Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

The University of Birmingham Metal Society: Fresh Blood

Freshers week is fast approaching! As a rock or metal fan, you may be worried about finding likeminded friends with similar interests. If that is the case – Fear Not! Most universities will have a rock/metal society that you can join. The good thing about a rock soc, is that they will have already listed all the best rock and ...

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Review: Blackberry Smoke – Leave A Scar, Live In North Carolina

If you are looking for something fun, something a bit jazzy, with a sprinkle of blues and country, and predominantly southern rock, then I would highly recommend the new Live album from Blackberry Smoke. Blackberry Smoke last month released a live 2xCD/DVD set, ‘Leave A Scar, Live in North Carolina’ via Earache Records. The CD package comes in a deluxe trifold wallet and ...

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Metaldays 2015 announces first bands

I know it’s only September, but there are already some great events underway all over the world. Next year why not try something a bit different? How about a festival in a beautiful country, where lakes run through the middle of you friendly campsite. Nice image isn’t it! Maybe too relaxed? Now picture that with 1000’s of metal heads, and ...

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WIN: A room for 6 at HRH Prog

Fancy winning a room for 6 with passes to next March’s HRH Prog 3? With a stellar line up of Rick Wakeman, Steeleye Span, Mostly Autumn, The Enid, The Reasoning, Magenta, Anna Phoebe, Life Signs, Touchstone, Sanguine Hum, Knifeworld, Landskap, Agent, Kitten Pyramid, and The Osiris Club its set to be the best yet. And if thats not enough, running ...

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Review: Chelsea Grin – Ashes To Ashes

Heavy fucking metal all the way from Salt Lake City. In 2012 Chelsea Grin made a huge impression across the shore with their EP ‘Evolve‘. Revolver dubbed them as “Band To Watch” and they were certainly correct in doing so. If you like it heavy look no further then Chelsea Grin! I’m hearing older BMTH and some Napalm Death. There ...

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ANTHRAX release ‘Chile On Hell’ DVD + 2CD on October 20th

October 20th will see the release of Anthrax ‘Chile On Hell’ DVD + 2CD. The live-in-concert DVD was filmed at the Teatro Caupolican in Santiago, Chile on May 10, 2013 and features Anthrax performing an extended set that featured songs from the band’s entire catalogue. ‘Chile On Hell’ will be available on DVD and Blu-ray and 2 live CDs and ...

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White Stallion release new single ’Sunset Strip’

All the way from Sydney, Australia – White Stallion have announced a new single ‘Sunset Strip’! The bands 3rd single was recorded at Main Street Studios (Wollongong). It was engineered and mixed by Producer and Mixing Engineer Darren Jenkins of Jenk Music Productions. Adding to their fresh sound is new addition Carlos Steel on the drums. Watch the lyric video here:

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Chiodos Line-up change

Chiodos are set to tour the UK this November with The Blackout (dates below). But before that they are on the road for The Parks and Devastation Tour over in the US. The tour includes A Day To Remember, Bring Me The Horizon, and Motionless And White. With good news comes bad news as Chiodos band members Derrick Frost and ...

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SIKTH – UK tour this October!

UK tech-metal godfathers SikTh have released a short promo video for their upcoming UK tour inOctober/November, part of ‘Download Freezes Over 2014’. Compiled and edited by SikTh (co)frontman Mikee utilising live material sent in by fans, it features footage from the band’s recent performances at both Download & Tech-fest… Mikee: “We have been so pleased with the crowd responses at ...

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BUSH Announce Release of ‘Man On The Run’

Next week will see the release of new single ‘The Only Way Out‘ from the multi-platinum rock legends BUSH. The single will take lead from new album ‘Man On The Run’ which is set for release 20th October via Zuma Rock Records/ RAL. The album was recorded by Grammy-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz at Studio 606 (owned by Foo Fighters frontman ...

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