Author Archives: Neale McGeever

Contributing Editor - I'm an entertainment writer ('journalist') from the North East. My favourite bands include Slipknot, Nirvana and Ninja Sex Party... I've freelanced for the likes of Kerrang!,Closer, Front, ZOO, and many others! I'm also big in to movies, video games, live comedy and ...beer!

Hellyeah release ‘Perfect’ from upcoming album ‘Welcome Home’

Alt-metal supergroup Hellyeah are known for their instant bangers, new track ‘Perfect’ is no different. Taken from their upcoming album, Welcome Home, featuring the final recordings of legendary drummer Vinnie Paul. Stream the track below: Welcome Home is released on September 27th, via Eleven Seven. This also features singles ‘333’, ‘Oh My God’ and title track ‘Welcome Home’.    

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Save Ferris: “Things are so different for women now, there’s so many more of us now!” Fireball Tour 2019

If you are in to ska-punk, this side of the 80s, there’s no doubt you have heard of Save Ferris. From contributing to movie soundtracks, to their hits in the 1990s, to their comeback in recent years – there’s something that has caught your attention. Now part of the star-studded Fireball Tour: Save Ferris’ front-woman and founder, Monique Powell, chatted ...

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New Music Monday: Conradine unleash debut track ‘Naive’

Made up of vocalist Amie Conradine, guitarists Adam Atkins and Mike Bowley, along with drummer Joe Bills – Conradine are possibly the freshest band you need to hear. Releasing their debut track ‘Naivie’ (below) on YouTube and other services. Front-woman Amie had this to say: “We wanted our first release to show how varied our musical influences are, that’s why ...

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Airbourne announce UK tour dates for November 2019

Fresh from their Ramblin Man Fair performance (coverage coming soon), Australian hard-rockers Airbourne have announced a bunch of UK tour dates in November. Vocalist and guitarist Joel O’Keefe had this to say: “G’day, Scotland, Wales and England! We’ve missed you so much that we’re coming back with a tour to rock your skulls clean off! As always, I’ll be chuckin’ ...

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The SoapGirls release double album ‘Elephant In The Room’

Melodic punk duo The SoapGirls have released a double album ‘Elephant In The Room’. This includes 19 tracks of raw energy. The SoapGirls have made their name touring continuously since 2015 and playing festivals such as Rebellion and Camden Rocks. Check out their video for ‘One Way Street’ below: rack list: Disk 1 1. One Way Street 2. Bitter 3. White ...

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Hands Off Gretel prove all the haters wrong, live in Newcastle.

“Female-fronted band”, “chick rock”, “girls who rock” – a few terms that need to be wiped from the vocabulary of fans and music journos alike. This is 2019: your gender, sexuality, disability, race or religion do NOT define who you are and should not be who you are identified as. So why did Hands Off Gretel vocalist Lauren Tate have ...

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Download 2019: The Highlights -Sunday – Tool, Smashing Pumpkins, Slayer and more.

Ahead of our full coverage in the next issue of RAMzine, we conclude our festival highlights for another year. Sunday can be the best day: you have had a great time and you get to have a proper sleep tomorrow. Or the worst: it’s the last day and you have to leave. This has been an interesting Download – Friday ...

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New Tunes Tuesday: The Fell release catchy new track ‘Dancing On a Glass Floor’

Nashville rockers The Fell have released the follow-up to their debut single, entitled ‘Dancing on a Glass Floor‘. Check out the video below: The Fell are made up of musicians from bands such as Mr Big and Winery Dogs, among many others. The band had this to say: “The Fell is a collaboration of musicians who hail from rock’n’roll upbringings. ...

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Sabaton announce Wembley Arena headline show

Sweden’s metal eccentrics Sabaton have announced their first headline UK arena date.  As part of ‘The Great Tour’, Sabaton play SSE Arena in Wembley on Saturday, February 8th 2020. Support comes from melodic metallers Amaranthe, and Apocalyptica. This tour is in promotion of their upcoming album The Great War, released July 19th via Nuclear Blast. Check out their latest track ...

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Download 2019: The Highlights – Saturday – SlipKnot, Halestorm, Skindred, and more

So here we are the ‘middle’ day of DL19: For some the best day, the show-stealer. Yet, for some, this is a stepping stone to the grand finale. Last night we came for Def Leppard, but the real headliner was Mud (apologies for that awful joke). Tonight, SlipKnot close the festival, yet there’s still a Puddle Of Mudd (again, sorry). ...

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