Gig Review: Download Festival Pilot 2021

All eyes were on Donington Park for the launch of Download Pilot - an experimental 10,000 capacity festival as part of the second phase of the Government’s Event Research Programme. No social distancing, no masks - and no limits on moshing. What makes the smaller pilot structurally unique from its former editions is intimacy. Gone … Continue reading Gig Review: Download Festival Pilot 2021

2020 Crew Review: Ross – Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Usually, these articles start with a “Wow, is it that time again?” But this year, it feels like it’s been a marathon to get to this point, rather than a sprint. Probably because, well...y’know. While the bottom may have dropped out the live music industry in a momentous fashion, we’ve still had the opportunity to … Continue reading 2020 Crew Review: Ross – Deputy Editor-in-Chief

2017 Crew Review: Rachel Hasnip – Writer/Copy Editor

The hardest thing about writing this end of year review (as I'm sure everyone has said), is narrowing it down to my absolute favourites. To make my brain hurt less I will be choosing bands that I've reviewed personally. This has been my first full year writing for The Moshville Times and I'm utterly proud … Continue reading 2017 Crew Review: Rachel Hasnip – Writer/Copy Editor

2017 Crew Review: Ross Green – Music Editor

Whenever we hit this point of the year, I simultaneously love and loathe it. It’s great to revisit everything that happened in the last 12 months but at the same time, when I collate my lists of what I feel are the best albums and live shows, I always hate leaving something worthwhile off the … Continue reading 2017 Crew Review: Ross Green – Music Editor

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes / Basement / Ecca Vandal – O2 Institute, Birmingham (2nd December 2017)

Birmingham, Christmas time and the festive markets are in their full flow. Although cold and wet, there's a great buzz amongst my group of friends (who have travelled the length and breadth of the country and flown in from Ireland) just to witness the spectacle that is Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes. How apt then … Continue reading Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes / Basement / Ecca Vandal – O2 Institute, Birmingham (2nd December 2017)

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes pull out of European Papa Roach tour due to ill health

We here at The Moshville Times were very sad to hear that Frank Carter is struggling so much with mental health issues, that he and The Rattlesnakes have had to pull their support slot on the forthcoming Papa Roach European tour. Our thoughts are with Frank, his family and the band as he takes time … Continue reading Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes pull out of European Papa Roach tour due to ill health