Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

Breakout Festival – Brighton’s first outdoor heavy rock festival!

Breakout Festival, Brighton’s first and only outdoor heavy rock festival takes place this September! The festival is headlined by Deaf Havana and SikTh, who both play just this UK festival in 2015. Recently added to the line-up was The Qemists, who played Download Festival earlier this year. They bring something a bit more electronic to the heavy rock environment, but ...

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Michael Monroes ‘Old King’s Road’ exhibits rock ‘n’ roller lifestyle!

Michael Monroe has released new single ‘Old King’s Road’ ahead of his forthcoming album ‘Blackout States’, which is set for release October 9th via Spinefarm Records. The video for ‘Old King’s Road’ takes us back to his early career, as it promotes a punk rock London vibe. You don’t see videos that can pull off the early rock ‘n’ roller ...

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HRH Road Trip Ibiza

Rock Out in Ibiza! – Next May!

The 7th HRH Ibiza will be taking place next May 2015. Enjoy the hot sun, lay on the beach, and rock on to some great bands. The event has just 17 rooms left, so snap up a ticket whilst the flights are cheap! Just announced is hard rock band Black Spiders, and NWOBHM legends Vardis. To book ring Terri on ...

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Interview: Atreyu at Reading Festival

RAMzine caught up with Brandon Saller  (Drums/Vocals) and Porter McKnight (Bass) of Atreyu, prior to their performance at Reading Festival 2015. As RAMzine readers will know we caught up with the band in our June issue for an interview that looked in detail at the bands forth coming album ‘Long Live’. View June issue here. Reading Festival was a great ...

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John Humphrey seether interview

Interview: John Humphrey of Seether at Reading Festival

RAMzine caught up with John Humphrey (drums) of Seether at Reading Festival 2015, prior to the bands set. Seether have this year released their sixth studio album Isolate And Medicate, which is out now via Spinefarm Records. We talk about the bands most recent video for ‘Nobody Praying For Me’, which covers the topic of police brutality. The conversation the ...

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nameless ghoul ghost

Interview: A Nameless Ghoul of Ghost at Reading Festival

RAMzine spoke to a Nameless Ghoul at Reading Festival 2015, prior to the bands headline set on ‘The Pit’ stage. ‘Meliora’ is the 3rd album to be released by the band. The album has stormed charts across the globe having gone straight to number 1 in both Sweden and Finland, and landing at Number 8 in the USA, and top ...

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the twin dracular

Live Review: The Twin Dracula, at The Bowery District, Reading

The Twin Dracula were the opening band for Anti-Flag at The Bowery District in Reading, this August. The Berkshire based band promote a heavy punk rock sound. With a strong start, this band don’t waste any time. The band open with ‘Catholic’ – with elements of rock & roll, The Twin Dracula are the perfect pit-starting band. They prove themselves ...

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Live Review: Brawlers, at The Bowery District, Reading

Playing support to Anti-Flag this August was above-board punk rock band Brawlers. Featuring ex-members of Leftover Crack, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Castrovalva and Martyr Defiled, the band are an exciting group, who live by the saying “every night is Saturday night”. “Are you ready to watch the most electrifying band on the universe” says vocalist Harry George Johns, as they play their ...

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andrew wk

Hit The Floor Magazine premier Andrew W.K. ‘Party Safari’

Hit The Floor Magazine recently premiered their exclusive award winning new documentary Andrew W.K. – Party Safari. The documentary created by Chris Hines (editor of Hit The Floor Magazine), and Nick Box (owner of Dead Good Films Like), showcases not just description and speculation over Andrew W.K. It also displays an interview whilst on safari around Port Lympne Wild Animal ...

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Ugly Kid Joe

UGLY KID JOE return with album ‘Uglier Than They Used Ta Be’

RAMzine was lucky enough to catch Ugly Kid Joe headline Hard Rock Hell back in 2012. It was a set that we will always remember, as some slit walkers (who were entertaining the crowd) spontaneously joined the band on stage for ‘GodDam Devil’. The set was really engaging with the audience, and promoted a fun Hard Rock atmosphere. Ugly Kid ...

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