Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

Editor of RAMzine - Creator of content - Chaser of Dreams. Lover of Cats, Metal, and good ol Classic Rock. \m/
RAMzine 14

RAMzine Issue 14 – Download Festival, Bad Sign, Moscow

RAMzine Issue 14 is out now! How is your festival season going? We have been on a good run so far! This issue includes Download Festival, Stone Free, Breaking Bands and Teddy Rocks. As we move into July we are looking forward to Tech Fest, 2000Trees, Bloodstock, MetalDays, Ramblin’ Man, and Reading Festival. Let us know in the comments section ...

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vaping

How rock musicians are switching from smoking to vaping

Sponsored  The world’s rock scene has long had a hard-living, hard-partying image, with plenty of wild nights, booze and cigarettes. Smoking was, until recently, a more or less essential part of the rock star look, and legends like Keith Richards, Lemmy and Siouxsie Sioux have all, over the years, been pictured smoking, and have made no secret of their habit. ...

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RAMzine Rock and Metal Awards

RAMzine’s Rock and Metal Awards – Submission Form!

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Seven Spires

Premiere: Seven Spires video for ‘The Paradox’

RAMzine is excited to share with you new video ‘The Paradox’ by symphonic metal demons Seven Spires. The track is taken from forthcoming concept album Solveig which will be released worldwide on August 4, 2017 via SAOL. ‘The Paradox‘ marks the first step towards the resolution of the storyline’s dramatic tension. The cabaret’s lights are now subdued and the master of the house is ...

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Like A Storm

Like A Storm at Download Festival

The only band that we know of who incorporate the didgeridoo is New Zeland’s Like A Storm. It was great to see them yet again killing it at Download Festival! We caught up with Matt and Kent backstage to talk about the meaning behind their track ‘Pure Evil’ and the forthcoming album! Watch the full interview here:  As mentioned in the interview ...

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code orange

Reba Meyers of Code Orange at Download Festival

Code Orange have had a great year. Since signing with Roadrunner Records in April 2016, they went on to release their best album to date, then joined Gojira on tour! Forever is said to push the boundaries of Hardcore, bumping into guitarist and vocalist Reba Meyers at Download Festival, we ask her about this. We also talk about the importance of the ...

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The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada at Download Festival

Vicky bumped into Jeremy DePoyster (Guitar/Vocals) and Andy Trick (Bass) of The Devil Wears Prada at Download Festival, so had a quick catch-up to find out how they were enjoying the festival and to talk about the new album Transit Blues. Transit Blues is The Devil Wears Prada’s sixth studio album, out now via Rise Records. During the interview, we talk about ...

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The One Hundred

Jacob Field of The One Hundred at Download Festival

Fresh from his performance at Download Festival we caught up with Jacob Field of The One Hundred! Jacob describes the band’s sound as “Pop-NuMetal-Rock-Hybrid – Chris Brown meets Slipknot”. If you haven’t heard them yet, then check out new single ‘Monster’ here. The single is taken from the band’s new album Chaos + Bliss which is out now on Spinefarm Records. Jacob tells us ...

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RAMzine Rock and Metal Awards

RAMzine’s Rock & Metal Awards – Nominations now open!

Nominations are now open for RAMzine Rock & Metal Awards in partnership with XL Promotions. Nominations are now open for the following categories: Band only categories  -Funniest tour story of year -The Best Home Made Video -The Revolutionary Band / Community categories  -The Biggest Contribution to Their Local Scene -The Biggest Contribution to The Band -Most Dedicated Rock or Metal Head ...

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ALESTORM

We spoke to ALESTORM in Hafan y (Hammerfest)

It’s time to tell you a tale of another band which you simply must watch at Download Festival. It was a rare sunny weekend in Hafan y Môr on the shores of North Wales that we found ourselves in conversation with five drunken pirates who had travelled all the way from The Banana Islands or Sierra Leone… supposedly. ALESTORM is ...

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