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Review: Steel Panther, Bowling For Soup & Buckcherry – Wembley Arena

I remember seeing Steel Panther for the first time, it was in a stuffy tent at Download ’09. We ran over to the third stage to see them on a wim and they turned out to be one of our favourite new bands that year. They were hilarious and the only other ‘funny’ band around at the time seemed to be Bowling For ...

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Interview with Bowling for Soup’s Jaret Reddick

We met expert lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter for BOWLING FOR SOUP — Jaret Reddick — at the fabulous CROWBAR near London’s Tin Pan Alley ahead of the band’s show at Wembley with Buckcherry and mad glam-metallers Steel Panther. “It’s the first time we have been a support band over here since 2001…” Reddick tells us. He appears dog-tired ...

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Buckcherry’s Keith Nelson “Connecting with the fans is really what it’s all about”

Fans have been treated to a tremendous triple header in London, Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham with Steel Panther, Bowling For Soup and Buckcherry sharing the stage. We were invited to have a chat with Keith Nelson, lead guitarist of Buckcherry, to catch-up and find  out the bands future plans. The Californian notorious multi-platinum-selling rock band, has been opening all the ...

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Interview with SONIC SYNDICATE

The heavy metal outfit SONIC SYNDICATE from Falkenberg in Sweden have undergone a whole load of stylistic changes over the years. Early demos contained no clean vocals and sounded like Dark Tranquillity or In Flames. Then clean vocals started to appear on some tracks and even occasional female vocals from bass player Karin Axelsson. We Rule the Night was ultra-soft ...

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How can new bands play MetalDays Festival?

We caught up with MetalDays organiser Boban Milunovic to find out how new bands can get on the MetalDays line-up! Here is what he said: “It’s really easy and it’s something that we do differently to other festivals. We had tried all sorts of band battles and online competitions and things like that, but all of that just didn’t work in ...

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MetalDays organiser Boban Milunovic “Every customer is a guest of mine”

MetalDays is a festival located in Slovenia – and it’s Awesome! It’s not too big, it’s not too small. It’s a place where people come together from all over the world for a holiday, and to appreciate metal music.  Read our review of MetalDays 2016 in Issue 10 of RAMzine here. Victoria caught up with MetalDays organiser Boban Milunovic to find ...

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RAMzine Issue 10 – Bloodstock, MetalDays, Davey Suicide

RAMzine Issue 10 – The -Bloodstock Festival Issue! Also featuring MetalDays Festival, and our highlights in photos from Reading Festival. Introducing  ‘Street Mafia Geek Metal’ band Chronicles! As well as a brief chat with Davey Suicide! There are lot’s of new releases reviewed in this issue, from a range of alternative band. Some signed and mostly unsigned bands – Hamerex // Chronicles // ...

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Review: Alter Bridge – The Last Hero

Every few years, there is an album that is released, that is considered so near perfect it will go down in music history as a record that defined that era. Examples being: Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, Nirvana’s Nevermind and Metallica’s Master of Puppets. Alter Bridges fifth outing The Last Hero, could well fit in that category too. ...

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ACM LONDON Richard Shaw Guitar Masterclass

The new Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) London campus [based in Clapham] just opened its doors to new students in the past few weeks. The school differs from other traditional music academies by focussing on rock, pop and E.D.M. The Academy is justifiably proud of its professional approach and how it provides valuable networking events, workshops, showcases and audition opportunities ...

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Live Review: Brutal Assault Festival 2016, Czech Republic

We were very fortunate to have access to this years Brutal Assault Festival which is considered one of the best for the extreme metal scene in Europe. With killer bands across four whole days, Cheap Czech lager and a wonderful selection of food (also very cheap) what more could we possibly ask for? With the festival held within the confines ...

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