Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

Butserfest 2013 – seventh year!

Now in its seventh year Butserfest takes place on Saturday 14th September 2013 at the Queen Elizabeth Country Park near Petersfield in Hampshire aimed at 14-20 year olds (although younger and older people are permitted entry) and is an alcohol and drug free event. Butserfest is a local council funded event which tries to focus on upcoming talent alongside more ...

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Corrosion of Conformity added to Hammerfest 6

Hammerfest 6 – Book of the Dead have made the first announcements to the line-up, and its shaping up to be rather thrashtastic! Kreator Overkill Soilwork Corrosion of Conformity Unleashed Grand Magus Enthroned Paragon Earthtone 9 Breed 77 Darkane Black Moth Sound Storm Goldsboro Annihilated Collisions Cypher16 Huron Dead Existence Gravil Maplerun   Hammerfest takes place at Haven Hafan y ...

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Kobra And The Lotus announce UK Tour

Its been a while since we have seen Kobra And The Lotus play! The last time we saw them was at Hard Rock Hell (VI), where the band had only just released ‘Fifty Shades of Evil’, and have now since then released their self-titled album. This is a band that give a powerful performance, last time we saw them at ...

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Redfest 2013 Review

Progressively getting bigger and bigger each year, Redfest was back this year with an diverse range of rock music. Taking place in Surrey, the festival is just 20 minutes from London, and was very cheap! Only £36 for a day ticket or £65 for the weekend! The weekend was blessed with lovely weather, with just a few much needed refreshing ...

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Memphis May Fire @ Slam Dunk Festival

RAM caught up with Memphis May Fire at this years Slam Dunk Festival. We talk kebabs and Fame! They play the Twitter Challenge, where they boys guess which band member said which tweet. “We are so thankful to every individual fan, and what they have done, the records they bought, the merchandise they bought, the shows they’ve come to.” – ...

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HRH AOR 2 announces Graham Bonnet of Rainbow

Hard Rock Hell in association with Classic Rock Magazine have announced round two of HRH AOR festival! The event will take place in the usual, and now well known site in North Wales – y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli. The dates for HRH AOR 2 are March 20th -23rd 2014. Acts so far announced :- Graham Bonnett (former Rainbow front-man) , Tyketto, Love/Hate, Kee ...

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Tonight Alive Interview @ Slam Dunk Festival 2013

Smiley Dave spoke to Tonight Alive at this years Slam Dunk Festival. The band recently released ‘Breakdown’ featuring Benji Madden of Good Charlotte, we find out the storey behind the collaboration. Watch the video for ‘Breakdown’ here.  New album ‘The other Side’ is set for release in September 2013, the band haven’t released an album since 2010, so there is ...

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Redfest 2013

Redfest now in its 7th year, at Robins Cook Farm (Surrey) returns with a mix of established and up-and-coming artists. Last year the festival played host to such acts as Modestep, Young Guns, and Kids In Glass Houses. This year get ready for some fun artists perfect for this beautiful sunshine! There are a wide variety of acts playing this ...

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Blitz Kids Interview @ Slam Dunk Festival

RAMzine caught up with Blitz Kids at this years Slam Dunk Festival. The guys talk about the new lyric video for ‘On My Own’. “We designed it for festivals” says lead singer Joe James. You can watch the video here. You can listen to new single ‘Run For Cover‘ on Youtube now. The catchy summer track will be available on ...

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Bury Tomorrow Twitter Challenge

Smiley Dave plays the Twitter Challenge with Jason and Kristan of Bury Tomorrow at this years Slam Dunk Festival. In this challenge we find out which band member would rather get to know the people who are not on the internet, which member of BT would like to become a stripper, and what the band might start doing on their UK ...

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