Photo by Marianne Harris.

Lost in Venice: ACM & Forthcoming Single ‘Games’

Whilst waiting in a corridor at the Academy Of Contemporary Music (ACM) for a Guitar Master Class with Olly Steele of Monuments, we met up with one of the bands on campus. Lost In Venice came together whilst studying at the academy and they have had a brilliant few months. Firstly, the band were selected to be dressed by John Varvatos, ...

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Photo by Yulia Hauer.

Olly Steele of Monuments Guitar Masterclass at ACM

Olly Steele of progressive metal band Monuments gives a guitar Masterclass to the students of the Academy Of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Guildford. Olly tells us: “I will be playing some tunes and then answering any questions. I generally talk about things like technique, touring, or the fact that I play extended range guitars.” He is here to give advice to ...

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ARCHITECTS - All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us

Review: ARCHITECTS – All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us

These are uncertain times. A theme prevalent across Architects latest album, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us. The seventh studio release makes a new stamp on a genre Architects were so instrumental in building. Bringing new levels of depth, heaviness and unsettling darkness to what many consider a stale genre. Everything about this album deserves your attention. A beautifully worked ...

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2000Trees by Jess Jones

Ten Reasons To Go To 2000Trees This Year

Ideally, we at RAMZine wanted to give you TWO THOUSAND reasons to visit 2000Trees, because, y’know, it fits with the festival name and we could probably think of that many because it’s just that good. However, there are reviews to be written, Netflix shows to be binged and some of us have day jobs. So we’ve cut it down to ...

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Photos by Jessy Lotti.

Live: Tigertailz, Camden Underworld, London

Tonight Tigertailz fans got out the leather, the hairspray and the glitter together with the excitement to watch them performing at The Underworld after quite a long absence from the London rock scene. Everyone is ready to go back all the way to the 80’s hair metal days, at least for one night of pure entertainment. Once, back in the early ...

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Live: The Treatment, Academy 2, Newcastle

So many bands on the touring circuit are taking lessons learnt from rock icons like AC/DC and Led Zeppelin and putting a 21st Century spin on it. The Treatment are a great example of this.  With new vocalist Mitchell Emms and guitarist Tao Grey in tow – the Cambridge rockers are on the road to show us how to have ...

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Butcher Babies

Interview with Heidi Shepherd & Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies

I sat down with Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies at Reading’s Sub 89. It’s not often I get to interview women in this industry, so I wondered if we be on the same page. My first impressions were how polite they were. Prior to the interview we spoke of the tour so far, to which Carla told ...

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Trivium’s Paolo Gregoletto talks tour, down time and the new album

Following the success of their recent UK tour, I caught up with the wonderful Paolo Gregoletto from Trivium to discuss the new album, the tour and what he likes to do in his down time. How are you all? How has the tour been across the UK and then Japan/Australia? Doing great, my body is still trying to figure out ...

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Camden Rocks Festival

Preview: Camden Rocks Festival 2016

Camden Town has long been the hub of the UK’s rock ‘n’ roll scene. The British music business might largely be run out of plush West London offices, but it’s in the bars and clubs of Camden where the raw talent which fuels the industry is incubated and developed, where the buzz on the world’s hottest new bands is amplified ...

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Chris Rivers Artwork

Heavens Basement’s Chris Rivers shows us his other talents

Many of our favourite bands and musicians blow us away with their talents, but quite often you find that they’re gifted individuals on and off the stage. That is certainly the case for Heavens Basement drummer Chris Rivers. Chris has recently opened up a Facebook page showcasing his skills as an artist and honestly, it’s blown us away! We caught ...

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