Tag Archives: ACM

Mikey Demus with Ace + students Photo @neilmach 2017 ©

Interview and Masterclass with Skindred Guitarist Mikey Demus

This week RAMzine had the unique opportunity of visiting London’s Metropolis Studios, at the Powerhouse in Chiswick as guests of The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) to see a guitar masterclass given by expert guitarist MIKEY DEMUS of heavy rock & reggae band SKINDRED. The class was given to ACM students and introduced by the Skunk Anansie guitarist Martin “Ace” ...

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TOSELAND

Interview with TOSELAND at Ramblin’ Man Fair

Following a premature end to his World Superbike career, James Toseland decided to focus on his first true love – music. After parting company with his first band, Crash, he embarked on a band project known, simply, as TOSELAND. The band’s first single ‘Life is Beautiful’ was released in April 2013 and later it was announced that they had been ...

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ACM Summer Live – An impressive evening of miscellany, revelation and five-star aptitude.

At the end of July we attended the industry evening of the ACM Summer Live events. This is a series of concerts held in Guildford, Surrey — this year at the Electric Theatre — which lasted four days (with live performances) and had more than 60 new acts. This year, this event was organized in collaboration with Eagle 3 [Surrey ...

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ACM welcomed Red Hot Chilli Peppers drummer, Chad Smith

ACM welcome Red Hot Chilli Peppers drummer, Chad Smith

The most Rock and Roll school that we know strikes again! Back in December, The Academy Of Contemporary Music (ACM) welcomed Red Hot Chilli Peppers drummer, Chad Smith, to their London Campus. He took a rare day off from his busy schedule to hold an exclusive masterclass for ACM students and two competition winners. Chad said: “This is my first time at ...

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Lost in Venice: ACM & Forthcoming Single ‘Games’

Whilst waiting in a corridor at the Academy Of Contemporary Music (ACM) for a Guitar Master Class with Olly Steele of Monuments, we met up with one of the bands on campus. Lost In Venice came together whilst studying at the academy and they have had a brilliant few months. Firstly, the band were selected to be dressed by John Varvatos, ...

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Olly Steele of Monuments Guitar Masterclass at ACM

Olly Steele of progressive metal band Monuments gives a guitar Masterclass to the students of the Academy Of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Guildford. Olly tells us: “I will be playing some tunes and then answering any questions. I generally talk about things like technique, touring, or the fact that I play extended range guitars.” He is here to give advice to ...

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