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Uriah Heep

Russell Gilbrook of Uriah Heep “It’s one of those dream jobs you do…”

After releasing their 25th studio album, British rockers Uriah Heep have embarked on a UK tour supported by GUN and Von Hertzen Brothers. Their current lineup consists of Bernie Shaw on lead vocals, Mick Box on lead guitars, Phil Lanzon on keyboards, Dave Rimmer on bass and Russell Gilbrook on drums. These guys haven’t slowed down since 1970, the year ...

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2018 albums of the year

Albums of The Year 2018 – RAMzine

Parkway Drive – Reverence | Nominated by Victoria Purcell. When Parkway released Reverence in May 2018 we were blown away with the quality and power it brang. They went on to play festivals across Europe including Download Festival, where they unveiled their UK Arena Tour for early 2019. We caught up with Winston McCall before that set to speak about this album. ...

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36crazyfists

Bury Tomorrow, 36 Crazyfists, Cane Hill, Crystal Lake – Some of our generation’s finest metalcore!

Though it’s arse clatteringly cold outside,  inside the venue is heating the fuck up with some of our generation’s finest metalcore. Kicking off with Japan’s own Crystal Lake who lay down solid riffs that loosen up the cogs in the machine tonight. Firmly planting the seeds for their future, they do well to make an impression on the crowd this ...

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GUN’s frontman Dante reveals ‘Next year is gonna be fantastic for us!’

After a successful 2018, GUN are back on the road to play a series of exciting festivals and shows in the UK. Throughout their triumphant career these rockers from Glasgow, who formed in 1987, have gifted their fans with hits such as ‘Better Days’ and ‘Word Up’, not to mention their last acclaimed release Favourite Pleasures. The Gizzi brothers have ...

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Sevendust

Sevendust live at Manchester Academy with All That Remains and Blind Channel

First up to play is Finish band Blind Channel. Like pretty much most of us here we have never heard of this band, and after doing some quick back checking this is what stood out… their genre is violent pop. I have never heard of this genre and as it turns out Blind Channel say they are the ‘pioneers of ...

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Grand Slam

The Dawn of a New Beginning – The Return of Grand Slam

With a new album on the horizon, the incredibly talented ensemble known as Grand Slam are determined to leave a mark on the world of hard rock music. Originally conceived back in 1984 by legendary Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott (1949-1986) and featuring the brilliant Mark Stanway (Magnum) on keyboards and Laurence Archer (UFO, Wild Horses) on guitars, the band ...

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Zeal and Ardor

Zeal and Ardor at The Electric Ballroom – His command dominates as his intent glare stares through the centre of the crowd.

Following the release of Stranger Fruit, Zeal and Ardor have exploded from being a small, underground band, to a band that really are on the cusp of breaking into the mainstream. Their blend of gospel blues and black metal hasn’t come without its fair share of hate from elitists, but if you’re getting hate, clearly you’re doing something good. Currently ...

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Not Ur Girlfrenz

New Texan Pop Punkers, Not Ur Girlfrenz, play their debut UK shows on Bowling For Soup Tour

If you’re looking for your next favorite new band, they don’t get much newer then Pop Punkers’ Not Ur Girlfrenz. Formed just a year ago they have already played Warped Tour, released a music video and debut EP titled New Kids In America. Not Ur Girlfrenz is made up of three girls from Texas, Liv Haynes (14) playing guitar and lead ...

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Tremonti

Eric Friedman talks about Tremonti’s new album “This is my favourite album because of the way we did it together”

Founded in 2011 by Alter Bridge’s guitarist Mark Tremonti, heavy metal group Tremonti evolved from a solo project to a fully developed band and they’re getting more and more recognition as time goes by. Last June Tremonti came out with a brand new album titled A Dying Machine which represents the fourth release for this hard working quartet. The band has recently ...

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Ben Pool

Ben Poole Discusses his Dirty Laundry

Guitarist Ben Poole is currently on tour through to mid-December in support of his new album Anytime You Need Me, and has been making waves on the radio with his single ‘Dirty Laundry’ – Produced by King King’s Wayne Proctor who also play drums on the record as well as being part of the touring line-up with bass player Beau ...

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