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Live Review: Fish at Sub89, Reading

Fish is still an imposing man. He stands so high that he can reach the ceiling with his hands (of which, more in a moment). Yet he moves fluidly. Graceful. He slinks on stage like an eel. Synchronized, he swishes and swirls back and forth. Using all the stage-space available at the excellent concert venue at Sub89 in Reading. And, ...

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Joe Elliotts Down ‘n’ Outz at The Slade Rooms, with support from Vega

Wolverhampton, Dec 12th 2014  On a bitterly cold night I arrived at the Wolver Slade Rooms for what was promising to be a cracking night of rock music, UK style. The Further Adventures of Down ‘n’ Outz were to be played, to what was promising to be a decent, but not sell-out crowd. Featuring Def Leppard‘s front man Joe Elliott ...

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Live Review: Mastodon, with support from Big Business & Krokodil at the Birmingham O2 Academy

With Mastodon well into the second half of their ‘Once More ‘round The Sun’ tour, promoting the new album of the same name, they were being supported in tonight’s melange of metal mayhem by UK band Krokodil, relative newcomers to the circuit as a band, but with buckets of experience and pedigree as individual members, with main support coming from ...

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Review: Whitesnake – Live in ’84 / Back To The Bone

Available in a deluxe version and with a DVD courtesy of Frontiers Records the latest live offering from the Whitesnake franchise digs deep, taking us back to what is in hindsight a transitory period. The photos capture five men who’ve had their first proper haircut since they left school, all decked out in black leather. It doesn’t look right, and ...

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Black State Highway at Hard Rock Hell

Hard Rock Hell was Black State Highway‘s first ever festival, this modern Hard Rock and Bluesy band from Reading, traveled down to Wales, and played a set that impressed and won over many new fans. In this interview we talk about the releases of the bands debut album, and new single ‘Ain’t got No‘, watch the video below! We also ...

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Massive Interview at Hard Rock Hell

RAMzine caught up with hard rock band Massive at none other then Hard Rock Hell in North Wales. You can see why this band are called Massive, all you have to do is listen to their single ‘On By One’ and you hear their Rock ‘n’ Roll impression. This track really defines the band quite well, and starts off their ...

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Blues Pills Interview at Hard Rock Hell

Blues Pills have just finished their October 2014 UK tour with The Vintage Caravan and BlackWolf, to which Elin larsson (Lead Vocals) says “We didn’t expect that many people to come to our shows, it’s been going great”. “I guess we already exceeded our expectation, from when we began, from now we want to do another album… and get to ...

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Hard Rock Hell 8 Review

Hard Rock Hell (HRH) feels like a very well kept secret, hidden by it’s location, hidden by the fact it always sells out, and by the fact that if you did choose to go to a festival, perhaps you didn’t think to go to one November. Whatever the reason, all these things are actually a positive. HRH promotes an atmosphere, far gone ...

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Anaal Nathrakh Interview

When you hear the name Anaal Nathrakh the image of brutal and chaotic extreme metal comes to mind. This was demonstrated well with the band’s powerful stage presence and apocalyptic sound. Being headliners of the evening and playing with some brutal black metal acts one would think it would be difficult to follow such insanity although, when it was their ...

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Review: Machine Head – Bloodstone & Diamonds

Absolute kings Machine Head release their eighth studio album, ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds’. Produced by Robb Flynn and Juan Urteaga, who has also produced Testament and Vile. Mixed by Colin Richardson, who has worked with Carcass, Fear Factory, Slipknot, Behemoth, and Devildriver. Additional tracking, editing and mixing was completed with heavy metal legend Andy Sneap and Steve Lagudi. Before you start ...

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