At the end of the day, what we as a rock/metal fans really need is a challenge. Sure, most of us profess our rebellious nature, wearing our counter culture patches firmly on our sleeves, however it’s bands like Daughters that really put that those ethics to the test. Without care for your well being or enjoyment, this could arguably be ...Read More »
Norway’s Phandrom are firmly rooted in the Hard Rock and Heavy Metal of the 70’s and 80’s, spiced up, so they say, with traces of Baroque ...
Like a musical Ric Flair, Thunder have called it a day more than once in their career. Despite this tendency to flip flop between being an active ba...
Miami based alternative rock four-piece Lochness Monster released their debut album Fables at the beginning of this year, which really puts it into pe...
We are two guys on a mission, a mission to find the next big thing before the big thing finds them! We will tour UK venues searching for unsigned UK t...
I thought I would start 2015 with some Kentish metal-core for your listening pleasure – Unforeseen Prophecy‘s second EP ‘Burn the Sk...
Linkin Park founded in 1996, since the early 00’s they have made a big mark in the music industry. With ‘Hybrid Theory’ in 2000 selling ov...
Hacktivist appeared on the music scene back in 2012 and brought their sound to the mix with their self-titled debut EP – it wasn’t necessa...
Creating a brilliant live album is a tricky game to play. For every ‘Kiss Alive’ or Thin Lizzy’s ‘Live and Dangerous’, there are dozens that just fai...
Diamond Head, Burnt Out Wreck, Saints of Sin, Neuronspoiler, Alteration – Four Sticks Weekender Four Sticks Weekender
Finding our way south of the river we see our way through the hustle and bustle of the capital’s maze of streets and tube lines to New Cross. Here a fantastic live venue with that cosy pub feel is embracing a three day live music festival of which we are lucky enough to enjoy the first day of. As with ...Read More »
Not too long after releasing their new album Misery The Amity Affliction return to the UK on a monster tour, bringing along three fantastic support bands The Plot In You, Dream State and Endless Heights. Opening up to a busy venue is alternative upbeat indie rock band Endless Heights, an Australian band who played in the UK earlier this year supporting Casey at ...Read More »
For the first time since 1976 Glenn Hughes plays all the Deep Purple’s classics and his performance is second to none
Tonight the Electric Ballroom in Camden is filled with fans of all age groups who are gathered together to watch the former Deep Purple vocalist and bass player Glenn Hughes perform a Classic Deep Purple set, hence the name of this tour. The current frontman of supergroup Black Country Communion is well known for having constantly put out first class ...Read More »
Bad Wolves have been in the spotlight over the past few months highly due to their cover of The Cranberries ‘Zombie‘ which is a fantastic cover and is bloody fantastic to hear live too. But who are Bad Wolves? Where have they come from and what are their other tracks? Bad Wolves are a brand new supergroup featuring members Tommy Vext ...Read More »
To be a rock fan in the early eighties was heaven itself. The awkwardly named ‘New Wave of British Heavy Metal’ (NWOBHM) had seen some great bands coming forward, the Monsters of Rock festivals at Donington (forerunner of Download), had begun and there were some great live albums being released. No Sleep Til’ Hammersmith, Strangers in the Night and Saxon’s 1982 offering The ...Read More »
Hailing from Scotland, though you’d never be able to tell with their unaccented vocals and no bagpipes insight rockers, The Xcerts, release an acoustic EP titled Late One Night. It was recorded, of course, entirely over one late night. Commenting on this, vocalist, Murray Macleod said, “We recorded the entire EP in one night which lent a nice organic feel ...Read More »
‘Cyanide’ is the second single taken from the debut album None For One by Flat Earth, featuring former members of HIM and Amorphis. “I have a strong tendency of creating a picture of a person with a lot of issues in my head who I then try to encourage to change in my lyrics,” said vocalist Anthony of the song. “I’m very likely ...Read More »
With a ‘70s retro-rock revolution underway meet Black Ink River, the newest arrival to the party and all the way from Västerås in Sweden. Dano Wahlström (vocals/percussion), Bosse Karlsson (guitar), Anders Modd (bass) and Roger Johannessen (drums) formerly played with bands like Wolf, GrandExit, Monaco Blues Band and Uncle Doghouse before joining forces to make rock music they liked with ...Read More »
On Saturday RAMzine went to the exemplary Festival of Sound (The Music and Audio Show) which is the UK’s Largest Luxury Audio and Lifestyle Show, held in West London. We went to attend a seminar given by GARY LANGAN, the 62-year-old engineer, producer, mixer and musician who worked as an assistant engineer at the SARM studios in the 1970s, learning ...Read More »