Interviews

Interview: Fynn Claus Grabke of The Picturebooks

The Picturebooks hail from Gütersloh in Germany, consisting of two musicians Fynn (Vocals/Guitar), Phillip (drums). They have been on the scene a lot longer than people would imagine, supporting the likes of The Answer earlier this year in the UK. They are now ona  headline tour across the UK, then off to Europe for another 60 dates. Their life revolves ...

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Interview: Within Temptation at Bloodstock 2015

When it was announced that symphonic-metal icons Within Temptation were announced to headline Saturday at Bloodstock-Open-Air this year, it got quite a mixed response. BOA purists may remember they headlined one of the first Bloodstock festivals in 2005 (when it was still in-doors!) and others felt they don’t belong on the same bill as Rob Zombie, Napalm Death and Cannibal ...

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Black Foxxes – A sound that is maybe needed!

RAMzine caught up with Black Foxxes at Reading Festival 2015. The trio although fairly new have been gaining a lot of attention. In their words “we have a sound that is maybe needed, and people are picking up on that”. The band released an EP back in November ‘Pines’. Talking of the reaction to the EP Mark Holley (Guitar/Vocal)  tells ...

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Interview: Atreyu at Reading Festival

RAMzine caught up with Brandon Saller  (Drums/Vocals) and Porter McKnight (Bass) of Atreyu, prior to their performance at Reading Festival 2015. As RAMzine readers will know we caught up with the band in our June issue for an interview that looked in detail at the bands forth coming album ‘Long Live’. View June issue here. Reading Festival was a great ...

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Interview: John Humphrey of Seether at Reading Festival

RAMzine caught up with John Humphrey (drums) of Seether at Reading Festival 2015, prior to the bands set. Seether have this year released their sixth studio album Isolate And Medicate, which is out now via Spinefarm Records. We talk about the bands most recent video for ‘Nobody Praying For Me’, which covers the topic of police brutality. The conversation the ...

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Interview: A Nameless Ghoul of Ghost at Reading Festival

RAMzine spoke to a Nameless Ghoul at Reading Festival 2015, prior to the bands headline set on ‘The Pit’ stage. ‘Meliora’ is the 3rd album to be released by the band. The album has stormed charts across the globe having gone straight to number 1 in both Sweden and Finland, and landing at Number 8 in the USA, and top ...

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Interview: Jettblack at Bloodstock 2015 (with audio)

Every band is on a festival line-up for a reason. The reason being – the organiser reckons they are good enough to play their festival, and vast amount of fans will want to see said band.  At this year’s Bloodstock-Open-Air we saw Jettblack play the Sophie stage, to a huge crowd. They aren’t the same kind of band you might ...

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Interview: Dead Label at Bloodstock 2015

RAMzine caught up with Dan O’ Grady (bass/vocals), Danny Hall (guitar), and Claire Percival (drums) of Irish metal band Dead Label at this years Bloodstock Festival. We find out their top three bands, as well as asking Claire how she feels about being a female in this male dominated world, and finding out what Dead Label are up to next! How ...

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Interview with Lips of Anvil

Victoria Purcell (VP) caught up with Lips of Canadian heavy metal band Anvil, at MetalDays Festival in Slovenia. Anvil have been around since the late 70’s. In their early days they jumped between record labels, building a fan base that included members of Motörhead, and Anthrax. They were well know in the industry early on, and it has even been ...

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Interview: ArnoCorps at Bloodstock 2015

Not that many people know that there are bands on at Bloodstock Open Air on Thursday too. This year is no different. So who better to headline Thursday than ‘The Greatest Band Of All Time’ ArnoCorps? We caught up with all five…I mean six members of ArnoCorps to talk about why they haven’t played a festival before, the misconceptions about ...

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