Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

UK’s Largest LEGO® exhibition comes to The O2

Undoubtedly the best and most enduring toy on the planet, LEGO®  has sparked creativity and delight in both young and old since it was first manufactured in Denmark in 1949. After an amazing two years in Manchester, The LEGO® Show is moving to London in May with its biggest show ever. The LEGO® Show will be at The O2 in Greenwich from the 9th – 11th May 2014.The 3 day show will ...

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The Rise And The Fall Of The Clash

The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk. The band are as important to that scene as the Sex Pistols or The Ramones.  Along with punk, their music incorporated elements of reggae, dub, funk, and rockabilly topped with super hook lines and the necessary aggression. During their ...

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A message from Tomas Haake of MESHUGGAH – 25th Anniversary

Influential Swedish metallers Meshuggah have hinted at plans for some special releases and events to celebrate their 25th Anniversary. Tomas Haake (drums) says… “You try to wrap your head around it but comprehension fails – it’s been twentyfive years since the first official MESHUGGAH release!!! The self titled (though often referred to as ‘Psykisk testbild’) EP came out on the small local Umeå ...

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HRH Ibiza Road Trip

Fed up of horrible weather at UK festivals? We have a solution! – The HRH Ibiza Road Trip! Now in its 5th cycle, The HRH Ibiza road trip is pleased to announce 17 bands for this year’s chapter. HRH Ibiza was created internally by the fans who demanded Rock n Roll Holidays, whereas the fans, the bikers and the bands get ...

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Above The Underground ‘Sonder’ Track By Track

Chester pop-rock quartet Above The Underground are set to release their storming Debut ‘Sonder’ on 17th Feb. Awash with crisp but warm, driving guitars, and iced with instantly familiar vocal refrains, Sonder is much more than just a disposable offering from a dime-a-dozen local act, but rather a potential-loaded leap forward for a band that could easily become leaders of the national scene and beyond. Vocalist Will ...

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As It Is ‘This Mind Of Mine’ Track By Track

Transatlantic pop-punkers As It Is get nostalgic on their forthcoming fan-funded E.P ‘This Mind Of Mine’, which sees release on the 17th March 2014. Creatively inspired by the days when emo wasn’t a dirty word and the rose tinted spirit of the late, great John Hughes’ celluloids, As It Is have spent 18 months moulding, melding and meddling with their craft, steadily building a reputation as ...

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RAMzines Top Tips for 2014

Its always hard to start talking about all bands within the wide genres that are Rock and Metal – but we wanted to share some of our thoughts on who we want to be big, or suspect will defiantly be big in 2014. There are so many new exciting albums coming our this year – Mastodon, Against Me, The used, ...

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Hammerfest add another 17 bands to conclude this year’s Book of The Dead

With only 18 pairs of day passes left and less than 36 hours to get them as part of the Black Friday promo, Hammerfest conclude their line up by adding yet another 17 bands from all across the metal spectrum. Joining the main frame of Kreator, Overkill, Corrosion of Conformity, Unleashed & Enthroned are: Avatar Feed The Rhino Savage Messiah ...

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The Used announce new album ‘Imaginary Enemy’

The Used are set to release a new album titled ‘Imaginary Enemy’ – Due out April 1st 2014. ‘Imaginary Enemy’ sounds pretty life changing from Bert McCrackens comments on the new album:  “We the people, in order to form a more perfect planet, must question the way the world works – and where the world is heading”. He continues, “Some ...

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TAKING BACK SUNDAY New Album ‘Happiness Is’

They are back! Taking Back Sunday are set to release their brand new album ‘Happiness Is‘ on March 18th 2014, via Hopeless Records. This will be the bands second album since reviving the classic line-up of Adam Lazzara (vocals), John Nolan (guitar/vocals), Eddie Reyes (guitar), Shaun cooper (bass), and Mark O’Connell (drums). With over a year with no representation for ...

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