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.

Collateral’s Midnight Queen

Following a recent sell out London show, Collateral has released a radio remix of their single ‘Midnight Queen’. The single is remixed for rock radio by Romesh Dodango (Who has been nominated for a Best Rock Song Grammy Award for producing n Bring Me The Horizon’s hit single ‘Mantra’) with the original featured on 4 Shots their debut EP that was reviewed at RAMzine here.  To ...

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Ben Poole – Can’t Take It No More

Currently on tour throughout the UK, singer/guitarist Ben Poole has just released a new single from his Anytime You Need Me album out on Manhaton Records. ‘Take It No More’ is the single, it’s fat-ended blues rock with a hook-line chorus that can be both heard and watched in the official video that you see right here: Ben Poole discusses ...

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Glenn Shorrock

Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band

AC/DC aside Australia’s most successful rock export is quite likely the Little River Band and now lead vocalist Glenn Shorrock is set to reclaim his past with the release of a new album covering some of his greatest hits. Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band is due for release on 8th March through Social Family Records and will feature ‘It’s ...

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Face-value European Alliance for Ticketing

European Live Music Business Unites to Stop Ticket touting

Europe’s leading live music professionals have come together to form the Face-value European Alliance for Ticketing (FEAT), a new organisation intent on promoting fair face value resale across the continent. A non-profit organisation, FEAT is not some lightweight social welfare group it means big business and brings together promoters and managers who represent some of the most popular artists from ...

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JOANovARC to release album via Pledge Music/ Holier Than Thou Records

Described as “passionate, soulful and powerful” JOANovARC will release their eponymously titled album latest through Pledge Music/ Holier Than Thou Records on Friday 15th February 2019. JOANovARC follows the band’s critically acclaimed 2016 debut album Ride of Your Life that was produced by Grammy award winning producer Gil Norton (Foo Fighters) and recorded at Rockfield Studio, who dubbed the band: “The new queens of rock”. This ...

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Aaron Buchanan

Aaron Buchanan and The Cult Classics New Record Deal

Aaron Buchanan And The Cult Classics have signed to Listenable Records who will be bringing out a special edition of their The Man With Stars On His Knees on Friday 22nd February 2019. Having toured the world for four years as frontman in hard rock band Heaven’s Basement, Buchanan walked into tiny studio just outside London with no hot water ...

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ben poole

Ben Poole Live Anytime

Following the release of his latest album Anytime You Need Me and subsequent touring dates last year, international blues, rock and soul guitarist/singer Ben Poole has announced the second leg on this tour cycle, taking in venues and towns not covered previously taking him through to February. The concerts are as follows: The Maltings, Farnham  Thursday 31 January The Robin 2, ...

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King King

King King’s Lindsay Coulson Announces Departure From Band

King King co-founding member and bass player Lindsay Coulson has announced that he will be leaving the award-wining band after their forthcoming UK tour. “After 10 years of continued success with the band and everything the future now holds for them, I have made the difficult decision to depart from the group to concentrate on family and other personal endeavours,” ...

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Eden’s Curse

The Living Testament of Paul Logue from Eden’s Curse

With the release of Testament – The Best Of Eden’s Curse, being guests at the recent Michael Schenker Fest and about to embark on their own UK tour in March, the multi-national Eden’s Curse are preparing to head out on their own headline tour this April. Despite which, Paul Logue, the band’s bass player and main songwriter, took time out ...

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Cargo (The Original Motional Picture Soundtrack) – Thorsten Quaeschning

Released via Invisible Hands Music, Thorsten Quaeschning has produced the soundtrack to this thriller movie alone, but it sounds very much like the film music pioneered by Tangerine Dream – the band he now fronts – when they began developing so productively into that area back in the 80s. Written and directed by James Dylan and starring Ron Thompson in ...

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