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Billy Idol… Revitalized!

Punk rock icon and MTV sensation Billy Idol’s 1980s remix collection Vital Idol has had a modern-day upgrade with numerous celebratory hands getting on board for Vital Idol: Revitalized. The record is out now on CD and digitally through Virgin EMI/UMC and on a 2 elpee 180-gram black vinyl in addition to a limited edition, colour variant to follow on 16th November. More than 30 years ...

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Kids Just Wanna Be Happy

For all of societies pressures, family, friends, social media and school swirling around your head, sometimes all you want to do is fly a kite in the park and be happy! Life might be a bully but you’ve just got to look that bully in the eye, smile and stand up for happiness… Or so they say! Young Australian band ...

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Byline Festival for Bad Boys & Girls

Mercury prize winner (2000) and NME’s Best Solo Artist (2001) Badly Drawn Boy  headlines The Byline Festival on Friday 24th August. Appearing in the Media Circus tent, the English indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist will be performing an intimate set encompassing his eclectic career. His appearance at the festival is part of his highly anticipated comeback tour. Russian feminist protest punk rock group Pussy Riot will ...

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New Ross The Boss Album – By Blood Sworn

Former Manowar guitarist Ross The Boss releases a new album in the form of By Blood Sworn on 20th April, and has just released a lyric video for the track ‘This Is Vengeance‘ taken from it, that you can check out right here at Ramzine. Concurrent with playing with the band DeathDealer these days, Ross The Boss is also the name for ...

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Templeton Pek Are Watching The World Come Undone

Birmingham band Templeton Pek have just released their new album Watching The World Come Undone on Drakkar Records. Neal Mitchell (vocals, bass), Kev Green (guitar, vocals) and Simon Barford (drums) got together back in 2005, and in line with classic punk traditions, they decided to channel their discontent over social grievances into their music to address the growing injustice in ...

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Video of The Week: We Were Sharks ‘Ashley’

Canadian punk-rockers We Were Sharks have released the short-but-sweet video for their new track ‘Ashley’. Only 86 seconds in length, ‘Ashley’ is our shortest Video Of The Week, but we recommend six-piece We Were Sharks as ones to watch in 2018 for punk fans. Check it out below, don’t go and make a cuppa though (you will miss it): The ...

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Interview: Hungarian punk-rockers The Hellfreaks

In the age of the internet it’s not hard to find great new bands from abroad, even if they have not released any material in your home country. In that case, we won’t pretend you might have heard of Hungary’s premier punk rockers The Hellfreaks. They have been around for 9 years so there’s a chance you could have heard ...

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Billy Idol Live

Billy Idol Live! 2018 Summer Tour

Billy Idol will bring his Live! 2018 Tour to the United Kingdom and across Europe next summer. The earliest date to be announced is a 20th June show in Manchester with more dates to be revealed soon. It will be Idol’s first UK/European run since his return to the spotlight in 2014/2015 with the release of Kings & Queens of ...

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Bad Touch & Mollie Marriott: Coventry Empire, 25th November 2017

Late opening their doors, the bitter cold we suffered outside isn’t warmed by the reception received within: left confuse waiting in a room with a closed bar before then being directed upstairs. As many among us appear to be here for the first time, it’s unclear if this Fawlty Towers type service is par for the course at the Coventry ...

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The Cherry Dolls – Begging You Please

The Cherry Dolls have released a new video for ‘Begging You Please’ taken from their forthcoming album Viva Los Dolls from which you are promised “An explosion of filthy primordial guitars, liquid rhythms and primal voodoo jams”. Viva Los Dolls was apparently recorded during a frenetic blast of activity while the rest of Australia was sleeping off its collective New ...

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