Festival Reviews

takedown 2013

Takedown 2013

Takedown Twenty-Thirteen is one of the finest displays of great Rock and Metal music this spring. The one-day festival is located in the music hub that is Southampton, which itself is a place that seems to breed great bands – it is home to Bury Tomorrow, Our Time Down Here, Burn The Fleet, Natives, and countless more! Death of an ...

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Cambridge Folk Festival

Although RAMzine is dedicated to giving the hardest of metal-heads the latest in News and Reviews, even we  like to take a step back and listen to some great rock, acoustic and folk tracks. Set up at Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge Folk Festival will be celebrating its golden Fiftieth Anniversary next year, making it one of the longest running festivals ...

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HRH Prog Festival Review

Big is not the word. The Magna building in Rotherham is absolutely colossal. A former steelworks, this vast 3/4 of a mile long building, looms across the South Yorkshire landscape like a science fiction version of Table Mountain. The building is so huge that it can easily accommodate an airship without you even noticing. This amazing steel hulk was the ...

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Hammerfest

Hammerfest V: In Fear of the Dragon Festival Review

In the fantastical world of Heavy Metal music, sights such as massive armour-clad Bushido warriors – rising like phantoms from icy mists- are not unusual. These demonic samurai figures, along with a number of other lurking ghosts, gruesome blood soaked zombies, evil vampires and associated monsters … made up the crowd at this year’s Hammerfest – Episode V “In Fear ...

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Butser Fest

Butserfest Pre-Review 2012

You may think festival season stops at the end of August, but if you think the party’s over you are truly misinformed. With this years’ summer festivals being a bit of a drag, we all remember the mud plains of Download Festival, and the cancellation of Sonisphere, so it’s the smaller festivals that are coming out on top and Petersfield’s ...

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Hevy Fest

Hevy Festival 2012 Review

If I could sum up Hevy Fest 2012 in one sentence… I’d be out of a job, but more importantly I’d be doing this year’s festival no justice what so ever. In the run up to the festival I was deliberating the chances of a niche line up along with forty days and forty nights of torrential flooding and squelchy ...

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Hevy Festival Pre-Review

Festivals come thick and fast during the summer months in the UK, but none with more of a spirited growth such as this year’s Hevy Fest. In its fourth year now, the festival boasts a large following for any Rock or Metal fan; converging in the fields of Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent in its most recent years, ...

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NASS Festival Review 2012

NASS Festival is very different to the normal music festival, as not only is it host to some great artist, but also the BMX  and Skateboarding  Championships. You can bring your bike, scooter, skateboard, or skates to the festival. There are public ramps for people to practice new tricks.  I was excited by the massive motocross jumps, however due to ...

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RAM NASS Feature

NASS Festival Pre-Review 2012

RAMzine will be attending extreme sports and music festival NASS, as we can’t miss out on any snippets of slight Rock music! On RAMs favourite stage The Front Stage, Friday we are going to check out Rolo Tomassi, and we hope that they are going to be playing some tracks off their new album that is rumoured to be coming ...

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Download Festival 2012 Review

Download festival review 2012   The 10th year of a festival to take place in Donnington under the name of Download Festival. Download organizers and fans have made the festival one of the most talked about Rock and Metal Festival in the world over these 10 years. Rock and Metal fans from all over the world travel to Donnington each ...

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