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.
Rhapsody Of Fire

Rhapsody Of Fire  – The Eighth Mountain

Italy’s Rhapsody of Fire herald the release their new album The Eighth Mountain on 22nd February with ‘Rain Of Fury‘, their latest single with accompanying video that you can watch right here at RAMzine. Specialising in symphonic metal anthems presented with lots of speed, pathos and technical refinement, the band’s early career also saw them producing album of epic myth-styled sagas in ...

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Evergrey – End of Silence

Evergrey hax released a new single with ‘End Of Silence’ from their recently released new album The Atlantic, available on AFM Records. Directed by Patrick Ullaeus there is an official video for the song, including live footage from a recent show in Gotheberg, Sweden, that you can watch right here at RAMzine. ‘End Of Silence’ is already the third single ...

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Herman Frank

Herman Frank’s Fear

Herman Frank is showing no sign of fear with his latest album having just received its global release as has his new single. Fight The Fear is the name of the album and ‘Fear’  itself the track that’s been released from it, both courtesy of AFM Records. We are informed that you can expect: “Razor-sharp riffs, sublime, hell for leather solos, ...

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Narrenwind’s video for ‘Wydłużam Cień Boga Ciemności’

Polish black metal appears to have no end of to the new acts coming up from the underground, and one such is Narrenwind who have signed to Pagan Records. Translated as “Wind of fools” Narrenwind is a duo featuring vocalist Klimørh and multi-instrumentalist Ævil. It took three month for them from forming to recording their debut album Mojej Bolesnej śnie ...

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Seething Akira

Seething Akira’s Rabbit Junk Remix

Following their headline performance at the Icebreaker Festival Seething Akira has won the Best Band in the Portsmouth Guide Awards 2019, and celebrate with a newly remixed single in the shape of ‘I Am The Devil (Rabbit Junk Remix)’ on Armalyte Records available on limited edition colour vinyl and as a digital download. Getting a reputation for their high energy, ...

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Collateral’s Midnight Queen

Following a recent sell out London show, Collateral has released a radio remix of their single ‘Midnight Queen’. The single is remixed for rock radio by Romesh Dodango (Who has been nominated for a Best Rock Song Grammy Award for producing n Bring Me The Horizon’s hit single ‘Mantra’) with the original featured on 4 Shots their debut EP that was reviewed at RAMzine here.  To ...

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Ben Poole – Can’t Take It No More

Currently on tour throughout the UK, singer/guitarist Ben Poole has just released a new single from his Anytime You Need Me album out on Manhaton Records. ‘Take It No More’ is the single, it’s fat-ended blues rock with a hook-line chorus that can be both heard and watched in the official video that you see right here: Ben Poole discusses ...

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Glenn Shorrock

Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band

AC/DC aside Australia’s most successful rock export is quite likely the Little River Band and now lead vocalist Glenn Shorrock is set to reclaim his past with the release of a new album covering some of his greatest hits. Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band is due for release on 8th March through Social Family Records and will feature ‘It’s ...

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Face-value European Alliance for Ticketing

European Live Music Business Unites to Stop Ticket touting

Europe’s leading live music professionals have come together to form the Face-value European Alliance for Ticketing (FEAT), a new organisation intent on promoting fair face value resale across the continent. A non-profit organisation, FEAT is not some lightweight social welfare group it means big business and brings together promoters and managers who represent some of the most popular artists from ...

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JOANovARC to release album via Pledge Music/ Holier Than Thou Records

Described as “passionate, soulful and powerful” JOANovARC will release their eponymously titled album latest through Pledge Music/ Holier Than Thou Records on Friday 15th February 2019. JOANovARC follows the band’s critically acclaimed 2016 debut album Ride of Your Life that was produced by Grammy award winning producer Gil Norton (Foo Fighters) and recorded at Rockfield Studio, who dubbed the band: “The new queens of rock”. This ...

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