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!

Tour Of The Week: Motionless In White

In the past few months we have brought you Video of the Week, New Music Monday, and New Band of the Week, now I present to you: Tour Of The Week. Every Sunday we will bring you our pick of a tour in the commencing week. Why not start with a bang, and tell you about one of the first ...

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Myles Kennedy reveals lyric video ‘Haunted By Design’

Alter Bridge vocalist and Slash collaborator Myles Kennedy has released a lyric video fro his new track ‘Haunted By Design’ This follows the announcement of his UK tour and release of his single ‘Year Of The Tiger’, which is the title track from his first solo album. Check out the lyric video below: The album Year Of The Tiger is ...

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Sumo Cyco announce 2018 UK tour

If you are a regular reader of RAMzine you will know we are huge fans of Canadian dancehall-punks Sumo Cyco. Even though Christmas has been and gone, Sumo Cyco tours are the festive season for Team RAM. And guess what? Sumo Cyco have announced an extensive tour of the UK with special guests Skarlett Riot. This follows the success of ...

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The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan has died, aged 46

It was sadly confirmed yesterday that iconic vocalist  of The Cranberries, Dolores O’Riordan, suddenly died yesterday aged 46. Originally from Limerick – Dolores gained success with The Cranberries in the 1990s. The band had international hits with tracks such as ‘Zombie’, ‘Linger’, and ‘Dreams’. The track ‘Zombie’ (above) has been covered by Breed 77 and sampled by Eminem since it’s ...

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Iron Maiden and Help For Heroes launch ‘Light Brigade’ ale

Heavy metal legends have teamed and brewers Robinson have announced a new ale called Light Brigade. This will be in support of Help For Heroes. Light Brigade is described as a ‘unique golden English ale’ with a 4.1 ABV. 6p of each pint and 5p of each bottle sold will be donated to help the thousands of Servicemen and women who ...

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Bloodstock 2018: Jasta, Venom, Inc. and more added to festival line-up

A new year and a new Bloodstock Festival announcement. Another hand full of great bands have been added to the 2018 line-up: On the Ronnie James Dio Stage on Sunday, Jasta & Friends. This is the new project lead by Hatebreed/ Kingdom Of Sorrow/Icepick -Jamey Jasta. The ‘and friends’ part refers to the possible special guests to appear alongside him ...

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King 810 announce UK tour, with special guests Courtesans

What do you get one of Detroit’s best ‘alternative’ metal bands, and team up with two of the UK’s best ‘alternative’ rock band? Answer – King 810‘s UK ‘La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God’ UK tour 2018, with special guests Courtesans and Death Blooms. After both performong at Bloodstock 2017, Courtesans are pleased to be re-united with ‘street ...

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Video of The Week: We Were Sharks ‘Ashley’

Canadian punk-rockers We Were Sharks have released the short-but-sweet video for their new track ‘Ashley’. Only 86 seconds in length, ‘Ashley’ is our shortest Video Of The Week, but we recommend six-piece We Were Sharks as ones to watch in 2018 for punk fans. Check it out below, don’t go and make a cuppa though (you will miss it): The ...

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Meet Era Of Discord – ones to watch for 2018

With a new year comes new horizons, and on RAMzine.co.uk we aim to inform you of all the greatest releases and new bands to check out in 2018. Meet Pennsylvania alt-metallers Era Of Discord, who the all the best parts of nu metal and groove metal and blend them together. Their album ‘Terra Imperium’ was featured on NuMetal.net’s top albums ...

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Lizzy Farrall releases new EP ‘All I Said Was Never Heard’

  What better way to start 2018 than to introduce you to a new artist. In this case: British singer-songwriter Lizzy Farrall. Lizzy’s new EP ‘All I Said Was Never Heard’ is out Janurary 5th (this Friday) via Pure Noise Records. Check out the first video from the EP ‘Better With’ below: Lizzy herself had this to say about the ...

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