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!

Bloodstock 2018: Bands you MUST see – by RAMzine staff

Only a coupel of days to go to the biggest event in the metal calendar – Bloodstock Open Air. A few weeks back we brought you a guide to the must see bands, by the fans. Now its time for those behind this very website, and your favourite zine – RAMzine.  I posed the question: ‘Who is the one band ...

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Voodoo Sioux “We’ll surprise some people, it’ll be hard and heavy” – Bloodstock 2018 Interview

When did you find out Voodoo Sioux were playing Bloodstock Festival? A little while ago now. Our drummer Nige was away on holiday in Wales when he received the email. The wi-fi over there is a bit hit and miss, so it could’ve been a few more days before he picked it up. He made sure he found some telephone ...

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Bloodstock 2018: Bands you MUST see – as chosen by the fans

What sets Bloodstock aside from other big festivals in the UK is the fact they book the biggest names in the world of metal. Thing is, there are so many metal (and rock) bands out there – it’s no mean feat trying to listen to them all. When it comes to the ever-stacked line-up of Bloodstock Festival, where do you ...

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Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie cover a Beatles classic

After announcing a second co-headliner tour, Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson have collaborated on a cover of The Beatles’ classic ‘Helter Skelter’. Check out the track here: The duo are set to perform this track  on the upcoming ‘Twins Of Evil II’ tour. No UK dates have been announced yet. Check out what we thought of Marilyn Manson at Download ...

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Meet Psychotype – Poland’s M2TM winners – Bloodstock 2018

Although Metal To The Masses scours the  UK for the freshest metal talent, the competition spreads across Europe. In this case Poland. Meet Psychotype, a band whose influence spreads from The Prodigy to Messuggah, with the likes of SlipKnot in between. Like a lot of great bands off this ilk, Psychotype wear masks. We contacted the band to find out ...

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Kilonova “people don’t expect us to be thrash because we have a female vocalist”- Bloodstock 2018

Only four weeks away, Bloodstock looks to be bigger than ever. Yet, what makes Bloodstock stand out among all the other great metal and rock festivals in the UK? I’d say it’s the championing of new, and unsigned bands. The New Blood Stage is the physical embodiment of this. The way to qualify for this is by winning heats of ...

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Bloodstock announce more bands, day tickets, and entertainment

Only six weeks to go, and the good folks of Bloodstock Festival are still stacking up the card to make this one of the best weekends ever. Those who are after day tickets will be happy to hear that a limited number will be released at 9am this Friday (29th June). Adult day tickets are £65, where as child day ...

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The trailer for ‘The Festival’ looks like funniest film for UK fest fans ever.

Of all the ridiculous set-ups in today’s movies, why has no one ever tackled the subject of the Great British music festival? Well now they have in brand new comedy movie ‘The Festival’. Who’s ‘They’? Writer of The Inbetweeners, Iain Morris along with a stellar cast of Joe Thomas, Noel Fielding, Jermaine Clemet, and Nick Frost. Joe Thomas stars as ...

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Download 2018: Sunday Highlights

The last day of Download is usually the best, and the worst. Best – for obvious reasons. Like a great meal, the best is saved until last. We have a star-studded finale to what was a great weekend and will go down as one of the biggest Downloads ever. The worst? Simply for the reason that the festival is drawing ...

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Download 2018: Saturday Highlights

Friday was somewhat full of surprises: an unlikely headliner, astonishing highlights, and satisfying breakthroughs. Saturday looks like the typical ‘classic rock’ day. Where some may argue the ‘classic’ flavour of rock n roll is making a comeback (hence the strange ‘NWOBCR’ label) whereas others (including myself) would contend it never….ever…went away. Also – as a lot of the bands will ...

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