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.

Suburban Ghosts Remixed

Following their recent sold-out live performance debut at Trading Boundaries, comes news of a total remixed release of the Downes Braide Association’s critically acclaimed Suburban Ghosts album on 30th November. Geoff Downes (Asia, Yes, The Buggles) and Ivor Novello songwriter and singer Chris Braide have made three albums together under the DBA monicker, but on Friday 28th September they were ...

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Kids Just Wanna Be Happy

For all of societies pressures, family, friends, social media and school swirling around your head, sometimes all you want to do is fly a kite in the park and be happy! Life might be a bully but you’ve just got to look that bully in the eye, smile and stand up for happiness… Or so they say! Young Australian band ...

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Elize Ryd Guests With Arion

The latest single from Finnish melodic metal band Arion is ‘At The Break Of Dawn’ and it features a guest vocal appearance by Elize Ry. Rye’s main occupation is of course as singer with Swedish melodic metal core/power metal band Amaranthe, with previous form as a guest artist with Kamelot. She also appears on the video for the single that you ...

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Nazareth – Tattooed On My Brain 

Nazareth were never a straight-up hard rock band, they bothered the Top 20 singles charts too much in their glory days for that and one look from their earliest albums on would tell you they were as likely to cover a number by The Band as much as The Yardbirds. Ultimately they brought out songs they liked. Not that they’ve ...

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Gus G & Vinnie Moore

Guitarist Gus G who led his own band Firewind and played with Ozzy Osbourne has released a new single along with an official music video for his new song ‘Force Majeure’. It’s a brand new track that not even on his latest album Fearless, available now throug AFM Records. The video features a guest appearance from UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore. ...

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Brainstorm Revealing The Darkness

German power metal band Brainstorm has released a new lyric video that you can watch here at Ramzine. The track is ‘Revealing The Darkness’ and is taken from their new album Midnight Ghost, out now on AFM Records. The video was produced by Andy Pilkington of Very Metal Art. For more on Brainstorm at Ramzine click here and here.  

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S.K.o.R.’s Rubus Tellus

S.K.o.R… Or Some Kind of Rubus to give the Swedish band their original full name have a new album out in the form of Rubus Tellus, on GMR Music. Described as both original and commercial, and said to be 2018’s answer to bands such as The Sweet, Nazareth, Slade and a touch of Aerosmith perhaps, in that they perform “great poppy hard ...

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Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius

Melodic Revolution Records will release Guilty Of Innocence by Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius on vinyl from 4th October. The record found some surprise support from the European indie charts this past summer and was a breakthrough album in North America, hitting # 4 on the Relix/Jamband radio charts.   A new single and video for ‘Behind The Curtain’ has been released prior ...

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Testament – The Best Of Eden’s Curse

 Eden’s Curse will release Testament – The Best Of Eden’s Curse on 2nd November through AFM Records. This two disc CD collection will feature 14 songs, covering all five of the band’s studio albums, on CD1 and a bonus disc, The Best Of The Bonus Tracks, on CD2, that will include a brand new song ‘Forever’. “We have two very definite ...

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Gorycz Debut With Piach

Gorycz have signed to Pagan Records, with whom they will release their debut album Piach. The Polish band’s name translated into English means bitterness, but there don’t appear to be any regrets on how they came together. Gorycz were formed in 2016 when ex-Aeon members Przemek Grabowski (Guitars) and Tomek Kukliński (Vocals) decided to return to the roots of their first ...

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