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.

Live Resurrection From MotorJesus!

German heavy rockers MotorJesus release their storming new live album Live Resurrection prior to the anniversary of the virgin birth but in time for your loved ones to grab you a copy for Christmas on 20th December courtesy of Drakkar Entertainment. Their last two studio albums Electric Revelation and Race To Resurrection hit the official German charts and live they’ve ...

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Palm Ghosts Ringing Out

‘The Bells’ is Nashville cinematic dream pop/indie rock band Palm Ghosts’ follow up to their previous single ‘Better To Know’, a song that harks back the 80s British glory days where dream pop and new wave carved out a legacy that’s still with us to this day. Taking their cues from the likes of The Cocteau Twins, Peter Gabriel, Echo ...

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SOiL’s One Love

American band SOiL  has released a new theatrical video for their song ‘One Love’ that first appeared on their 2013 album Whole. Conceptually SOiL wanted to do something different and interesting with the song and indie film makers David Gregory (Director) and James Morgan (Director of photography) were tapped for the job. Filming was shot in the UK during SOiL’s ...

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Sons Of Apollo Go MMXX

Sons Of Apollo the supergroup featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey & Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force) follow the Psychotic Symphony that was their debut album with the numerically challenged MMXX – That’s pronounced “20/20” to ...

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Malone & Sibun Come Together

Malone Sibun are a blues rock super group being hailed as one the most exciting acts to appear on the UK scene right now. Nominated earlier this year by the European Blues Awards in the Best Band category, despite not yet having an album released, the band will readdress that with the release of Come Together out on Friday 31st January 2020 through Redline Music with ...

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Biff Byford’s School of Hard Knocks

Saxon’s legendary frontman, Biff Byford will release his first ever solo album School of Hard Knocks on 21st February through Silver Lining Music, and it features a number of guest appearances from the world of rock. This welcome news comes during the singer’s current recuperation following heart surgery. An aural storybook from the heavy metal bard it highlights both his ...

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Yes From a Page

Progressive rock giantsYes return to their back pages with the release of four tracks recorded in 2010 as new content for a miniature five piece box set from that era entitled From A Page. From A Page features two booklets and three discs containing the studio tracks ‘To The Moment’, ‘Words On A Page’, ‘From the Turn Of A Card’ ...

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Joe Satriani Shapeshifting in 2020

Virtuoso guitarist Joe Satriani has announced a European tour with a set of six UK dates taking place in March 2020,  to support the release of his 17th solo album and going out under the heading of The Shapeshifting Tour. The live show will feature tracks from the new studio album released by Sony/Legacy the month before the tour in ...

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Ben Poole Live Album Due January

Blues rock guitarist, singer-songwriter Ben Poole releases his new double live album Ben Poole Trio /// Live ‘19 on Friday 31st next year. As previously reported at RAMzine here the songs on record were recorded over three nights in July this year at Old Schoolhouse in Barnsley, The Half Moon in South London and Bootleggers in Kendal, Cumbria. It is ...

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Danny Bryant’s Tired Of Trying

British Blues rock guitarist Danny Bryant has released new single ‘Tired Of Trying’, a track fromhis brand new album Means of Escape. Produced by Bryant himself, mixed in Nashville by Eddie Spear(Rival Sons, U2), mastered at Abbey Road Studios by Grammy award-winning Sean Magee(Gary Moore, The Rolling Stones), Bryant is said to have finally captured the raw energy and excitement of his ...

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