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.

Dan Patlansky – New Album & Tour News

Dan Patlansky has a new album Perfection Kills, released on Friday 2nd February 2018 ahead of six headline concerts in March. Not that the South African award-winning guitarist and songwriter is taking it easy this side of Christmas as he’s currently out on tour supporting Joanne Shaw Taylor and will releasing new single ‘Dog Day’.  Perfection Kills was recorded at ...

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The Bad Flowers – Starting Gun

Midlands based hard rock band The Bad Flowers have their debut studio album Starting Gun lined up for a release date of Friday 16th February 2018. Listed as “ones to watch” on Planet Rock Radio where their single ‘Thunder Child’ gained heavy airplay, eager beavers can take advantage of the pre-sale at the band’s website as of 10th November by ...

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The Cherry Dolls – Slave Video

Melbourne band The Cherry Dolls have released another video ahead of the release of their full-length debut album Viva Los Dolls, it goes by the handle of ‘Slave’ and you can watch it here at Ramzine. For more information on The Cherry Dolls’ Viva Los Dolls at Ramzine click here.

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G3 2018: Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Uli Jon Roth

Following the recent announcement at Ramzine that guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani will release his 16th solo album, What Happens Next, on January 12th through Sony/Legacy Recordings comes confirmation that he has revived his G3 Tour for an excursion across Europe in 2018. Joining Satriani will be Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth. As is customary ...

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Leaves’ Eyes – Sign of the Dragonhead

“Epic metal hymns, cracking rock songs, great choirs, powerful classical music, a top notch production and magic melodies” are promised on Sign of the Dragonhead by Leaves’ Eyes, due out January 12th 2018 from AFM Records. The symphonic metal band have been touring North America with Sabaton and said to have taken the energy produced during their latest live shows ...

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Iperyt – The Patchwork Gehinnom

Six years since the release of No State of Grace, sonic terrorists Iperyt return with their third full-length album The Patchwork Gehinnom due on 15th December from Pagan Records. Iperyt feature the wonderfully named People Hater on vocals, Hellhound and Black Messiah on guitars, Shocker applying samples and Vincent on bass. For those unfamiliar, their music is described as being black metal ...

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Downes Braide Association – Skyscraper Souls Video

Downes Braide Association, the studio band formed by Yes keyboard player Geoff Downes and singer/songwriter Chris Braide have released a video for Skycraper Souls their forthcoming third album together, that is to be released on 17th November on their own imprint, X2X Records, through Cherry Red. An inventively produced lyric video for title track ‘Skyscraper Souls’ albeit much shorter than ...

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Stormbringer – Dying Breed

Having released their third album, Born A Dying Breed on 3rd November, Northants rockers Stormbringer have now also issued the track ‘Dying Breed’ as a single. There is an accompanying video and you can see it here at Ramzine. For more information and news on Stormbringer‘s UK tour at Ramzine click here.

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Barshasketh & Outre Joint Release Sein/Zeit

The UK’s Barshasketh and Poland’s Outre have got together to release the split EP album Sein/Zeit that will be out 27th November through Third Eye Temple and Blut &E isen Productions. The album was inspired by Martin Heidegger’s philosophical work Sein & Zeit, that translates as “Being & Time”, published in 1927.  The book explores fundamental questions seeking to underpin ...

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NUMB – Burn

 NUMB have released their latest single ‘Burn’, taken from their new album Numb from their self-titled debut album available from Attic Records. They have also released an accompanying video that you can view here at Ramzine. NUMB will be supporting Stormbringer on tour and details can be found at Ramzine by clicking here.  

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