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.

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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Entropia’s Vacuum

The collective known as Entropia have been developing their acidic formula and will be bringing out Vacuum through Arachnophobia Records.  It is intended as an exploration of rhythmic repetition in combination with riffs and the overall atmosphere generated by the band. The result is seen as a mixture of completely opposite worlds in which the instrumental trance and electronics drawing directly ...

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Mordor’s Dark Room

Mordor have released a music video for ‘Dark Room’ taken from their recent new album, Darkness, out on Pagan Records. The Polish doom metal pioneers have returned to active duty after a 21 year absence, and more information on this and the Darkness album can be found by clicking here. The video for ‘Dark Room’ was directed by Ra V K ...

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The Mystery of Kły

Who are Kły? A trio, apparently, but no one knows for certain, or at least that’s what they claim. They are signed to Pagan Records, that’s a part of the story we can confirm. Kły were established in 1997, and yet this mysterious band only released their first demo last year, and it went by title Taran-Gai. Their first full length ...

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Furia Vinyl Releases

Nekrofolk act Furia are refreshing their discography with brand new vinyl reissues of their releases through Pagan Records. Established in Katowice, Poland in 2003, Furia have been described as the godfathers of nekrofolk, being the most popular and prolific creation of the Let the World Burn collective. They introduced elements of folk along with abstract poetic themes into the black metal scene, ...

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Evil Scarecrow & Red Riding Hood

‘Red Riding Hood’ is the latest single to be released from Evil Scarecrow’s forthcoming full length album. Chapter IV: Antartarctica will be released on 28th September through Dead Box Records. Evil Scarecrow have previously released two other tracks from the record as singles, along with accompanying videos. The first ‘Hurricanado’ can be seen here and the more recent ‘Polterghost’ at Ramzine ...

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To by Totenmesse

Pagan Records’ new signing, Totenmesse, are set to release their debut album, To (translated as “This” from Polish), on 2 November 2018 on CD, vinyl and digitally on Pagan Records. Totenmesse were formed in 2016, and recorded their first release, Demo 2017, a year later. Their name means meaning “requiem” or “mass of the dead” in German. No strangers to extreme metal, the band ...

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Bad Touch – Shake A Leg

Third album in, Bad Touch have a working blueprint for the kind of record they want to make: Classic in that it references the rock bands they were themselves brought up on, but more particularly one containing songs that will strike a chord with those seeing them alive; with a good singalong that if heard at a festival the ear ...

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