Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2022 – Day 3

In the early hours of the morning there had been a shooting at a LGBTQ+ bar in central Oslo, which was a very somber start to the day. There was supposed to be a huge Pride march across the city, but this had been canceled by the police for safety reasons. Despite this, on our … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2022 – Day 3

Gig Review: Paradise Lost / Moonspell – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham (14th Feb 2022)

Honestly, this date felt like it has been on my calendar for a long time, but we are still in uncertain times so I really only allowed myself to get really excited literally the day before. I should clarify that Paradise Lost are a Desert Island Discs type band for me. Short version: I really … Continue reading Gig Review: Paradise Lost / Moonspell – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham (14th Feb 2022)

Gig Review: Damnation Festival 2021

A quick shout out to Ya Cheng who was our photographer on site. Due to illness (there's a lot of it going around), our reviewer John couldn't make it to the gig. Ya went to the extra trouble of drafting some words on the bands for us. This is her work, not mine. Thanks, Ya! … Continue reading Gig Review: 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)

Birth Ritual Records announce Paradise Lost – ‘Draconian Times MMXI Live’ tape release

Not a huge amount of information, but Birth Ritual have announced the label's this release: an exclusive license for a live performance of Paradise Lost's Draconian Times album, to be launched on cassette only. The details from their facebook page: We're proud to announce you the third release of Birth Ritual Records will be the … Continue reading Birth Ritual Records announce Paradise Lost – ‘Draconian Times MMXI Live’ tape release

2020 Crew Review: Iain “Mosh” Purdie – Editor in Chief/Grand Poobah

OK, then so it's time to draft some words about 2020 and try to make out that it's not been a cataclysmic shitstorm caused mainly by political ineptitude and a hyperactive microorganism. But I can't. Because it was. So I won't. Instead I'll focus mainly on the music side of things, which is surprisingly limited … Continue reading 2020 Crew Review: Iain “Mosh” Purdie – Editor in Chief/Grand Poobah