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.
Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa – British Blues Explosion

The swinging sixties was a train ride away and a cultural milieu too far from the Surrey Delta, an expression latterly picked up when everyone realised that this little patch of England had been the birthplace of so many of the primary exponents of the British rhythm and blues scene, from groups like The Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds to ...

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Voice of Rock’s Special Guest… Laurence Jones

Currently touring the UK on his own in promotion of his new album, The Truth, the award-winning Laurence Jones has been announced as special guest on the Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple Live nationwide tour this coming October. “It is an honour to be special guest on Glenn Hughes’ Classic Deep Purple Live UK tour this October,” said the young ...

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Wishbone Ash’s Ted Turner

Wishbone Ash’s Ted Turner Reveals his New Age Soul

Voted one of Rolling Stone magazine’s Top 20 Guitarists, former Wishbone Ash founder Ted Turner would also play on John Lennon’s classic Imagine album, but for much of his life since has only periodically returned to the music world, and does so now with his new album Better Together, in collaboration with his wife, Majella. Described by fans who have ...

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Stryper’s God Damn Evil Album!

That Stryper were promoted as a Christian rock band I’d always assumed they’d sound like a poodle rock version of 70s Casablanca act Angel without Guiffera’s keyboards. Maybe they were, I’ve still not dipped into their back catalogue, but being signed to Frontiers – the home of many US melodic rock bands who made a mint during the 80s and ...

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Palace of the King’s Animated Video Single

Palace Of The King have released an animated video for their new single ‘I Am The Storm’.  ‘I Am The Storm’ is the opening track and second single release from the Australian band’s new  album,  Get Right With Your Maker that is now on sale through Golden Robot Records. It is the band’s third full length album and fifth release overall, and said ...

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New Videos & More UK Shows from Bonamassa

Ahead of his upcoming British Blues Explosion Live album to be released on 18th May, Grammy-nominated blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa has just released a video featuring the song ‘Plynth (Water Down The Drain)’ while announcing further UK concerts for later in the year. Bonamassa’s appearance at the London, Hampton Court Palace Festival  on Tuesday 12th June has  long since ...

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Saxon Reissue Series Continues

Following the successful  deluxe reissuing of Saxon’s original three albums into the UK Rock Top 40, comes news that those next in line; Denim and Leather, Power & The Glory and Crusader will receive similar treatment from BMG as of 25th May. The CDs versions of each record will feature 24 page media books containing original lyrics, rare photos and ...

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Rose Tattoo & Girlschool Anniversary Party 2018

High octane Aussie rockers  Rose Tattoo have this year mapped out for them with their Blood Brothers 2018 tour taking them round the world with a pit stop in the UK where they’ll be having the formidable support of Girlschool. The tour coincides with the bonus reissue edition of their Blood Brothers album on 18th May through Golden Robot Records. First released in ...

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Brian Downey To Tour UK

Following two sold out London concerts in the last half year, former Thin Lizzy drummer Brian Downey will be taking ALIVE AND DANGEROUS on shows throughout the UK later this year. Downey said, “We will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Live and Dangerous by performing the album in its entirety when we tour it in the UK in September and October. Thin ...

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Ross The Boss Swears In Blood

Following hot on the heels of his previous video, Ross The Boss releases a new one from his forthcoming By Blood Sworn album. In fact it’s the title track itself and you can watch it here at Ramzine yourself. The former Manowar and Dictators guitarist’s new solo band album will be released on 20th April through AFM Records. The band ...

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