Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

SOiL UK Tour: October 2014

Chicago, Illinois band SOiL are one of those bands that us 90’s grungers grew up listening to throughout our teens and early 20’s, rock clubs across the country still play ‘Halo’  their first single off their second studio album ‘Scars‘ which was out in 2001. Which is quite impressive, considering the amount of singles that get release in the world of Rock and Metal ...

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Snot Announce First EVER UK Tour

February 2015 will see Californian band Snot arrive in the UK for the first time EVER! We were lucky enough to get sent their debut album ‘Get Some’ which we gave a spin, you seriously need to here it, find it online now! If you like Hardcore Punk, Metal, but overall a band that have energy and will put on ...

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Hammerfest announces more Metal!

It really is no wonder that Hammerfest sells out so fast each year, with the awesome bands that they add to the bill. This year see’s the likes of Kamelot, Candlemass, Devilment and Orange Goblin, to name just a few. Today Hammerfest have announced Xentrix, Blitkreig, Incinery, and The Heretic Order. Listen to all below. Hammerfest is now part of a ...

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HRH United announces a triple Swedish header for HRH Sleaze stage

HRH United is the new multi genre festival from HRH. They have just announced three bands that will take to the HRH Sleaze stage, for some classic performances. Hardcore Superstar, Crash Diet and Sister will be joining more Swedish talent including The Wild Lies, Falling Red, States of Panic and Highway to Hell runner ups Heartbreak remedy, Even though HRH United is March 2015, all accommodation has ...

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Queensryche & Girlschool confirmed for HRH 8

Following the official cancellation of W.A.S.P., HRH recently announce that 80’s Heavy Metallers Queensryche will be stepping up to the top slot. They will be jetting in for a UK exclusive at HRH 8 this November. Having sold over 20 million albums worldwide, including over 6 million albums in the United States alone, and then 30 million albums worldwide – Queensryche ...

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Skid Row: October 2014 UK Tour

Skid Row are back again! We have seen them a lot in the UK this past 18 months, and were not complaining. Support for the tour will be Stockholm rockers SISTER, and Chicago dudes THE LAST VEGAS. Skid Row recently released new 7-track EP ‘Rise Of The Damnation Army’. The EP marks the 2nd in a series of 3 highlighting the band’s ...

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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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