Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

WIN: Guest List for Orden Ogan/Rhapsody of Fire shows this November!

It’s competition time! WIN a pair of tickets to see German melodic power metal band Orden Ogan with support from Rhapsody of Fire in either London or Manchester, + a CD/DVD bundle. Orden Ogan’s  fifth studio album Gunmen has been described as “their heaviest but at the same time also most melodic piece of work”, the album has recently been released through AFM Records. The band will now ...

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RAMzine 15

RAMzine 15 | Bloodstock, Lionize, MetalDays

Grab a FREE Print copy of RAMzine here.  Our fifteenth issue has now been unleashed featuring Papa Emeritus of Ghost on the cover. This year the band headlined Bloodstock Festival with a lot of debate looking at if they would deliver a Bloodstock worthy set. Read our full 8-page review of the festival inside! You will also find an interview with ...

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Against the current

Against The Current | 11 Questions at Reading Festival

September 17th, Against The Current will play the first show of their WORLD TOUR, starting in Asia before going on to Australia. The band will head back to the UK this November in support of pop punk classic’s Good Charlotte. After a strong set on the Reading Festival Main Stage powered by boundless confidence and energy, we caught up with Against The ...

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This Year's Ghost

PREMIERE: This Year’s Ghost ‘Old Familiar’

“Old Familiar is about how frivolous the music business appears to be nowadays and how many artists in the public eye are struggling to stay afloat because of its monetary over quality nature. Despite all of the anxiety and worry that this may bring to us as artists, it has become an element of the industry we choose to accept ...

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Prophets Of Rage

Prophets Of Rage “They say I’m Radicalized, See My Radical Eyes”

The new video from supergroup Prophets Of Rage (formed of members of Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill) has been released in an attempt to open some eyes, using straight talking imagery which has been said to draw a line between the civil rights era struggle of the 60’s and the ugly events that unfolded last week ...

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MetalDays

Are you really living if you are not attending MetalDays this week?

You may well be, but certainly not to your full rock and metal potential. MetalDays is the festival of festivals, it’s a week long, it’s Monday to Friday of music, it’s five headliners and hundreds of bands. And well, just look at it…. This years event will see ‘The Pale Emperor’ himself, Marilyn Manson headline the first night, followed by viking ...

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Were I Blind

Premiere: Debut single from Were I Blind (London Electro-Industrial)

In a society addicted to their devices, people see the world through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and whatever the next social media trend is, are we actually living? Or are we living in a fake reality blind to the truth? London Electro-Industrial band Were I Blind today release their self-titled debut single and music video (watch below). The band were formed by drummer/songwriter ...

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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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