Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

Top Rock and Metal Albums of 2014

It has been a fantastic year for music. We saw new releases from Mastodon, Taking Back Sunday, Against Me!, Beartooth, The Used, Dead Harts, Feed The Rhino, Sleepwave, The Ghost Inside. No to mention Machine Head, In This Moment, AC DC, Slipknot, and so so many more! I always find these round-up articles really hard, as I tend to stick ...

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Theory of a Deadman April Tour

Theory of a Deadman will be back in the UK for a Headline Tour this April! Last year they took to UK arena stages with Black Stone Cherry, who are also on Roadrunner Records. The band promise a big show, and their experience certainly shows, being platinum sellers over in the US and Canada. This will be a great opportunity ...

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Bloodstock VIP Tickets On Sale Now!

You can now purchase VIP tickets to Bloodstock 2015! VIP can be great if you like a bit of luxury whilst you camp! The ‘Serpents Lair’ tickets allow you access to the VIP bar, nice toilets, hot showers, and much more: Private entrance with free parking close to your camping area Party in the VIP bar with some of the ...

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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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