Interviews

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Interview: Jaret Reddick of Bowling For Soup (audio)

Earlier this year Bowling For Soup front man went it alone on an acoustic and ‘storytelling’ tour across the UK. This was to invite fans new and old in to personal stories from his career. We caught up with Jaret before his Newcastle gig to talk about his life before Bowling For Soup, depression in the music industry, and the ...

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JW Jones Interview Exclusive

Award-winning Canadian blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter JW Jones has been gathering mainstream attention with his last two hit albums, Belmont Boulevard and High Temperature. You can catch him live from November through to December as he tours the UK. However, Paul H Birch caught up JW Jones beforehand, with that revealing interview now featured here at Ramzine. Ramzine: Here’s ...

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Bad Touch’s Stevie Westwood Spreads the Good Word…

Bad Touch won the Exposure Music Award back in 2012 and the Marshall Ultimate Band Contest the following year, and if you’ve caught the band live you know that’s where they shine, in their natural element. Not they’ve shied away from the recording studio, with two albums under their belt and singles ‘99%’ and ‘Baby Get It On’ radio play-listed ...

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In Conversation with Mollie Marriott…

The chances are you’ve seen Mollie Marriott live or on a DVD and never realised it. She’s stood on stage alongside the elite of British rock, from such colossus acts as The Who and The Faces to more modern standard-bearers. That she may have stood to the side amiably singing backing and harmony vocals excuses your oversight while assuring her ...

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Interview: Hardcore Superstar

Hardcore Superstar -the Swedish four-piece that had the balls to merry thrash metal and sleaze rock in to a successful formula for party animals. Since their first album in 1998 Hardcore Superstar have been touring with rock and metal royalties all over the world and have performed on massive stages and festivals too. Today we get to catch up with ...

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Butcher Babies “As a musician, you should evolve and there’s always room for growth”

It’s hard to believe Butcher Babies have been around for almost 8 years now. As the music industry is ever-changing now, the ladies and gents of Butcher Babies are moving forward and creating their own videos, unique merch items, and throwing pizza parties just for their fans. The new album Lilith was just released last week and is said to be ...

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Klogr

Klogr… Keystone to rock!

The number of Italian rock bands who’ve come to notice outside of their home country could be counted on the fingers of one hand. But one band working towards making a name for themselves outside of their native land is Klogr (Key-log-ar), whose name derives from a psycho-physical law (S= KlogR) developed in the 19th century by Ernst Weber and ...

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Interview: Skarlett Riot

You may have heard Skarlett Riot supporting various bands such as LA Guns, Deaf Havana and more . You may have also caught them at various festivals around the UK. The Scunthorpe four-piece are back with a new album ‘Regenerate’ and have signed with Swedish label Despotz, as well as a string of tour dates later this year. We caught ...

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X Japan “Our story is almost too dramatic to be true” Yoshiki Interview

X Japan are one of the most successful rock groups in Japanese history. The band has sold more than 30 million albums, singles and videos combined. They have sold out Japan’s 55,000-seat Tokyo Dome 18 times and played to tens of thousands of fans outside of Japan. X Japan were formed in 1982 by Yoshiki and Toshi while they were ...

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Stone Sour

Stone Sour: “We’re not going to be holding back. That’s what you can expect.”

It’s really hard to compete with the likes of Stone Sour in 2017. Though we’ve had a jam-fucking-packed year of decade-defining albums, the Iowans just go and drop their first record in four years, simply eliminating the competition with its megaton impact on the metal world. Cheers for that, guys! Their sixth album Hydrograd is a return to form in ...

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