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Enuff Z’Nuff return with ‘Brainwashed Generation’

Hard rockers Enuff Z’Nuff are back with the new album Brainwashed Generation. This album is due for release on July 10th, via Frontiers. Check out the lead single, ‘Fatal Distraction’, below: The album also features guest appearances from original frontman and guitarist Donnie Vie (on ‘Strangers In My Head’) plus guest appearances from Mike Portnoy (Ex-Dream Theater/ Winery Dogs/BPMD) and Daxx ...

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Metal supergroup BPMD sign deal with Napalm Records.

The heavy metal supergroup made up of Bobby Blitz, Mike Portnoy, Mark Menghi, and Phil Demmel – known as BPMD – have signed a deal with Napalm Records. Forming in summer 2019, BPMD’s goal is to pay tribute to their rock heroes with a heavy twist. Bassist Mark Menghi has this to say: “We’re super excited about our first BPMD record. Last ...

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Sons Of Apollo Grooving as they Fall

Sons Of Apollo has released a new single from their new album MMXX that’s due out 17th January. The five minute track goes by the handle of ‘Fall To Ascend’ and distinct from the band’s previous more euphoric sounding single ‘Goodbye Divinity’ that when listened to accompanied by its office video here at RAMzine is a psychedelic grooving metal grunge ...

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Sons of Apollo – Psychotic Symphony

Well, what can you really expect to get when you stick names like Sheehan, Portnoy, Sherinian, Bumblefoot and Soto in a room together to form a band? I’m pretty sure there isn’t a word for it yet, but needless to say expectations are high. Each and every name in that list is responsible for something defining in the musical World, ...

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Dream Theater

Dream Theater present The Astonishing live at London Palladium

London’s West End is full of prog-hunters on this cold and chilling February weekday evening. Jeff Wayne’s “Musical Version of The War of the Worlds” is packing the punters in over at the Dominion. But we’re going to see something far more exciting than that. Have seventeen years really flown-past-us since DREAM THEATER bestowed upon us Scenes from a Memory? ...

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MORSEFEST LIVE!

Out soon is Neal Morse – Morsefest 2014 Testimony and One Live featuring over five hours of live performances of solo material by the singer/multi-instrumentalist alongside modern classics from his times with Spock’s Beard and Transatlantic. Recorded live in Nashville on November 14-15th 2014 and available as two Blu-Ray or special edition two DVD/four CD editions, it features long-time collaborators ...

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Review: Flying Colors – Second Nature

Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has a thing about extra-curricular activities come side projects and bands (The Winery Dogs being his latest). With former Spock’s Beard keyboardist/vocalist Neal Morse he formed Transatlantic, and that pairing have gone on as Flying Colors (USA spelling not mine), adding the non-related current Deep Purple/Ex-Kansas guitarist Steve Morse and his former Dixie Dregs ...

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Transatlantic reveal new album and London show

Progressive rock super group Transatlantic have announced their return with a new album and world tour. The group, consisting of Mike Portnoy, Neal Morse, Roine Stolt and Pete Trewavas will be releasing their new album, titled Kaleidoscope next year. Check out the artwork and tracklisting below! 1. Into The Blue 2. Shine 3. Black as the Sky 4. Beyond The Sun ...

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Bigelf sign to InsideOut music and reveal guest drummer

Progressive rock outfit Bigelf have announced their return to the studio with alongside their new label, InsideOut Music to record a new album due for release later this year. The man behind InsideOut Music, Thomas Waber, has commented: “We have been talking to Bigelf for quite some time now and I am really pleased that we finally managed to make ...

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Adrenaline Mob release ‘Covertá’ tracking sessions videos

Featuring present and past members of bands such as Dream Theatre and Disturbed, supergroup Adrenaline Mob have released a series of videos covering the tracking sessions for songs off their most recent covers EP entitled Covertá. Check out the band covering Heart’s track, Barracuda below! Internationally renowned drummer Mike Portnoy commented on his reasons for choosing Heart’s track, Barracuda, for ...

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