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.

Marillion Cinema Screenings for New Live DVD

On 26th March, there will be screenings of All One Tonight featuring Marillion at six Everyman Cinemas across the UK. The band themselves will host the event being held at Kings Cross in London. All One Tonight is the filmed appearance of the band’s live performance at the Royal Albert Hall on 13th October 2017, and following its cinematic debut will ...

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DBA – Skin Deep

The Downes Braide Association (DBA), featuring Yes/Asia keyboard player Geoff Downes and songwriter Chris Braide have released ‘Skin Deep’, the second track from their recently released album Skyscraper Souls as a single. ‘Skin Deep’ features Marc Almond as guest singer. The track is available now from iTunes or as part of the album, and there is also a lyric video ...

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YES – Fly From Here Return Trip

On 25th March YES will release a brand-new mix of their 2011 Fly From Here Return Trip album, featuring the Drama line-up plus new lead vocals by Trevor Horn, to coincide with their 50th Anniversary celebrations. Fly From Here originally featured Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, with  Benoit David on lead vocals and Trevor Horn in the role of producer. With the addition ...

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Allman & Betts Set for UK!

This September The Devon Allman Project, will tour the UK with special guest Duanne Betts, The Allman Brothers’ legacy lives on through their sons. Following the passing of his father, Greg Allman (vocalist and organist with The Allman Brothers), Devon Allman took time out from the music business to grieve and spend time with family, having previously lead  Royal Southern Brotherhood and and his ...

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Qntal Release VIII- Nachtblume

Krautrock was the disparaging term created to describe Germany’s unique musical development from the late sixties on, wherein they incorporated space rock and early progressive elements and advanced the use of synthesisers. Since 1992, Qntal have taken that theme in another direction, merging electronic sounds with medieval melodies, and on 9th March they will be releasing their latest album VIII- Nachtblume through ...

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New Gus G Album is… Fearless!

Greek guitar hero Gus G has a new album titled Fearless out on April 20th through AFM records. Establishing his credentials with power metal band Firewind, and taking in a tour of duty with death metal act Arch Enemy, it was as part of Ozzy Osbourne’s band that the guitarist found wider fame. With Fearless G goes the power trio route ...

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Dead City Ruins – We Are One Video

Dead City Ruins  have released the second video from their new album Never Say Die due for release 13th April. The song is ‘We Are One’ and you can check it out here at Ramzine. Never Say Die can be pre-ordered by clicking here and Dead City Ruins are also available on Spotify and Apple Music. For more information about the ...

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Templeton Pek Are Watching The World Come Undone

Birmingham band Templeton Pek have just released their new album Watching The World Come Undone on Drakkar Records. Neal Mitchell (vocals, bass), Kev Green (guitar, vocals) and Simon Barford (drums) got together back in 2005, and in line with classic punk traditions, they decided to channel their discontent over social grievances into their music to address the growing injustice in ...

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Borealis – The Offering

Borealis hail from Canada, The Offering their fourth album. It offers power metal that travels into the bordering hinterlands of symphonic rock and some progressive areas via its instrumental sections. Self-releasing their debut album World Of Silence in 2008, Borealis they would subsequently tour with the likes of Kamelot, Epica and Sonata Arctica in their homeland. When Fall From Grace ...

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Schattenman Release Licht An

Neue Deutsche Härte, industrial and metal, as infected by melodic hooklines is what we’re promised on Licht An the debut album from Schattenman released on 2nd March through Drakkar Entertainment. “We sing about things that keep us in suspense,” said vocalist Frank Herzig, who also produced the album at West Records Studios. “We want to unearth the things hiding deep within us.” Formed ...

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