Interviews

inner shrine interview

Interview with Inner Shrine

Inner Shrine formed in 1995, from the Florence area of Tuscany in Italy. They are described by the press as Gothic Metal. But with a twist – alchemy and spirituality seem to be just two of the themes that they write about. Apart from an early demo recorded in 1996 and on cassette – a year after forming. The band ...

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mallory knox

Interview with Mallory Knox 2013

It’s been a pretty big year for Mallory Knox with a highly acclaimed debut album, selling out venues on their UK headline tour and making waves abroad. We caught up with Mikey Chapman (vocals) and Sam Douglas (bass & vocals) before the end of 2013 for a chat – with an extra helping of festive cheer… RAMzine: Hi guys! How ...

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seven webster

Interview with Seven Webster @ Hard Rock Hell 2013

We caught up with Seven Webster – A man with a hell of a career within the music industry. He is a music manager and booker of Hard Rock Hell, Hammerfest, HRH AOR, and more! Seven talks to us about this year’s Hard Rock Hell and how he goes about choosing the line-up. He mentions that he has already booked ...

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Interview with The Answer @ Hard Rock Hell 2013

We caught up with Cormac lead vocalist of Northern Irish hard rock band The Answer. During their career the band have played with such greats as Aerosmith, Whitesnake, and AC/DC. It was great to see them play such an energetic and fun set as the final main stage act of Hard Rock Hell Festival. RAMzine: How do you like Hard ...

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Interview with The Treatment @ Hard Rock Hell 2013

Cambridge outfit The Treatment are out on the road with Aussie rockers Airbourne, guesting on a run of 11 UK dates that climaxes at the London Forum on Dec 13th. We caught up with The Treatment at this years Hard Rock Hell Festival in Wales. The band tells us of their new guitarist Jake and how that came about, and ...

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Interview with Arjen Anthony Lucassen of Ayreon

The Dutch composer and multi-instrumentalist Arjen Anthony Lucassen (Ayreon) writes and produces complex “rock operas” with disconcerting and intriguing story-lines. These invariably include a series of interesting characters, each one of which is represented by an individual singer. Lucassen plays many of the instruments in each of his works, but he also encourages other guest musicians to participate. Ayreon’s music ...

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we butter the bread with butter

Interview with We Butter The Bread With Butter

Now on their 3rd tour around the UK in the last 2 years, We Butter The Bread With Butter have experienced a massive surge in popularity in the last year. Their crowd funding campaign for their new album, Goldkinder, made nearly double the asking budget in contributions from dedicated fans worldwide and they have since completed headlining tours in mainland ...

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Interview with HAKEN

At this year’s HRH PROG Festival at the Magna Centre Rotherham RAMzine managed to catch up with the young British prog-rock saviours HAKEN to chat about their new album: ‘The Mountain’ (just released on Inside Out – Century Media). RAMzine: Why is your new album called ‘The Mountain’? “I guess it’s kind of an analogy for the uphill struggle for ...

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Borderline- FIRE

Interview with Borderline: FIRE

Five-piece heavy rock minstrels Borderline:FIRE are already one of Reading’s fastest growing bands. Formed in 2010, they quickly established themselves as exciting artists with a very unique sound. They combine sweltering metallic anthems with commercially viable and very catchy melodies. We spoke to then about working on their new EP – ‘This Trojan State’ and about any Chains that might ...

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the safety fire

Interview with The Safety Fire

This month The Safety Fire will be touring North America with Between The Buried And Me, The Faceless and The Contortionist. The London UK based band first made a name for themselves with the release of their potent and well-received EP “Sections” in 2009. Their reputation as a powerfully energetic live band quickly followed. With their expansive atmospheres and soaring melodies, ...

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