Electric Wizard and many more acts added to Up In Smoke Festival

Up In Smoke Indoor Fest in Switzerland have just announced a bunch of new bands, including their second headliner: The almighty ELECTRIC WIZARD, bringing their new album “Wizard Bloody Wizard” to make Pratteln tremble once again! Also confirmed for the fest are: Canada own DOPETHRONE, ANCESTORS (USA) MESSA (IT) CHILD (AUS) HUMULUS (IT) GIANT SLEEP (GER/CH) The festival will be ...

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OTEP challenge Trump in new track ‘To The Galllows’ – New Tunes Tuesday

DISCLAIMER: NOT FAKE NOOZ. Iconic rockers OTEP recently announced details regarding their most uncompromising, candid, all- inclusive and controversial assessment of the current residing political regime that they have ever released entitled “To the Gallows”. The track is lifted from their eighth full-length album, aptly titled Kult 45, on July 27, 2018 via ​Napalm Records. Drawing influences from politically-charged recording ...

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Blackberry Smoke

Blackberry Smoke have ‘The Best Seat In The House’ in new live video – New Tunes Tuesday

Taken from their well-received recent album, Find A Light, Blackberry Smoke have released a live video for the track Best Seat in the House, the song the band was working on when they heard the news of the sad passing of Tom Petty, and recorded ‘live’ in Nashville’s renowned Southern Ground studios. Check out the video below:   The band ...

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Zeal & Ardor

Listen to the new Zeal & Ardor track ‘Built On Ashes’ here – New Tunes Tuesday

Because of bank holiday, hopefully you can let us off for bringing you the newest of tunes on a Tueseday. (or Tunesday. New Tunes Tuesday. Fixed -Ed. Taken from Zeal & Arbor’s forthcoming new album, Stranger Fruit, comes the new single – Built on Ashes. The lyrics pay homage to the Billie Holliday classic, Strange Fruit, and state like a strange fruit ...

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Weezer cover ‘Africa’, after covering the ‘wrong’ Toto song

We all know how great the song ‘Africa‘ is by Toto, it’s everywhere these days – even mobile adverts. You might think this would encourage bands to cover it? Well bands like Weezer may need a little reminder… It all started when a Twitter user called ‘Weezer cover Africa by Toto’ (@weezerafrica) started bugging front man Rivers Como to cover ...

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Tad Morose Play Apocalypse

With Swedish heavy metal band Tad Morose due to release their Chapter X album through GMR music on 15th June  they’re getting ahead of the game with their first single from the long player, ‘Apocalypse’ out now. ‘Apocalypse’ is the opening track on Chapter X and has been described as “A semi-proggy, symphonic melodic metal tune loaded with a chorus ...

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Hollowstar Have Their Say 

Cambridgeshire-based rock band Hollowstar have just released a new single ‘All I Gotta Say’ ahead of some heavy duty touring that will see them active throughout the year. ‘All I Gotta Say’ follows their successful EP debut, Some Things Matter, and typifies the band’s foundation of classic rock combined with solid lyrics applied as a succinct form of storytelling. Musically, their influences of Blackstone ...

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Download 2018: 6 acts you NEED to see on the Avalanche stage

According to their website, Download Festival’s Avalanche stage: “showcases the best in punk rock, post-hardcore and alt-rock,” We can get aboard that, for sure. To  us though Avalanche is the TRUE alternative to the rest of the festival which is filled to the brim with hard rock and metal (not that there’s anything wrong with that). This is like the ...

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Vain Galen

Premiere: Vain Galen’s Biography of a Stickman

RAMzine is pleased to publish the exclusive premiere of Vain Galen‘s new video ‘Biography of a Stickman’. The track was first aired on Hard Rock Hell Radio last week, and we look forward to seeing the band live at this week’s Breaking Bands Festival in Bromsgrove. Vocalist Wayne Houchin tells us “The track is about re-evaluation, realisation, the anger that comes with ...

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Motorjesus Race To Resurrection

 Its been four long years since Mönchengladbach’s Motorjesus rose up the German rock charts with their Electric Revelation album, now with line-up tweaks fine-tuned the gasoline rockers are preparing for the release of their fifth long player Race To Resurrection on 15th June through Drakkar Entertainment. Since their last full length release the band, now featuring Andy Peters (Guitars), Chris ‘Howling’ Birx ...

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