Author Archives: Milly Youngman

'Grown up' emo kid and pop punk lover (with plenty of everything else in the mix too). Life and style blogger at mini-adventures.com and former arts writer and editor.
2000trees

Live: 2000 Trees Festival 2016

“You only have 52 weekends a year – make 7-9th July count”. Alright 2000 Trees, we definitely did just that. In a world of big corporate festivals, it’s incredibly exciting to see an independent fest organised by a group of mates hit its tenth anniversary – particularly with the likes of Hevy falling by the wayside in the cutthroat UK ...

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Save The Lost Boys

Save The Lost Boys premiere new track ‘Bad Names’

Ohio punk quartet Save The Lost Boys have just dropped new track ‘Bad Names’, from upcoming album Temptress. Recently signed to Victory Records, the band are currently embarking on a mammoth US tour ahead of the album’s release on 15th July. Vocalist Lee Weiss describes ‘Bad Names‘ as “the track that captures all the emotion that comes with a bad breakup. It’s ...

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blink182california

Review: Blink-182 – California

Twenty-one years since the release of their debut album, ‘Cheshire Cat’, a lot has happened in the Blink-182 camp within recent years. With 2011’s Neighbourhoods showcasing a more ‘mature’ sound for the trio known for their dick jokes and music video nudity, many listeners were pretty torn on the release. The problem is, when you hit an age where you’re ...

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good charlotte

Good Charlotte announce UK dates

Good Charlotte have announced a series of UK dates in Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham this summer around their appearances at Reading and Leeds festivals. Joining the pop punk icons, support comes in the form of a stellar roster of up and coming bands – Waterparks, Big Jesus and ROAM (Birmingham only). Dates are as follows: Wed 24th Aug – Glasgow, O2 Academy Thu ...

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Beartooth

Beartooth announce December UK Tour

If you managed to catch the mighty Beartooth unleash their hardcore assault on the moshpits of Download Festival’s main stage this year, you won’t want to miss their just-announced UK Dates in December. The Metal Hammer Golden Gods nominees (Best Breakthrough category) will be giving fans a taste of latest album, Agressive, available now on Red Bull Records. Support comes from Boston ...

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Islander

Islander debut new video for ‘Bad Guy’

This week, heavy rockers Islander debut their second track from upcoming album Power Under Control – their first release with former Avenged Sevenfold drummer Arin Ilejay. Vocalist Mikey Carvajal explains: “’Bad Guy’ is a song about speaking the truth, telling someone something that they need to hear even though it may not be what that person wants to hear.” The first track ...

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2000Trees by Jess Jones

Ten Reasons To Go To 2000Trees This Year

Ideally, we at RAMZine wanted to give you TWO THOUSAND reasons to visit 2000Trees, because, y’know, it fits with the festival name and we could probably think of that many because it’s just that good. However, there are reviews to be written, Netflix shows to be binged and some of us have day jobs. So we’ve cut it down to ...

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yma6 book

Book Review: ‘You Me At Six – Never Hold an Underdog Down’ by Neil Daniels

You Me At Six have enjoyed a pretty impressive growth within the UK music scene – so it’s no real surprise that fans can now get their hands on an unofficial biog charting the Surrey boys’ rise to acclaim, with both fans and press taking a big interest in whatever they do next. The book mainly deals with the band’s ...

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Neck Deep - Life's Not Out To Get You

Review: Neck Deep – Life’s Not Out To Get You

The British pop punk scene has certainly been having a ‘moment’ over the past 18 months or so, with up-and-coming songmakers taking the lead from American pop punk, dirtying up the squeaky clean parts and giving it its own UK spin. Leading the tribe of the riff-driven bouncemakers are Wrexham’s Neck Deep, whose debut album Wishful Thinking made big waves last ...

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2000Trees by Jess Jones

2000 Trees Festival: The Highlights

If you’re beginning to tire of the sponsor-laden hoo-hah, countless ‘festival fashion’ articles and ever-increasing ticket prices that you get with mainstream festivals, it might be time to think about sizing down. Held on a farm near Cheltenham in basically the middle of nowhere with a capacity of just five thousand people, 2000 Trees takes music festivals back to what ...

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