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.

Rebecca Downes – No Time For Sleep

Black Country singer Rebecca Downes has released ‘If I Go To Sleep’ on video ahead of the release of her third album, More Sinner Than Saint. Available through Mad Hat Records as of 24th May it features some very special guest performances. Featured on More Sinner Than Saint  alongside Downes are guitarist/co-songwriter Birkett , rhythm section Dan Clark and Lloyd Daker ...

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Prophets Of Addiction – Nothing but the Truth 

Hollywood glam/punk n’ roll outfit Prophets Of Addiction release an unplugged record for their third full length album, Nothing but the Truth available through HiVolMusic. The decision to make an entirely acoustic album arose when drummer Wayne Stokely too seriously ill, eventually being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. “We were devastated, of course, and decided to put off the planned full band ...

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Collateral Sing Lullaby

Securing positive returns, rock band Collateral prepare for the imminent release of a new single in ‘Lullaby’ on Friday 3rd May ahead of their debut album, and an appearance at this year’s  Camden Rocks Festival on Saturday 1st June alongside dates around the country that will take them throughout the year. “‘Lullaby’  is a song that has the basic feeling of the world we all live ...

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Bloodbound – The Warlock’s Trail

Swedish power metal band Bloodbound have brought out a lyric video for ‘The Warlock’s Trail’, a song featured on their latest full length epic, Rise Of The Dragon Empire, available through AFM Records. Rise Of The Dragon Empire is their eighth album, Bloodhound once again teamed up with engineer Jonas Kjellgren who has been responsible for the mix on the ...

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Iron Savior Stand Up And Fight

Hamburg power metal act Iron Savior has released a new video single in the shape of ‘Stand Up And Fight’. The track is taken from their recently released tenth album Kill Or Get Killed on AFM Records. The Teutonic band features Piet Sielck (vocals, guitars), Joachim Piesel’ Küstner (guitars), Jan S. Eckert (bass) and Patrick Klose (drums). You can watch ...

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Flat Earth Cover Nirvana

Flat Earth, the band formed by former members of HIM, Amorphis and Polanski have released a new single, a live cover of Nirvana‘s ‘School’. The band’s creative vision was to utilise the heyday of alternative rock while also drawing from a variety of other genres without losing the thread in-between. To that end, they released their debut album None For ...

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The Three Tremors – Bullets For The Damned

Heavy metal trio frontline trio Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, Sean Peck and Harry Conklin have released The Three Tremors their collaborative debut album on Steel Cartel Records, and in its wake a new video for single ‘Bullets For The Damned’  that premiered on Billboard over in the USA. The CGI-heavy animation features The Three Tremors trading vocal licks on a desolate, ...

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Emil Bulls – Mixtape

Founded in Munich, Bavara in 1995, Emil Bulls was put together by convent school friends and named after a children’s movie. Still going strong, the five-piece heavy metal band has been known to throw out the odd cover or two in their time, and unlikely ones at that. After their last studio album Kill Your Demons and two sold-out tours, ...

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Rock Goddess – This Time

Pecking orders. They affect your whole life. Female rock bands are ten a penny these days. That’s not a put down but fact. They used to be rarer than a cold day in Hell. The Shang Ri Las’ ‘Leader of the Pack’ is the role model. It may have been about a rebel boyfriend, but it told you the girl ...

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Rhapsody Of Fire with Master Of Peace

Rhapsody Of Fire has released a new lyric video for Master of Peace, a song featured on the symphonic metal band’s recently released album, The Eighth Mountain. Developed by band members Roby De Micheli and Alex Staropoli as a part of what they’re referring to as the Nephlins Empire Saga, the band stated: “In this new song, our hero is facing ...

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