Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

Hammerfest 8 announces Exodus & more!

Hammerfest has made it’s first announcement for next years festival – and there are only 58 rooms left! We repeat just 58! The festival takes place at Camp HRH, Pwllheli, North Wales between 10th – 13th March 2016. Hammerfest 8 has just announced American thrash legends Exodus as headliners, joined by death metal band Fleshgod Apocalypse, thrashers Lawnmower Deth, metallers ...

Read More »

Iggy Pop & Hotei Collaboration

‘How The Cookie Crumbles’  – the new collaboration between Iggy Pop and legendary Japanese guitarist Hotei is now avalible to hear on Youtube (as below). Opening with a growl, throughout the track gives you a sense of light hearted horror. The facts are ‘How The Cookie Crumbles’ is well written, and features some great guitar hooks, it’s catchy, and is quite refreshing. “In ...

Read More »

Atreyu, Feed The Rhino, Against Me!, Babymetal, announced for Reading & Leeds!

Reading and Leeds have released their biggest announcement yet! Adding Feed The Rhino, Against Me!, Babymetal, and over 60 other acts! The festival headlined by the mighty METALLICA, on the Saturday, also features: Limp Bizkit, Bring Me The Horizon, Royal Blood, Alexisonfire, Pierce The Veil, The Gaslight Anthem, Panic! At The Disco, All Time Low, Mastodon, Atreyu, and loads more! ...

Read More »

Final bands announced for 2000trees Festival

If you haven’t seen the line-up for 2000trees Festival yet – you need to check this out! Headlined by Deaf Havana & Alkaline Trio, the last news we heard included the announcement of Errors, Skinny Lister, Honeyblood, Kiran Leonard, ROAM, Tax the Heat, Boy Jumps Ship & Oh Boy! 2000trees is a festival that supports new and underground acts, as well as showcasing more ...

Read More »

’77 sign to Century Media Records

’77 from Barcelona have some news: “We’re very proud and happy to announce that we signed a deal with the prestigious record label Century Media Records. It’s been a long way to get here and we want to say ‘thank you!’ to everybody who helped us making this possible. We’d like to extend a special thanks to Marc Picanyol, Laurent Merle, ...

Read More »

Venom unleash new video + limited LP

Venom have unleashed a new lyric video on the world! The video is for ‘Smoke’ from their newest album ‘From The Very Depths’. RAMzine reviewed the new album with 4 stars in issue 1 of RAMzine here. Venom have also now announced an LP version of ‘From The Very Depths‘ – although this version is limited to just 300 copies, ...

Read More »

Live Review: The Amity Affliction & Volumes, Bristol

Volumes opened the show tonight and they certainly got the crowd going! Fans have already done a warm-up and we are only two tracks in. Fitting in very well tonight the American band (LA.) bring a great bulk of Metalcore. Vocalist Michael Barrtells addresses the crowd: “The Amity Affliction are about to come in here and destroy this whole room… promise me ...

Read More »

RAMzine – Issue 2 – DIO

Issue Two of RAMzine is out now! This issue sees us take a leap towards our mission of showcasing the new and celebrating the old. May 16th draws closer, marking the death of rock legend Ronnie James Dio, we celebrate our fallen hero with a snapshot of his life. Looking at newer bands, we talk to South Wales lads Peacemaker,Die! ...

Read More »

Photos: Fozzy – The Dirty Youth – Malrun – in Wolverhampton

Malrun Danish modern metallers Malrun opened the show with heavy guitar riffs and melodic harmonies. Check out their most recent video for ‘Cycle of Abuse‘ here – you will not be dissapointed! The Dirty Youth The Dirty Youth are a band that we are very excited about at the moment. They will soon releases their new album ‘Gold Dust’ and it ...

Read More »

Interview: Kamelot at HRH United

We sat down with Tommy Karevik of Swedish band Kamelot, prior to their headline set at Hammerefest 2015. We talk about Tommy’s favourite festival memory, which was his first show with Camelot in front of 30,000 people. Kamelot are soon to be releasing new album ‘Haven’, out 8th May 2015 via Napalm Records. Tommy talks us through, saying; “It’s even more diverse ...

Read More »