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.

King King Reschedule Tour

With King King’s current single ‘(She Don’t) Gimme No Lovin’’ currently a hit on Planet Rock radio and their fourth studio album Exile & Grace due for release on Friday 6th October things could not be looking better for the award-winning band. However, Ramzine can reveal lead singer and guitarist Alan Nimmo has been beset by a throat condition leading ...

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JW Jones – New Album & Tour Due

Award-winning Canadian blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter JW Jones releases new album High Temperature on Friday 20th October followed swiftly by  an 18 date nationwide UK tour starting at the Worthing Pavillion on Thursday 23rd November. High Temperature is the follow-up to Jones’ JUNO Award nominated 2014 album Belmont Boulevard that was nominated for a Maple Blues Award, and held ...

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Biesy – Noc Lekkich Obyczajów

Noc Lekkich Obyczajów is the debut album from a brand new Polish project called Biesy to be released on 9th September via  Third Eye Temple. With lyrics and music by an individual noted only by the initials PR it features Stawrogin (from Odraza) on vocals and MP (of Outre) on drums, and is said to be born out of everyday ...

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Dan Reed Network announced as support for Extreme

The Dan Reed Network are to be special guests on a UK tour taking place this coming December, headed by fellow funk rockers Extreme. “Dan Reed Network is honoured to be touring with Extreme this December in the UK,” frontman Dan Reed has revealed as they release a music video for their new single ‘Infected‘, taken from the reformed band’s recent ...

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Black Country Communion

Black Country Communion announce new album ‘BCCIV’

Black Country Communion have announced they will play two exclusive concerts in Europe in January 2018 to support the release of their forthcoming new album BCCIV due on Friday 22nd September, with ‘Collide’ the first single taken from it alongside a music video just released. The band will hit the Black Country to play Wolverhampton Civic Hall on Tuesday 2nd January and then take the ...

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Mollie Marriott

Mollie Marriott reveals ‘Truth Is A Wolf’

Truth Is A Wolf the debut album from Mollie Marriott will be released through Amadeus Music on Friday 3rd November. The daughter of the late Steve Marriott and step-daughter of Joe Brown, her vocal pedigree has been long established having worked live and on record with numerous acts (including Oasis), with the likes of BBC Radio 2 disc jockey Bob Harris, and The ...

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War Gods Of The Deep - Monsters, Magic & Mayhem

War Gods Of The Deep – Monsters, Magic & Mayhem

Not to be confused with the early 60s horror movie based on an Edgar Allan Poe poem though that’s possibly where the name came from, War Gods of The Deep may not even be a band just one guy. Both their/his website and Facebook site are purposely obscure. However, should music sounding like Metallica brats weaned on Kiss who still ...

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Robin Trower – Time And Emotion

Recent years have seen a series of blues-orientated albums being released in a rather rapid succession from Robin Trower. It’s not as if the legendary guitarist has anything to prove, but if he’s prepared to serve up master classes in guitar virtuosity it’s worth my while sitting back and having a good listen. Time And Emotion isn’t necessarily just more ...

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Suzi Quatro to release compilation ‘Legend: The Best Of…’

The Best of Suzi Quatro: Legend is due on Friday 22nd September, a 20 track compilation album personally curated by Suzi Quatro herself and featuring digitally re-mastered versions of all her biggest hit singles including ‘Can The Can’, ‘48 Crash’ and ‘Devil Gate Drive’.  Released by Chrysalis Records   the album will be available on gold coloured double vinyl, CD and via digital ...

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Joe Bonamassa – Live At Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening

In January 2016 Grammy nominated blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa packed his platinum selling albums away and headed off to Carnegie Hall where he intended to put in two nights playing an especially rearranged acoustic set of songs. There with a cast of musicians, roughly half of whom he’d not played alongside before and rehearsals taking place only just prior ...

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