Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

HRH AOR Festival announces Night Ranger

“After many years of discussion, it is with great pleasure, we can confirm that San Fran Rockers Night Ranger will take a rare trip north and headline Europe’s biggest residential AOR festival – HRH AOR 3” confirm the HRH Team. Beginning in the 80s, Night Rangers have sold over 10 million records, and have an extensive back catalogue featuring over ...

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Brand New Introducing Stage For Butserfest 2014

Butserfest the alcohol & drug free festival in the South, has launched a campaign to find local artists of any genre for their new Introducing Stage. The stage will be sponsored by Quaywest Studios, Gosport. Butserfest are now on the search 12 local artists who will be invited to play on the new stage, and they could win some awesome ...

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FM, DARE, The Poodles and Starz lead the charge for HRH AOR 3

HRH AOR Festival has announced its first 10 bands: FM DARE The Poodles (featuring a rare appearance from legendary 70’s New Jersey Rockers Starz) OVEGA Eclipse Casablanca Crazy Lixx Psycho Kiss Tainted Nation HRH AOR 3, will take place on 12-15 March 2015 at its high quality residential site in Pwllheli, North Wales. Get your tickets to Europe’s biggest AOR residential festival ...

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Deaf Havana announce details of new EP ’22’

Deaf Havana have announced the release of their new EP ’22’ – due on June 29th. The 4-track digital EP isnamed after the track from their critically acclaimed album ‘Old Souls’. The EP will feature the track ’22’ as well as two brand new tracks previewed in part on their ‘English Hearts’ documentary, ‘Whiskey’ and ‘Drive All Night (English Hearts’), and an acoustic ...

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Feed The Rhino – New Video – New Album

We are absolutely massive Feed The Rhino fans here at RAMzine. We saw them play a mental set at Hammerfest this year to where singer Lee Tobin said to the crowd “You need to go fu*king ape sh*t” – and they did! We also caught up with the band recently at the 02 Academy Oxford, where Lee said “We have been ...

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ThrashBack Campaign – Wear Your Thrash T-Shirt To Work Day

Universal Music is celebrating 30 years of Thrash music, by re-issuing Thrash albums for a campaign called the ThrashBack campaign. The ThrashBack campaign is supporting a era of Thrash, and starts with a ‘Wear Your Thrash T-Shirt To Work Day’ on the 6th June 2014. This is to encourage thrash fans all over the UK to sport their favorite Thrash ...

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Diaries Of A Hero released a new video for the single ‘J5’

Formed in 2010, London guys Diaries Of A Hero consists of: Carlo Del Favero (leading vocals and guitar), Jonathan Weeks (guitar), Matteo Bevilaqua (bass and backing vocals) and Leonard Berisha (drums). In 2012 Diaries Of A Hero hit the road with Motörhead and Anthrax touring both the UK and Europe. The band also played at the Rock & Metal Circus ...

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen – These Are Not Poetic Times

Mad Dogs and Englishmen are a Hard Rock trio from Manchester. The band consists of Lee McCabe on vocals and bass, Wail Shark on guitar, and Eddie Leopard on drums. The bands main influences included such greats as Black Sabbath, Motorhead, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Orange Goblin and Down to name but a few. Formed back in 2011, ...

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Bad For Lazarus release single and video ‘Caught In The Twist’

Bad For Lazarus are set to release the first single off their upcoming album ‘Life’s A Carnival, Bang! Bang! Bang!’. The new single ‘Caught In The Twist’ is due for release June 16th via 1234 Records. The video features some comical characters including The Devil, and Simon Cowell – it’s brilliantly crazy, fun, and catchy. Rich Fownes (guitar & vocals) ...

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Black Star Riders announce new bassist – Robbie Crane

Black Star Riders have announced new bass player Robbie Crane, following the departure of Marco Mendoza. Marco, a founding member of Black Star Riders, has decided to pursue other projects after potential conflicts in schedules. Marco Mendoza said “I loved my time in Black Star Riders and want to thank all the fans for making the last year on road ...

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