Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

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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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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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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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 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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GUN, Pat Travers and Faster Pussycat announced for Hard Rock Hell

Hard Rock Hell is fast approaching, with just 12 weeks until the festival! Trust me, by November you are going to need something to pluck you out of the festival blues, and back into the world of rock and metal! Luckily, Hard Rock Hell always provides just that. To add to an already awesome line-up including Black Label Society and ...

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Interview: Dead Label at Bloodstock 2015

RAMzine caught up with Dan O’ Grady (bass/vocals), Danny Hall (guitar), and Claire Percival (drums) of Irish metal band Dead Label at this years Bloodstock Festival. We find out their top three bands, as well as asking Claire how she feels about being a female in this male dominated world, and finding out what Dead Label are up to next! How ...

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Interview with Lips of Anvil

Victoria Purcell (VP) caught up with Lips of Canadian heavy metal band Anvil, at MetalDays Festival in Slovenia. Anvil have been around since the late 70’s. In their early days they jumped between record labels, building a fan base that included members of Motörhead, and Anthrax. They were well know in the industry early on, and it has even been ...

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A brief history lesson from Lips of Anvil

Victoria Purcell caught up with Lips of Canadian heavy metal band Anvil, at MetalDays Festival 2015, in Slovenia. See the full interview here. During the interview we were discussing the fact that Anthrax and Megadeath have been recorded a lot over the years (in interviews) saying that Anvil were a band that influenced them. Lips explained “All that happened was that ...

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