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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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Last in Line

Last in Line and Diamond Head play a special London show

A night for the books, Last In Line are playing a special show with legendary special guests, and friends, Diamond Head. There isn’t much that can be said that hasn’t been said before about these line-ups. Diamond Head, the classic NWOBHM band that made their mark on a few bands that became known as the big four; And Last in ...

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Accept

Shadow Soldiers & Metal Hearts – The legendary Accept and the Norwegian Radio Orchestra lay siege to the Opera House in Oslo

The exclusive performance by Accept featuring hugely skilled members of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra (KORK) at the Opera House in downtown Oslo last night was one for the history books. The legendary German metal heroes wrapped up the European leg of their Symphonic Terror 2019 tour in Norway’s capital city, but whereas the Orchestra of Death had accompanied the band ...

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SUM 41

Sum 41 and Yours Truly takeover the O2 Victoria Warehouse

On Wednesday 26th June 2019 Sum 41 and Yours Truly took over O2 Victoria Warehouse in Manchester for a night of pop punk! Arriving at the venue it was obvious that this was going to be a great night as there was a line of people going all the way back to the main road. Whilst waiting for Sum 41’s ...

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Chloe Trujillo

Chloe Trujillo launches ‘Art In Motion’ at The Karma Sanctum Hotel in London

Chloe Trujillo, wife of Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo, was at The Karma Sanctum Hotel for three days last week live painting to launch her ‘Art In Motion’ exhibit. Her art will be shown throughout the hotel all summer, alongside a guitar she hand-printed which belonged to Adrian Smith from Iron Maiden. This very special guitar will be auctioned off to ...

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Download 2019: Bands you MUST check out – Recommended by RAMzine

You may remember the bands as recommended by fans of Download and readers of RAMzine alike. A list by the fans, for the fans. Great. Here at RAMzine, we have some more bands in mind that you need to see at the extremely stacked festival this weekend. As you can imagine the people who put together RAMzine day-to-day have very ...

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Thunderstick

In For The Kill – An interview with NWOBHM stalwarts Thunderstick

The superb NWOBHM entity that is Thunderstick was resurrected in 2016 and released the absolutely thrilling, Something Wicked This Way Comes, the following year to great reviews and praise from the fans. With a hugely interesting new line-up in place, a 4-track EP containing brand new material on the horizon, and a number of festival appearances scheduled for later on this ...

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