HIM / VENUS DOOM

It’s Thursday and that gives us that weekly option to #Throwback and take a look at an album from the past, tear it apart and delve back into it, reviewing it, years after its release, taking the opportunity to do what we didn’t at the time. This weeks retrospective release is a personal favourite and…

THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF BAM MARGERA

I know what you’re already thinking, “Mojo20.com normally features articles, news and brilliantly crafted pieces that focus on music, what does Bam Margera have to do with it?”. Well I’m glad you asked, allow me to explain. Not exclusively to music, certain elements outside of ant given genre of entertainment have always managed to have…

MOJO20’S GREATEST HITS: 5 YEARS OF MOJO20.COM

Today may be many things, one of those is Monday which nobody really likes, but another is the fifth anniversary of Mojo20.com and what a five years it’s been. With half a decade online, we’ve managed to continually provide another side of what we have to offer as well as immersing even further into the…

HAPPY WORLD GOTH DAY, EVERYBODY

It seems to be an overwhelming trend at the minute to give everything its own special day. Gone are the days when we were happy with Independence day, St.George’s day, Record store day, Pancake day and all those classics, but now you can find just about anything including British sandwich week, World naked gardening day, National spaghetti…

HIM ANNOUNCE SPLIT & FAREWELL TOUR

It was announced earlier tonight that Love Metal legends and one of Finland’s greatest exports, HIM, are set to break up and cap off a 26 year career in the music business. Led by frontman Ville Valo, the band have released eight studio albums, a live album, two greatest hits and a number of other…

SCANDINAVIAN PLEASURES

We’re heading towards the back end of the year and it’s a hell of a busy time for Mojo20. As well as our monthly sets at events like Back to Mono and Transmission, we’re running a Christmas Eve show, DJing at Moda NYE at Lincolns Engine shed as well as guest slots alongside friends during…

Flashback / …2004 in Review

Flashback!! It’s our new feature which will allow us to review albums, singles and other stuff from the past. The first thing we’ll be looking at is 2004! Why 2004? Well; this week sees Hot Fuss by The Killers become 10 years old. Yep. We feel old too. To celebrate, Stu reviewed Hot Fuss and…

AN INTERVIEW WITH…HIM

In late October, I had the absolute pleasure of seeing one of my personal, favourite bands of all time, HIM, as they played live at Rock City in Nottingham! What’s even better than that, is that days before the gig I got to speak to frontman Ville Valo and find out how life as the…

HIM / Nottingham Rock City – 26th October 2013

It’s Saturday the 26th of October 2013 at Nottingham’s, Rock city and Mojo20 find themselves in a room, absolutely filled to capacity with adoring and loyal fans to one of Scandinavia’s biggest exports. Twenty one years after beginning, H.I.M is in the middle of an international tour following the release of their eighth studio album…

Second To None

It doesn’t require a particularly musical mind, nor a social mind of any description, to be conscious of the well-known expression, and observation of sorts, ‘the difficult second album’. It’s an interesting and defining concept, that a band or artist, however successful their first effort should be, the next offering the public will receive can…

HIM / Tears on Tape

At the end of April 2013, a certain Finnish rock band, returned after three years to introduce the world to their latest collection of original songs in the form of their latest LP, ‘Tears on Tape’. As a superfan of HIM, since the age of about 12, of course it was going to be my…