We Are All Born Evil

Review: Lechery – We Are All Born Evil

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 recorded their debut album Violator in 2008. A second album ‘In Fire’ followed in 2011. The new album ‘We Are All born Evil’ is their latest release and continues the twin guitar led heavy approach of ...

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East Texas Adrenaline

Review: East Texas Adrenaline – Built to Last

East Texas Adrenaline are from err, East Texas. Members Caleb Colton on vocals, Darrell Olbrych on guitar, Troy Dean on bass and backing vocals, and Scott Credeur on drums and backing vocals are about to release a follow up to their first, self-titled album. It’s called Built to Last and (if you believe their PR), “packs plenty of the metal/punk/rock ...

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Crossfaith - Wipeout

Review: Crossfaith – Wipeout

We used to live in a world where 90% of the music you heard was from the USA or the UK. Now, thanks to the internet, we’re able to listen to and enjoy music from all over the world. Japan’s music scene in particular has had quite an impact on Western audiences in recent years, and among those bands absolutely ...

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Tiny Moving Parts

Review: Tiny Moving Parts – Swell

Ever wondered what it would sound like if a six-string wizard like Joe Satriani joined Sunny Day Real Estate to add some tasty, technical licks to the wall of post-teen angst rock music more commonly known as emo? Honestly, neither had we in the RAMzine offices until we had the pleasure of hearing ‘Celebrate’, the 2016 album from Minnesota trio, ...

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Cold Years

Review: Cold Years – Northern Blues

Britrock has had a tough couple of decades. In the nineties, we were producing bands like The Wildhearts, Terrorvision and The Manic Street Preachers. Sadly, recent years have seen that section of British music struggle to gain any traction. The occasional bright spot aside, we haven’t had big rock bands. Or at least we didn’t. Because the rock is beginning ...

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TWILIGHT’S EMBRACE reveal Penance, with highly captivating yet utterly bleak sound and expression

The British doom metallers Twilight’s Embrace are an interesting outfit with a highly captivating yet utterly bleak sound and expression that perfectly encapsulates what gloom and melancholy are all about. Slow, bone-crushing riffs interwoven with haunting melodies and heartfelt vocals are the order of the day here. The four compositions that constitute Penance have a natural and organic flow to them ...

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MARK DEUTROM’S blend of blues rock, Southern boogie and psychedelia

Mark Deutrom is a guitarist, composer, songwriter, and producer. Most of his energies went into producing until he joined The Melvins as bass player between 1993 and 1998. His first full-length solo album, The Silent Treatment first came out in 2000 and has been rejigged and reissued now. Written and performed by Mark apart from Johnny Evans contributing all drums. ...

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The Pearl Hearts

THE PEARL HARTS duo Kirsty and Sara to release Glitter And Spit

Glitter And Spit is the title of UK duo Kirsty and Sara, The Pearls Harts, first full-length release. They have garnered press adulation from their live shows and have been described as “the love-child of PJ Harvey and Nine Inch Nails” and “Black Sabbath played by The Runaways”. They have supported the likes of Stereophonics, Garbage and Skunk Anansie. Buyers of Classic ...

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Headless Crown

HEADLESS CROWN produce a powerful and genuine heavy metal album

A Geneva-based heavy metal band who feature Judas Priest, Saxon and Iron Maiden amongst their influences, Headless Crown, are set to release their second album Century Of Decay. A few line-up changes have occurred since their first album, Time For Revolution, in 2015. The line-up for this album is Steff Perrone (Lead Vocals), Manu Froelicher (Guitar), Ced Legger (Guitar), Mack Machet ...

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The courettes

THE COURETTES set to release a blend 1960’s heavy pop and rock

A Danish-based duo, The Courettes are husband and wife Flavia (guitar and vocals) and Martin Couri (drums and vocals). Their second album is imaginatively titled We Are The Courettes contains 12 tracks steeped in early psychedelia with a heavy garage/rock feel thrown in. Opener ‘Hoodoo Hop’ starts with frantic drumming and a great sounding guitar, then a screaming Flavia joins in ...

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