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!

Bloodstock adds Cannibal Corpse and many more to 2018 line-up

With only 21 weeks to go, the Bloodstock 2018 line-up is getting better and better. The latest announcement is testament to this as death metal icons Cannibal Corpse have been added as Saturday’s special guests on the Ronnie James Dio Stage. Check out their track ‘Code Of The Slashers’ below: Where as Friday’s special guests on the Sophie Lancaster Stage ...

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The Dead XIII

The Dead XIII unleash video for ‘Dark Days’

Following the success of their second album, Manchester horror-metallers The Dead XIII reveal the video for the title track -‘Dark Days’. In true Dead XIII style, the  video is dark and foreboding, portraying the struggles we can all face while trying to find our own way through life. Check it out below: he Dead XIII had this to say: “Dark ...

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Video Of The Week: The Rocket Dolls ‘DeaDHeaD’

Everyone at RAMzine can’t believe it’s deep in to March already. We promised to bring you the best new music and, God dammit, we need to keep that promise to you all. May I introduce grunge-trio, hailing from Brighton, The Rocket Dolls. And this week’s Video Of The Week is for their single ‘DeaDHeaD’, taken from the album of the ...

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Fred Durst casts John Travolta as a stalker in biographical movie ‘Moose’

No, April Fool’s Day hasn’t come early. What you just read is true. Fred Durst (yes as in Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst) has cast Hollywood legend John Travolta as a creepy stalker in his new feature film ‘Moose’ which is based on the Limp Bizkit man’s own experiences. Durst is directing the movie as we speak, which is centured ...

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Rainbow reveal first new track in 22 years ‘Waiting For A Sign’

In 2017 legendary gutiarist Ritchie Blackmore made one of the least expected moves of his career. No, he didn’t teach a giraffe to ride a unicycle…I don’t know if anyone has done that before. What I meant was: he reformed rock icons Rainbow, placing himself back on lead guitar duties. After a few live dates and sub-sequential live blu-ray, fans ...

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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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