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Steel Panther: Lexxi talks bitchin’ metal, wooing the ladies and the definition of a ‘Poontang Boomerang’

“The UK is our biggest fanbase… we can’t wait to get back over there” Lexxi Foxx, bassist of Steel Panther tells us. That makes sense, we don’t know many people who don’t find them hilarious, they hit our British humour right on the head. I remember seeing Steel Panther for the first time, back in 2010 I received a text message from ...

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Ministry - Sphinctour

RAMzine Classic Album: Ministry – Sphinctour

Did you know that Ministry were once a new wave synth pop outfit driven by Al Jourgenson in 1981? The 80’s were a time for synthesisers and saw Ministry change their style to become one of the leading industrial metal bands of the 80’s. Their success was made paramount in the early naughty nineties when they released their fifth studio ...

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Booze & Glory

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Booze & Glory

Booze & Glory are back with the next instalment of the party fuelled sounds of rowdy old skool punk and Oi anthems. Having been making music since 2009 Chapter IV see’s the London boys upping their game with the infectious way they write songs for Friday & Saturday nights whilst writing about subjects as diverse as installing positive thinking in ...

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ZZ TOP

Preview: Ramblin’ Man – ZZ TOP, EXTREME, STEVE ‘N’ SEAGULLS

We all have a craving for Southern music, down-home blues and exciting classic rock, right? Yessiree, we do. So we cannot wait to head into the English countryside this July for a weekend with the Ramblers. We’ll be joining the friendliest crowds in the country to celebrate the best music on Earth  — down Kent way — for this year’s ...

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Michael Monroe

Hard Rock Hell AOR 2017 Highlights: Saturday

Well, it feels like we’ve barely started, but we’re on the dawn of the final day of this year’s Hard Rock Hell AOR. The whole event has been excellent so far, and the organisers have certainly saved the best til last. Let’s dive right in. Power is the optimal word for Häxan. There are few things more impressive than a ...

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Lita Ford

Hard Rock Hell AOR 2017 Highlights: Friday

Gloriously, the gods of weather have treated us here at Hard Rock Hell by getting all of the rain out overnight so we don’t have to suffer through it. This is especially welcome as the suffering is real. If you don’t have a hangover this morning, you are not experiencing a rock and roll festival properly. With pounding headaches, a ...

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Girlschool Reissues

RAMzine Classic: Girlschool — Demolition, Hit And Run + Screaming Blue Murder

Girlschool, formed in the intoxicating years of the NWOBHM movement, and are the longest serving New Wave rock band in the world, comprising all women. The band remains active today after more than 35 years. Formed from the remains of a Wandsworth, South London school cover-band — they called themselves “Painted Lady” — Girlschool enjoyed the strong media exposure and ...

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Tequila Mockingbyrd

Hard Rock Hell AOR Highlights: Thursday

It’s not an enviable task having to open up a festival, but Tequila Mockingbyrd makes it look effortless. The Melbourne-born trio recently relocated to the UK and are on the cusp of releasing their debut in Europe – their Australian fanbase has already been treated to it – and they are out to prove a point, and make sure that ...

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Davey Suicide

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Davey Suicide

Raising up from the undead of Holywood Davey Suicide returns with his 3rd full-length album Made From Fire later this month. Having been at loggerhead with labels and the likes for nearly 2 years this album marks the rebirth of one of the “Top 50 Rockstars In The World” ( -Kerrang). This album is packed to the rafters with synth driven ...

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Sum 41 - Don't Call It A Sum Back Tour

Live:Sum 41,Brixton Academy, London

The band who helped make your summers bright as a teenager, the band who made you realise you didn’t want to be casualties of society, the band who’s cheeky-smiled skater–punk style injected the anthem fuelled songs at your parties… Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you Sum 41. But first, the main support act, Hollerado. These Toronto-based musicians are not ...

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