In 2002 Coal Chamber were coming to a halt, but front-man Dez Fafara couldn’t stop doing what he loves. This led to the formation of DevilDriver. The 16 years following, as they say, has been pure metal history. After the huge success of their 2016 album Trust No One and this years ‘Outlaws ‘Til The End Vol.1’ becoming an unexpected hit across the ...Read More »
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...
Little Steven is back with a brand new album called Summer Of Sorcery which is already popping up in all the charts while getting critical acclaim wor...
Hailing from the West Midlands, Sister Shotgun have been making music together since 2011. Their latest album ‘Fragments’ could be their...
As time goes by American rockers New Years Day are evolving and growing their fan base exponentially. They will soon hit the road with Falling In Reve...
As their second album Strength In Numbers in now turning 25, Tyketto are celebrating the event with a UK tour which, judging by the ticket sales, has ...
Yorkshire alt-rockers Hands Off Gretel (HOG) are in a sweet spot right now. Their album has just been released with a bit of help from their expanding...
On Thursday the 26th of July, a day before his well awaited live show at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Little Steven has hosted a very entertaining ‘Underground Dance Party’ at one of the ultimate rock ‘n roll locations, the Hard Rock Cafe in London. He arrives bang on time and greets fans and press just before introducing his DJ set. Little ...Read More »
Although Metal To The Masses scours the UK for the freshest metal talent, the competition spreads across Europe. In this case Poland. Meet Psychotype, a band whose influence spreads from The Prodigy to Messuggah, with the likes of SlipKnot in between. Like a lot of great bands off this ilk, Psychotype wear masks. We contacted the band to find out ...Read More »
Only four weeks away, Bloodstock looks to be bigger than ever. Yet, what makes Bloodstock stand out among all the other great metal and rock festivals in the UK? I’d say it’s the championing of new, and unsigned bands. The New Blood Stage is the physical embodiment of this. The way to qualify for this is by winning heats of ...Read More »
Cancer Bats are on fire this year. Dropping one of 2018’s best punk albums out of nowhere back in April, The Spark That Moves caught us all off guard in the best possible way. Seems these days bands do a much better job of keeping their cards closely tucked into their chest than are given credit for. The element of surprise ...Read More »
Frédéric Leclercq of DragonForce at Download 2018 “We’re working on a new album that we’re releasing next year”
Love them; hate them; flail your body in a sugar rushed category five whirlwind to them; you got to give it to DragonForce – they actually made power metal… well, cool…-ish. Frilly laced shirts and pompous three-disc marathons of operatic guitar wankery does not sit well in the frenzied equation of DragonForce’s hyper speed power/fantasy recipe. Bringing a balls to ...Read More »
The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts will be touring the UK this September. Both are sons of founder members of the legendary Allman Brothers, Devon having also been a member of the Royal Southern Brotherhood aside from his solo career. Ahead of the tour, Ramzine presents an interview with singer, guitarist and keyboard player. What’s the best gig that you’ve been ...Read More »
Californian bad boys Buckcherry have been rocking stages all over the world since they first formed in 1995 and tonight they are back in the UK to play Stone Free Festival together with Megadeth and Scorpions. After the departures of guitarist Keith Nelson and drummer Xavier Muriel and addition of Sean Winchester and Kevin Roentgen, this new lineup is once again ...Read More »
Returning to Download for the fifth time, Birmingham grindcore pioneers Napalm Death headlined the Dogtooth stage last Sunday to a packed-out crowd hungry for destruction. After recently releasing the compilation album Coded Smears & More Uncommon Slurs, a filth encrusted collection of Napalm tracks spanning from 2004 – 2016, the four-piece have taken to the road for a titanic series ...Read More »
The godfathers of pure heavy metal, the magnificent Judas Priest, hardly need any introduction at all. How can one even begin to summarise what the seemingly unstoppable British outfit have meant and still mean to legions of fans all over the world? Where to begin? The entire back catalogue is so vast and impressive that it defies words, and the ...Read More »