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RAMZINE LAUNCH A CHARITY AUCTION FOR THE RYAN EDWARDS APPEAL

RAMzine are proud to announce that we will be holding a Charity Auction on Christmas Eve to raise money for the Ryan Edward’s appeal. We are currently collecting merchandise and memorabilia from bands, artists, labels and other magazines to auction off on eBay, where the timer runs out on Xmas Eve, in which all proceeds will go to help a ...

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Iron Maiden ‘Piece of Mind’

Iron Maiden are ‘that’ band for me. They’re my absolute favourite band in the world, and have become so important to me. They have released a plethora of classic albums, all of which will end up being covered in this RAMZine classics series. Today I’ll be analysing their 1983 masterpiece “Piece of Mind.” This album has become one of the ...

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Ugly Kid Joe ‘America’s Least Wanted’

“Are you the guys on the beach that hate everything?” asks the old woman at the start of Ugly Kid Joe’s biggest song. Judging by this album, they certainly didn’t. When you talk about underrated bands, Ugly Kid’s name often crops up. Their funk influenced classic rock seemed to go almost unnoticed through time in the early 90s, which is ...

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Van Halen ‘1984’

Picture the scene. It’s 1984 in Hollywood, California. It’s 7pm on a Saturday night on the Sunset Strip. Queues are starting to form around such legendary venues as The Roxy, The Troubadour and the Whiskey–A-Go-Go. A band has just released their fifth album, and there’s a buzz around Sunset Boulevard that this could be one of the great albums of ...

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Butserfest Pre-Review 2012

You may think festival season stops at the end of August, but if you think the party’s over you are truly misinformed. With this years’ summer festivals being a bit of a drag, we all remember the mud plains of Download Festival, and the cancellation of Sonisphere, so it’s the smaller festivals that are coming out on top and Petersfield’s ...

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Hevy Festival 2012 Review

If I could sum up Hevy Fest 2012 in one sentence… I’d be out of a job, but more importantly I’d be doing this year’s festival no justice what so ever. In the run up to the festival I was deliberating the chances of a niche line up along with forty days and forty nights of torrential flooding and squelchy ...

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Andrew WK Interview @ Hevy Festival

Team RAM caught up with the prince of parties Mr Andrew WK at this years Hevy Festival.

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Hevy Festival Pre-Review

Festivals come thick and fast during the summer months in the UK, but none with more of a spirited growth such as this year’s Hevy Fest. In its fourth year now, the festival boasts a large following for any Rock or Metal fan; converging in the fields of Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent in its most recent years, ...

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Tony Gambino leaves BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART

Glam-rockers Blessed By A Broken Heart have announced today that vocalist Tony Gambino will be leaving the band for personal reasons. Sam Ryder the current guitarist is stepping up to the mic to replace him. Gambino has released a video statement explaining his decision, which is excerpted here: “This is one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make. ...

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NASS Festival Review 2012

NASS Festival is very different to the normal music festival, as not only is it host to some great artist, but also the BMX  and Skateboarding  Championships. You can bring your bike, scooter, skateboard, or skates to the festival. There are public ramps for people to practice new tricks.  I was excited by the massive motocross jumps, however due to ...

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