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The One Hundred

Jacob Field of The One Hundred at Download Festival

Fresh from his performance at Download Festival we caught up with Jacob Field of The One Hundred! Jacob describes the band’s sound as “Pop-NuMetal-Rock-Hybrid – Chris Brown meets Slipknot”. If you haven’t heard them yet, then check out new single ‘Monster’ here. The single is taken from the band’s new album Chaos + Bliss which is out now on Spinefarm Records. Jacob tells us ...

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red sun rising

Red Sun Rising at Download Festival

We caught up with Mike from Red Sun Rising on Friday afternoon at Download Festival to discuss the band’s new video ‘Uninvited’ which you can check out below. Hailing from Ohio, we gave Mike a short quiz to familiarise himself with European terminology to help him during the rest of his UK visit. Red Sun Rising are known for their ...

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Download Festival 2016

Download 2017 begins, and will be one for the ages.

This year’s Download may be the most unpredictable and important yet. With live music being targetted by attacks earlier this year in Manchester, Rock AM Ring being evacuated, and not forgetting the Paris attacks in 2015. Security is being extra vigilant, which means we will be extra safe. No matter what happens – they can’t bring stop the Download crowd ...

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Motionless In White

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Motionless In White

I’ve always had Motionless In White down as a gateway band targeted towards your college aged kids, but over the course of the last few albums they have grown up to be young adults and the band have gone with it too, although they still cater to the theatrical and light-hearted side of accessible rock the content and sounds have ...

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RAMzine Rock and Metal Awards

RAMzine’s Rock & Metal Awards – Nominations now open!

Nominations are now open for RAMzine Rock & Metal Awards in partnership with ROCK PEN Conference and XL Promotions. Nominations are now open for the following categories: Band only categories  -Funniest tour story of year -The Best Home Made Video -The Revolutionary Band / Community categories  -The Biggest Contribution to Their Local Scene -The Biggest Contribution to The Band -Most ...

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Destrage

Interview: Destrage on Djent, Manchester 02 Ritz

Destrage have started to make a name for themselves over the past few years, touring with bands like Sikth, Protest the Hero and Periphery and while they still have some ways to go in terms of making a fan base in England but are certainly no strangers to our shores, I spoke to Paolo Colavolpe and Federico Paulovich where we ...

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CKY

Live: CKY + Puppy, London Underworld

For a band with a cult following, CKY’s return to the UK after a six year hiatus was undoubtedly a welcome one. Having sold out their first date at the London Underworld with ease, it was no surprise that the band quickly announced a second date in the city, and the venue was packed out on a Monday night when ...

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Poison The Parish

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Seether

Poison The Parish is the fresh new album from South African stalwarts Seether. It pulls huge influences from the heavier side of Grunge to the early sound of Nu-Metal, think Nirvana meets Deftones with a sprinkling of Tool and Alice In Chains in there too. This is the seventh album from their illustrious career and the pressure is on as the last ...

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The Living End

Interview with Australian punk rock band The Living End!

The Living End are an Australian punk rock band, which formed in 1994. Since 2002 the line up consists of Chris Cheney (vocals, guitar), Scott Owen (double bass, vocals) and Andy Strachan (drums). The band rose to fame in 1997 after the release of their double A-sided single, ‘Second Solution’ / ‘Prisoner of Society’ which peaked at No. 4 on ...

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Doyle II “As We Die”

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Doyle

When you get passed the new album from a member of the legendary Misfits you know it’s gonna have a style and production to it that will stir the excitement even if it’s not a new Misfits recording (we can all dream can’t we). This new offering from Doyle lives up to expectations and in places exceeds them in abundance. ...

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