James Toseland is a man of many enviable talents. He’s also a bloody lovely guy. Racing motorbikes for Honda at 18 years old, Toseland retired due to injury in 2011 with 252 races, 61 podium positions, and two World Superbike titles under his belt. So what’s a world class biker to do when he can’t ride competitively any more? Be a ...Read More »
It’s safe to say InMe have a passionate following. Going by their recent tour and newly released material – it’s easy to see why. A...
DragonForce: “Sad to see Vadim and Fred go […] we continue to bring the full bombastic DragonForce experience” Extreme Power Metal 2019
On September 27, 2019, the influential and distinctive British power metal band DragonForce, founded in 1999 by guitarists Herman Li and Sam Totman, w...
Some months ago I came across a wonderfully eclectic and captivating album by the Brazilian prog rock entity named Caravela Escarlate. As much as I li...
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...
With their latest album ‘The Sorrow And The Sound’ hitting us back in June, and soon to embark on the killer tour with Night Verses and Baby Godzilla, Feed The Rhino have been busy lads! Yet they still found a little time for RAMzine before their Butserfest performance…We caught up to chat about the album, tour, how the hell they ...Read More »
Saint [The] Sinner released their second EP ‘The Curious Tale of Mistress Murder’ in September 2013 and soon piqued the interest of the likes of Kerrrang! and Rock Sound and haven’t stopped since. We spoke to them about playing Vans Warped Tour late last year and Takedown earlier this year! Who they are looking forward to catching up with and what they ...Read More »
Create To Inspire are making a hell of a lot of noise for a band that haven’t been together that long. After winning the Red Bull: Live competition at Download this year and securing a string of gigs across the country, Create To Inspire hit Butserfest to show the South Coast what they can do. We caught up with the ...Read More »
Fall of Every Sparrow (F.O.E.S) have smashed out an impressive resume in the short time they have worked together. Having formed just last year, they have already made their name supporting the likes of Hacktivist and 36 Crazyfists. Five months of this togetherness was spent crafting ‘Ophir’, their atmospheric first EP released in February 2014. For a first release the post/alt rock ...Read More »
Photo by: Debra Raffles Trizzini As I was sitting down trying to think of an introduction, a friend of mine sat down next to me and said something that struck me. “It’s just hitting me who we’ve got here tonight. It’s surreal to see these kind of people walking around here”. Surreal indeed. Hertford is an idyllic place, but it doesn’t exactly ...Read More »
It’s late Saturday afternoon and the HELLYEAH sound check is booming away. We are waiting for our interview with Vinnie Paul (drummer). HELLYEAH have debuted #1 on the US BILLBOARD Hard Rock Charts (Top 20 on the overall charts) and the single ‘Sangre Por Sangre (Blood For Blood)’ hit the Top 20 at rock radio in the US. HELLYEAH have made an impressive showing with their fourth ...Read More »
Thursday 7th August 2014, and we are at The Asylum in Birmingham to talk to Ricky Warwick, a man that has been working in Hard Rock bands since the 80’s, the longest length of his career spent in Scottish band The Almighty. In 2009 Ricky was invited to join Thin Lizzy as lead vocalist and guitarist. Ricky played in Thin ...Read More »
We caught up with The One Hundred at Redfest, prior to the release of their new EP ‘Subculture’ – which we cannot wait to get out hands on! Jacob Field (Vocals) says “The production sounds huge, and the tracks are all bangers!”. ‘Subculture’ will be released September 1st via Australian label UNFD (Northlane, Buried In Verona). Read more here! We ...Read More »
RAMzine spoke to Skindred before their headline set at Redfest, Surrey. Arya Goggin (Drums) tells us how they came to play at Redfest. Arya and Mikey Demus (Guitar) also talk us through the birth of the legendary Newport Helicopter, and how that has gone down at Download Festival over the years, playing to over 70,000 people. We also converse about ...Read More »