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Well it’s official, the Bloodstock line-up for 2019 has been finalised. With only three weeks to go, it hasn’t been easy but the board is set and these pieces are ready to unleash a wave of pure, unfiltered metal upon ones’ arse like no other festival on these isles can! Let’s break it down one last time, shall we? Last week ...

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Hands Off Gretel prove all the haters wrong, live in Newcastle.

“Female-fronted band”, “chick rock”, “girls who rock” – a few terms that need to be wiped from the vocabulary of fans and music journos alike. This is 2019: your gender, sexuality, disability, race or religion do NOT define who you are and should not be who you are identified as. So why did Hands Off Gretel vocalist Lauren Tate have ...

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United World Rebellion UK Tour 2019 

Multi-platinum selling US band Skid Row, quintessential British rock ’n’ roll band The Quireboys, Planet Rock’s 2019 award nominees Hollowstar, Sweden’s Crashdiet plus Matt Mitchell & The Cold Hearts will be touring the UK this winter under the United World Rebellion banner. That banner is a star bangled one of course, taking its name from Skid Row’s recent set of ...

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CAMDEN ROCKS 2019 — Two Day Festival Report

Day One: The hottest weekend of the year began under a blazing sun and the brightest sky. After we’d collected our wrist-candy from The Underworld, we hotfooted to the primary performance venue, the 1500 capacity Electric Ballroom, to catch festival openers: the Kent arena-rockers-in-waiting Collateral. And, indeed, they were every bit as “Big Shot” as we expected and a perfect ...

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Chains of daisy

An impressive debut from Chains of Daisy

This short but sweet release from Chains of Daisy is an impressive first effort, and is sure to catch the attention of those in charge of the schedules on rock radio. It’s the bookends of this EP that really stand out. Both hark back to classics from yesteryear but come with fresh twists. ‘Dead as Stone’, the title track which ...

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In For The Kill – An interview with NWOBHM stalwarts Thunderstick

The superb NWOBHM entity that is Thunderstick was resurrected in 2016 and released the absolutely thrilling, Something Wicked This Way Comes, the following year to great reviews and praise from the fans. With a hugely interesting new line-up in place, a 4-track EP containing brand new material on the horizon, and a number of festival appearances scheduled for later on this ...

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A Turn For The Unexpected – An Interview With Norse Metal Pioneers Helheim

Following the recent release of Helheim’s tenth full-length record, the incredibly diverse and unconventional Rignir, RAMzine simply had to have a chat with bassist/vocalist V’gandr from the Norwegian Viking metal ensemble; in order to learn more about what makes them tick, why alienation is a relevant and important theme within the context of the new album, and how the writing ...

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Rory Gallagher – Blues 3 CD Deluxe Edition

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the late Rory Gallagher’s recording career.  If you’re unaware of who he is don’t worry, if anything you’re to be envied because there’s still that magical opportunity to hear one of the finest guitarists ever for the first time. We are also fortunate that there’s a treasure chest of recordings he made that have not previously ...

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Download Festival 2019: Epica, Elvana, NXT Stars & Side-Splitter Stage Added To Line-Up

Only a month to go until the world’s premier rock event, Download Festival, welcomes 100,000 fans to Donington Park. This year’s line-up is certainly one for the ages with headliners Slipknot, Def Leppard, and Tool – as well as legends such as Slash, Whitesnake, The Smashing Pumpkins, and the final UK performance of Slayer. If the already stacked card wasn’t ...

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Black Sheets Of Rain

Black Sheets Of Rain release In The Eye Of The Storm, their debut EP on W.A.R. Productions on 26th April. A power trio in the vintage mould, the band feature David Nuttall (Drums/Vocals, ex-Toy Dolls), Matt Lambourne (Bass/Vocals, ex-Solomon Groove) and Rich Davenport (Guitar/Lead Vocals, ex-See Red, Atomkraft). They take their musical cues from classic acts ranging from like Judas Priest and ...

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