We caught up with Ricky Warwick (Vocals/Guitar) and Jimmy DeGrasso (Drums) of Black Star Riders at Download Festival 2015. Following on from our interview with Damon in February we re-visit the subject of record sales, and expand upon some of the issues in the music industry today. “Budgets are not what they used to be, there used to be huge ...Read More »
Goldfinger: “The arts are so important and it’s not always easy to get out there” Fireball Tour 2019
With seven hit studio albums and a legendary cover of ‘99 Red Balloons,’ ska-punk legends Goldfinger are no stranger to touring, especially action-pac...
Save Ferris: “Things are so different for women now, there’s so many more of us now!” Fireball Tour 2019
If you are in to ska-punk, this side of the 80s, there’s no doubt you have heard of Save Ferris. From contributing to movie soundtracks, to thei...
From interviewing rockstars behind the camera as part of a podcast to sharing the stage in front of the camera with them, Matt Stocks has done it all....
Now picture the scene; you’re alone covering every aspect of the festival, review, photography and interviews, you’re hungover from the very first nig...
It’s going to be that time of year again, and no, not the time for resting by the fire with a hot chocolate, but the time for energy,to fuel the Fireb...
The heavy-metal singer-songwriter Tarja Turunen or simply TARJA will release her seventh studio album, titled “In The Raw” on August 30, via EarMusic....
The superb NWOBHM entity that is Thunderstick was resurrected in 2016 and released the absolutely thrilling, Something Wicked This Way Comes, the foll...
Following the recent release of Helheim’s tenth full-length record, the incredibly diverse and unconventional Rignir, RAMzine simply had to have...
Nat caught up with Marco Mendoza from The Dead Daisies at Download Festival 2015 – to discuss their upcoming tour with Kiss, their new album ‘Revolución’ and the new single ‘Mexico’. To support this, they are running a contest on their website to give two people the chance to win an all expenses paid trip to the beautiful…you guessed it; ...Read More »
Nat was lucky to catch up with Empire at Download Festival 2015. Having recently being voted ‘The best new voice in Rock’ by Kerrang! It was exciting to see what’s coming up for Dave (Guitar), Joe (Vocals) and James (Guitar). Two members were missing but we thought we could beat it out of these three anyway. We discussed the newly ...Read More »
Nat caught up with Gabe (Gabriel Cavazos) and Kenyon (Kenyon Putenney) of American Fangs. Turns out that their cherries had been popped that morning as it was their first ever Download Festival! The guys talked about how the UK festival scene compares to the US scene, their music icons that they wanted to meet at the festival and talked about ...Read More »
VP caught up with Grace ‘Grave’ McKagan at Download Festival 2015. Her band The Pink Slips played Jake’s stage on the Saturday night. Managed currently by her father Duff Mckagen, the band are sure to get a great start. Although Grace tells us in this interview the band have their own tour van that sleeps 5 even though their are ...Read More »
VP caught up with Phil Labonte (vocals) and Mike Martin (guitar) of All That Remains at Download Festival 2015. We had a slight technical faux pas at the start which means that the first question is not get filmed. VP spoke to Phil about a previous interview conducted with him via email. In that interview we had asked ‘What does ...Read More »
Victoria Purcell caught up with Bruno Agra (Drummer) of We Are Harlot at Download Festival 2015. We talk about the bands first ever UK performance at the festival, and how it went. Bruno formerly of band Revolution Renaissance, along with fellow band members Danny Worsnop (former Asking Alexandria), Jeff George (formerly of Sebastian Bach), Brian Weaver (from Silvertide) often get ...Read More »
The Loved and Lost a 5 piece band from Worcester and have an average age of 20, already have the makings something big played at Breaking Bands Festival 2015, and rocked the stage they did. The band sound like a refined mix of Evanescence, Paramore and Nightwish and have been around since 2012. We caught up with them at Breaking ...Read More »
Tower of Crows from Coventry and formed in 2013 rocked out at Breaking Bands Festival with a great reception! Already they have been invited back for 2016 as one of the fan favourites. These “Stoner Rock” gods have great composure and really enjoy doing what they do best! We managed to catch up with Lea Cross (Bass) and find out ...Read More »
Victoria Purcell (VP) headed to Search and Destroy Records HQ, in London to catch up with Porter McKnight (Bass) and Brandon Saller (Drums/Vocals) of Atreyu. After 6 years, it’s safe to say we had a lot of questions. Read the lowdown! VP: It’s been 6 years since the last release, what have you all been up to in that time? ...Read More »