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THE MENZINGERS

American Punk-rockers The Menzingers open up on Hello Exile

American Punk-rockers The Menzingers bring the punk with their latest release Hello Exile, which welcomes us to the various human connections they’ve felt, and makes us feel them, too.  ‘America (You’re Freaking and Out)’, either introduces strangers to The Menzingers’ sound or reintroduces old friends. With a welcoming beat on the drums and catchy lyrics, which actually have meaning, it’s ...

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Picture Ann

PICTURE ANN EVOKE THE DIGITAL “KNOWN CURSES” EP

Picture Ann was spawned back in 2009 with the aim of composing and recording lo-fi metal/ambient/minimalistic rock music rather intuitively and on the spur of the moment. Raw, unfiltered crap, really. A long line of singles, EPs, and abums have seen the light of day since then with the sinister single that is Bloodlines being the latest proper release by ...

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DJ Matt Stocks “Expect Scatman John alongside NOFX and Rancid in my set” Fireball Tour 2019

From interviewing rockstars behind the camera as part of a podcast to sharing the stage in front of the camera with them, Matt Stocks has done it all. Now he will keep on doing it, as he is to share the stage with ska-punk legends Less Than Jake and Goldfinger as part of the Fireball Tour. His DJ set will ...

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CJ Ramone proves punk’s not dead with ‘The Holy Spell’         

If the Rolling Stones are the greatest rock ‘n roll in the world, then Ramones have a more than viable claim to be the greatest punk rock band in the world. And while arguments will forever rage over which band were the first real punk band, there can be little doubt, circa 1977 -Ramones were the most influential, certainly here ...

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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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