Tag Archives: hard rock

Lift Your Head Up with Bad Touch

Coinciding with the release of their new album, Shake A Leg, rock band Bad Touch have launched an official music video for their brand new single. ‘Lift Your Head Up’ is the name of the single and it’s the first track on the parent album. However, the single version has been remixed for radio by Romesh Dodangoda (Bring Me The Horizon, Stone Broken).  The official ...

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Nazareth – Tattooed On My Brain 

Nazareth were never a straight-up hard rock band, they bothered the Top 20 singles charts too much in their glory days for that and one look from their earliest albums on would tell you they were as likely to cover a number by The Band as much as The Yardbirds. Ultimately they brought out songs they liked. Not that they’ve ...

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S.K.o.R.’s Rubus Tellus

S.K.o.R… Or Some Kind of Rubus to give the Swedish band their original full name have a new album out in the form of Rubus Tellus, on GMR Music. Described as both original and commercial, and said to be 2018’s answer to bands such as The Sweet, Nazareth, Slade and a touch of Aerosmith perhaps, in that they perform “great poppy hard ...

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Bad Touch – Shake A Leg

Third album in, Bad Touch have a working blueprint for the kind of record they want to make: Classic in that it references the rock bands they were themselves brought up on, but more particularly one containing songs that will strike a chord with those seeing them alive; with a good singalong that if heard at a festival the ear ...

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Jared James Nichols’ End of Time

Currently touring the UK as special guest to L.A. Guns; Wisconsin guitarist Jared James Nichols has just released his new single ‘End Of Time’. ‘End Of Time’ is taken from his latest album Black Magic, previously reviewed here at Ramzine, and there is also available to the new single that you can watch here. To read an interview with Jared James Nichols ...

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Burnt Out Wreck’s Whisky & Wine

Burnt Out Wreck, the hard rock band formed by ex-Heavy Pettin’ drummer turned vocalist Gary Moat joined those bands with their own alcoholic beverages waiting to be supped. They now have their own brand of whisky, and will expand the line with their own wine at the end of September. Available from WVA Whisky Auctions, Amazon and on the shelves at ...

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Status Quo – Down Down & Dirty At Wacken

As the rising ac of an organ wafts over the open air stadium I’m half expecting some Deep Purple offshoot about to make their cock rock appearance, but once those 12 bar chords take hold we know the Quo have arrived. A piano tinkles furiously and Francis Rossi sings out ‘Caroline’. More mid-paced pumping than raging guitars, come the chorus ...

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Jailbirds Have One Hell Of A Fight

In a familiar rock story but with a twist, two Aussie brothers went to the other side of the world and started a rock ‘n’ roll band… By the name of the Jailbirds. Originally from Sydney, singer/guitarist Axel and drummer Jay McDonald, landed in Dublin, Ireland a few years back and hooked up with a couple of locals, guitarist Ed ...

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Mushroomhead

Mushroomhead explore their visual side with ‘Volume III’ DVD Review

With the departure of original vocalist Jeffrey “Nothing” Hatrix and guitarist Tommy Church, Volume III shows US alt metallers Mushroomhead can live on. Despite their inconsistent lineup, they have been consistently entertaining, and the DVD reflects that. From official high definition music videos and live recordings to clips shot from a phone camera, they are all equally as immersive. It opens ...

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Bad Touch Reaching for the Sky

Bad Touch have some heavy duty business to take care of over the next few months, an 18 date headline tour, the release of their third studio album with Shake A Leg, and their latest single ‘Skyman’ out now on Marshall Records. A wonderfully rowdy hook-laden rocking strut that you can sing and dance along to, you are advised to ...

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