Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

Editor of RAMzine - Creator of content - Chaser of Dreams. Lover of Cats, Metal, and good ol Classic Rock. \m/
Download 2015

Download announces 48 bands! – Steel Panther, ADTR, In Flames

Download have been busy! They have now revealed a truck load more bands!   Download Festival’s Andy Copping said: “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day To Remember, Dillinger Escape ...

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RAMzine Issue 12

RAMzine Issue 12 – Festival Previews, In Flames, Johnny Deathshadow

Get a FREE print copy here. Aerosmith, Airborne, Amon Amarth – three very different style bands, yet we are very excited to see all of them headline festivals this summer! RAMzine’s traditional Festival Previews Feature returns in this issue, as we come into the new year and start planning our summer. We had a chance to catch up with Anders of In ...

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Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World, The Amity Affliction – Reading & Leeds

Kasabian have been announced as the second headliner for the annual Reading and Leeds Festivals, which take place during the August Bank Holiday weekend. Also announced this morning is Arizona rockers Jimmy Eat World. It’s amazing to think that Jimmy Eat World have stood the test of time within the music industry, across 9 studio albums, whilst always having the same ...

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Comaniac

Song Premiere: Comaniac – Bow Low

Labeled “THE thrash highlight of 2015” (by powermetal.de, 9.5/10) it’s time for Comaniac to pummel the UK with some loud music! The name of the band describes them pretty well, Comaniac meaning “Company of Maniacs”. The Swiss quartet today unleash their new track ‘Bow Low‘ on the United Kingdom and beyond. This powerful track is drenched in totalitarian themes as said to be ...

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FINDING KATE

Finding Kate Get Over You

Finding Kate come straight into 2017 with a video release of album track ‘Get Over You’. Sung with passion for the topic by Kate Pavli. The track showcases Kate’s strong voice backed by poetic guitars, and low pounding drums – it’s all very atmospheric. The video showcases the emotions of a break up in visual and audio form. The track is ...

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ACM welcomed Red Hot Chilli Peppers drummer, Chad Smith

ACM welcome Red Hot Chilli Peppers drummer, Chad Smith

The most Rock and Roll school that we know strikes again! Back in December, The Academy Of Contemporary Music (ACM) welcomed Red Hot Chilli Peppers drummer, Chad Smith, to their London Campus. He took a rare day off from his busy schedule to hold an exclusive masterclass for ACM students and two competition winners. Chad said: “This is my first time at ...

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Dreamshade - Vibrant

Review: Dreamshade – Vibrant

For me, music has always felt very personal. One of the best feelings in the world is hearing an album that gets you. So what does an album need to ‘get me’, firstly and most importantly it has to be crafted with passion. Of course, the talent needs to be there, no passionate band would get to where they are ...

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Rick Parfitt

Rick Parfitt: Extended statement from Simon Porter, Quo manager

It was announced yesterday that sadly Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt passed away in hospital in Spain. He died from a severe infection after going to hospital on Thursday following complications to a shoulder injury. An extended statement from his manager Simon Porter has just been released: On behalf of family, band, management, crew, Rick’s many friends and, not least, Quo’s ...

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RAMzine Issue 11 – Hard Rock Hell, End of Salvation & more!

Issue 11 is here! This time featuring a 5-page spread on Hard Rock Hell! Representing this on the from cover are Soil and Vodun. Even though Soil were added to the festival last minute, that played a standout performance for what is usually a quiet slot. Vodun from London describe themselves as afro, heavy, psych, soul – they were unlike anything else ...

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MUSE Announced – Reading & Leeds

The first headliner has been revealed for the annual Reading and Leeds Festivals, which take place during the August Bank Holiday weekend. Melvin Benn (promoter of Reading and Leeds) commented: “I’m thrilled to be able to announce MUSE as the first headliner for Reading and Leeds 2017. Their incredible live show promises to be an unforgettable performance – we have so ...

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