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.

The Bad Flowers – New Single & Tour Dates

Following airplay on Planet Rock for their new single ‘Thunder Child‘, Black Country-based three piece blues rock band The Bad Flowers have now also released an official video to accompany it, prior to embarking on assorted gigs and touring throughout the UK. The Bad Flowers formed in Cannock, near Wolverhampton in 2014, lead vocalist and guitarist Tom Leighton, bassist Dale Tonks and drummer Karl Selickis learning ...

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Marillion 2018 UK Tour

With two London shows selling out in four minutes (The Royal Albert Hall in October, and the London Palladium in November), expect a seven date UK tour in April next year to do similarly brisk business for progressive rock band Marillion. The last couple of years have found the band on a particular high. Their most recent album, F E A ...

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Suzi Quatro – The Best Of Suzi Quatro: Legend

Suzi Quatro arrived full-blown (but only pint-sized) as a tomboy caterwauling Aphrodite one Thursday evening singing ‘Can The Can’ on Top of The Pops. Her figure-hugging black leather cat-suit eternally etched on the minds of school boys and their fathers, her espousing rhetoric straight out of the The Wild Ones came as both a shock to the system and an ...

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Black Country Communion – BCCIV

Time waits for no man it knows things go round in circles. Wait long enough and those missed opportunities might not feel like lost causes any more. In the entertainment business if you wear yourself ragged, stopping having hits films, records or books but stash enough away to hideaway out in oblivion the call may come in redefining you as ...

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Into The Unknown – Don’t Pay The Ferryman

Into The Unknown have released a video for ‘Don’t Pay The Ferryman’ a track from their debut album Out of The Shadows due on 20th October. ‘Don’t Pay The Ferryman’ was written by Chris de Burgh. However, if all you’ve heard by the man are easy listening smash hits like ‘Lady in Red’ you might be surprised to find out ...

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Mollie Marriott – Truth Is A Wolf

Let’s get this out the way from the start. She’s Steve Marriott’s daughter. The goddamm voice that gave us The Small Faces and Humble Pie. She’s also step-daughter to Joe Brown, one of Great Britain’s original rock ‘n’rollers who’s still going strong to this day. We’re talking rock royalty. Nepotism is something she’s avoided involvement with however. Instead, sticking to ...

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H.E.A.T- November 2017 Tour Dates

As previously reported at Ramzine, Swedish melodic rock band H.E.A.T will be undertaking a European tour  in support of their new album  Into the Great Unknown (to be released  on Friday 22nd September 2017 via earMUSIC) and dates have now been confirmed. H.E.A.T  kick off their tour in Copenhagen on Monday 30th October and will be in the UK from Friday 17th ...

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Yes – 50th Anniversary UK Tour Celebrations

2018 marks half a century since the formation of legendary progressive rock group Yes and to celebrate this then band will embark on a 10 date UK tour. This lengthy milestone has seen the band become one of the most successful and enduring of their kind, if not any musical genre, with a series of a participants playing an important role over ...

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New Danzig Single & Video: Last Ride

Danzig has released a new single ‘Last Ride’ taken from Black Laden Crown, what is his first album of all new material in seven years. There’s also a video out, directed by the man himself. Following a reunion of the classic Misfits lineup, where record numbers turned up for last year’s Riot Fest in Denver and Chicago, as well as ...

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The Tubes – November 2017 UK tour

The Tubes return to the UK this November for six club dates, plus five arena concerts supporting Alice Cooper. “We’re thrilled to return to the country that started it all for us,” said The Tubes’ frontman Fee Waybill. “I embrace my British heritage; the beer and the fish and chips and the best rock and roll fans in the world. The tour will be ...

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