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the skys

Interview: The Skys at HRH Prog 2015

We meet THE SKYS in the sweet shop at the HAFN Y MOR camp on the last day of the HRH PROG FEST 2015. We have to negotiate around storm-troopers, various alien entities and some silvery space-girls wearing glittering capes. It’s a busy morning at the SCI-FI weekender and the geeks are out in force. But down at the Mash ...

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kamelot

Interview: Kamelot at HRH United

We sat down with Tommy Karevik of Swedish band Kamelot, prior to their headline set at Hammerefest 2015. We talk about Tommy’s favourite festival memory, which was his first show with Camelot in front of 30,000 people. Kamelot are soon to be releasing new album ‘Haven’, out 8th May 2015 via Napalm Records. Tommy talks us through, saying; “It’s even more diverse ...

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rsj

Interview: RSJ at HRH United

RSJ are certainly a band with personality. Each member likes to have fun both on the stage and off. We caught up with them at this years HRH United Festival, after they played a stellar hardcore performance. In this interview we talk about the genius idea of their video for ‘Collectively We Are Tall’ – a video music featuring band ...

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serpentine

Interview: Serpentine at HRH United

AOR legends Serpentine are back with new album ‘Circle of Knives’ out April 24th. We caught up with Adam Payne (Vocals) and Gareth David Noon (Keyboards) at HRH AOR Festival 2015. Serpentine headlined the Thursday night at the festival, playing not 1 but 6 new tracks from the new album! We discuss the bands line-up changes in recent years – ...

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devilment

Interview: Devilment at HRH United

We caught up with Nick Johnson of Suffolk band Devilment. The band also features: Dani Filth, Colin Parks, Nick Johnson, Aaron Boast , and new addition Sam S Junior. Nick talks us through the crew, and tells us a bit about how they all came together. We talk about the bands most recent album ‘The Great and Secret Show’ (out ...

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night ranger

Interview: Night Ranger at HRH United

We sat down with Jack Blades, lead singer of 80’s famous American Rock band Night Ranger. The band headlined HRH AOR Festival 2015 on the Saturday night, playing a set lasting nearly 2 hours. It’s great to see the band back in the UK, and proving that they are very much still on top form. Blades tells us that Night ...

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Photo by Lisa Billingham of
Billibee Creative Limited

Interview: StOp, sToP at HRH United

StOp, sToP were a great find at this years HRH AOR Festival. Rightly placed on the HRH Sleaze stage, the band played a set best described as a mix of 70s, 80s, and 90s. Their live show is nothing short of wild, crazy, and brilliant – a show of guaranteed fun! We caught up with the trio Jacob A.M. (lead ...

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OAF

Interview: Oaf at HRH United 2015

RAMzine tracked down Dom Lawson of punk band Oaf at this years HRH United. We talk about our favorite track ‘Fuck Off Segull’ – You may be surprised to learn that the chorus is not actually telling a seagull to Fuck Off! Rather the Seagull is a huge fuck-off-seagull. We also talk about the weird influences of Oaf, that perhaps ...

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Photos by Lauren Harris

Takedown Festival 2015

It’s not scorching here at Southampton Uni today, but the rain is keeping off and the sun is just resting behind the clouds. Optimum festival weather. For regulars to the festival there’s a feeling of being reunited with an old friend. For newcomers, there’s almost awe at the intimacy this festival holds. Either way, everyone is eager to begin… (District ...

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Evil Scarecrow @ HRH United - © Victoria Purcell

HRH United 2015: Highlights

It’s hard to believe that the first overnight festival of the season is over already! Oh yes, the season is fast approaching, and what a way to kick things off HRH United was! Containing a range of different genres on different stages, the festival was very attractive to us and many of the punters we spoke to. The festival included the ...

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