Festival Review: Maid of Stone 2023 (Bracken)

The Maid of Stone Music Festival, held in the scenic Moat Park of Maidstone, proved to be an exhilarating event that delivered an unforgettable experience to rock music enthusiasts. Showcasing a diverse lineup of both established acts and rising stars representing various rock subgenres, the festival's program was nothing short of extraordinary. The festivities kicked … Continue reading Festival Review: Maid of Stone 2023 (Bracken)

2022 Year In Review: Paul

When the Boss sent a message asking for reflections of 2022, I put my thinking cap on and wondered about topics that I could cover. It’s been a cracking year for rock and metal, with resurgences in prog, thrash, death, and classic rock to name but four of the many genres we love. I covered … Continue reading 2022 Year In Review: Paul

Festival Review: Steelhouse Festival 2022 – Hafod-y-Dafal Farm, Ebbw Vale (29th – 31st July)

It doesn’t matter how many times you come to this festival, arriving at the top of the mountain is a feeling like nothing else. The pure friendliness of the volunteers and organisers, the camaraderie between the fans and the quality of the line up improves year on year. Once up the ‘road’, parked up and … Continue reading Festival Review: Steelhouse Festival 2022 – Hafod-y-Dafal Farm, Ebbw Vale (29th – 31st July)

Gig Review: Damnation Presents A Night of Salvation (Live Stream) – Leeds Uni, 5th November 2021

Before this year's Damnation Festival the aptly named Night of Salvation took place and as there was a huge demand the event was live-streamed by the festival via Hotel Radio. This did have one huge difference from most live streams in recent times - a full crowd! It was fabulous to see and even though … Continue reading Gig Review: Damnation Presents A Night of Salvation (Live Stream) – Leeds Uni, 5th November 2021

Preview – Damnation Festival 2021

Having sold out of tickets for the main event many moons ago, it’s safe to say that after a two-year break, anticipation is building for Damnation Festival’s return on Saturday 6th November 2021. There may have been some necessary changes to the planned line-up but the organisers have still managed to put together a strong … Continue reading Preview – Damnation Festival 2021

Bloodstock 2021 Review – A Paying Person’s Perspective (Sat/Sun)

While we'll be doing our best to get the Editor's view of Bloodstock, the chance to see bands is always nibbled away at with time spent doing interviews and so on. Thankfully, many of the Moshville Times team were out and about as one of you lot - paying punters, happy to lay down their … Continue reading Bloodstock 2021 Review – A Paying Person’s Perspective (Sat/Sun)