Tag Archives: Altus

Altus – ‘Altus’ EP

Altus EP Artwork

Altus formed in Belfast at the end of 2012 and have been a hard working band since June 2013.  This is their second EP, recorded and mixed by Jonny Munro (of local hardcore heroes Gacys Threads) at his Bearcat Studios in the city. With this release, Altus have made a …

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IKillYa – Limelight 2, Belfast 03/05/2014


The last time New York’s IKillYa played Belfast, they nearly didn’t – as the venue they were scheduled to appear at closed just a few days before they were due to grace its stage. Fortunately, in the true spirit of metal camaraderie, another promoter stepped into the breach, a few …

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By Any Means – Limelight 1, Belfast 19/04/2014

By Any Means Gig Poster - Limelight April 2014

Birthdays and anniversaries are important milestones, often forgotten at peril (which probably partly explains why my ex-wife is just that!), and so Belfast hardcore heroes By Any Means decided to mark five years together with a suitably celebratory bash at the city’s most famous rock venue. Chosen to open proceedings …

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Blazefest IV – Photo Gallery – Belfast – 08/03/2014

Stormzone by Marc Leach Photography

A collection of photographs from Blazefest IV, featuring Stormzone, Worldsend, Sandstone, Baleful Creed, Altus & Rebels By Nature, down in The Empire Hall, Belfast.  Check out our review at http://planetmosh.com/blazefest-iv-empire-music-hall-belfast-832014/ Photographs by Marc Leach Photography.

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Altus – Exclusive PlanetMosh interview


Having appeared from apparently out of nowhere less than six months ago, Altus have taken the Northern Ireland scene by the scruff of the neck and given it a jolly good old-fashioned seeing to!  They’ve certainly made some waves in that short period time – with threats of legal action …

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Scimitar – Interview with Ryan Atkin

Helloween Havoc Poster

Belfast’s “friendly neighbourhood thrashers” Scimitar having been making quite a name for themselves on the local scene over the past year and a bit.  As the four piece prepare to rip up another stage, this time at the PlanetMosh-sponsored Helloween Havok this coming Friday (November 1st), I pull up a …

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ForChristSake – Interview with Mark Payne


With one of Belfast’s favourite night’s out, Helloween Havoc, returning after a year’s sabbatical this coming Friday (November 1st), PlanetMosh will be publishing exclusive interviews with the five participating bands over the next five days. First to step into the interrogation chamber is Mark Payne, bassist with Christian extreme metallers ForChristSake.  …

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Altus – Non Omnis Moriar

Altus are a band very new to the Northern Irish metal scene, and have only been together since late last year. The band members were brought together sharing experiences from being in previous bands. I have seen them perform only once at their debut performance at this years inaugural Helfast …

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