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Merry Music Monday: Sick N’ Beautiful cover a Christmas classic

Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Music Monday. Maybe not as much gravitas as the ‘happiest day of the year’ but New Music Mondays are just as exciting as running downstairs and seeing a mountain of wrapped pressies.  As it’s only 7 more sleeps until Santa comes, a modern-day cover of a Christmas classic. So here’s ‘intergalactic circus freaks’ Sick N’ Beautiful ...

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Blackmores Night Winter Carols

Blackmore’s Night – Winter Carols

The folk rock outfit Blackmore’s Night, which is spearheaded by the talented Candice Night and the living legend that is Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow), has been quite prolific and productive ever since its inception back in 1997. Countless albums and releases have seen the light of day since then, but the actual quality of the music has wavered a ...

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The Dollyrots release Christmas single ‘Run, Run Rudolph’

With Christmas only a few days away – what better way to celebrate than with a punk-rock cover of a Yuletide classic? The Dollyrots carry on with their tradition of releasing a Christmas track each year by releasing ‘Run, Run Rudolph’ originally recorded by rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry. Check out the track below: The single can be downloaded ...

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Raging Speedhorn 2015 - All photos (c) Ashley Crowon

Live Review: Raging Speedhorn, Camden Underworld, London

Friday 27th November has been a chaotic day for me. I went into London bright and early to go to Winter Wonderland, to drink some viking blood and enjoy the Christmas spirit. I then arrived in Camden at around 4:30 and due to some miss-communication the people I had arranged to meet turned up later than I expected, but this ...

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The RAMzine Alternative Christmas Playlist

Sick of Slade? Wound up by Wizzard? Find Mariah mundane? If you’re looking for a an alternative to the usual Christmas cheesefests, the RAMZine team have picked out their favourite rock and metal Christmas tunes to guarantee a real rock and roll Christmas… Skindred – Jungle Bells “This is my favourite, Skindred before they were very well known. It’s a ...

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A Christmas message from Black Star Riders…

A Christmas message from Scott of Black Star Riders… he tells us about his highlights of 2013 and what he is looking forward to in 2014!

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Musical couple Emmy & Tim (Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler from Ash) have announced a new single from their 2011 Christmas album, This Is Christmas entitled Zombie Christmas set for release on December 17th via Infectious Music. Zombie Christmas has been described as “Spunky, Ramonic guitar pop and wistful acoustic balladry”by The Guardiancritics and is accompanied by a brilliant three part video clip ...

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KISS release “The Casablanca Singles 1974-1982” box set this December!

December 3rd rock legends KISS are set to release “The Casablanca Singles 1974-1982” box! I couln’t think of a better christmas gift for a KISS fan! This magnificent limited edition box set includes all 29 singles released on the legendary Casablanca label. “Even I haven’t heard some of this stuff, but this is all part of our master plan to ...

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