Skunk Anansie

Skunk Anansie are soon to embark on their 2019 UK Tour

Skunk Anansie are back to celebrate the release of the 25th Anniversary live album 25LIVE@25. This being such a long awaited tour, it is no surprise that London, Manchester and Bristol have all sold out. Though have no fear as extra dates have been added for Brighton, Bournemouth, Cambridge, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham and Cardiff! On the tour with this ...

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Download 2019: What exactly IS the ‘Danish Quarter’?

If you are like me, and you can’t wait for the official times to go up, you will be checking the legendary website known as ‘Clashfinder’ at any given moment before a festival. Some of you going to the Download Festival this year may have noticed a new stage this year labelled ‘Danish Quarter’. This includes DJ sets and bands ...

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Ramblin Man Fair

Ramblin Man Fair 2019: Our “Bakers dozen” not to miss

Ramblin’ Man Fair is poking its head over the horizon and with now less than 6 weeks to go, we are taking a look at 12 bands worth your time, from the big names down to the small surprises, let us try and steer you into something that we ourselves will be trying to find our way to see. Austin ...

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King’s X 2019 European Tour

Progressive metal act King’s X recently announced they will be flying over from the USA for a full tour, playing dates throughout mainland Europe and the United Kingdom. As previously report at RAMzine, the band has been in the recording studio preparing for their first album in ten years, having signed to Golden Robot Records. Whether or not the album ...

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Danny Bryant’s Means of Escape

British blues rock guitarist Danny Bryant marks his debut as a producer with the releases his own 11th studio album, Means of Escape, on Friday 20th September through Jazzhaus Records. Prior to that the title track will be released as a single on will be Friday 5th July. Featuring nine blues rock numbers that are said to “powerful, contemporary and bold”, ...

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WOUNDEDSPiRiT- Taking Back Control

Imagine Blur, all tooled up, taking the train to Madchester but never reaching there, instead getting waylaid halfway in that mysterious hinterland called The Black Country. The Britpop wars not so much forgotten but ignored like yesterday’s old fish & chip paper, music is timeless there and influences eternally diverse. Say a band like that began developing songwriting skills using ...

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Into The Night with The New Strange

The New Strange is a musical partnership recently formed between James Durbin, of American Idol fame and Alex Grossi guitarist with heavy metal band Quiet Riot and hard rock supergroup Hookers & Blow. They have worked both individually and collectively on various musical projects for the likes of Walt Disney Touchstone Pictures and various US TV stations, writing original material and reworking ...

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American Glutton Declares Fruit Will Rot

Jacksonville, Florida heavy rock/metal band American Glutton release new album Fruit Will Rot on From The Ashes Records. American Glutton features four powerhouse veteran performers in vocalist Raven Cain, guitarist Tommy Harrison (Dogs of Pleasure), bassist Dani Harrison (The Hippie Werewolves), and drummer Kirk Ferguson (Conflict of Interest) who joined forces in 2016 and released Dish Served Cold the following year. Fruit ...

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 Ealing Blues Festival

Following Ealing Blues Festival’s announcement of Nick Lowe as one of its main acts over the weekend of Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st July, a full line up for this year’s summer event has reveals appearances by cult beatbox bluesman Son of Dave and the award-winning Kyla Brox. Canadian-born Son of Dave has built a reputation through his prolific, eclectic musical style. Often reflective and ...

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Laurence Jones Band Ready to Tear up Europe

Laurence Jones Band has the award-winning guitarist giving his band members full billing on his latest album that’s due out on Friday 27th September via on Top Stop Music (Courtesy of Sony). Furthermore Bennett Holland (keyboards), Greg Smith (bass) and Phil Wilson (drums) are also listed as co-writers alongside singer/guitarist Laurence Jones on the featured tracks, with the exception of ...

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