Burnt Out Wreckords. Judging by the potency of these eleven tracks they’re a long way off being burnt out! Once again stunning artwork comes from Andy Pilkington at Very Metal …

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Diamond Head-Lightning To The Nations (The White Album) (Remastered 2021)- Album Review-Planetmosh

When lead guitarist Brian Tatler and drummer Duncan Scott formed Diamond Head together while still at school in June 1976, adding lead vocalist Sean Harris to the lineup the same year and completing the lineup with Colin Kimberley on bass guitar in 1978, I wonder if they realized what was …

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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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Dare  ‘Road to Eden Tour’ with special guest Troy Redfern – Review at Brudenell Social Club Leeds, 06 October 2022

After the successful release of their latest 10th studio album ‘Road To Eden’. DARE returns with an extensive 12-date tour, with special guest Troy Redfern; tonight is the tour’s first date. Darren Wharton formed DARE in the late 80s after the demise of Thin Lizzy for whom he was the …

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