PREMIERE: Clams new single ‘Worn & Torn’

RAMzine is pleased to present you with the premiere of new single ‘Worn & Torn’ by blues-infused 70’s-style rockers, Clams. The Dorset five-piece were first on the scene somewhat 20 years ago and after various obstacles and line-up changes over the years, they are now in the position to release their first tracks in over a decade. As soon as ...

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Jim Davies “This feels like my first proper album” – Interview with former The Prodigy and Pitchshifter guitarist

At first, you might not know the name, but if you have listened to chart-topping hits from The Prodigy, seen Pitchshifter live, or even heard some background music on Sky TV,  you will have heard the music of one Jim Davies. The technical guitarist is now releasing a solo album entitled Headwars. Written and produced by Davies, and including guest ...

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Monstrosities In A Cold Climate – An Interview With Nyrst

A couple of months ago yours truly had the pleasure of receiving a promo copy of an utterly atmospheric and strangely unsettling black metal record entitled Orsök by the Icelandic entity named Nyrst. While its intriguing and stunning album artwork immediately caught the eye and strongly hinted at great things to come, nothing could have prepared this writer for just ...

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Deep Purple - Purpendicular

RAMzine Classic: Deep Purple – Purpendicular

They said in 1975 when Tommy Bolin replaced Ritchie Blackmore and again in 1994 when Steve Morse was announced: “there is no Deep Purple without Blackmore”. I am a huge Blackmore fan; I have every legitimate release (and a lot of illegitimate ones) covering his 60s sessions through to Blackmore’s Night. I too was a doubter, until I heard the sheer ...

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The HU

The HU share their message of “loving and protecting this earth” and waking everyone’s “Inner Warrior”

February 2020, Mongolian rock band, The HU, embarked on a tour starting in the UK, that then took them to Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia. Halfway through their tour in Australia The HU find themselves having to cancel their remaining dates due to government crowd restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The band, as well as thousands of Brit’s are currently stuck ...

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Download Festival 2019

Self-isolating? Here are full concerts and documentaries you can watch on YouTube

As the safest option during this pandemic is to stay inside, you’re going to need something to watch. A good documentary is a great way to take your mind off all the bad stuff happening right now, plus since all concerts are canceled – here is a list of full festivals, gigs, and documentaries you can stream for free on ...

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Heavier! Faster! Louder!: What we learned from the series’ launch

As reported previously, a six-part audio series has been created to explore the origins of heavy metal and the genre’s connection to the Tyneside area. Narrated by local radio legend, Alan Robson, and featuring members of NWOBHM staples such as Venom, Tygers Of Pan Tang, Atomkraft, Fist, Raven, War Machine, and more makes this essential listening for any metal historian. ...

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Fire From The Gods

Fire From The God’s AJ Channer “We’re all leaving the darkness of who we were and trying to find a brighter, better new day…”

RAMzine caught up with lead singer AJ Channer of Texas based band Fire From The Gods on their recent tour across the UK with The Hu. The band released new album American Sun back in November and released video for the title track and single ‘Right Now’. AJ discusses what Fire From The Gods are all about, a bit about ...

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Sylosis return to London with new album Cycle of Suffering

Finally, after three long years of waiting Sylosis return to performing live, starting off their come-back tour at London’s Islington Assembly Hall with main support from Dyscarnate. This tour will be also promoting Sylosis’ latest album Cycle of Suffering which fans have eagerly waited the last five years for. Let’s go! After an unfortunate twenty-minute technical delay, the night began with ...

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Enveloped By Norwegian Darkness – An Interview With Dwaal

The Oslo-based entity named Dwaal is undoubtedly one of the most captivating musical encounters that yours truly has had the pleasure of experiencing lately. Their richly textured and deeply unsettling mixture of doom metal, sludge, post-black metal, and oppressive ambient soundscapes is both effective and trance-inducing, and the slow, intense compositions that constitute their debut offering entitled Gospel of the ...

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