Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

WIN: Highway to Hell 5 Weekend Tickets

Highway to Hell 5 is Hard Rock Hell’s (HRH) very own Rock Factor! Showcasing 20 Rock and Metal finalists, who will battle for the national prize, of worldwide record deal! The weekend will take place on September 6th and 7th!  We’re giving away 5 pairs of tickets for the weekend and all you have to do to enter, is answer ...

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Cardinal Bay debut ‘Hold Tight’

New pop-rock dudes Cardinal Bay have debuted their first release ‘Hold Tight’. The band told us “As a band, we’ve been together for around a year or so now. We have a running joke in this band that we’re a local supergroup, since we’ve all been in bands from the Bridgwater scene before Cardinal Bay.” ‘Hold Tight’ was filmed just ...

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KING 810 album details + UK tour

If you haven’t heard of KING 810 then you need to check out track’s ‘Killem All’ and ‘Fat Around The Heart’ – I reckon they are a bit like marmite, you probably hate them or love them. If you do like it then you will be happy to know the band have just announced 5 UK tour dates this September! ...

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Machine Head Announce New Album Details!

Photo credit: Travis Shinn The kings of metal Machine Head have no announced details of their long awaited 8th studio album, ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds‘. The album is to be produced by Robb Flynn himself and Juan Urteaga (TESTAMENT, VILE), and like the last 7 out of 8 albums, was mixed by Colin Richardson (CARCASS, FEAR FACTORY, SLIPKNOT, BEHEMOTH, DEVILDRIVER). Additional ...

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Machine Head UK Tour with Devil You Know

If you missed them of their small UK run, fear not! Legendary metal icons Machine Head have just announced a December UK headline tour! Frontman Robb Flynn said “We’re really excited to announce the UK dates for our first full headline tour since 2011! We can’t fucking wait to play new music for all you HeadCases! We have some great ...

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Exodus to release new album ‘Blood In, Blood Out’

Thrash metallers Exodus are soon to release their 10th studio album via Nuclear Blast.  This will be the first release with new vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza since 2004’s ‘Tempo of the Damned’. The release will be produced by Andy Sneap (Killswitch Engage, Megadeath, Accept). Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is also rumored as appearing for a solo on one of the ...

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Amaranthe to release third album ‘Massive Addictive’ via Spinefarm Records

Sweden’s Amaranthe are set to release their third album ‘Massive Addictive‘ via Spinefarm Records on October 20th. The album was recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark, with Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Epica) at the helm. The 12-song album is said to be a flawlessly executed clinic of masterfully and carefully crafted modern metal, boasting Olof Mörck’s surgically precise riffs and soaring ...

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Nightwish Drummer Jukka Nevalainen to sit out of studio time

Jukka Nevalainen, drummer for the Finland-based symphonic metal act Nightwish, has just announced that he’ll be sitting out on the recording sessions for the bands forthcoming release. Jukka announces Kai Hahto [WINTERSUN, SWALLOW THE SUN, TREES OF ETERNITY] as his replacement. You can read/watch the full statement below. “How to begin telling something that you wouldn’t want to have to ...

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25 Years of Meshuggah!

Sweden’s extreme metallers Meshuggah are now celebrating their 25-year anniversary. Meshuggah announce the upcoming re-issue of 2004’s one song EP, I, via Nuclear Blast on 29th September. Album artwork & concept are courtesy of Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake, who comments on the EP’s mutant resurrection:  “This 21 minute madness that is the song “I” is something we’ve always been extremely ...

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Godsmack are back!

Wow Godsmack! It’s been a long time since I have heard that name. They have been around for a long time, since 1995 – Back when cassette tapes were all the rage! The one cassette tape that I (for some reason) have laying around in my room is one from Godsmack. I don’t have a cassette tape player! So I am ...

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