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 »
Canadian rock band Glass Tiger, return to the UK to play a rare concert at the University of London Union Live on Friday 19th October and the Rocking...
Damon Johnson goes solo ‘I think fans are gonna be pleased with this record & pleased to know I’m now committed to this full-time.’
Damon Johnson is kick-starting his solo career with new album Memoirs Of An Upraising, out on the 9th of November. The superstar guitarist who has bee...
In 2014 former members of the iconic metal band Venom came together to form Venom, Inc. This included original guitarist Jeff ‘Mantas’ Dun...
Chris Jericho really is a man with his fingers in a lot of pies lately: He is touring the world with his band Fozzy, who have a major hit album on the...
Black Country Communion, Black Sabbath and Trapeze are among the bands Glenn Hughes has played and sung with, alongside investing time in a healthy so...
Hardcore Superstar ‘We are 100% satisfied with this album, that’s what we are… and you can’t kill’ our Rock ‘N Roll
The Swedish four-piece are soon releasing their 11th album titled You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘N Roll out on September 21st. The twelve songs h...
Dorothee Pesch, better known as Doro, has been on the rock and metal scene for decades. She first caught the world’s attention by way of her ban...
Featuring former members of The Defiled, Amen, No Devotion, and The Ataris: Lowlives have had a really impressive year since they have formed. Firstl...
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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, ...Read More »
Cardiff rockers Kids In Glass Houses are making their return to the music scene, with their follow-up to 2011’s ‘In Gold Blood’, entitled ‘Peace’. RAMzine caught up with lead guitarist Joel Fisher to get the lowdown on the new album and upcoming tour… RAMzine: What’s the story behind the new album title, ‘Peace’? “Aled (Phillips, vocals) came up with the title ...Read More »
RAMzine caught up with Tom Wright bassiest of Jettblack following their release of Black Gold. Black Gold is a 13-track collection that includes covers of three hard rock anthems (originally recorded by Motorhead, Heart and AC/DC), and unreleased material. RAMzine: Black Gold, the new unreleased material collection is out no via Spinefarm Records. What was the thinking behind releasing a collection of studio ...Read More »
Finnish glam-metallers Reckless Love started out on their wild ways as Reckless Life back in 2001 – playing Guns N’ Roses covers, before gaining success by writing and playing their own songs. They won the Kuopio Band Competition in 2004 – leading to a Scandinavian tour in 2005. Two years later, frontman Olli Herman moved temporarily to Crashdïet, the Swedish ...Read More »