Tag Archives: heavy metal

Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics – The Man With Stars On His Knees (Special Edition)

“Think Soundgarden. Think Muse,” was the suggestion offered when former Heaven’s Basement vocalist Aaron Buchanan began describing this his new band. More some Faustian pact between The Manic Street Preachers and The Darkness possibly; to be more specific let’s accept the initial flamboyant outrage that latter act presented the mainstream listener with and suggest their intent to be to go ...

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The Rods invite you into the ‘Brotherhood of Metal’

It might be thirty-odd years since Dave ‘Rock’ Feinstein and the power trio that was -and is – The Rods first came to the notice of the music industry. Their latest album, which is the third since the 2008 reunion, suggests that time hasn’t changed them that much. Nor has time (or the press) allowed Dave to forget that he is the ...

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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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American Glutton Declares Fruit Will Rot

Jacksonville, Florida heavy rock/metal band American Glutton release new album Fruit Will Rot on From The Ashes Records. American Glutton features four powerhouse veteran performers in vocalist Raven Cain, guitarist Tommy Harrison (Dogs of Pleasure), bassist Dani Harrison (The Hippie Werewolves), and drummer Kirk Ferguson (Conflict of Interest) who joined forces in 2016 and released Dish Served Cold the following year. Fruit ...

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Piston – Stand Up, Shout It Out!

As previously announced at RAMzine, British rock bands Piston and Collateral will be heading out on a co-headline tour in September, and the former named band has a new single out now to prepare fans for what’s to come. ‘Rainmaker’ is the name of Piston’s single and it’s taken from their upcoming album. It was produced by Dan Swift and remixed by Romesh Dodangoda, ...

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Electric Mary – Mother

A helium pitched voice hovers over a cyclical heavy groove while an  old school heavy rock solo works its way round the fretboard on opening gambit ‘Gimme Love’  and it suitably grabs one’s attention.  They follow that by going in hard and fast with ‘Hold Onto What You Have ‘ that finds vocalist Rusty Brown going from rock god wailing ...

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Tanzwut’s Sailor’s Yarn

Guitar riffs and heavy bagpipes anyone? That’s what you get with German rock band Tanzwut who release their new album Seemannsgarn on 7th June through AFM Records. Seemannsgarn translates as “sailor’s yarn” and the album takes the listener on a journey into the world of fantasy, poets, musicians, artists and puppeteers! There are tales of both fiction and reality in songs ...

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Three Tremors Fly Or Die

‘Fly or Die’ is the latest video released by The Three Tremors, the US heavy metal act with a trio of hellraisers stand at the mic in the form of Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens , Harry ‘The Tyrant’ Conklin and Sean ‘The Hell Destroyer’ Peck. “This video was great to shoot on a bunch of levels,” noted Peck. First I am ...

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Skid Row Sign New Deal

Skid Row has signed a worldwide deal with Golden Robot Records that will see the American band release the latest instalment of their United World Rebellion records series later in the year, the first to feature their new singer ZP Theart. Armed with both a punk and metal attitude, Skid Row hit the ground running in 1988. They scored top ...

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Gama Bomb UK Dates

German heavy metal band Gama Bombplay UK dates this July in support of their Speed Between The Lines album. Released on AFM Records, Speed Between The Lines is the band’s sixth studio album and features the tracks ‘Give Me Leather’, ‘A Hanging’, ‘666teen’, ‘Bring Out The Monster’, ‘R.I.P. U’, ‘Motorgeist’, ‘Alt-Reich’, ‘Stay Rotten’, ‘We R Going 2 Eat U’, ‘Kurt Russell’, ‘World ...

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