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Seon | Photos by Ashley Crowson

Soen leave an impressive and unforgettable impression on the O2 Islington

Sometimes going to a gig without any prior knowledge or listening to the bands can be a fine line between fantastic and dreadful. You can come away feeling completely euphoric and blown away, or the polar opposite, and get more annoyed the more you dwell on the time and money wasted. Rarely do you find any medium between. With Soen, ...

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Perturbator

Perturbator and Dan Terminus bring dark synthwave to Manchester Academy 2

Tonight as the venue transforms into something majestic and futuristic we venture deep into the electronic universe, and we discover unique artists in the synth electronica genre. I originally discovered this style of music by venturing into gaming soundtracks and then stumbled into this wonderful spectrum of music, I really do feel its ahead of its time! When I first ...

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Bowling For Soup

RAMzine Issue 23 | Bowling For Soup, #DL2019, Fleetwood Mac

Issue 23 of RAMzine is out now featuring a huge interview with Jaret Reddick and Gary Wiseman of Bowling For Soup as they look to celebrate their 25th Birthday as a band later on this year. We talk about how young pop punk band Not Ur Girlfrenz ended up on tour across the US and UK with them, as well as what ...

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Jordan Rudess's Wired for Sound

Jordan Rudess’ ‘Wired for Madness’ is testimony to the extraordinary range and breadth of his musical desires

If you’re a fan of Prog-metal the name Jordan Rudess will be familiar to you as the keyboard player with rock titans Dream Theatre and also as one of the two main composers of their music. But although he’s made his name and stellar reputation inside this band, his skill and musical palette extends far beyond this. His latest solo ...

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Deaf Havana

Deaf Havana, with Hot Milk and LaFontaines at Albert Hall Manchester

Walking up to the Albert Hall Manchester, I notice a queue round the block of people, all there for one reason, to have a great time. I have never been to the Albert Hall before and if you haven’t either I urge you to go. It’s so beautiful inside. I just stood by the sound desk looking up at the ...

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Overkill

Overkills ‘Wings Over Europe’ Killfest Tour Lands In London

Whenever the top alternative big ones comes up, 99 times out of 100, Overkill is in there and for damn good reason. Not only have they just released their 19th studio album The Wings of War, but they have had an energy in their live shows that blows just about anyone else off the stage, The Wings Over Europe tour ...

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UFO RAMzine

UFO with support from Tara Lynch, live at Manchester O2 Ritz

Tonight at this sold out show we are blessed to see UFO on their last ever tour after fifty years in the making (1969- 2019). It’s just crazy, but all good things must come to an end. What UFO have shown tonight is that no matter what your age is, as long as you love rock then tonight we’re in ...

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POD

POD, Alien Ant Farm & 68 at o2 Ritz Manchester

To open the night at 02 Ritz Manchester was noise punk band from Atlanta, 68. I have never listened to the noise punk genre before so had no idea what to expect from this duo, Josh Scogin on guitar and vocals and Niko Yamada on drums. The pair come on stage in full suits which was very unexpected and going ...

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Tyketto

Tyketto – Strength in Numbers 25th Anniversary tour, live!

Marking a quarter of a century for anything is a little special, but when you get an email that tells you your second album is hitting that milestone, well it’s usually good to celebrate it, and Tyketto fans quite simply wanted one thing, that album toured and played in full. Tyketto were obviously more than happy to oblige, taking it ...

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Danny Vaughn

Tyketto’s frontman Danny Vaughn “If we are not enjoying it, we are not doing it”

As their second album Strength In Numbers in now turning 25, Tyketto are celebrating the event with a UK tour which, judging by the ticket sales, has turned out to be very successful for the band. Tyketto has built up a great following over the years and these guys have managed to bring their melodic rock on some of the most prestigious stages ...

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