Wisconsin-born guitarist Jared James Nichols has been flying into the UK with increasing regularity these last few years, playing gigs up and down the country and making fans along the way. His latest album, Black Magic, delivers a brace of hard rocking tunes some of which we’ll no doubt get to hear live very soon. Paul H Birch caught up ...Read More »
John Corabi of The Dead Daisies talks about ‘Burn It Down’ – “We are touring for the rest of the year, it’s going to be crazy!”
After releasing their fiery new album Burn It Down, The Dead Daisies have embarked on a UK tour which is mostly sold out and tonight they are playing ...
With the release of their second album Twentytwo In Blue last March, Sunflower Bean have been internationally acclaimed for their work and they are de...
RAMzine’s Hywel Davies caught up with Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein at Hobos in Bridgend. Vocalist Alex “Wolfman” Story joins in ...
The East Coast Hardcore Scene has shaped many of the rock and metal genres of today. The creme of the crop in deathcore and metal are creeping through...
When Derrick Green entered the turbulent world of Sepultura back in 1998, the shit splatter from the fan was still very much pungent in the air. Earni...
Laurence Jones plays guitar. He’s played guitar and sang on some pretty big stages around the world, fronting his own band and supporting some major o...
From signing with Frontiers Records to joining Night Ranger and Skid Row on tour, Toseland seems to be unstoppable. James is definitely proving any do...
Bristol, UK rock band TAX THE HEAT love creating sounds that bridge the gap between the raw energy of classic British 1960s R&B bands [think Kinks...
Lips talks about Anvil: “Making a living doing what I love with the band… this is all I ever wanted”
Forty years later, after all the sweat, the accomplishments, the tears, the bad and the good times Anvil are still rocking out with original members Lips and Robb who in 2014 were joined by Chris Robertson on bass. Tonight The Underworld in London is packed and you can tell from the crowd that most of it is made of old-school ...Read More »
Michael Keene of The Faceless “My goal was to make a metal record that someone who doesn’t listen to Metal might like!”
Few bands can boast the incredible talent that The Faceless have. Having released multiple classic albums in the Technical Death Metal genre, the band show absolutely no signs of slowing down, especially under the leadership of virtuoso guitarist, Michael Keene. During the sound check of the Manchester date of their long-awaited UK tour of I caught up with Keene about their ...Read More »
Apparently, when Michigan native Leigh Kakaty formed POP EVIL in 2001, he chose the name for a reason: He loved hard rock, played with a good melody but he also loved propulsive rhythms. For Kakaty, it was natural element he found in the songs he grew up with: the motown/soul, the funk of the railroad, the proto-punk of MC5 and ...Read More »
Nathan James of Inglorious “We get to walk out on the main stage at Download, it’s definitely a big achievement!”
Following a sold out UK and Eire tour in October 2017 which culminated in a sold out night at London’s Electric Ballroom, Inglorious have been chosen again as main support to Steel Panther during their UK tour. This quintet succeeded to climb UK Rock Charts at No 1 and UK Album Chart at 22 with Inglorious II released on the 12th May ...Read More »
The Dutch band, Kayak, despite being well known in Prog rock circles, are largely an unknown quantity to the average rock fan. Formed in 1972 by Ton Scherpenzeel and Pim Koopman, they released their debut album, See See the Sun, in 1973 and it contained no less than three hit singles. Between 1973 and 1981 the band released a further ...Read More »
Nominated a band to watch out for by Planet Rock, The Bad Flowers are drawing attention to themselves in a way that’s not something to be sniffed at. The Cannock based power trio’s appeal has been strengthened by nationwide tours supporting more established acts and the breath of fresh air that was their radio hit single ‘Thunder Child’. In 2018 ...Read More »
In the age of the internet it’s not hard to find great new bands from abroad, even if they have not released any material in your home country. In that case, we won’t pretend you might have heard of Hungary’s premier punk rockers The Hellfreaks. They have been around for 9 years so there’s a chance you could have heard ...Read More »
The captivating and compelling doom metal/stoner rock outfit named Hex A.D. Is undoubtedly one of the most interesting bands on the Norwegian circuit these days. Spearheaded by the talented multi-instrumentalist Rick Hagan, the band has already unearthed and released two full-length curses as well as a brilliant single appropriately titled ‘The Cranium Seal‘ since its inception just a few years ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »