Hammerfest V: In Fear of the Dragon Festival Review

In the fantastical world of Heavy Metal music, sights such as massive armour-clad Bushido warriors – rising like phantoms from icy mists- are not unusual. These demonic samurai figures, along with a number of other lurking ghosts, gruesome blood soaked zombies, evil vampires and associated monsters … made up the crowd at this year’s Hammerfest – Episode V “In Fear ...

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RAMzine Exclusive: Colours of Ones new video for ‘Dust & Chalk’

RAMzine are very excited bring you an exclusive announcement! Colours of One have now released a brand new video for their new single Dust & Chalk from their latest EP Apparitions. The video comes courtesy of Ben Smith from Gingenious Productions who in the past has worked with names such as Funeral For a Friend and Rise to Remain. The ...

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Festival Feature

RAMzines Map of UK Festivals 2013

Festival season is on its way and there are a lot of great festivals happening this year! Its time to start planning which ones we are going to, to make this slightly easier we have compiled a list of all weekend and day festivals that include Rock and Metal music across the UK. Check out the MAP to look for ...

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WIN Limited Edition Bush Live DVD + The Sea Of Memories Boxset

BUSH have just released their first live recorded performance from the Roseland Theater in Portland, along with their latest album ‘Sea Of Memories’, making a mega BUSH box-set! It features all the classic songs you love from Sixteen Stone, Razorblade Suitcase, The Science of  Things, Golden State and The Sea of Memories. You will also he happy to know that ...

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Interview with ‘The Smoking Hearts’

London-based sleazy punks The Smoking Hearts (originally from Bedfordshire UK) are a 5 Piece Rock ‘n’ Roll band who have promised to bring excitement and danger to audiences – right from the start. Formed by friends Nobba Green (guitar) and Simon Barker (guitar), as a musical outlet for their sweaty punk fuelled rock alter ego personas – The Smoking Hearts ...

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Interview with ALTAAR

ALTAAR is the creation of Andreas Tylden and Sten Ove Toft. Andreas Tylden has often been described as one of the most important characters in Norwegian hardcore during last decade. And Sten Toft has been described as Norway’s ‘king of noise’. Together, they have assembled an all-star team with ALTAAR . These Oslo, Norway based doom-masters are now considered to ...

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Whose year is it?

2013: Whose Year is it?

It has to be said that there certainly are some bands that are going to be huge this year, without question some bands are going to see their careers take flight and propel them into the eye lines of an awful lot of the public, whether that public want to see them or not. This country (UK) has always had ...

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Interview with Defy All Reason

Wrexham based band Defy All Reason look set to have a big year ahead of them. Following on from their release of Nickelback-sounding single ‘Shake It’, the band have a UK tour set for 2013, hitting cities such as Liverpool, Chester, Manchester, Wrexham and Worcester, among others. ‘Shake It’ is a no-holds-barred, satisfyingly crunchy ode to the best that the ...

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Miss Lava Interview (Red Supergiant)

Coming out of Lisbon, Portugal Miss Lava have been cutting a fiery hole in the metal stratosphere, their 2009 effort ‘Blues For The Dangerous Mile’ delighted critics with their powerful blend of stoner rock filled to the brim with massive riffs. We caught up with guitarist K Raffah to pick his brains about their anticipated follow up ‘Red Supergiant;’ What ...

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While She Sleeps Interview

While She Sleeps are a band that have arguably redefined what it is to be a metalcore band in the 21st century. Now, after the release of their debut album This Is the Six, which was amazingly well received by critics across the board, they have a slot as main support to Asking Alexandria on their UK/Europe tour. I sat down with ...

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