Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

Faster Pussycat “being in a band is a labour of love”

American glam metal band  Faster Pussycat have been in the music industry a long time, from Los Angeles, California they formed in 1985. We wanted to know how they felt about people calling the music industry “Doomed”. “We always call ourselves ‘lifers’. This is what we were born to do” – Faster Pussycat The LA based band play the Whiskey ...

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I.C.O.N

I.C.O.N release new lyric video ahead of December Tour!

Heavy metal band I.C.O.N have released a new lyric video, taken from their album The Blacklist – which is out now on Metalbox Recordings. TBFM explained I.C.O.N perfectly when they said “No ballads…no breakdowns….This is an unshaven delight wrapped up in a studded leather jacket” . I.C.O.N will support Operation: Mindcrime this December! Operation: Mindcrime is the new prog rock ...

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Breaking Bands

Breaking Bands Festival: Final Main Stage Line-up!

Right, it’s time to start thinking about which festivals we are attending next year! A new one that we are recommending is Breaking Bands Festival in Bromsgrove. The festival recently got short-listed for ‘Best New Festival’ by the UK Festival Awards. This was for their efforts at the first event, that we attended last year. Seeing the progression of interest ...

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Dream Theater

Dream Theater announce new album and tour dates!

James LaBrie (vocals) had told RAMzine to expect more from Dream Theater in the UK when we caught up with him at MetalDays Festival back in August. So, this announcement comes as an expected joy. Not only will Dream Theater be playing the London Palladium in February, they have just announced a new album. The name of the album has ...

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Venrez

Venrez confirm UK tour with Michael Schenker!

We do like our hard rock here at RAMzine, and with that something that stands out among the masses, Venrez intrigue us with their spacey approach. Their new single ‘Children Of The Drones‘ made it to Classic Rock Magazines ‘Tracks of the Week’. We summed it up perfectly in our last article on Venrez when we said: The track promotes ...

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carcass

Carcass reveal The Complete Edition of Surgical Steel

Carcass have announced ‘The Complete Edition’ of their most recent album ‘Surgical Steel‘. Back in 2013 RAMzine reviewed the album saying: In essence what Carcass have done is taken everything from their best work through the 90’s, managed to mould it into something that’s arguably better than the sum of it’s parts. This album is undoubtedly a death metal album ...

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Photo Credit - Toby White

Krysthla unleash ‘A War Of Souls And Desires’ with success!

Northamptonshire Metallers Krysthla released their new album ‘A War Of Souls And Desires’ last week! The band had broke into Amazon’s Top 20 Metal pre-order chart a few weeks ago alongside the new Iron Maiden and Disturbed albums. Since then Krysthla have been trending in HMV and overall had a great response to their debut album. This is new British ...

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five finger death punch

Five Finger Death Punch – Got Your Six – the best metal album of the year!

Five Finger Death Punch have now released their sixth studio album ‘Got Your Six’. Firstly, if they are not one of our generations next festival headliners, I don’t know who is. We saw Five Finger Death Punch tear up the stage at Download Festival this summer, and cannot wait for their headline dates with Papa Roach this November! For me ...

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wimborne fright night

Halloween: Wimborne Fright Night!

This Halloween in Wimborne a Fright Night will be taking place themed Carnival of Chaos! The town will feature the likes of scary actors, and fire performers. The main attraction however is The Scare Walk, at just £3, the walk will ensure your Halloween night authentic and most importantly fun! The White Hart will be showcasing some great rock bands ...

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black foxxes

Black Foxxes – A sound that is maybe needed!

RAMzine caught up with Black Foxxes at Reading Festival 2015. The trio although fairly new have been gaining a lot of attention. In their words “we have a sound that is maybe needed, and people are picking up on that”. The band released an EP back in November ‘Pines’. Talking of the reaction to the EP Mark Holley (Guitar/Vocal)  tells ...

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