Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

Editor of RAMzine - Creator of content - Chaser of Dreams. Lover of Cats, Metal, and good ol Classic Rock. \m/
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Interview: StOp, sToP at HRH United

StOp, sToP were a great find at this years HRH AOR Festival. Rightly placed on the HRH Sleaze stage, the band played a set best described as a mix of 70s, 80s, and 90s. Their live show is nothing short of wild, crazy, and brilliant – a show of guaranteed fun! We caught up with the trio Jacob A.M. (lead ...

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Interview: Oaf at HRH United 2015

RAMzine tracked down Dom Lawson of punk band Oaf at this years HRH United. We talk about our favorite track ‘Fuck Off Segull’ – You may be surprised to learn that the chorus is not actually telling a seagull to Fuck Off! Rather the Seagull is a huge fuck-off-seagull. We also talk about the weird influences of Oaf, that perhaps ...

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Evil Scarecrow @ HRH United - © Victoria Purcell

HRH United 2015: Highlights

It’s hard to believe that the first overnight festival of the season is over already! Oh yes, the season is fast approaching, and what a way to kick things off HRH United was! Containing a range of different genres on different stages, the festival was very attractive to us and many of the punters we spoke to. The festival included the ...

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evil scarecrow

Interview: Evil Scarecrow at HRH United

Evil Scarecrow are the masterminds behind such tracks as ‘Crabulon‘ and ‘Robotertron’. We caught up with Kraven Morrdethand (bass) and Monty Blitzfist (drums) at HRH United, to find out what the heck Evil Scarecrow is all about. We believe you will find their response enriching and educational. If you don’t get it perhaps you never will, but one thing is for sure ...

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all that remains

Interview: All That Remains

*UPDATE: 16/6/15 – After speaking with Phil at Download Festival 2015, we see that he just generally likes to be sarcastic in interviews, and he honestly didn’t know what touting was! See more here!* It will be interesting to know what people think of this interview. Personally for me, as a fan, I found it quite disappointing. A part of ...

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UFO confirmed for HRH 9

Hard Rock Hell 9 just gets better, never failing to disappoint in putting on the most legendary classic bands! Now announced are British space metal outfit UFO! They will be joining the excellent Saxon, who they in fact shared this very stage with 5 years ago! Let’s see what round 2 will bring. Joining an already exciting line up, will be ...

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Review: Santa Cruz – Santa Cruz

Most commonly described as “Pure F*cking Adrenaline” Santa Cruz are back with their second studio album via Spinefarm Records. They certainly haven’t slowed down on this one… Read the full review in Issue 1 of RAMzine: Santa Cruz will release their second studio album, ‘Santa Cruz’, on March 9th via Spinefarm Records; this will be the follow-up to 2013’s ‘Screaming For Adrenaline’, also on Spinefarm. Track-listing as follows: Bonafide Heroes ...

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36 crazyfists

Interview: 36 Crazyfists

Since bursting onto the scene with ‘Bitterness the Star‘ shortly followed up by ‘A Snow Capped Romance‘, 36 Crazyfists were a breath of fresh air for metal fans. Somehow the success which they deserved eluded them, ‘Rest Inside the Flames’ treaded water and they were quickly dropped by Roadrunner Records. A few line-up changes occurred and a change of record ...

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all hail the yeti

Interview: All Hail The Yeti

All Hail The Yeti are a band that know what they want, they know who they are, and they are focused on their path towards the light. Hailing from where many would believe the light already sits, Hollywood, LA. We sat down with vocalist Connor Garritty, before their show with 36 Crazyfists at The Marble Factory in Bristol. Connor is ...

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The Qemists

Interview: The Qemists

Drum n Bass, Rock, Dubstep, and Electro are just some of the many genres The Qemists present in their music. This year they have already toured with Korn! And are now making plans to release new album ‘Warrior Sound’, which features guest appearances from Hacktivist, Ghetts and Crossfaith! Having just signed a publishing deal with Just Isn’t Music, The Qemists ...

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