Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

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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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helhorse

Spinefarm’s HELHORSE play with incendiary energy!

My experience of an HELHORSE show is a messy one. Sometimes all you are in the mood for is to be as messy as you want, get as wasted as you like, dance like you don’t give a flying fuck who is watching. It was in the in the community of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, north-western Wales that HELHORSE played the after ...

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Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson European Tour 2017

‘The Pale Emperor’ himself, Marilyn Manson, is returning to Europe and UK towards the end of the year. This summer will also see Manson play multiple festival slots, including headlining the Monday of MetalDays Festival in Slovenia.   Manson said the follow-up to to 2015’s The Pale Emperor would now be titled Heaven Upside Down, although no release date has yet been announced. NOVEMBER 2017 ...

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Tyler Bryant the Shakedown

Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown – “Slick, Captivating, Rock N Roll!”

Meet the band who will not only be playing with Guns N’ Roses this year, also Aerosmith, Deep Purple and Tom Petty! Tyler Bryant is a 26-year-old guitarist hailing from Texas. He moved to Nashville, Tennessee, at age 17 to write songs and that is where he met bandmate Caleb Crosby (drums). Completing the line-up of Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown is Graham Whitford (guitar) and Noah ...

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Final Cut

Premiere of Final Cut’s Generation Y – The invention of Violent Blues Thrash

Swiss Thrash Lords Final Cut unleash their new video via RAMzine today. The pounding video for ‘Generation Y’ see’s vocalist Patrick Härdi and the band follow a lad about his day. Music is life, we can relate. About half way through the track the use of  harmonica is a wonderful surprise, and now we can clearly hear why Final Cut have dubbed ...

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RAMzine Rock and Metal Awards

Announcing RAMzine’s Rock & Metal Awards

We are very excited to announce the first ever RAMzine Rock & Metal Awards in partnership with ROCK PEN Conference and XL Promotions. The RAMzine Awards are for bands, but they are also for the Rock & Metal community, we want to recognise those that go above and beyond for the genres be them fans, or the people behind the ...

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