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!

Led Zeppelin announce exclusive vinyl for Record Store Day

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s formation, and what better way to start the celebration than some Record Store Day exclusives. Record Store Day takes place on 21st of April at independent music stores, and a Jimmy Page produced 7″ yellow vinyl single will be released in commemorate half a century of the iconic rock band. This will ...

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Butcher Babies rock the Riverside on ‘Lilith’ UK tour

Venue: Riverside, Newcastle. Support: Eyes Set To Kill, Klogr. For some odd reason, Butcher Babies divide metal fans. There are some who respect and adore this band and follow everything they do, but there are some who condemn them and say they aren’t a ‘proper’ metal band. Reasons why they subscribe to the latter ideals is somewhat a mystery. What ...

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Sevendust return with new album ‘All I See Is War’

With all original members, alt-rockers Sevendust are back with their twelfth studio album All I See Is War. The record is set for release on May 11th, via Rise Records. All I See Is War was produced by Michael “Elvis” Baskette who has worked with everyone it seems, from Slash to Alter Bridge to Ratt. This is also the follow to ...

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Video Of The Week: Diamante ‘Had Enough’

After the success of her last track ‘Coming In Hot’ – blue-haired rock goddess Diamante is back with her take on Lower Than Atlantis‘ track ‘Had Enough’ This is VOTW (can we make that a thing?) not only is it a kick-ass track, but also the fact the Thelma and Louise themed story is shot by an all-female crew. Check it ...

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Bowling For Soup prove there is no stopping them after decades of touring – Live Review

Venue: Academy, Newcastle. Support: Army Of Freshmen, The Aquabats. Way back in 2013, Bowling For Soup announced they were calling it a day in terms of touring the UK. Yet it’s 2018 and they have toured almost every year since. I guess these guys just love playing live. The packed out venue also says we all love them playing live ...

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Danny Wright releases anti-Valentine’s anthem ‘I Didn’t Like You (and I Really Mean It)’

You might not have heard of young song writer Danny Wright yet, but if you hate Valentine’s Day you may be interest in his new track his new track ‘I Didn’t Like You (and I Really Mean It)’. An anti-Valentine’s Day anthem. This track will ironically be released on 14th of Februrary. Danny Wright had this to say: “This is ...

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Video Of The Week DOUBLE WHAMMY: Sumo Cyco ‘Undefeated’ and ‘Free Yourself’

A few days ago this was just going to be the new single from Sumo Cyco’s second album ‘Opus Mar’, ‘Free Yourself’, but the crazy Canucks have treated us to a whole new track and video all together with ‘Undefeated’. It goes without saying why any video by the dancehall-punks is worth watching. They are always well produced and made with ...

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Bowling For Soup unveil ‘Catalyst’ video ahead of UK tour

Less than a week until Bowling For Soup head out on the 2018 ‘Get Happy’ tour, the Texas tinkers have only gone and released a new video for ‘Catalyst’. The video is directed by none other than BFS front man Jaret Reddick, teaming up with long-time collaborator Jason Crocker as part of their new venture Banned In Texas! See the ...

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Video Of The Week: Sick N Beautiful ‘Megalomanicial’

On RAMzine, we try to bring you all the best rock and metal news and reviews from around the world. Now, ladies and gentlemen, we can bring you music from around the outer universe. Hailing from LV-426 ACHERON (answers on a postcard) are Sick N Beautiful – whose latest single is ‘Megalomaniacal’. See the video below: The band are currently crowd ...

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Motionless In White kick off the year right with the ideal goth-rock gig

Venue: Riverside, Newcastle. Date: 23/01/18. Special Guests: Cane Hill, Ice Nine Kills. Every movement in rock has that one band. That one band that all the youngsters love, but their parents HATE. The kind of band they plaster their walls with magazine cuttings of, and they constantly watch YouTube videos of (the latter is more recent of course).  In the ...

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