We caught up with Breed 77 at Hammerfest 2014. Breed 77 are one of those bands that we all know. I remember them alongside the era of Soil, Drowning Pool, and Disturbed. Their music is still a big part of local rock clubs (in my case The Agingcourt in Camberly). They still get played, and we still rock out to them. ...Read More »
With a new album on the horizon, the incredibly talented ensemble known as Grand Slam are determined to leave a mark on the world of hard rock music. ...
If you’re looking for your next favorite new band, they don’t get much newer then Pop Punkers’ Not Ur Girlfrenz. Formed just a year ...
Eric Friedman talks about Tremonti’s new album “This is my favourite album because of the way we did it together”
Founded in 2011 by Alter Bridge’s guitarist Mark Tremonti, heavy metal group Tremonti evolved from a solo project to a fully developed band and ...
Guitarist Ben Poole is currently on tour through to mid-December in support of his new album Anytime You Need Me, and has been making waves on the rad...
Uli Jon Roth “I don’t like anything artificial, I don’t like a show that is too smooth, I want the real thing”
Guitar wizard Uli Jon Roth is celebrating his 50th stage anniversary with a UK tour that includes the distilled essence of his music journey. Performi...
The Music Of Cream – 50th Anniversary World Tour features Ginger Baker’s son Kofi, Jack Bruce’s son Malcolm and Eric Clapton’s nephew Will Johns playi...
With the Dan Reed Network (DRN) about to hit the UK and with new album Origins out due out, front man Dan Reed himself took time out to answer a Q &am...
Everyone on this planet goes nuts for a crackin’ groove; that’s just a fact. If there should so happen to be some quality finger smokin’ shred layered...
Before Heaven’s Basement smashed it on The Welcome Home Tour at The Cockpit in Leeds (16th March 2014), RAMzine’s Cherry Welford sat down with guitarist Sid Glover and drummer Chris Rivers. Seated backstage they discussed touring, song writing and who they would like to tour with next. I saw you guys play on your UK summer tour last year at ...Read More »
The Bastard Sons, as unpleasant and despicable as the name suggests, they are actually some of the nicest people around. They played two sets in one day! Both sets proving that this band could be the next big thing! When asked about their Hammerfest set they said: “The crowd were wicked, there were a few patches, and then when we ...Read More »
Andy Slade (ex Gravil, Collapse, and Echovirus guitarist) has released new EP ‘Machine City’ under the name of Foundry. The EP has been put together by Slade completely on his own – a one-man band. If you want to hear something new and different in the form of dark melodic metal then the talented Mr Slade provides you with just ...Read More »
2014 see’s many different types of sub genres of rock, metal and hardcore music, many having a sub-sub-genre and so forth. But picture this – the love child of post-hardcore and dub-step. The result = Scream-step! Scream-step aims towards a more heavier aggressive Dub-Step beat but with those ever so more appealing screams, could this be a new testament to ...Read More »
The English band the Quireboys are probably the hardest working – yet most unpretentious – hard rock exponents to come out of the United Kingdom in years. They are also, probably, the most underrated band in rock history. Their blotched story dates back to 1984 when they were once described as “Britain’s answer to Poison” – and very great things ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »