Interviews

InMe: “We are now like an evolved Pokemon or a modified T-800 from The Terminator” Interview.

It’s safe to say InMe have a passionate following. Going by their recent tour and newly released material – it’s easy to see why.  Ahead of the release of their new album , Jumpstart Hope, we caught up with bassist Greg McPherson to talk about the band’s long lasting appeal, new material and the music industry in 2019. First of ...

Read More »
DragonForce

DragonForce: “Sad to see Vadim and Fred go […] we continue to bring the full bombastic DragonForce experience” Extreme Power Metal 2019

On September 27, 2019, the influential and distinctive British power metal band DragonForce, founded in 1999 by guitarists Herman Li and Sam Totman, will release their eighth studio album, titled: “Extreme Power Metal.” A video for the track “Highway to Oblivion” has already been released, with praise heaped onto it by loyal fans. And “Heart Demolition” — the track that’s ...

Read More »
Caravela Escarlate

Through Endless Skies – An Interview With Prog Rockers Caravela Escarlate

Some months ago I came across a wonderfully eclectic and captivating album by the Brazilian prog rock entity named Caravela Escarlate. As much as I liked their self-titled record the first few times I spun the disc, it was not until I recently returned to it that it dawned on me just how amazing it truly is. Caravela Escarlate’s brand ...

Read More »
goldfinger

Goldfinger: “The arts are so important and it’s not always easy to get out there” Fireball Tour 2019

With seven hit studio albums and a legendary cover of ‘99 Red Balloons,’ ska-punk legends Goldfinger are no stranger to touring, especially action-packed, energy-fueled tours! This September they’re set to bring that energy to the alongside Less Than Jake, on the Fireball Fire Tour. We caught up with lead guitarist Philip “Moon Valjean” Sneed to discuss their thoughts before they ...

Read More »

Save Ferris: “Things are so different for women now, there’s so many more of us now!” Fireball Tour 2019

If you are in to ska-punk, this side of the 80s, there’s no doubt you have heard of Save Ferris. From contributing to movie soundtracks, to their hits in the 1990s, to their comeback in recent years – there’s something that has caught your attention. Now part of the star-studded Fireball Tour: Save Ferris’ front-woman and founder, Monique Powell, chatted ...

Read More »

DJ Matt Stocks “Expect Scatman John alongside NOFX and Rancid in my set” Fireball Tour 2019

From interviewing rockstars behind the camera as part of a podcast to sharing the stage in front of the camera with them, Matt Stocks has done it all. Now he will keep on doing it, as he is to share the stage with ska-punk legends Less Than Jake and Goldfinger as part of the Fireball Tour. His DJ set will ...

Read More »
black stone cherry

Ramblin’ Man Fair 2019: Interview with Black Stone Cherry’s John Fred

Now picture the scene; you’re alone covering every aspect of the festival, review, photography and interviews, you’re hungover from the very first night where you’ve drank plenty during the day with good people, and even more so when the band entertainment is done while a huge storm comes over and tries its best to flood everyones tent. There’s blistering sun ...

Read More »
goldfinger

The Fireball Tour – Less Then Jake, Goldfinger and more!

It’s going to be that time of year again, and no, not the time for resting by the fire with a hot chocolate, but the time for energy,to fuel the Fireball Tour. For the fourth year in a row, the Fireball Tour will hopefully provide the UK with enough energy to make it to the autumn, or at least through ...

Read More »
Tarja - In the Raw

In The Raw – An interview with TARJA

The heavy-metal singer-songwriter Tarja Turunen or simply TARJA will release her seventh studio album, titled “In The Raw” on August 30, via EarMusic. The album will be her first since 2016’s “The Shadow Self”. We met the Finnish lyrical-soprano in London to discuss writing and recording the new album: RAMzine: The new album considers caves, shadows, strangers, chambers… it all ...

Read More »
Thunderstick

In For The Kill – An interview with NWOBHM stalwarts Thunderstick

The superb NWOBHM entity that is Thunderstick was resurrected in 2016 and released the absolutely thrilling, Something Wicked This Way Comes, the following year to great reviews and praise from the fans. With a hugely interesting new line-up in place, a 4-track EP containing brand new material on the horizon, and a number of festival appearances scheduled for later on this ...

Read More »