Featured

Live Review: Fear Factory, The Forum, London

Unless you managed to live under a rock for majority of the 90s metal movement, a little album known as Demanufacture should be very familiar to you! Depending on who you speak with, this album consists of some of the most well known and pinnacle Fear Factory songs in their huge back catalogue which spans a massive 25+-year life as ...

Read More »

Live: An Evening With…John Garcia

John Garcia needs little to no introduction. From being one of the founder members responsible for pioneering the desert rock/stoner rock scene. The number of bands that he has fronted is hard to fathom, each as good as the next, be it Kyuss, Slo Burn, Unida, Vista Chino, etc. or even his solo material and thanks to this, he has ...

Read More »

Embarrassing Tour Stories: Those Damn Crows

“They used to tear gas you… if they liked the band!” Nat chats to the guys from Those Damn Crows about their gig and tour highlights, shopping trolleys, being tear-gassed and kicking chickens! See the full interview here: http://ramzine.co.uk/interviews/those-damn-crows-on-video-concepts-whats-next See our review of Hard Rock Hell 9, in Issue 6 of RAMzine. Buy print copies here.

Read More »

Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline Reading & Leeds 2016!

Joining Red Hot Chili Peppers at Reading and Leeds this year are – The 1975, Courteeners, Twentry One Pilots, Boy Better Know, DJ EZ, Slaves, Crossfaith, Hinds, and Rat Boy.  Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the biggest rock bands in the world, so it’s phenomenal to see them play Reading and Leeds and a UK exclusive. Their last ...

Read More »

RAMzine Issue 6 – Hard Rock Hell!

We made it! Six issues in one year! 2015 has certainly been about finding our feet, when you look through each issue you can notice some huge changes and improvements as we go along – that’s the magic of a zine. If we were in the 70s or 80s we would be on a typewriter cutting and sticking paper to ...

Read More »
Faster Pussycat

Faster Pussycat “being in a band is a labour of love”

American glam metal band  Faster Pussycat have been in the music industry a long time, from Los Angeles, California they formed in 1985. We wanted to know how they felt about people calling the music industry “Doomed”. “We always call ourselves ‘lifers’. This is what we were born to do” – Faster Pussycat The LA based band play the Whiskey ...

Read More »

Michael Schenker & Me…

On Friday 13th October 1307 in Paris, France those of the order of the Knights Templars were arrested and later hanged, under the connivance of a cash-hungry King Phillip and his papal puppet, Pope Clement V. On Friday 13th November 2015 in Paris, France around twice as many people have been killed; gunned down and bombed, this time terrorists have ...

Read More »

Live review: Megadeth / Lamb of God co-headline tour, O2 academy, Birmingham

Sunday November 15th saw a few awesome things come my way, my birthday, free beer, and a night out at a small gig with a few small bands like Megadeth, Lamb of God, Children of Bodom and Sylosis! The sold out gig itself was held at the O2 academy, Birmingham, and was the final of a 5 date UK/Ireland co-headline ...

Read More »

Hard Rock Hell A Hard Rocker’s Heaven

Hosted at Hafan Y Mor holiday park in North Wales, Hard Rock Hell is on the more glamorous side of the rock and metal festival events calendar, with either a holiday home caravan or apartment as accommodation for the weekend. Given the weather, not only in Wales but for the time of year in general, the solid abode was welcome; ...

Read More »

Live Review: Damnation Festival 2015

Finally, the greatest time of the year was upon us. Damnation Festival 2015, based up in Leeds University. A day chocked so full of music that it’s hard to make any time to see the light of day, or rain (this is England after all). Damnation have done everything right, this is a real day long festival for the fans, ...

Read More »