Brief History: It happened in 1990/1991 in the small village of Linneryd in southern Sweden. After spending time in various metal bands, Jimmy Lundqvist and Fredde decided to start a death metal band called ENTRAILS. Shortly thereafter, Tobbe and Billy joined the band and they began to rehearse like maniacs in a converted woodshed. Their main idea was to follow ...Read More »
Wolverhampton, Dec 12th 2014 On a bitterly cold night I arrived at the Wolver Slade Rooms for what was promising to be a cracking night of rock music...
Featuring the songs of Jethro Tull as written by band leader Ian Anderson, largely orchestrated and re-arranged by keyboard player John O’Hara (also o...
It’s fairly safe to say that Les Claypool is a bit of an odd chap when it comes as far as music. I don’t think I ever heard song titles like the ones ...
Let’s get this out the way. This review does not include the cliche comparison of Maria Brink to ‘a metal Lady Gaga’. For a start, t...
Hailing from the Greater Reykjavik region in Iceland, a land more in tune with its forbears’ Scandinavian folklore than even those residing on mainlan...
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Images and Words, one of the most important albums in the history of progressive metal, Dream Theater returns once...
In 2011, Alter Bridge played the biggest show of the bands history. The stage was Wembley Arena. The show, which featured them blowing the roof off wi...
Not only has this EP got a remarkable colourful cover it also possesses some really deep heavy groove to compliment it. It literally does take you to ...
Extrema are an Italian HEAVY metal band. They have been around since the 80s, and opened for the likes of Metallica. They are soon to unleash their thrash sounds on the world in the form of ‘Seed of Foolishness’. Here is our track-by-track account of the new album. Between the Lines Noteworthy and vibrantly intense – firing brutally into a ...Read More »
Track by track review Releasing the Disease Let the crunch begin!!!! Orgasmic rhythms come pumping from the speakers in constant succession with a sampled voice this however fades and a nice chug comes into play with a swaggering plethora of melodies which has me turning the volume up for better effect but sadly this is all you get! But loving ...Read More »
It has been said that this is a band who are known for their ability to develop and grow with each releases, if great Death Metal is what you are after, great Death metal is what you are going to get! Each track on this album is unique, and thus we give you our track by track review of IMMOLATIONs ...Read More »
Yes – it’s amazing when you hear a great band rising from the UK! It’s like a huge thumbs up to all the rock bands practising in their dingy bedrooms and an inspiration to keep going. Hell’s Addiction, a rock ‘n’ roll quartet from Leicester, are a fabulous mix of old school riffs, gruff vocals and pure energy. Think Motley ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Somewhere out in space a dwarf star implodes, crumbling witlessly into oblivion while a million light years away a wolf howls at an unearthly moon: From this scuzzed-out barrage of sound two guitars surface, emitting acid-tinged phrases that call out to each other, begin to dance side by side then argue; shrieking in emotive stoner-blues rock fury. ‘Wolfrider’ is the ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Despite being one of it’s longest standing sub-genres, death metal has always lurked on the periphery of our culture like that weird kid at school who sat on his own pulling the wings off flies and then later turns out to be a serial killer. Nonetheless, the very presence of Thy Art is Murder shows that there are some youngsters ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »