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 Three Tremors – Bullets For The Damned

Heavy metal trio frontline trio Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, Sean Peck and Harry Conklin have released The Three Tremors their collaborative debut album on Steel Cartel Records, and in its wake a new video for single ‘Bullets For The Damned’  that premiered on Billboard over in the USA. The CGI-heavy animation features The Three Tremors trading vocal licks on a desolate, ...

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Emil Bulls – Mixtape

Founded in Munich, Bavara in 1995, Emil Bulls was put together by convent school friends and named after a children’s movie. Still going strong, the five-piece heavy metal band has been known to throw out the odd cover or two in their time, and unlikely ones at that. After their last studio album Kill Your Demons and two sold-out tours, ...

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Rock Goddess – This Time

Pecking orders. They affect your whole life. Female rock bands are ten a penny these days. That’s not a put down but fact. They used to be rarer than a cold day in Hell. The Shang Ri Las’ ‘Leader of the Pack’ is the role model. It may have been about a rebel boyfriend, but it told you the girl ...

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Rhapsody Of Fire with Master Of Peace

Rhapsody Of Fire has released a new lyric video for Master of Peace, a song featured on the symphonic metal band’s recently released album, The Eighth Mountain. Developed by band members Roby De Micheli and Alex Staropoli as a part of what they’re referring to as the Nephlins Empire Saga, the band stated: “In this new song, our hero is facing ...

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Roadstars 2019 – The Best in Breaking Blues & Rock

Touring under the Roadstars moniker this October is hi-octane double bill presentation from Planet Rock and The Gig Cartel in the form of Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones and Gorilla Riot, touted as two of the most exciting new prospects in the world of blues rock. Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones are fronted by a 21-year-old powerhouse guitarist, ...

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Alan Parson Can’t Get There From Here

Grammy Award-winning master of progressive rock Alan Parsons has released ‘I Can’t Get There From Here’ a song featured in the motion picture movie 5-25-77. It is taken from his new album, The Secret, due on 26th April from Frontiers Music Srl.  Guests on the record include Steve Hackett, Lou Gramm and Vinnie Colaiuta. ‘I Can’t Get There From Here’ ...

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Tuning – Hanging By A Thread

San Francisco Bay Area hardcore act Tuning release their new album Hanging Thread through Swell Creek Records. Tuning’s members having previously played in bands with names like Dead Hearts, Halfmast, Modern Problems, Until Your Heart Stops, First To Leave, Dying For It and Spirits – So you probably have a good idea of where they’re coming from. Described as “aggressive and ...

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New Rock Goddess Tour

Rock Goddess will be touring the UK later this year, continuing promotion for their This Time album that hit the top 10 in the official UK rock chart on its recent release. “We were so gutted at having to cancel the last few dates of our recent tour due to my admission into hospital after the Birmingham gig,” said vocalist/guitarist ...

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Double Experience Talk Love

Canadian alt rock band Double Experience has just released their new single ‘Love Is Not Just Talk’, on Drakkar Entertainment. This Ottawa-based dynamic duo of Ian Nichols (vocals, bass) and Brock Tinsley (guitar) deliver band-oriented workshops and panels at conferences, conventions and festivals emphasising a DIY ethic. One that has seen the band play 750 concerts across 16 countries and ...

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Stone Leaders’ Box of Time  

Croatian/American dark prog act Stone Leaders has released ‘Box Of Time’ a lyric video single from their eponymously named debut. Founded after a makeshift band was put together to accompany drummer John Macaluson (ARK, Labyrinth, Michael Romeo etc) as part of a drum clinic, the album was produced by him alongside singer/guitarist Ivan Mihaljevic and is available in the UK ...

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