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 ...Read More »
As their second album Strength In Numbers in now turning 25, Tyketto are celebrating the event with a UK tour which, judging by the ticket sales, has ...
Yorkshire alt-rockers Hands Off Gretel (HOG) are in a sweet spot right now. Their album has just been released with a bit of help from their expanding...
The End Of The Ocean “We communicate dichotomous elements of melancholy, hope, and the strangest feeling of nostalgia”
Ohioan instrumental post-rockers The End Of The Ocean have returned with a their first full length album in seven years. So, as you can already tell, ...
Following the release of their exceptional second album All That Divides, Black Peaks ventured across the UK on a short headline run of dates with sup...
American rockers Pop Evil have delighted their fans in Europe and in the UK with a well awaited headline tour. After releasing their self-titled album...
The Fallen State about their forthcoming album ‘We are really proud of it. We can’t wait for people to hear it’
Their new single ‘American Made’ is set to be released on March 8th and their brand new album A Deadset Endeavour will soon follow. The Fa...
The Sunday Sadness: “I didn’t even meet my band mate until the video shoot, now we are best friends”
French four-piece The Sunday Sadness are the very definition of an ‘en trend’ band in 2019. They mix influences of electronic music, emo, ...
Fans and press have been waiting four years since their last record Rock ‘N’ Roll and finally American rockers Buckcherry are about to dro...
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
There are more stages at Bloodstock than you probably realised: Of course you have the Ronnie James Dio stage, Sophie Lancaster stage and New Blood stage. There’s also a VIP stage for posh folk and a Jagermeister stage. Yes, that orange bar serving a certain Austrian herbal liquor also hosts several bands each year. One of the bands playing on ...Read More »
Cast your mind back to 2001 – metal and punk were coming back big style in the guise of bands like Slipknot, Mudvayne, Coal Chamber and, to some extent, Limp Bizkit. The UK scene had to make a move and it arrived in the form of Northampton sludge-core crew Raging Speedhorn. Originally the band called it a day in 2008 ...Read More »
One of the best things about Bloodstock Open Air is they embrace new talent in the shape of their Hobgoblin New Blood stage. One of the acts that stood out this year were Piss Viper – a Southern Rock – inspired metal band who formed mid-2014. You don’t get much newer than that! We caught up with the controversially-named five-piece ...Read More »
You’ve heard of the wall of death, you know the circle pit of death, everyone has caught a crowd-surfing band member – but have you ever performed the hokey-cokey at a metal gig? If you saw Lawnmower Deth at Bloodstock this year, you know you have! After their surprise comeback in 2008, odd-ball thrash-metal legends Lawnmower Deth have been popping up ...Read More »
It doesn’t seem like yesterday we discovered Trivium’s breakthrough album ‘Ascendancy’, a decade later the Orlando metal band headlined the UK’s biggest heavy metal festival: Bloodstock Open Air 2015 . We caught up with the band’s guitar maestro, Corey Beaulieu, to talk about: arty videos, the Dio influence and the upcoming new album. How are you enjoying Bloodstock Open Air so far? ...Read More »
Victoria Purcell (VP) caught up with Eddie Hermida (vocals) and Mark Heylmun (guitar) of Suicide Silence at MetalDays Festival 2015. Amongst talking about the beautiful location of the festival in Slovenia, VP asks the band their take on the music industry today. They are keen to show their take no bullshit attitude on things. After their tour with Korn in the ...Read More »