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.

Fruity American Gluttons

Jacksonville, Florida, heavy rock/metal band American Glutton has released the title track from their latest album Fruit Will Rot as a single. Featuring veteran performers in the form of singer Raven Cain, a solo artist in his own right, guitarist Tommy Harrison (Dogs of Pleasure) , bassist Dani Harrison (The Hippie Werewolves), and drummer Kirk Ferguson (Conflict of Interest) Fruit ...

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Anchor Lane’s Casino

Available from all major digital and streaming services is the title track from Scottish rock band Anchor Lane as the secondsingle to be lifted fromtheir debut album Casino that will be officially released Friday 31st January next year. The album’s title is a metaphor for the ever-changing music industry,” explained bass player Matthew Quigley. “We called the album Casino because ...

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Face Without Fear Delivers

New Jersey industrial metal act Face Without Fear has  released a new single, going by the handle of ‘Deliverance’ alongside an accompanying video. Guitarist Tripp Eisen, previously with both Static-X and The Murderdolls first demoed the song back in that former band. With frontman Kenny Mantis’ help it’s been updated and supercharged. “I am the real thing, won’t you breathe in me, remove ...

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Riley’s LA Guns

With more lineups changes than hot dinners have been spewed back up again on the Sunset Strip, 30 years down the road, LA Guns are going strong… Both versions of the band! Formed by guitarist Tracii Guns and bearing his name (a moniker that also still lingers in Guns ‘N Roses) but with the rights to the band name seemingly ...

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Anvil were Nabbed In Nebraska

Canadian heavy metal band Anvil got busted, back in the day when they were touring in Nebraska and they’ve since wrote a song about it and recorded it for their upcoming album Legal At Last that will be released through AFM Records on 14th February. That song goes by the handle of ‘Nabbed In Nebraska‘ and they’ve released it as ...

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As One – The Brothers Of Metal

Sweden’s Brothers Of Metal has just released ‘One‘ as their latest single taken from their forthcoming new album Emblas Saga, out 10th January through AFM Records “’One’ is a true Viking hymn written deep in the dark woods of Birka,” stated the band. “A tale of lost hope, a meady and darkened mind of a long-lost forgotten hero, and his ...

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Digging Holes with Lordi

Finland heavy metal monster rockers Lordi has dug out a new single from their forthcoming album Killection: A Fictional Compilation that is due out on 31st January on AFM Records. You can pre-order Killection:A Fictional by clicking here. ‘I Dug A Hole For You’ is the band’s new single and the second track to be taken from the full length ...

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Thunder over Human Fortress

Their Reign Of Gold album out now, Human Fortress has released a new single from it called ‘Thunder’. Melodic hooks, heroic hymns and powerful vocals, spiced up with royal-medieval melodies is still the name of the game with Human Fortress, with Tommy Newton still in control of production for their sixth full length album. The German power metal power band ...

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When the Stars are Right is it Serious Black?

German/American power metal band Serious Black has a new single and video out ahead of the release of their new album Suite 226 due out on 31st January through AFM records. Their fourth studio album, Suite 226 is said to feature: “More driving guitars, catchy hooks and the finest riffing,” from Urban Breed (Vocals), Bob Katsionis & Dominik Sebastian (Guitars), ...

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Is Divine Astronaut Undone?

Both haunting and twisted, Divine Astronaut just dropped their debut single ‘Undone’ ahead of the 2020 planned full length recording Made Not In Berlin. Divine Astronaut came into being about 35,000 feet in the air somewhere over Europe in 2019 that the band came to fruition, when producer/multi-instrumentalist Moonhead began lamenting the absence of electronic acts who had spearheaded the ...

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