Despite having formed little over a year ago, Portsmouth 5 piece Housefires have been causing quite the stir. With reviews from Kerrang, interviews in Planet Loud, and with the backing of Marianne Harris they have been able to propel themselves outside of being just another local band. Debut EP ‘Before the Celling Caves’ shows just why they are getting such ...Read More »
Sounding like someone’s banging on a dustbin lid while a hoary old voice calls out, I’m expecting something avant garde here but then a regular rhythm...
Drive were a five-piece progressive, power metal band formed on the north side of Houston, Texas by guitarist Rick Chavez. They released two albums, C...
Tonight’s the launch party for The Bad Flowers debut album Starting Gun. The Asylum 2 is sold out; we’re packed in like sardines and the heat is swelt...
Wisconsin-born guitar-slinger Jared James Nichols is a throwback to when rock was wild, young and free. His latest album is a collection of song that ...
British rock four piece DON BROCO released their third album Technology this month. The new album finds the band filtering their post-hardcore rock th...
36 years back an Australian radio station played this live show from the Bombay Bicycle Club across the Antipodean airwaves. It’s hard to believe. Har...
Venue: Academy, Newcastle. Support: Army Of Freshmen, The Aquabats. Way back in 2013, Bowling For Soup announced they were calling it a day in terms o...
Lechery were formed in 2006 by Martin Bengtsson (former Arch Enemy bass player). After a couple of years of playing small clubs and festivals, Lechery...
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 ...Read More »
Review By Oli Bateman Golden Tanks – Golden Tanks E.P The first thing you should know about this review, is the fact that I am conducting it without a press release. Normally as any budding music journalist will tell you, a press release is a short bio sent out by the band, the bands label, or a PR company ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
By Oli Bateman Its 2003, I’m Thirteen years old, and I’m being crowd surfed from the back of the main hall at Exeter Uni, right to the front of the stage for the hundredth time that evening. The support acts as I vaguely remember them, were a punk band called the Riot Dolls, and another band that were just ...Read More »
Review By David Lamb Wrecking Ball is an angry album, and the subject of its wrath is one that Springsteen has covered before: the life-destroying effects of an economic depression inspired the dark and minimalistic 1982 record Nebraska, a solo effort put down solo in a garage, with only a 4-track recorder and a few instruments. Whilst that record ...Read More »
By Martin Durrant Slash is a name that is synonymous with rock and roll. His very image provides the essence of the music we all love, his top hat bouncing maniacally on his lone curly hair as he dances across the stage, guitar slung low. His first album, released in 2010 was subject of rave reviews for his song writing ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Being someone that is largely unfamiliar with this band or their body of work, I didn’t quite know what to anticipate. Needless to say, by the end of the albumRead More »
Review by Oli Bateman Having stormed the hardcore scene in 2011, POLAR are set to do exactly the same again in 2012. Boasting the largest circle pit of last year at Hevy Fest, the band obviously has the right amount of inextinguishable fuel to light a crowd’s fire. Their debut album has a lot to live up to after the ...Read More »