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.

Yes Vinyl + Postcard Book

Previously only available to pre-order, progressive rock band Yes are making their celebratory postcard book available now, alongside releasing vinyl editions of their reimagined Fly From Here – Return Trip, featuring the Drama line-up and new lead vocals by Trevor Horn, to coincide with their 50th Anniversary celebrations. They are available now to order through Pledge here and Burning Shed ...

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 New Roses Touring UK

Germany’s hottest young rock band The New Roses head out on an 11 date UK tour at the tail-end of this year. The New Roses’ song ‘Without A Trace’ was featured on the soundtrack of the US TV series Sons Of Anarchy and was chosen as the official song for the German DVD trailer campaign. Having signed with Napalm Records ...

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Fyre Bird Debut

Two-piece indie rock outfit Fyre Byrd have dropped their debut single ‘Take Me Out’, through Golden Robot Records. Brother and sister, Joshua and Daniella (their surname enigmatically in absentia) have a musical chemistry that’s developed as they’ve grown over the years. Based in Adelaide, they’ve been making their presence known courtesy of Daniella’s animalistic drumming and Joshua’s vocals and heavily distorted guitar that ...

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The Anix… Come Back Down

Combining a love of cinematic sci-fi, anime and comic books with synthesizers, electronic programming, alternative rock, with vocal hooks and anthemic choruses, are The Anix. This year, their visionary future of art and music has seen them release new music on a monthly basis, and they will continue to do so until the release of their sixth studio album. The ...

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Dan Reed Network Tour Teaser 

Following recent news at Ramzine that Dan Reed Network will be touring major cities across the UK in support of their forthcoming new album Origins, is the update of an added date for Bristol at the Fleece on Tuesday 18th November, alongside the release of a new tour teaser video. You can watch the video below, get tickets by clicking here, and read more news ...

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Seething Akira Touring Sleepy Skeletor Album

Seething Akira have a new single out called ‘Matching Poles Of Magnets’ taken from their recently released debut album, Sleepy Skeletor. The band feature Charlie Bowes (Vocals, synths), Kit Conrad (Vocals), Stu Radcliffe (Drums), Richard Ellis Speaight (Bass) and Harvey Ware (Guitar). Formed originally with the intent to create a hybrid band of electronic synths, guitars and Beastie Boys style vocals, the five ...

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U.D.O. Rising High

German heavy metal band U.D.O. release their new album Steelfactory on 31st August through AFM Records, and to get fans in the mood have released a new video single from it in the shape of ‘Rising High’. Formed by vocalist Udo Dirkschneider in 1987, after leaving Accept, with Steelfactory the band are said to inspirered by recent past live shows leading to the ...

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The Howling Tides Released!

Recently returned from the Hard Rock Hell Ibiza Festival, The Howling Tides have just released a brand new 5 track EP and a video for first single ‘Crack My Soul’. Hailing from the Midlands, hard rock band The Howling Tides are four lifelong friends whose influences are the legends of rock, metal, blues and beyond, but look to putting their sound ...

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Motorjesus Do Damage

German heavy rockers Motorjesus have released a brand new video for ‘The Damage’ a track taken off their forthcoming album, Race To Resurrection that you lucky people get to watch the riff-laden rocker right here. As previously reported at Ramzine, the full length player will be  their first since 2014’s chart hit, Electric Revelation, and will be available through Drakkar ...

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A Sandstorm Over Europe

In the lead up to show dates across Europe, Scardust, Israel’s premiere progressive metal band, have been releasing a series of music videos, the latest being ‘Queen Of Insanity’. The dates follow the reception accorded the release of last year’s Sands Of Time album by the band and this subsequent Sandstorm Over Europe   starts at the Dong Open Air Festival ...

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