Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

Metaldays announce Black Label Society

So, Metaldays recently announced Black Label Society! Who will be playing alongside Behemoth, Accept, and Carcass! Bands including Cannibal Corpse, Hatebreed, Queensryche, Eluveitie, Devin Townsend Project, and Skindred have been announced – with even more to come! More good news is you can now purchase the Metaldays Survival Kit which costs just €165 (around about £129). Now that is cheap, and you get ...

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Bloodstock add Enslaved, Pro-Pain & Korpiklaani

Bloodstock has shaped up to be a transcendent proceeding! Over the past few months they have announced some great acts: Within Temptation, and Rob Zombie with his full production and Trivium, special guests Opeth and Sabaton, plus Cannibal Corpse, Ihsahn, Sepultura, Orange Goblin, Death Ta, Nuclear Assault, 1349, Dark Angel, Ensiferum, Belphegor, Overkill, Agalloch, and Armored Saint! Bloodstock have now announced Norwegian, ...

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More acts announced for Takedown 2015!

Joining already announced Mallory Knox and Charlie Simpson we have some ambient post hardcore courtesy of Reading’s Devil Sold His Soul, guitar fuelled rock in the guise of Leeds boys Allusondrugs, electronic alt rock from The One Hundred, stomping anthems from Emp!re, some bruising metal from local boys Dendera, some hardcore from Essex crew Confessions of a Traitor, and some ...

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Review: Scott Ian – Swearing Words in Glasgow

“I thought this day would never come! My talking show is finally out for all to see! I guarantee that this show will make you laugh. Guarantee! Who does that? Also, here’s a new drinking game; invite your friends and have a sip every time I swear. No driving after! Have fun!” – Scott Ian Scott Ian the guitarist, lyricist, backing ...

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Want to play at BLOODSTOCK?

BLOODSTOCK has teamed up with HOBGOBLIN, who have announced the HOBGOBLIN Newblood Stage. The stage will allow you to try and get your band, or your favourite unsigned band to BLOODSTOCK in 2015! There are also a few other ways in which you could get a band to Bloodstock, there is the The Metal 2 The Masses programme via video ...

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ELECTRIC WIZARD announce Headline London Show

It has been a great year for Electric Wizard, having released ‘Tim to Die’, the bands eighth studio album! The album propelled into the world via Spinefarm Records, achieving their highest ever chart position. Electric Wizard have now announced a headline London show for 2015, taking place at the Roundhouse in Camden on May 15th. Tickets for the Roundhouse go on general sale at 10am on Friday December 11thvia www.roundhouse.org.uk / www.kililive.com. ...

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Charlie Simpson joins Mallory Knox at Takedown Festival 2015

His latest solo album ‘Long Road Home’ reached number 10 in the UK charts. Following on from a solo acoustic tour of the UK in January and February 2015, the Fightstar front man will be gracing the main stage at Takedown Festival, joining the already announced Mallory Knox. 4 years in and Takedown has become an essential date in the ...

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Review: In This Moment – Black Widow

Black widow spiders are known for the females’ unique appearance and tendency to eat their mates. They are considered the most venomous spiders and their bite can be fatal to humans. In all cases the females are the most distinctive, with shiny black bodies and a red hourglass-shaped marking. ‘Black Widow’ is a very fitting tittle for this new album. If you ...

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BLOODSTOCK announces TRIVIUM, SABATON and AGALLOCH for 2015!

BLOODSTOCK have revealed their final headliner for the festival taking place in 2015. Trivium will take the stage, for a UK exclusive for 2015! Frontman Matt Heafy tells us: “The UK is where the world first took notice of TRIVIUM, and to pay true homage to that, TRIVIUM will be playing the most Metal festival that exists in the UK: ...

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HALESTORM TO HIT UK IN MARCH

HALESTORM are led by the feisty badass chick Lzzy Hale! The band have been busy in the studio making a new album, which is due spring 2015. March 2015 will see a headline tour from the band! Lzzy Hale told us “We are so stoked to get back to our European Freaks in March! Thank you for all the love over the ...

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