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Mark Morton

Mark Morton plays acoustic set at Camden’s Underworld

As the cold winter months drag on and adjustments to life are made, those trying to get back into routine, those trying to better themselves etc, us music fans are usually working on which gig to get started with. On January 12th, we find ourselves with a lovely, gentle option down in Camden’s Underworld. Mark Morton is set to release ...

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KINGDOM OF MADNESS

On A Storyteller’s Night – An Interview With Kingdom Of Madness: Classic Magnum

In 2018, the hugely skilled Mark Stanway (ex-Magnum, ex-Grand Slam) assembled an amazing cast of musicians primarily from past line-ups and eras of the renowned outfit Magnum in order to celebrate that band’s rich and timeless catalogue of songs from the celebrated 1978-1994 period. Boasting a marvelous line-up consisting of Micky Barker, Mo Birch, Richard Bailey, Chris Ousey, Brian Badhams, ...

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Motionless In White

Motionless In White hit banger after banger with the necessary evil and soft! Supported by Defying Decay & Skold

Motionless In White were back ashore the UK on the final leg of their tour and they kicked it off on a Sunday night in Manchester. Bringing along with them Bangkok alternative metal band Defying Decay and Swedish industrial metal band Skold. Defying Decay… holy shit! I instantly fell in love with these nutters. I can honestly say this band ...

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Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge & Shinedown at the O2

December is the year where we all get swamped by gigs, it’s what makes the month that little more special, and it is always a great way to catch up with friends one last time before everyone suffers the struggles of huge hangovers and family gatherings the next few days offer, even more so when it is a huge gig. ...

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2019 rock albums of the year

RAMzine’s Best of 2019

Red Handed – Denial Redeemer Released 29th March 2019 For a metalcore fan Redeemer has everything. Whether you’re looking for insane headbanging juggernauts or beautiful melodic moments of perfection, Reedemer has it all. Combined with amazing vocals, great instrumentation and a great tale to tell, Reedemer has been THE standout album of 2019 for me. Slam Dunk North 2019 – ...

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Cormac Neeson

Cormac Neeson’s Secret Show At The Black Heart

Last minute shows can always be a bit mental, but when they work, they work spectacularly. Cormac Neeson (vocalist of The Answer) was in one of those situations, finding himself opening the evening at The Black Heart in Camden supporting his solo release, White Feather. A short 25-minute acoustic set opening for young up and coming rockers Keylock and Mason ...

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Amon Amarth

Amon Amarth bring their awe-inspiring set of Viking themed death metal to Manchester along with Hypocrisy and Arch Enemy

Ever-increasing the range of their fanbase, production value and technical prowess yet still staying true to what has helped make them an oddity in the extreme metal scene… Swedish melodic death metal outfit, Amon Amarth, bring their awe-inspiring set of Viking themed death metal to the Manchester Apollo along with fellow Swedes, Hypocrisy and Arch Enemy. The first to play ...

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Kaldvard

Raging Fires & Medieval Injustice – An Interview With Pagan Black Metallers Kaldvard

I recently had the pleasure of immersing myself in the upcoming record entitled Dømt til Bål og Brann by the Norwegian entity known as Kaldvard, and it literally blew me away by means of its epic melodies, crushing riffs, and evocative atmosphere. Now, their debut offering (Fossegrimens Pant, 2018) was a solid slab of melodic pagan metal with bombast aplenty ...

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Theory of a Deadman

Theory of a Deadman with Dead Posey live in Manchester

Canadian rockers Theory of a Deadman (TOADM) are back in Manchester and despite the show being on a weekday, it felt like the weekend! It was a show full of emotion and drama but filled our hearts with meaning. For those who are unaware the band shorted their name to simply ‘Theory’ back in 2017 when sixth album Wake Up ...

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Sacred Reich

Sacred Reich pack out the Underworld

On any given week in the Capital, you’d be hard-pressed to not find a gig to attend, this week in particular, you are actually stuck with the struggle of knowing which gig to find yourself going to! This week alone finds Jinjer, Pig Iron, Torpor, Skid Row, Amon Amarth and Halestorm all playing just to name a few. With competition ...

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