Features

Bleed From Within at Takedown Festival

It’s an exciting time for Bleed From Within. They returned to Takedown Festival sub-headlining the UPRAWR stage, on the cusp of releasing new material. We caught up with Scott Kennedy (vocals) and Craig ‘Goonzi’ Gowans (guitars) about them about what we can expect why they chose to go with crowd funding for the new EP ‘Death Walk‘ (available digitally). The band are ...

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Interview: Motor Sister (Jim Wilson)

What do most men do for their 50th birthday? Spend time with the family?  Venture to a festivals with old mates? For Anthrax guitarist, Scott Ian, he wanted to reform his favourite band – Mother Superior.  Scott’s wife, Pearle Aday, had been working with former front man Jim Wilson, so it only took a quick phone call to get the ...

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InMe at Takedown Festival

When we met InMe, they were just a few hours away from taking the stage to play Overgrown Eden in full. We spoke to them about how it felt to play the album in full yet again, their THREE upcoming new albums and looking back on their career to date. Overgrown Eden – It’s quite a moody album lyrically, but when we ...

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Interview: I, The Lion

I, The Lion Hit The Road In Support of New EP ‘Run’ Throughout February & March “A band with the potential to light up the British rock scene like a Reuben or Biffy Clyro”, you don’t hear that too often. This quote from RingMaster sits alongside a host of peer and review accolades held by ‘I, The Lion‘, from Kerrang!, ...

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Interview: All Hail The Yeti

All Hail The Yeti are a band that know what they want, they know who they are, and they are focused on their path towards the light. Hailing from where many would believe the light already sits, Hollywood, LA. We sat down with vocalist Connor Garritty, before their show with 36 Crazyfists at The Marble Factory in Bristol. Connor is ...

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Review: Tyrannosaurus Rex – Albums Re-released

The first three albums by Tyrannosaurus Rex, that characterized the music of original duo of Marc Bolan and Steve Peregrin Took, have been released as deluxe editions for the first time by Polydor / Universal Music Catalogue. These newly re-mastered versions generously update any previously released material. Long before Marc was a Jackie magazine teenage heartthrob and a fully-fledged Metal ...

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Interview: Black Star Riders

It’s no secret that Black Star Riders are the phoenix that formed from the ashes of Thin Lizzy, making them an already brilliant band with a lot of great tunes left in them. BSR are about to embark on a UK tour co-headlining with Europe, as well as just releasing their second album ‘The Killer Instinct‘. We spoke to BSR ...

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RAMzine – Issue 1 – Festival Preview

Welcome to the first ever issue of RAMzine! The step of moving from a website, to include a digital magazine is a milestone that I am very excited about! This time of year I suffer from ‘the festival blues’ it’s common amongst a lot of us music fans who crave not just the need to see bands live, but to ...

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Review: 36 Crazyfists – Time and Trauma

36 Crazyfists have always been a band hard to define by a genre. Caught between the Nu Metal and Metalcore scene, listeners have always found it hard to define them. Since bursting onto the scene with ‘Bitterness the Star‘ and then followed up by ‘A Snow Capped Romance‘, they were a breath of fresh air. Somehow the success which they ...

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Win Tickets to Takedown Festival!

A staplepoint in the calender of alternative music in the South, this year’s Takedown Festival has grown to it’s biggest yet! Lucky attendees this March, will have the opportunity to watch over 35 fine alternative and metal acts including: Mallory Knox, Charlie Simpson, The Blackout, InMe, and many more! With the full line now announced its clear this will be one of ...

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