Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

Biffy Clyro, Fall Out Boy, Five Finger Death Punch announced for Reading & Leeds

Reading and Leeds have announced the final headliners of the weekend as a co-headline from Biffy Clyro and Fall Out Boy. Melvin Benn (promoter of Reading and Leeds Festival), commented: “This year really is a big one for Reading and Leeds. Five headliners across three days – it’s a first for us and the UK Festival scene. We’re always looking ...

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RAMzine Issue 7 – William Francis + Festival Previews!

Issue 7 of RAMzine has arrived! Bringing you an exclusive interview with William Francis, on the last tour for Aiden. We also introduce to a particularly evil band, The Heretic Order, who are on tour with ICON this month. This is also our Festival Previews Issue! Featuring some of our favorite festivals from across the globe.

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Candlemass to play HRH Doom vs HRH Stoner

October will see a brand new event take place from the HRH brand. HRH Doom vs HRH Stoner will take place at the O2 Academy Sheffield, on 1st & 2nd October 2016, featuring two stages across two days. The last of the tickets can be booked online at or you can call Harri on 0203 287 4994. With much excitement ...

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parkway drive

Parkway Drive will play Reading & Leeds – UK Festival Exclusive

Parkway Drive will play their only UK Festival appearance of the summer at Reading & Leeds. The August bank holiday festival in two locations has also announced: Foals and Disclosure (as co- headliners), Jack Ü, Imagine Dragons, Two Door Cinema Club, Fetty Wap, Crystal Castles, The Internet, Nothing But Thieves, Oliver Heldens, Hannah Wants and more! Foals commented: “We’re absolutely buzzing ...

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Cancer Bats

Live Review: Cancer Bats, at Sub89 Reading

The first support band is Incite all the way from Phoenix, AZ. People should always show up for the first band, that’s how you discover awesome new bands such as these guys! I am immediately loving the brutality of this band. They have the sort of power and aggression that I crave from bands these days. Richie C on vocals ...

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Dream Theater

Dream Theater to release new album ‘The Astonishing’

With just 10 days until the release of Dream Theaters double concept album, we can feel the anticipation rising among prog fans. The Astonishing, will be out on January 29th via Roadrunner Records. So far the band has released the albums lead single ‘The Gift of Music’. Many fans are excited to see the new music performed this February (18th ...

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Evil Scarecrow scuttle back to the UK!

We don’t have long to wait until Evil Scarecrow boldly visit London, Wolverhampton, and Nottingham! Tickets are very reasonably priced at £10, & £12.50 for London – available from the usually places Live Nation, Ticketmaster. This is a steal for the performance that you will witness! Evil Scarecrow will have the crowd scuttling like a crab, and dancing like a robot… ...

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Reading: Metal To The Masses – Warm Up Show

We showed up to Readipop for the warm up to Readings Metal To The Masses. The night was a taster of whats to come over the next few months, as we see 25 bands play across 5 heats, and 3 semi finals before the crowning night. Metal To The Masses is a UK-wide competition to get unsigned bands in front ...

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Beholder unleash powerful introduction to new album!

British heavy metal band Beholder have now unleashed a beastly new single titled ‘FROZEN STEPS OF UTØYA’. They tease us with this pre-finalised, unmasterd mix prior to the release of their new album ‘Reflections’, which is due for release this year. Watching the video you get a sense of passion for meaning. The song was created about events that happened in ...

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Rock & Metal Albums of 2015

2015 has seen a huge amount of rock and metal albums released. The digital age of self-release has shown an increase in our submission box this year. More bands are using crowd funding then ever before. Kickstarter reports that last year £109.52 million was pledged in the music category alone. This year has seen all types of bands successful with ...

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