Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

The Dead Daisies announce UK dates for December

The Dead Daisies were one of the bands that everyone was talking about at Download Festival, as excitement for this super group has been brewing for a while now. Those that got a chance to see their set at Download raved, a real nostalgic act for some, a new talented group of veteran musicians to others. Fresh from their tour with their ...

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Hammerfest announces Turisas, Sorcerer and Evile!

Hammerfest 8 has made another awesome announcement, and with just 11 rooms left for the whole event you better be quick if you want to go! The festival will take place next March (2016) in Wales. This is a festival with a difference as you get to stay in the comfort of a chalet or caravan, and enjoy the fun ...

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Interview with H.E.A.T. at Download Festival

VP caught up with Crash, the drummer of Swedish band H.E.A.T. at Download Festival 2015. The band are fast hitting up the Hard Rock scene in the UK! Having this year played HRH United Festival in the UK and now landing an excellent slot at Download on the second stage right between super-band The Dead Daises, and Helsinki epic-rockers, Von ...

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Interview with Insomnium at Download Festival

We caught up with Markus Vanhala (guitars) of Insomnium. Their last album ‘Shadows of The Dying Sun‘ was released via Century Media in 2014, and Markus tells us “We have plans to release something next year”. The band are set to head out on their North American Tour next month. Watch the full interview here: INSOMNIUM ‘While We Sleep’ (OFFICIAL ...

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WIN: 2 x Tickets to see Primus

Rock legends Primus have announced their first UK shows since 2012. The trio will be returning with a special show born of their new album Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble where they will be playing the album in its entirety as well as a regular set. The tour will also be the first UK tour in nearly ...

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Interview with Pop Evil at Download Festival

Pop Evil played Download Main Stage on the Sunday. After their set we caught up with Nick Fuelling (Guitarist) to find out about new album ‘Up’. The band are a Michigan 5-piece, whose last album ‘Onyx’ enjoyed three consecutive number one singles and made the billboard top 40 in the USA. Their track ‘Boss’s Daughter’ features Mick Mars from Motley ...

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Interview with Cavalera Conspiracy at Download Festival

VP caught up with Igor Cavalera of Cavalera Conspiracy at Download Festival 2015. Cavalera Conspiracy have just been round the world on tour, Igor says “It’s nice to bring a live version to people, as it sounds very different from the record”. VP asks Igor what it is that drives him to want to make Death Metal music -he tells ...

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Interview with Bobmus at Download Festival

VP spoke to Feffe and Matte of Swedish Hard Rock band Bombus at Download Festival 2015. We talk about food, Rock AM Ring, and festivals in general. Talking of genres Feffe tells us “We don’t want to be in a scene, we have never been interested in belonging to anything”. Their last album ‘The Poet and The Parrot’ was out ...

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Interview with Black Veil Brides at Download Festival

VP caught up with Jake, Jinxx, and Ashley from Black Veil Brides, at Download Festival 2015. We talk about the great British weather, bands on the Download bill, and the bands future aspirations and side projects. We ask if the band have much separation from being a band members, to day to day life. Ashley tells us “I think its ...

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Interview with Crown The Empire at Dowload Festival

We caught up with Andy Leo (vocals) and  Benn Suede (lead guitarist) of Crown the Empire backstage at Download Festival. We talk through the bands music videos, Andy tells us “We are really ambitious with the way we make our music videos, acting is always something that we wanted to explore”. A new frosty music video is said to be released ...

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