Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

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

The Defiled Interview @ Takedown Festival 2013

Smiley Dave caught up with The AVD and Stitch D from The Defiled at Takedown Festival 2013. We talk squash courts, Danzig and how their new album ‘Daggers’ nearly didn’t happen. Watch the video and read along. How much are you looking forward to today? Stitch D: “It’s good, we haven’t even looked around yet so we don’t know where ...

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Santa Cruz UK Tour Dates

Bringing back a taste of the 80s, Hard Rock band Santa Cruz have announced that they will be special guesting alongside Vega on two UK dates in July. These are:- JULY 5th – London, Barfly 6th – Rock City, Nottingham Lead vocalist/guitarist Archie says: “We are so stoked to bring our music to the UK for the first time! We ...

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Pierce The Veil & Woe Is Me @ Reading, Sub89

300 fans line-up the whole way around the corner of Readings Sub89, to get a good view of tonight’s California rockstars Pierce The Veil. Whilst queuing I text my photographer to see if he was near, and he reported he was on his way, and had overheard one fan confirm that lead singer Vic Futures smelled really nice. From here ...

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Fearless Vampire Killers @ Takedown Festival 2013

Smiley Dave of RAMzine caught up with the Frearless Vampire Killers at this years Takedown Festival. The press room was very busy, Smiley Dave describes it as a ‘farmyard’. As this made the audio on our video a little hard for you to hear we have written it up for you, below. RAMzine: You guys were on earlier today on ...

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Mana of Lordi

RAMzine spoke to Mana of Lordi at the Garage in London, on Lordi’s ‘To Beast, or not to Beast’ tour. Its clear to see that the band are Mr Lordi’s creation, his business, his band. The pastor of the dead, Mana joined Lordi just last year. We had a chat with him about the new video, body shells, chicks, and ...

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Crossfaith Interview

RAMzines Smiley Dave headed down to Camden Underworld in London to chat to the mighty Kenta and HIroki of Crossfaith! Having just supported Bring Me The Horizon, they have just arrived in the UK for a tour, and they were excited to be back! Next up for Crossfaith is Warped Tour, America. Look out for the new album which will be ...

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Lordi @ The Garage, London

Lordi at The Garge, London Remember that Finnish heavy metal band who many moons ago won the Eurovision? Well they are back, and they have come back strong! Fans were queuing outside of The Garage in the rain to see the monsterific Mr Lordi and his band. True Lordi fans are aware that Mr Lordi is part of the KISS ...

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Takedown Festival 2013

Takedown Festival 2013, is a well-established festival now that it’s in its second year. Takedown 2013 took place in Southampton on 11th May 2013. The first band that the RAMzine Team went to see was Our Hollow, Our Home who opened The Southampton Music Stage. The room was packed, apart from the pit space in the middle. As soon as ...

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Mallory Knox @ Takedown Festival 2013

Smiley Dave of RAMzine caught up with Mallory Knox at this years Takedown Festival. Did you know that Takedown 2012 was Mallory Knox first ever festival? Dave spoke to them about how it feels to be back, and the amazing year they have had since then!

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Malefice @ Takedown Festival 2013

Smiley Dave of RAMzine caught up with Dale Butler, lead sing of Malefice, at this years Takedown Festival 2013. The band have just been on a UK tour and you will be glad to know that Dale keeps the guys going by cooking breakfast for him and his crew, whilst out on the road. Malefice announce their next move exclusivly ...

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