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 18 - Gene Simmons

RAMzine Issue 18 | Gene Simmons, Coldbones, Hammerfest

RAMzine Issue 18 is out now featuring rockstar, businessman and KISS legend Gene Simmons. He talks to us about The Vault which is a monumental collection, a 50-year time capsule of tracks, including some pretty awesome features. Gene tells us “This has never been done before. It’s the largest box set of all time. It is literally 150 of never before released ...

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Axl Rose

How Much Bigger Can This Guns N’ Roses Thing Get?

If you found a rock fan who’d been in a coma for three years and asked him to look back at what Guns N’ Roses has been up to since 2016, he likely wouldn’t believe what he saw. It’s been an absolutely incredible revival, and one that not many saw coming and no one saw being this successful. Earlier this ...

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Download Festival 2017

Download Festival Goes Green with new ‘Eco Camp’

This year’s Download Festival will feature a brand new ‘Eco Camp’ hosted by Greenpeace. The camp is located amongst ancient oak trees surrounded by wildlife and will fit up to 3000 festival-goers. You are able to stay in ‘Eco Camp’ at no extra cost with a regular ticket, however, you must pre-register to stay there and must be willing to ...

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WARD XVI

WIN tickets to Amplified Festival with WARD XVI!

WARD XVI have given us a pair of weekend tickets to Amplified Festival along with a signed CD and t-shirt to give away in support of their new single ‘Cry Of The Siren’. You may have seen these circus themed goth rockers at Bloodstock last year, later this year you will be able to catch them on G Bar’s Stage ...

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sumo cyco

WIN Sumo Cyco VIP Passes / Tickets / Gloves from music video and more!

They’re back! That’s right folks, our favorite Canadian dancehall-punks Sumo Cyco will be returning to the UK, with acclaimed UK rock act Skarlett Riot joining them across the 12 dates. To celebrate we have a mighty competition for you! Up for grabs is… – 2 tickets to any Sumo Cyco UK show. – 2 VIP passes to Sumo Cyco pre-show acoustic performance ...

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RAMzine 17

RAMzine 17 | Motionless In White, Mike James Rock Show, Giving In To Ghosts

RAMzine Issue 17 is out now! You can find print copies here! This issue features an interview with vocalist, Chris Motionless, of Motionless In White to talk about the tour, their collaborations and of course…wrestling! We celebrate 10 years of the Mike James Rock Show! Our buddies Mike and Dann tell us how it all started as we find out ...

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Five Finger Death Punch Wembley

Five Finger Death Punch + In Flames | London

Ending our 2017, absolutely and quite frankly gloriously we head to Wembley Arena to see Five Finger Death Punch on their co-headline tour with In Flames, supported by Of Mice & Men. In Flames start with a familiar opening, ‘Drained’ the first track off their latest album, Battles. They take us back and forth through nostalgic teen-metal-hood going back to 2004’s ...

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RAMzine 16

RAMzine 16 – Airbourne, Hard Rock Hell XI, DEUCE

RAMzine Issue 16 is here! We caught up with drummer Ryan O’Keeffe of Airbourne at Hard Rock Hell Festival in Wales before the band embarked on eight dates across the UK! We travelled down to Hard Rock Hell XI for two and a half days of non-stop rock ‘n roll! And we had a little chat with vocalist/producer Deuce. We reflect on 2017, looking at ...

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stray train

Exclusive: Stray Train stream new album Blues From Hell!

Blues From Hell – The Legend of the Courageous Five is the new album from blues rock machine Stray Train. The Slovenian band have been grabbing our attention over the past few years at various European Festivals and just last week with the release of their debut video ‘Heading for the Sun’. Vocalist Luka Lamut tells us: “We began writing songs for ...

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stray train

Exclusive: Heading for the Sun with Stray Train!

Last year Stray Train were out on tour with blues rock favourites Blues Pills before playing various festivals around Europe including Resurrectino Festival (Spain) and Motörcity (Slovenia) in support of their critically acclaimed album Monkey; which RAMzine described as defiant and bold Blues Rock! After a successful year Stray Train now bring to us their first official video, in the form of ‘Heading for the Sun‘ taken ...

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