Classic audioslave

Audioslave – Audioslave

There seems to be a recurring ‘supergroup’ theme in recent RAMzine Classic articles. As always, the albums that are analysed are done so because they are shining examples to the rest of the music world on how to create music of the highest quality. This is certainly the case with this week’s classic: Audioslave’s self-titled album. This was a band ...

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Whose year is it?

2013: Whose Year is it?

It has to be said that there certainly are some bands that are going to be huge this year, without question some bands are going to see their careers take flight and propel them into the eye lines of an awful lot of the public, whether that public want to see them or not. This country (UK) has always had ...

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velvet revolver

Velvet Revolver – Contraband

The supergroup. Some believe the term is a kiss of death before the band in question even gets off the ground. This was not the case with Velvet Revolver, the group comprised of ex-Guns N Roses and Stone Temple Pilots members. With Scott Weiland on vocals, Slash and Dave Kushner on guitar, Duff McKagan on bass and Matt Sorum on ...

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deep purple classic

Deep Purple – In Rock

If Black Sabbath were the parents of rock and roll, then Deep Purple certainly have a claim to be the godparents. The    quintet really changed the sound of rock and roll, and really kept to the bluesy roots of early metal. The MKII lineup of Ian Gillan on vocals, Richie Blackmore on guitar, Ian Paice on drums, Roger Glover on ...

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In November Team RAM headed down to Wales to check out Hard Rock Hell Festival, which we simply loved! We had a great time chilling to rock by day, and rocking to metal by night. We spoke to headliners Buckcherry, about their upcoming album. Other artists we bumped into included  Kobra & The Lotus, Soil, Chris Jericho from Fozzy, and ...

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Defy all reasons feature

Interview with Defy All Reason

Wrexham based band Defy All Reason look set to have a big year ahead of them. Following on from their release of Nickelback-sounding single ‘Shake It’, the band have a UK tour set for 2013, hitting cities such as Liverpool, Chester, Manchester, Wrexham and Worcester, among others. ‘Shake It’ is a no-holds-barred, satisfyingly crunchy ode to the best that the ...

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miss lava feature

Miss Lava Interview (Red Supergiant)

Coming out of Lisbon, Portugal Miss Lava have been cutting a fiery hole in the metal stratosphere, their 2009 effort ‘Blues For The Dangerous Mile’ delighted critics with their powerful blend of stoner rock filled to the brim with massive riffs. We caught up with guitarist K Raffah to pick his brains about their anticipated follow up ‘Red Supergiant;’ What ...

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t-rex Classics

T-Rex – Electric Warrior

There’s very few bands that summarise rock and roll more than T-Rex. Led by the wild haired Marc Bolan, the band blazed a trail for many bands to follow throughout their all to short career, which was ended when Bolan died in a car accident in 1977, aged just 29. However, before his untimely demise, the band recorded one of ...

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GUEST BLOGGERS: Marianne Harris’ Best of 2012

Well I think that was pretty decent. 2012 that is. So it rained alot, always a festival organiser’s worst nightmare. Actually, always a festie goers worst nightmare when you’ve got to sleep in a soggy tent, all your underwear is damp and you have to watch your favourite bands under a hail of water. It’s pretty pants for photographers too. Rain in your ...

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While She Sleeps Festure

While She Sleeps Interview

While She Sleeps are a band that have arguably redefined what it is to be a metalcore band in the 21st century. Now, after the release of their debut album This Is the Six, which was amazingly well received by critics across the board, they have a slot as main support to Asking Alexandria on their UK/Europe tour. I sat down with ...

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