Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

Editor of RAMzine - Creator of content - Chaser of Dreams. Lover of Cats, Metal, and good ol Classic Rock. \m/
RAMzine Issue 13

RAMzine Issue 13: Doyle, Dead Label, HRH Reviews!

Issue 13 is here! Grab your free print copy now. In this issue, we have a brief chat with former Misfit, Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein. He talks veganism, Misfits, and his new starring role. We also catch up with some old friends, Dead Label, who you will be able to catch this year on the Dogtooth Stage at Download Festival. They ...

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The Dollyrots

Premiere: The Dollyrots – City of Angels

Alternative punk rockers The Dollyrots have teamed up with RAMzine to bring you the exclusive premiere of their new lyric video for ‘City of Angels’. The Dollyrots infectious blend of sing-a-long punk rock really makes you smile! Whilst Kelly Ogden (bass and vocals) and Luis Cabezas (guitar and vocals) provide some of us with a sense nostalgia from a carefree-teen ...

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metaldays

MetalDays – Final band announcement!

MetalDays, the best festival on the Metalhead calendar, has now announced fourteen more acts! HEAVEN SHALL BURN, SÓLSTAFIR, BÖMBERS, GRAVE DIGGER, FIRESPAWN, RAVEN, LIK, BOTANIST, THE CRAWLING, GREYBEARDS, SEVEN SPIRES, PANTALEON, PIKES EDGE and NORD. Joining an already strong line-up headlined by Amon Amarth, Marilyn Manson, Opeth, Iced Earth and Doro, MetalDays proves killer yet again! The festival takes places ...

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Krysthla

Krysthla reveale ‘The Minor Mystery Of Death’

Extreme metal men, Krysthla have now revealed their third single ‘The Minor Mystery Of Death’ from their new EP Peace In Our Time. The EP recently broke into break into Amazons UK Top 10 alongside Deep Purple, Mastodon and more. Guitarist Neil Hudson says of the track: “The Minor Mystery Of Death is about embracing the end. Death is an absolute certainty and ...

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construct

Prog metallers Construct announce headline performance in Dorset

Hot off the launch of their self-released début album The Deity, prog metal four-piece Construct have announced a headline performance on 5th May at Sound Circus, one of the iconic alternative music venues in Bournemouth, Dorset. Though most weekends offer punters a typically rock-and-metal-infused club night, Sound Circus has played host to a number of current and former big-name bands ...

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download festival

Download makes site improvements for 2017!

Download Festival has announced some improvements for this years festival taking place 9-11th June 2017. The improvements include new drainage systems, alternative traffic routes, improved disabled access, a 400 strong ‘Dog Squad’ to aid festival goers, and a stage relocation are among the new developments put in place to better meet the needs of Download fans. Read the full press release ...

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Download Festival

Download Festival: SIKTH, SUICIDE SILENCE, CODE ORANGE & MORE!

Our favourite premier rock festival, Download, has now announced a load more bands! Blackwater Conspiracy – Blackwaters – Code Orange – Devin Townsend Project – Drones – Krokodil – Love Zombies – Machine Gun Kelly – Max & Igor Cavalera – Nothing More – Orange Goblin – Otherkin – Pertubator – Sick Puppies – Sikth – Suicide Silence – Tax ...

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virus - coke finlay

Virus – The Thrash band that took a “20-odd-year” hiatus, return!

Coke Finlay the lead guitarist and vocalist of Virus clearly has a problem… Imagine if you formed a Thrash band all the way back in ’86, you were in your prime, one of the first bands to be signed to Combat Records; which later also became the home of Megadeth, Nuclear Assault, Agnostic Front, Agent Steel, Dark Angel, and Exodus. You ...

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The Raven Age

The Raven Age talk Anthrax Tour, New Album, New Label

We caught up with George Harris, guitarist of The Raven Age at Hammerfest 9. George tells us what it was like to tour with such greats as Anthrax and Iron Maiden. He also talks about the new album Darkness Will Rise which was finally released last week, after they signed with BMG. Watch the full interview here: George Harris and Dan Wright ...

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Comaniac

Video premiere: Comaniac ‘Coal’

Thrashtastic Comanic have returned with the release of a video for the first track ‘Coal’ off their forthcoming album. The lyrics “I lost all I had as I return to Coal” explain the black and white video well. It’s a simple yet effective video for a track with a lot of riff force behind it. “Pride only lasts for 30 seconds in the ...

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