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.

I’ll Be Damned… On the Road To Disorder

Rebel rockers I’ll Be Damned have been described as “Denmark’s hottest rock sensation since Volbeat”. The band have just released their new single new single ‘The Entire Universe’, taken from their second full length album Road To Disorder due out on Drakkar Entertainment as of 31st August. Formed in 2010, I’ll Be Damned have shared stages with bands as diverse ...

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Theia Release The Ghost Light

Burton-on-Trent hard rock power trio Theia have their third full length album, The Ghost Light, out now on WDFD Records. Featuring Kyle Lamley on guitars & vocals, Paul Edwards on bass & vocals and drummer Jake Dalton, the band have a new single ‘Throw Me A Bone’ taken from the parent album that’s also out now, alongside an accompanying video ...

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Flickertail Touring UK

“Flickertail deliver earworms about kitchen sink dramas and love songs for those waiting for the pub to open,” said Ramzine’s review of their Hurry Up And Wait EP earlier this year. Now there’s a chance to hear the Australian band live when they tour the UK this October. Flickertail feature Liam Whelan (Lead Vocals/lead and rhythm guitar), Jonny Goldrick (Lead and ...

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Crystal Viper At the Edge of Time

Female fronted Polish heavy metal act  Crystal Viper have released a new special, limited edition EP entitled At The Edge Of Time that is out now on AFM Records. Crystal Viper were founded back in 2003 by singer, guitarist and composer Marta Gabriel.  They released five studio albums, single singles and compilations, and toured in more than 15 countries from ...

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Yes Vinyl + Postcard Book

Previously only available to pre-order, progressive rock band Yes are making their celebratory postcard book available now, alongside releasing vinyl editions of their reimagined Fly From Here – Return Trip, featuring the Drama line-up and new lead vocals by Trevor Horn, to coincide with their 50th Anniversary celebrations. They are available now to order through Pledge here and Burning Shed ...

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 New Roses Touring UK

Germany’s hottest young rock band The New Roses head out on an 11 date UK tour at the tail-end of this year. The New Roses’ song ‘Without A Trace’ was featured on the soundtrack of the US TV series Sons Of Anarchy and was chosen as the official song for the German DVD trailer campaign. Having signed with Napalm Records ...

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Fyre Bird Debut

Two-piece indie rock outfit Fyre Byrd have dropped their debut single ‘Take Me Out’, through Golden Robot Records. Brother and sister, Joshua and Daniella (their surname enigmatically in absentia) have a musical chemistry that’s developed as they’ve grown over the years. Based in Adelaide, they’ve been making their presence known courtesy of Daniella’s animalistic drumming and Joshua’s vocals and heavily distorted guitar that ...

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The Anix… Come Back Down

Combining a love of cinematic sci-fi, anime and comic books with synthesizers, electronic programming, alternative rock, with vocal hooks and anthemic choruses, are The Anix. This year, their visionary future of art and music has seen them release new music on a monthly basis, and they will continue to do so until the release of their sixth studio album. The ...

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Dan Reed Network Tour Teaser 

Following recent news at Ramzine that Dan Reed Network will be touring major cities across the UK in support of their forthcoming new album Origins, is the update of an added date for Bristol at the Fleece on Tuesday 18th November, alongside the release of a new tour teaser video. You can watch the video below, get tickets by clicking here, and read more news ...

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Seething Akira Touring Sleepy Skeletor Album

Seething Akira have a new single out called ‘Matching Poles Of Magnets’ taken from their recently released debut album, Sleepy Skeletor. The band feature Charlie Bowes (Vocals, synths), Kit Conrad (Vocals), Stu Radcliffe (Drums), Richard Ellis Speaight (Bass) and Harvey Ware (Guitar). Formed originally with the intent to create a hybrid band of electronic synths, guitars and Beastie Boys style vocals, the five ...

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