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!

Sumo Cyco to release cover of RHCP’s ‘Give It Away’

If you caught Sumo Cyco earlier this year on tour with Butcher Babies – you may have noticed a rather funky cover version. Skye and the boys did their own version of the Red Hot Chili Peppers classic ‘Give It Away’ on this tour and now plan to release it as a one-off download leading up to their upcoming second ...

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Interview: Farewell, My Love

Farewell, my Love are back with a new album, new look and a slightly new sound. You may have check them out on tour with Ashestoangels and The Dead XIII last year, or maybe in the past in their previous formations. We spoke to guitarist Röbby Creasey  (above far right) about ‘New Grave’, their new album, their new image, videos ...

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KoRn reveal new album and video for ‘Rotting In Vain’

Following their storming set at this year’s Download festival nu-metal icons KoRn have announced details of their upcoming album ‘The Serenity Of Suffering’ which will be released on October 21st. That’s not all –  the Bakersfield legends have released the video for the lead track from the album, ‘Rotting In Vain’, starring Sons Of Anarchy’s Tommy Flanagan. Check it out ...

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Temple Of The Dog re-unite for first tour dates

In 1991, grunge was at it’s height and the members of  Pearl Jam and Soundgarden decided to form a ‘super group’ and record an album. Yet it wasn’t until 1992 that the album gained momentum. Sadly, the band didn’t ever tour as this line up. 25 years on, former members TOTD – Chris Cornell, Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Mike McCready ...

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Live: As Sirens Fall, Head Of Steam, Newcastle

You could say this is the golden era of unsigned rock bands. Many bands don’t need a label nowadays to gain a loyal following: FVK, Ashestoangels, and many more have proven this in the past few years. Formed in 2014, As Sirens Fall look to follow this trend. Being their first headline tour – this could break them in to ...

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Evil Scarecrow and Bloodstock offer FREE download of new track ‘Hurricanado’

It’s safe to say Evil Scarecrow are favourites with RAMzine readers and staff alike. Trust them not only to tease us with a new track, but also give it away… for free! This is in partnership with Bloodstock, which incidentally is where the nuts from Notts are performing this year. All you need to do is sign up to their ...

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Live: William Control, Think Tank, Newcastle

It’s been a busy old year for Mr Control. At the beginning of 2016 he retired his band Aiden, after supporting Black Veil Brides with said band, launched a new clothing line, fought for the right to his first two solo records, and even recording new material. So how does he have time to tour? Either way, this is a ...

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The Dead XIII unleash video for ‘Daemons’

Manchester goth-metallers The Dead XIII have released the new video for ‘Daemons’ This track is taken from their album ‘Catacombs’. Check out the video below: The video captures the haunting vibe of the five-piece by featuring a mysterious figure in a black cloak interfering with the band’s performance in a creepy-looking warehouse. The band had this to say about the ...

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Alter Bridge announce huge UK arena tour

Lead by the towering vocals of Myles Kennedy and the earth-shaking guitar of Mark Tremonti – Alter Bridge have gone from strength to strength since their formation in 2004. After releasing four albums, Kennedy’s work with Slash, Tremonti‘s solo career and various other projects – Alter Bridge have announced a huge European arena tour for November and December 2016. Not ...

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Sum 41 release meme-filled new video

Sum 41 are back with their first new track in 5 years ‘Fake Your Own Death’. The video features front man Deryck Whibley and co. dodging all kinds of internet memes, ranging from Doge to a naked Kim Kardashian. check out the clip below: The track is taken from their upcoming album ’13 Voices’ released on October 7th via Hopeless ...

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