Live Reviews

Reel Big Fish – The Jellycats – Broken 3 Ways – at Liverpool 02 Academy

Broken 3 Ways Now let’s get straight into the action…these chaps are suddenly jumping and running all over the stage and it’s only been 5 seconds since it started! I can tell this is going to be a good night! We are instantly blasted with the rasta-rock beats, feeling them vibrate though the body. This lot defiantly have ska roots ...

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The Blackout at Liverpool 02 Academy

Diamond Days To kick things off the first support act Diamond Days really got the ball going. These lot with their modern rock vibe really got the crowd going, full of energy and confidence these guys managed with no problem to make their mark on the night! An excellent mix of vocals and solo’s, playing a good mix of classics ...

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Redfest 2014 Review

Robin’s Cook Farm in Surrey played host to intimate festival Redfest, for 2 two days this July 2014 weekend. Redfest is now in it’s 8th year, the festival progresses a little each time round. Altogether this festival includes many contrasting genres: Rock, Indie, Dance. Redfest is decorated in an creative fashion, with lot’s of great photo opportunities, in a beautiful ...

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Alkaline Trio @ The Forum, London

Alkaline Trio have been knocking around a while now – their debut album ‘Goddamnit’ was released in 1998, and their most recent ‘My Shame Is True’ just last year. The crowd on this Saturday night at The Forum reflects their ranging appeal and long-term growing fanbase, with a mix of older and younger fans packing out the sold-out standing section ...

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Review: Hit The Deck Festival 2014

Hit The Deck Festival takes place yearly, playing a day each in Bristol and Nottingham. RAMzine were at the Nottingham leg of the festival, and here are our selected highlights… Hit The Deck always proves to have an interesting and diverse line-up, with a mixture of big name bands and up-and-comers, 2014’s festival proved no different. First off the bat, ...

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Foreigner, Europe & FM Live at Wolverhampton Civic Hall, Tuesday 15th April

Review by Paul H Birch, Photos by Lisa Billingham Tonight there’s a good vibe in Wolverhampton and inside its Civic Theatre FM kick off promptly, giving us the one-two punch of Tough Love and I Belong To the Night as Steve Overland’s voice echoes outside to be heard by those yet to be let in. Don’t Stop rocks out with ...

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Heaven’s Basement at The Cockpit, Leeds

After seeing Heaven’s Basement play at The Duchess in York back in July 2013, I jumped at the chance to see the guys play again. Seeing the band play for the first time they blew me away and I have been hooked ever since. From a stifling Saturday night in July to a cold Sunday evening in March, the change ...

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Thy Art Is Murder @ The Joiners, Southampton

Love them or hate them, there’s no way you can scoff at Thy Art Is Murder. The Australian crew have made impressions all over the world with only their second album, the recently released Hate and it’s hard to say there hasn’t been a month where these guys aren’t doing something spectacular. And despite numerous UK visits in recent times, ...

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The Quireboys Acoustic Show at Robin 2 Bilston

The Quireboys have led a somewhat ragged existence – half the time they have had their heads held proudly skywards – with crowns rising into glittering heavens – but for the rest of their time they have been on their knees … with toes in the gutter. As a result, you probably cannot get any more emotionally wrought – or ...

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The Hype Theory @ Unit ,Southampton – 24/1/14

Tonight’s gig hosted by Critical Wave at Unit Nightclub, Southampton turned into one of those evenings it was definitely worth leaving the house for. First up were ‘Sights’ a fairly happening heavy guitar band who had a strong leaning towards early Foo Fighters towards the end of their set. It was refreshing to see a heavy rock band with a ...

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