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.

New Line-up on LBJ November Tour

Practically on the eve of their forthcoming tour, the Laurence Jones Band has announced a changing of the guard. “I’m happy to announce the newest addition to the Laurence Jones Band, Jack Alexander Timmis. With a wealth of experience and knowledge Jack’s sound brings a new excitement to the band that I can’t wait for you all to hear”. Timmis ...

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MetAlmighty

Following the release of their previous single ‘Fear My Fury’ as trailblazer, heavy metal act Magic Kingdom are due to release the full length album MetAlmighty on 22nd November through AFM Records. Featuring Dushan Petrossi (Guitar, orchestral arrangements, lyrics), Michael Vescera (Vocals), Vassili Moltchanov (Bass) and Michael Brush (Drums), MetAlmighty includes the following tracks: ‘Unleash The Dragon’, ‘Wizards And Witches’, ...

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Human Fortress Reign

German power metal band Human Fortress release their new album Reign Of Gold on 6th December through AFM Records. The band got together in Hanover as far back as 1999, the following year scooping up a Rock Hard Magazin’ battle for Best Unsigned Song, for ‘The Dragon’s Lair’ produced by Tommy Newton (Victory), following it with debut album Lord Of ...

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Will Collateral Become Big-shots?

British flamboyant four-piece Kent-based rock band Collateral has a new single out in the form of ‘Mr Big Shot’ taken from their recently released self-titled debut album released on Roulette Media Records and distributed worldwide through Cargo. Since the release of their debut EP 4 Shots! a year ago, when the single ‘Midnight Queen’ not only received major airplay on the UK’s biggest classic rock radio ...

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Live Resurrection From MotorJesus!

German heavy rockers MotorJesus release their storming new live album Live Resurrection prior to the anniversary of the virgin birth but in time for your loved ones to grab you a copy for Christmas on 20th December courtesy of Drakkar Entertainment. Their last two studio albums Electric Revelation and Race To Resurrection hit the official German charts and live they’ve ...

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Palm Ghosts Ringing Out

‘The Bells’ is Nashville cinematic dream pop/indie rock band Palm Ghosts’ follow up to their previous single ‘Better To Know’, a song that harks back the 80s British glory days where dream pop and new wave carved out a legacy that’s still with us to this day. Taking their cues from the likes of The Cocteau Twins, Peter Gabriel, Echo ...

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SOiL’s One Love

American band SOiL  has released a new theatrical video for their song ‘One Love’ that first appeared on their 2013 album Whole. Conceptually SOiL wanted to do something different and interesting with the song and indie film makers David Gregory (Director) and James Morgan (Director of photography) were tapped for the job. Filming was shot in the UK during SOiL’s ...

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Sons Of Apollo Go MMXX

Sons Of Apollo the supergroup featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey & Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force) follow the Psychotic Symphony that was their debut album with the numerically challenged MMXX – That’s pronounced “20/20” to ...

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Malone & Sibun Come Together

Malone Sibun are a blues rock super group being hailed as one the most exciting acts to appear on the UK scene right now. Nominated earlier this year by the European Blues Awards in the Best Band category, despite not yet having an album released, the band will readdress that with the release of Come Together out on Friday 31st January 2020 through Redline Music with ...

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Biff Byford’s School of Hard Knocks

Saxon’s legendary frontman, Biff Byford will release his first ever solo album School of Hard Knocks on 21st February through Silver Lining Music, and it features a number of guest appearances from the world of rock. This welcome news comes during the singer’s current recuperation following heart surgery. An aural storybook from the heavy metal bard it highlights both his ...

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