Interviews

VULTURE INDUSTRIES

The Pulse Of Bliss – An Interview With Vulture Industries

Compelling, experimental, and highly original, the avantgarde metal ensemble known as Vulture Industries have captivated and challenged music addicts around the globe for 15 years now. Their elusive and charmingly eccentric frontman Bjørnar E. Nilsen invited RAMzine into the band’s dark and twisted world… Musically speaking, Vulture Industries has never been a predictable entity. Was the will and determination to ...

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Devildriver

DevilDriver “If it’s not volatile and visceral, its not metal” Bloodstock 2018 Interview

In 2002 Coal Chamber were coming to a halt, but front-man Dez Fafara couldn’t stop doing what he loves. This led to the formation of DevilDriver. The 16 years following, as they say, has been pure metal history. After the huge success of their 2016 album Trust No One and this years ‘Outlaws ‘Til The End Vol.1’ becoming an unexpected hit across the ...

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Little Steven ” I’m actually frustrated that I’m not doing more.”

On Thursday the 26th of July, a day before his well awaited live show at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Little Steven has hosted a very entertaining ‘Underground Dance Party’ at one of the ultimate rock ‘n roll locations, the Hard Rock Cafe in London. He arrives bang on time and greets fans and press just before introducing his DJ set. Little ...

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Meet Psychotype – Poland’s M2TM winners – Bloodstock 2018

Although Metal To The Masses scours the  UK for the freshest metal talent, the competition spreads across Europe. In this case Poland. Meet Psychotype, a band whose influence spreads from The Prodigy to Messuggah, with the likes of SlipKnot in between. Like a lot of great bands off this ilk, Psychotype wear masks. We contacted the band to find out ...

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Kilonova “people don’t expect us to be thrash because we have a female vocalist”- Bloodstock 2018

Only four weeks away, Bloodstock looks to be bigger than ever. Yet, what makes Bloodstock stand out among all the other great metal and rock festivals in the UK? I’d say it’s the championing of new, and unsigned bands. The New Blood Stage is the physical embodiment of this. The way to qualify for this is by winning heats of ...

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Cancer Bats

Interview with Liam Cormier of Cancer Bats at Download 2018 “Dude, this is such a party!”

Cancer Bats are on fire this year. Dropping one of 2018’s best punk albums out of nowhere back in April, The Spark That Moves caught us all off guard in the best possible way. Seems these days bands do a much better job of keeping their cards closely tucked into their chest than are given credit for. The element of surprise ...

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Dragonforce

Frédéric Leclercq of DragonForce at Download 2018 “We’re working on a new album that we’re releasing next year”

Love them; hate them; flail your body in a sugar rushed category five whirlwind to them; you got to give it to DragonForce – they actually made power metal… well, cool…-ish. Frilly laced shirts and pompous three-disc marathons of operatic guitar wankery does not sit well in the frenzied equation of DragonForce’s hyper speed power/fantasy recipe. Bringing a balls to ...

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Devon Allman Interview

The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts will be touring the UK this September.  Both are sons of founder members of the legendary Allman Brothers, Devon having also been a member of the Royal Southern Brotherhood aside from his solo career.  Ahead of the tour, Ramzine presents an interview with singer, guitarist and keyboard player. What’s the best gig that you’ve been ...

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buckcherry

Interview with Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd “Keep an eye out for the new record!”

Californian bad boys Buckcherry have been rocking stages all over the world since they first formed in 1995 and tonight they are back in the UK to play Stone Free Festival together with Megadeth and Scorpions. After the departures of guitarist Keith Nelson and drummer Xavier Muriel and addition of Sean Winchester and Kevin Roentgen, this new lineup is once again ...

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NAPALM-DEATH

Barney Greenway of Napalm Death “It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, you can do it!” #DL2018

Returning to Download for the fifth time, Birmingham grindcore pioneers Napalm Death headlined the Dogtooth stage last Sunday to a packed-out crowd hungry for destruction. After recently releasing the compilation album Coded Smears & More Uncommon Slurs, a filth encrusted collection of Napalm tracks spanning from 2004 – 2016, the four-piece have taken to the road for a titanic series ...

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