Smiley Dave caught up with The AVD and Stitch D from The Defiled at Takedown Festival 2013. We talk squash courts, Danzig and how their new album ‘Daggers’ nearly didn’t happen. Watch the video and read along. How much are you looking forward to today? Stitch D: “It’s good, we haven’t even looked around yet so we don’t know where ...Read More »
From signing with Frontiers Records to joining Night Ranger and Skid Row on tour, Toseland seems to be unstoppable. James is definitely proving any do...
Bristol, UK rock band TAX THE HEAT love creating sounds that bridge the gap between the raw energy of classic British 1960s R&B bands [think Kinks...
Chris Corner AKA IAMX has just released his newest LP Alive In New Light (AINL) on the 2nd of February. In his brand new work he captures a sense of m...
There’re some sounds that feel like they’ve been in slumber for thousands of years, that are only now starting to stir; biding its time until the hour...
Wisconsin-born guitarist Jared James Nichols has been flying into the UK with increasing regularity these last few years, playing gigs up and down the...
Lips talks about Anvil: “Making a living doing what I love with the band… this is all I ever wanted”
Forty years later, after all the sweat, the accomplishments, the tears, the bad and the good times Anvil are still rocking out with original members L...
Michael Keene of The Faceless “My goal was to make a metal record that someone who doesn’t listen to Metal might like!”
Few bands can boast the incredible talent that The Faceless have. Having released multiple classic albums in the Technical Death Metal genre, the band...
Apparently, when Michigan native Leigh Kakaty formed POP EVIL in 2001, he chose the name for a reason: He loved hard rock, played with a good melody b...
Smiley Dave of RAMzine caught up with the Frearless Vampire Killers at this years Takedown Festival. The press room was very busy, Smiley Dave describes it as a ‘farmyard’. As this made the audio on our video a little hard for you to hear we have written it up for you, below. RAMzine: You guys were on earlier today on ...Read More »
Berit Hagen is the 23 year old Norwegian-born artist known as ‘The Commander-in-Chief.’ She is the self-proclaimed ‘First female 7-string guitarist.’ (She plays a prototype Falchion 7 string – said to be the only one of its kind in the world.) She has been roundly praised for her innovative heavy riffs, her catchy song-writing, her impressive solos, and a voice ...Read More »
RAMzine spoke to Mana of Lordi at the Garage in London, on Lordi’s ‘To Beast, or not to Beast’ tour. Its clear to see that the band are Mr Lordi’s creation, his business, his band. The pastor of the dead, Mana joined Lordi just last year. We had a chat with him about the new video, body shells, chicks, and ...Read More »
RAMzines Smiley Dave headed down to Camden Underworld in London to chat to the mighty Kenta and HIroki of Crossfaith! Having just supported Bring Me The Horizon, they have just arrived in the UK for a tour, and they were excited to be back! Next up for Crossfaith is Warped Tour, America. Look out for the new album which will be ...Read More »
Smiley Dave of RAMzine caught up with Mallory Knox at this years Takedown Festival. Did you know that Takedown 2012 was Mallory Knox first ever festival? Dave spoke to them about how it feels to be back, and the amazing year they have had since then!Read More »
Smiley Dave of RAMzine caught up with Dale Butler, lead sing of Malefice, at this years Takedown Festival 2013. The band have just been on a UK tour and you will be glad to know that Dale keeps the guys going by cooking breakfast for him and his crew, whilst out on the road. Malefice announce their next move exclusivly ...Read More »
Delain have had a lot happen in the last few months. They’ve visited some truly exotic tour locations, switched record labels, taken part in some very unique events, announced their newest release and a set of UK dates due in January 2014. Amongst all these wonderful new happenings for Delain, we were able to speak to front woman Charlotte Wessels ...Read More »
Von Hertzen Brothers aka VHB is a Finnish rock band. Three brothers and two others. Their 2011 release ‘Stars Aligned’ helped the band to make major inroads into the UK – where they played a number of headline shows and drew huge crowds to the Prog Stage at the High Voltage festival in London. They were nominated for the ‘Best ...Read More »
The Dream Circuit are a post-psychedelic rock band from Stoke-on-Trent in the UK. They fuse textural audio landscapes with songs of perception and observation. Formed in 2001, the five-piece band produced a string of impressive releases before going on hiatus to pursue other projects. In 2009 they returned to the project- and began working with the renowned producer & visual ...Read More »