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Creeper

Creeper’s Southampton Show with Puppy, Energy & Milk Teeth

Just a day after releasing their first full-length feature, Eternity, In Your Arms, Creeper set off on a UK tour bringing pop-punk bands Puppy, Energy and Milk Teeth. RAMzine headed down to the sold out show at Southampton’s The 1865 last week to check them out. First to take the stage were Puppy. They kicked the night off early and ...

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Live: Courtesans, Think Tank, Newcastle

July last year we covered Courtesans at a venue on the other side of Newcastle, their first gig in the city. They have returned playing a more central venue – with more fans and materials behind them. Leading up to the release of their EP ‘Better Safe Than Sober’ EP this tour is a a live taster of what’s to ...

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Live: Electric Six, O2 Academy, Birmingham

When Blank Parody come on stage, we don’t know what to expect. Some members are looking relaxed in their jeans and tees but their frontman is dressed to impress in a sharp blazer. They belt out loud and proud alternative rock, providing a decent spectacle to the crowd. They don’t let those ‘opening band blues’ hold them back one bit, ...

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Wednesday 13 and Evil Scarecrow at The Garage in London

I have never been to a show quite like this before. With only two bands playing and we all have to be kicked out before 10 O’clock as the venue turns into a nightclub after the gig. Not sounding like a wild night out, is it? And yet not only was this show sold out but the extra night they ...

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Live! Orange Goblin, Sub 89, Reading

Orange Goblin are a new take on old school heavy metal bands, such as Motorhead, Mountain and Black Sabbath. The four Londoners formed in the mid-nineties and since then have toured the world with their classic, heavy-riffed metal with such veterans as Dio, Clutch and Alice Cooper. We were lucky enough to go see them perform on the opening night of ...

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Live Review: Enter Shikari at Motion, Bristol

It’s rather admirable that Shikari have stuck to playing this show. Originally billed as a Download Festival ‘warm-up’ gig, the sudden illness of lead singer, Rou Reynolds, forced them to place the show on hold. As a one off show it would have been easy to have forgotten about the whole thing, but this doesn’t seem to be the Shikari ...

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Live Review: Ginger Wildheart, Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Falling down a flight of stairs clutching a bottle of Jack Daniels and dreaming about a band that combines the riffs of Metallica with the melody of Cheap Trick is where we start Ginger Wildheart’s Songs and Words tour.  The mastermind behind some of the best alternative rock this country has ever produced, had just been sacked from The Quireboys ...

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Live Review: William Control, The Globe, Newcastle

When did this whole scene happen? I’m not talking about the ‘goth’, or the ‘dark-wave’ scene, or even the ‘grave wave’ scene. The current scene of unsigned or non-mainstream rock bands that celebrate all things dark, yet with a sense of great fun? In Newcastle you will see the same faces at these gigs. Gigs by Fearless Vampire Killers, Ashestoangels, ...

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Live Review: Ashestoangels & 48 Hours, Think Tank, Newcastle

Anyone who has been to Think Tank in Newcastle will know it is a unique little venue that attracts all kinds of acts. Just a couple of weeks ago Wednesday 13 played here and in a matter of weeks, so will indie outfit Lisbon. It’s not unusual for Think Tank to have a few bands in one night, and this ...

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Live Review: Wednesday 13, Think Tank, Newcastle

In the modern rock era, it is hard to find bands that still believe in the theatrical side of live performances. I can count on one hand how many bands deliver a true spectacle every time they play live: Slipknot, Rammstein, Marilyn Manson, Steel Panther and tonight’s act- Wednesday 13.  Incorporating the the visual with the sound, creating characters, making ...

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