Author Archives: Neale McGeever

RAMzine Senior Contributor - 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!

Tragedy unleash epic metal cover of ‘Aquarius/ Let The Sun Shine’ from Hair

Tragedy, who describe themselves as “A metal tribute to The Bee Gees and beyond”, have released their new video for ‘Aquarius/ Let The Sun Shine’ – a cover of the songs from the musical Hair. Check it out below: This is taken from their new album Tragedy Go To The Movies released later this month. This also includes tracks covered from other ...

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Iron Maiden to release second set of Digipak CDs

Parlophone records will continue to release albums from Iron Maiden’s back catalogue on Digipak CD as part of  The Studio Collection -Remastered. This will now include Powerslave, Somewhere In Time, Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son, and No Prayer For The Dying. These titles will be released on March 22nd. These re-masters supersede all previous versions and all titles will now ...

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The Sunday Sadness: “I didn’t even meet my band mate until the video shoot, now we are best friends”

French four-piece The Sunday Sadness are the very definition of an ‘en trend’ band in 2019. They mix influences of electronic music, emo, pop, and hip-hop and they look very cool. Formed through social media, the band have just released their self-titled EP and look to release an album in the summer. We caught up with vocalist and writer Matthieu Kirby ...

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Corey Taylor shares sneak peek of his new SlipKnot mask for Download 2019

Appearing on the ‘Let There Be Talk’ podcast, Corey Taylor, vocalist of Download headliners Slipknot, talked about working with special effects wizard Tom Savini on his brand new mask for his upcoming performances. Corey commented: “He’s the godfather to me.”..“[I] got to hang out with him, got to talk with him. Met him through a friend who actually works with him. And ...

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Bloodsucking Zombies From Outer Space

Bloodsucking Zombies From Outer Space may have crossed over with ‘All These Fiendish Things’

With Bloodsucking Zombies From Outer Space (or BZFOS for short), it’s hard to judge if they have truly ‘made it’ or not. Not that it matters to them I assume, nor does it affect their music one bit, yet it’s hard to gauge if people know them as a band or just heard the name and thought ‘What the hell ...

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Ozzy Osbourne postpones 3 UK arena dates

Due to ill health the Prince Of Darkness himself, Ozzy Osbourne has had to postpone several European dates including three on the UK leg of the tour. These are the dates in Nottingham, Manchester and Newcastle. Details on the new dates will be announced soon. Dates in Glasgow, Birmingham and London are still due to go ahead. Special guests of ...

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Hands Off Gretel get their skates on in new video ‘I Want The World’

Yorkshire alternative rockers Hands Off Gretel have revealed the video for their next single ‘I Want The World’, taken from their forthcoming album of the same name. The attitude-oozing video features the band taking over a skatepark, check it out below: The album is released on March 29th via their own label: Puke Pop Records.  You can pledge to this ...

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As It Is reveal new guitarist and video for ‘The Fire, The Dark’

Brighton Goth-core survivors, As It Is, waste no time in 2019: Not only have they revealed their new guitarist Ron Ish, but also the video for their new single ‘The Fire, The Dark’. The video is made up of footage of their ‘Coming Of Age’ UK tour and serves as an official ‘welcome’  to new member Ron Ish. Check it ...

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Bloodywood releases powerful video for ‘Endurant’

New Dehli folk-metallers Bloodywood has released a hard-hitting video for their new single ‘Endurant’. The video is for those who have faced/ are facing bullying in their lives. Check it out below: Bloodywood’s Karan Katiyar had this to say: “‘Endurant’ is a song for those who’ve faced or continue to face bullying in any aspect of life. We wanted to be as ...

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Hands Off Gretel are the well-oiled alt-rock machine you never knew you needed

Venue: The Globe, Newcastle If you read a lot about newer bands, or bands ‘on the rise’, it might mention something to do with this fictional ‘new wave of classic rock’. Something I don’t really subscribe to. When did the ‘classic’ style of rock go away? Also, how can something be ‘new’ and ‘classic’ at the same time? It’s like ...

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