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 ...Read More »
Everyone on this planet goes nuts for a crackin’ groove; that’s just a fact. If there should so happen to be some quality finger smokin’ shred layered...
So many metal bands today blur the boundaries with other genres, Swedish melodic metalheads Amaranthe are a great example of this. Elize Ryd and co. f...
Canadian rock band Glass Tiger, return to the UK to play a rare concert at the University of London Union Live on Friday 19th October and the Rocking...
Damon Johnson goes solo ‘I think fans are gonna be pleased with this record & pleased to know I’m now committed to this full-time.’
Damon Johnson is kick-starting his solo career with new album Memoirs Of An Upraising, out on the 9th of November. The superstar guitarist who has bee...
In 2014 former members of the iconic metal band Venom came together to form Venom, Inc. This included original guitarist Jeff ‘Mantas’ Dun...
Chris Jericho really is a man with his fingers in a lot of pies lately: He is touring the world with his band Fozzy, who have a major hit album on the...
Black Country Communion, Black Sabbath and Trapeze are among the bands Glenn Hughes has played and sung with, alongside investing time in a healthy so...
Hardcore Superstar ‘We are 100% satisfied with this album, that’s what we are… and you can’t kill’ our Rock ‘N Roll
The Swedish four-piece are soon releasing their 11th album titled You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘N Roll out on September 21st. The twelve songs h...
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 ...Read 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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »