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Foreigner at Ramblin Man Fair 2019

Ramblin Man Fair 2019: The Full Report

The Ramblin Man Facebook page may have its fair share of moaners and complainers, and it always will, but no one can complain that this year they brought probably their most diverse line up ever, there was something for just about everyone, and they even found it in them to book amazing weather for the most part! The Friday kicks off ...

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goldfinger

Goldfinger: “The arts are so important and it’s not always easy to get out there” Fireball Tour 2019

With seven hit studio albums and a legendary cover of ‘99 Red Balloons,’ ska-punk legends Goldfinger are no stranger to touring, especially action-packed, energy-fueled tours! This September they’re set to bring that energy to the alongside Less Than Jake, on the Fireball Fire Tour. We caught up with lead guitarist Philip “Moon Valjean” Sneed to discuss their thoughts before they ...

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Wokfest

For the true spirit of DIY Punk look no further than Wonkfest

Returning for its seventh year running promising some of the best UK punk acts on the scene, Wonkfest offers a great day of music, food and drunken revelry for all.  Not just a music festival, Wonkfest is also a community event embracing the true ethos of punk. This year the festival supported Hesita Crisis Support, a charity supporting those affected by ...

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Jared James Nichols brings Blues Power to The Boston Music Rooms

Long, Long ago, (OK, maybe not all that long ago, but a good couple of years at least!) I found myself the pleasure of witnessing Jared James Nichols live for the first time. That was that, I’d been sold on his music for a year or so beforehand and was over the moon at the chance. Having then seen him ...

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black stone cherry

Ramblin’ Man Fair 2019: Interview with Black Stone Cherry’s John Fred

Now picture the scene; you’re alone covering every aspect of the festival, review, photography and interviews, you’re hungover from the very first night where you’ve drank plenty during the day with good people, and even more so when the band entertainment is done while a huge storm comes over and tries its best to flood everyones tent. There’s blistering sun ...

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goldfinger

The Fireball Tour – Less Then Jake, Goldfinger and more!

It’s going to be that time of year again, and no, not the time for resting by the fire with a hot chocolate, but the time for energy,to fuel the Fireball Tour. For the fourth year in a row, the Fireball Tour will hopefully provide the UK with enough energy to make it to the autumn, or at least through ...

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UK TechFest 2019

If ever there was a festival that the phrase ‘For us, by us’ could fit, UK Techfest would be it. It now calls Newark Showground home after the idea first came about in 2011 in order to give the bands of technical and progressive metal a platform to share, both the up and coming and the established artists of the ...

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RAMzine Issue 24

RAMzine 24 | Download Festival, Clutch, Footprints In The Custard

RAMzine Issue 24 is out now featuring this year’s gathering of the rock gods, Download Festival. Read though our annual big review. We catch up with Dan Maines of Clutch to talk past ‘normal’ jobs, bands houses and The Weathermaker Vault Series. We also review the fifth installment of Breaking Bands Festival, a festival that support underground bands, and Footprints In The ...

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King Diamond

Dokk´em Open Air in Netherlanders headlined by King Diamond and Cradle of Filth

Dokkum is a magic place, where you don’t need to close your eyes to travel many centuries ago, elegant style, typical Netherlanders landscapes from chaotic Amsterdam to this pacific town, perfect if you are interested in really good beers; and the metal festival is the best excuse to visit it, a tiny festival, with 300 volunteers giving all they have ...

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Hellfest 2019

Review: Hellfest Open Air Festival 2019 (France)

Through the years we’ve seen a lot of great bands headlining at international festivals, every new season there are less bands able to properly head the next editions without repeating or having to lower the level and hire secondary bands. Just a few chosen can reach Hall of Fame status, and they show several reasons for this… with Kiss, we ...

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