Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

RAMzine Issue 10 – Bloodstock, MetalDays, Davey Suicide

RAMzine Issue 10 – The -Bloodstock Festival Issue! Also featuring MetalDays Festival, and our highlights in photos from Reading Festival. Introducing  ‘Street Mafia Geek Metal’ band Chronicles! As well as a brief chat with Davey Suicide! There are lot’s of new releases reviewed in this issue, from a range of alternative band. Some signed and mostly unsigned bands – Hamerex // Chronicles // ...

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Interview: Dez Fafara of DevilDriver at MetalDays

Victoria Purcell caught up with Dez Fafara of DevilDriver at MetalDays Festival in Slovenia. The band played an outstanding set on the main stage which saw many a head bang along to new tracks from their new album. The festival was the start of DevilDrivers Trust No One Tour, which they are currently on. In this interview Victoria talks to ...

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METALLICA ARE BACK!

METALLICA are back baby! You can already pre-order their forthcoming album HARDWIRED…TO SELF-DESTRUCT now at METALLICA.COM. Their new studio album is set for release on November 18th 2016 on their own label Blackened Recordings. The internet exploded last night when Metallica released a new music video for track ‘Hardwired‘. ‘Hardwired’ will be delivered as an instant download to fans who preorder the ...

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Death Koolaid release new video ‘Kids’

Death Koolaid from London, UK have recently released a new video ‘Kids’, which is the second single from their upcoming album Vol.2. The hardcore punk band explain “We wanted to make a video that was conceptually simple, but with a strong message”. Saying that they also didn’t want it to be something too obvious when you watch it. The band ...

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Interview with Dead Label at MetalDays

Victoria Purcell caught up with Dan O’ Grady (Bass/Vocals), Danny Hall (Guitar), and Claire Percival (Drums) or Dead Label from Celbridge in Ireland. The interview was conducted on the beach at MetalDays Festival in Slovenia. The band discuss how they came to play at the festival, and give us an interesting story from their time in Hollywood where they went ...

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HRH AOR announces L.A. Guns, FM and more!

HRH AOR again provides us with an extraordinary line-up, having just announced a host of bands. Joining the legendary Lita Ford and Micheal Monroe will be FM, as well as Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns uniting  for L.A. Guns. Other bands added to the line-up include: Paul Laine (Danger Danger), Kane’d, Bailey, Estrella, Daylight Robbery, Summers, The Radio Sun, Trophies ...

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Forgotten Remains

Breaking Bands Festival – First bands announced

RAMzine are proud to support Breaking Bands Festival. Now moving into it’s third year, the festival is ever growing into the UKs most popular weekend festival for unsigned bands within Metal, Punk and Rock . The festival takes place at Stoke Prior Sports & Country Club in Bromsgrove, 26th-28th May 2017. It’s exciting to see the festival will this year ...

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End of Salvation

Metal 2 The Masses Reading 2016 Final

The final to Reading’s Metal 2 The Masses comes to an end and what a ride it has been for all involved. Metal 2 The Masses is a nationwide competition across the UK, that see’s many local bands come together in a competition where the winners play Bloodstock Festival. Reading promoter Ivor Edwards who orgaised Readings M2TM told us; “This ...

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RAMzine Issue 9 – Download Festival

RAMzine Issue 9 – The Download Festival Review Issue. This issue is jam-packed with festival coverage including a review of Breaking Bands Festival. We introduce you to Reading metalcore band, Sincerely, Yours. Then we take a look back at The Sex Pistols classic album ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’. There are lot’s of new releases reviewed in this issue, from a ...

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Lost in Venice: ACM & Forthcoming Single ‘Games’

Whilst waiting in a corridor at the Academy Of Contemporary Music (ACM) for a Guitar Master Class with Olly Steele of Monuments, we met up with one of the bands on campus. Lost In Venice came together whilst studying at the academy and they have had a brilliant few months. Firstly, the band were selected to be dressed by John Varvatos, ...

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