Interviews

Interview: Michael Schenker

Michael Schenker (UFO, Scorpions, MSG, Temple of Rock) on 2015’s success with Temple of Rock and more. Interviewed by Paul H Birch Part 3, filmed by Martin Tierney. The award-winning, legendary guitarist Michael Schenker will embark on a nationwide UK tour with his band Temple of Rock starting at the Bilston Robin in Wolverhampton on Wednesday 20th January 2016. MICHAEL ...

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Interview: Velvet Insane at The Engine Rooms Rock Night

The Swedes have arrived again, this time in the form of rockers, Velvet Insane. We caught up with the guys on their ‘Break Out of Sweden Tour’, which saw the band play shows across the UK and Japan. The band is made up of Jonas Eriksson (vocals),  Jesper Lindgren (guitar), Tobias Reimbertsson (drums), and Niklas Henriksson (bass). They are eager ...

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Attica Rage: HRH9, Americans & Embarrassing Moments!

Nat caught up with Scottish rockers Attica Rage at HRH9. The guys talk about their incredible live performance at Hard Rock Hell, and the story behind Zakk Wylde swapping dressing rooms with them. The conversation then switches to how the HRH Ibiza Road Trip, before we end on whats coming next for the band. It looks as though the new ...

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Those Damn Crows on Video Concepts & Whats Next!

Nat caught up with the Welsh rockers Those Damn Crows. We talk about playing HRH9, and their debut track and video for ‘Fear of The Broken’ and the symbolism behind the music video (which you can watch here). These guys are certainly going places, rolling out such a hard hitting and professional video for their debut – we can’t wait ...

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Embarrassing Tour Stories: Those Damn Crows

“They used to tear gas you… if they liked the band!” Nat chats to the guys from Those Damn Crows about their gig and tour highlights, shopping trolleys, being tear-gassed and kicking chickens! See the full interview here: http://ramzine.co.uk/interviews/those-damn-crows-on-video-concepts-whats-next See our review of Hard Rock Hell 9, in Issue 6 of RAMzine. Buy print copies here.

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Faster Pussycat

Faster Pussycat “being in a band is a labour of love”

American glam metal band  Faster Pussycat have been in the music industry a long time, from Los Angeles, California they formed in 1985. We wanted to know how they felt about people calling the music industry “Doomed”. “We always call ourselves ‘lifers’. This is what we were born to do” – Faster Pussycat The LA based band play the Whiskey ...

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Thundermother – “We are five feisty, energetic, fun-loving girls!”

Stockholm’s premier all-girl rock ‘n’ roll outfit Thundermother are firing on all cylinders! Their album ‘Road Fever’ is selling well and they have been nominated for “Hard rock album of the year” and “Group of the year” by GAFFA. Although they have no dates yet confirmed, we can expect a visit to the UK soon from this terrific rocking 5 ...

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Black State Highway – Fireworks, Mystery Poo’s, and a bit of acapella!

Natalie caught up with the Black State Highway to discuss the next steps of their journey. HRH 9 was their last show of the year as the band return to the studio to start writing their new album which they hope to release next year. In this interview we talk to the band about their most embarrassing tour stories. We ...

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Pierre Carroz of Herod “We play every night like it’s the last time!”

Earlier this month i had the luxury of reviewing the Deathcrusher Tour with the legendary bands Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death and Voivod performing. Along with them were an act as special guest named Herod, a prog-sludge band from. I was lucky enough to catch up with the guitarist and founder Pierre Carroz and sit down for an interview whilst sitting ...

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Interview: Kim McAuliffe of Girlschool

Girlschool are a British heavy metal band. They formed in 1975 in Wandsworth, South London and are named after the ‘B’ side of the Wings single ‘Mull of Kintyre’. Nowadays they are closely associated with their contemporaries, Motörhead. The classic line-up of Kim McAuliffe (rhythm guitar and vocals), Enid Williams (bass guitar and vocals) and Denise Dufort (drums and vocals) ...

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