Author Archives: Paul H Birch

RAMzine Senior Writer - Writer of fiction, faction and fact, has edited several newsstand magazines. He declares himself a hack for hire but refuses to compromise on the subject of music.

L.A. Guns Crawl

L.A. Guns formed in 1986, but have split and reformed in many variations over the years, and there’s presumably two versions out there right now. The version who signed to Golden Robot Records last year has a new single due on 20th April. The song is called ‘Crawl’ and you can pre-order it by clicking here. The line-up features Kurt Frohlich ...

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Cage of Creation Continue into Nowhere

Russian psychedelic black rock act Cage Of Creation release Into Nowhere II on 29th April 2020 through Devoted Art Propaganda as a limited golden digipack CD. The record is the second part in the Into Nowhere album series and intends to take the listener deep into the forest on a lunar shamanic journey, it explores moonlit nights, the thin line ...

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Kansas’ Ronnie Platt Previews new album

Following news of their forthcoming album The Absence Of Presence to be released on 26th June, Kansas have brought out a promotional video previewing tracks from the record. Kansas lead vocalist Ronnie Platt hosts the video presentation, offering fans a sneak preview of what they can expect to hear on the album, and you can watch it right here at ...

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Gales Moves Tour to 2021

Eric Gales has rescheduled his 2020 UK tour promoting recent album, The Bookends, to February 2021,but in the process has added two extra dates for when he flies in from the USA. The two new dates are the Brighton Concorde on 3rd February and the Dover Booking Hall on the following day next year. Tickets for all the other shows ...

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Samantha Fish Announces March 2021 UK Tour

Samantha Fish is looking ahead and is preparing for a six-date tour in 2021. Fish spoke out about the reason for announcing the tour now, saying: “I know it feels a bit strange announcing a tour because we’re all locked down fighting this virus right now, but we’ve been working hard to set up my 2021 UK tour, in some amazing ...

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Record Store of the Day Campaign

In light of the unprecedented challenge currently faced by independent retailers, the UK record business has launched the #recordstoreoftheday campaign to help connect fans with their favourite local stores online. Little compares to the joys of crate digging, swapping music recommendations and catching live shows inside local record stores. Now they have closed their doors to in-person visitors, the music ...

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Danny Bryant – Means of Escape

‘Tired of Trying’ opens this album with a bass heavy rhythm section thumping along and a tortured guitar squealing throughout, so much so you’d think blues guitarist Danny Bryant would cut his fingers with the utter rawness of it all. It’s followed by ‘Too Far Gone’ and title wise it says it all, with more of the same in a ...

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Singular Female Dark Neofolk

Ols, the pseudonym for vocalist and instrumentalist Anna Maria Oskierko, releases the second single off her forthcoming album Widma due on 17th April 2020 through Pagan Records.  The song is called ‘W Ciemny Las’ and you can watch the video to it right here at RAMzine. “The second single from the new album is a song-vision, a mesmerising lullaby bringing ...

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Wille & The Bandits Reschedule Tour

In what is becoming an inevitable story for bands under the circumstances, Wille & The Bandits have rescheduled the rest of their UK tour, with the intentions of recommitting from July through to November 2020. While the UK is on lockdown Wille Edwards has set himself the goal to write a song a week, which he will release each Sunday ...

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Crooks Sign New Deal

Five-piece Indie rock band The Crooks, who take their name from the famous crooked spire of the Church of St Mary and All Saints on their hometown of Chesterfield, has just signed a worldwide deal with Golden Robot Records. Drawing influence from the likes of DMA’s, The Brian Jonestown Massacre and Verve while adopting a punk tinge, the collective that is ...

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