Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

Editor of RAMzine - Creator of content - Chaser of Dreams. Lover of Cats, Metal, and good ol Classic Rock. \m/
ALESTORM

We spoke to ALESTORM in Hafan y (Hammerfest)

It’s time to tell you a tale of another band which you simply must watch at Download Festival. It was a rare sunny weekend in Hafan y Môr on the shores of North Wales that we found ourselves in conversation with five drunken pirates who had travelled all the way from The Banana Islands or Sierra Leone… supposedly. ALESTORM is ...

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helhorse

Spinefarm’s HELHORSE play with incendiary energy!

My experience of an HELHORSE show is a messy one. Sometimes all you are in the mood for is to be as messy as you want, get as wasted as you like, dance like you don’t give a flying fuck who is watching. It was in the in the community of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, north-western Wales that HELHORSE played the after ...

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Tyler Bryant the Shakedown

Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown – “Slick, Captivating, Rock N Roll!”

Meet the band who will not only be playing with Guns N’ Roses this year, also Aerosmith, Deep Purple and Tom Petty! Tyler Bryant is a 26-year-old guitarist hailing from Texas. He moved to Nashville, Tennessee, at age 17 to write songs and that is where he met bandmate Caleb Crosby (drums). Completing the line-up of Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown is Graham Whitford (guitar) and Noah ...

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Final Cut

Premiere of Final Cut’s Generation Y – The invention of Violent Blues Thrash

Swiss Thrash Lords Final Cut unleash their new video via RAMzine today. The pounding video for ‘Generation Y’ see’s vocalist Patrick Härdi and the band follow a lad about his day. Music is life, we can relate. About half way through the track the use of  harmonica is a wonderful surprise, and now we can clearly hear why Final Cut have dubbed ...

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RAMzine Rock and Metal Awards

Announcing RAMzine’s Rock & Metal Awards

We are very excited to announce the first ever RAMzine Rock & Metal Awards in partnership with ROCK PEN Conference and XL Promotions. The RAMzine Awards are for bands, but they are also for the Rock & Metal community, we want to recognise those that go above and beyond for the genres be them fans, or the people behind the ...

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RAMzine Issue 13

RAMzine Issue 13: Doyle, Dead Label, HRH Reviews!

Issue 13 is here! Grab your free print copy now. In this issue, we have a brief chat with former Misfit, Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein. He talks veganism, Misfits, and his new starring role. We also catch up with some old friends, Dead Label, who you will be able to catch this year on the Dogtooth Stage at Download Festival. They ...

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The Dollyrots

Premiere: The Dollyrots – City of Angels

Alternative punk rockers The Dollyrots have teamed up with RAMzine to bring you the exclusive premiere of their new lyric video for ‘City of Angels’. The Dollyrots infectious blend of sing-a-long punk rock really makes you smile! Whilst Kelly Ogden (bass and vocals) and Luis Cabezas (guitar and vocals) provide some of us with a sense nostalgia from a carefree-teen ...

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metaldays

MetalDays – Final band announcement!

MetalDays, the best festival on the Metalhead calendar, has now announced fourteen more acts! HEAVEN SHALL BURN, SÓLSTAFIR, BÖMBERS, GRAVE DIGGER, FIRESPAWN, RAVEN, LIK, BOTANIST, THE CRAWLING, GREYBEARDS, SEVEN SPIRES, PANTALEON, PIKES EDGE and NORD. Joining an already strong line-up headlined by Amon Amarth, Marilyn Manson, Opeth, Iced Earth and Doro, MetalDays proves killer yet again! The festival takes places ...

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Krysthla

Krysthla reveale ‘The Minor Mystery Of Death’

Extreme metal men, Krysthla have now revealed their third single ‘The Minor Mystery Of Death’ from their new EP Peace In Our Time. The EP recently broke into break into Amazons UK Top 10 alongside Deep Purple, Mastodon and more. Guitarist Neil Hudson says of the track: “The Minor Mystery Of Death is about embracing the end. Death is an absolute certainty and ...

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construct

Prog metallers Construct announce headline performance in Dorset

Hot off the launch of their self-released début album The Deity, prog metal four-piece Construct have announced a headline performance on 5th May at Sound Circus, one of the iconic alternative music venues in Bournemouth, Dorset. Though most weekends offer punters a typically rock-and-metal-infused club night, Sound Circus has played host to a number of current and former big-name bands ...

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