Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

Breaking Bands Festival Announce Next Years Headline Acts!

RAMzine recently attended Breaking Bands Festival in Stoke, and already we can’t wait for next year! Already announced includes former Maiden front-man Blaze Bayley, midlands metallers Reign of Fury, and the Scandinavia Evil Masquerade. Organiser Jason McGuire has announced that Breaking Bands 2016 will take place on once again at Stoke Prior Sports and Social Club in Bromsgrove on the ...

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RAMzine – Issue 3 – Atreyu

RAMzine Issue 3 is out now! Available for FREE (below) for your viewing pleasure. In this issue we spoke to Orange Country guys Atreyu, as they tell us about their forthcoming album ‘Long Live’. It’s been six years since they were on the  scene and it feels like a great time for them to come back. Read more about the ...

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Interview with Atreyu!

Victoria Purcell (VP) headed to Search and Destroy Records HQ, in London to catch up with Porter McKnight (Bass) and Brandon Saller (Drums/Vocals) of Atreyu. After 6 years, it’s safe to say we had a lot of questions. Read the lowdown! VP: It’s been 6 years since the last release, what have you all been up to in that time? ...

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Which cities should Five Finger Death Punch & Papa Roach play?

Today Five Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach have started a social media campaign, where fans can request which cities their 2015 co-headline tour should visit. This came about after they launched the same campaign for US fans, and in the process revived 1.5 million requests to visit Europe! Whilst they have not officially announced the European part of the ...

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Quiet Riot, Joe Lynn Turner and more for HRH AOR

HRH AOR Festival recently announced acts for the festival that will take place March 2016.  HRH AOR HQ have said “After some quality fan feedback HRH AOR 4 has taken a wide spread line up of Heritage bands, legends n Melodic Icons to form what should be the best and fastest selling HRH AOR to date”. First announced is Quiet ...

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Rob Zombie European Tour Dates

The critically and commercial acclaimed solo artists Rob Zombie returned earlier this year with the release of a new live album Spookshow International Live – now he is about to embark on a European Tour this July-August. Rob Zombie will is to play a few festivals including Wacken, Getaway Rock Festival and a headline slot at UK’s Bloodstock Open Air. ...

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Live Review: InMe, The Dirty Youth, Ashes

Melodic Metal band Ashes from Manchester opened the show. I did think it was a bit of an odd opener for the gig as I can’t imagine them having similar fans, nonetheless they put on a great show. It’s hard to connect with a small crowd. However Ashes put a lot of effort into interacting with the crowd. Lead singer Jonny Meaney ...

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Bullet are back!

Bullet For My Valentine are back with a new record that is said to be darker then before, making it their heaviest to date. Listening in to the BBC Radio 1 Rock show last night: Matt Tuck told Daniel P Carter that on this album he tried to re-visit a dark place, which was very hard as he doesn’t have ...

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Helloween for Hard Rock Hell 9!

Another great announcement was made for Hard Rock Hell this week as one of the most internationally successful acts on the global metal scene was added to the line-up. Metal Gods Helloween, who are just about to release their barnd new album My God-Given Right via Nuclear Blast Records! Helloween joins an already exciting line up which so far includes: Black ...

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Peacemaker, DIE! release video single ‘Time’

Peacemaker, DIE! recently release their first video single ‘Time’ from their new EP Chapter One. Peacemaker, DIE! have all been in bands before, but this is them starting again for a new story. ‘Time’ shows us that this new chapter brings music that has been executed with an edgy Rock and Roll attitude. Phil Lye, Kerry Knight, Leigh Jones (Dead ...

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