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Top Ten Beards in Rock & Metal

Top Ten Beards in Rock & Metal As we all know, beards are the consummate symbol of manliness. To other men, a beard states you are rugged and tough, but also a deep thinker, and also a fantastic guy to share a beer with; to women it says that you are a gentleman and extremely sexually proficient. In rock and metal ...

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Scorpions – Love At First Sting

Sometimes, we all wish music was like it was in the 80s again. Some of the most important music of the last century came out of that decade, in all genres. This was particularly evident in rock and metal. One band, hailing from Germany, typifies this. With their technical twin guitar attack and collective ear for what makes a song ...

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RAMzine Introduces… Griever

Those of you who have got your sh*t together and know what’s up may have caught Griever on their recent tour with Being As An Ocean and Napoleon. I’m going to be honest, that’s where I was first made aware of them. I had never heard of them before Saturday night; now I cannot stop listening to them. The strength ...

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RAMzine Top Ten Gone Before Their Time

It’s a common debate and topic; the phrase ‘gone before their time’ can be focused on all manner of things, from sports, to writing and then of course, to music. It’s easy to drag up the old clichés of a list of heroes that through their choice or through tragedy have died before they really explored their genius, and then ...

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Iron Maiden – Brave New World

The year 2000 was a strange time for rock and metal. Nu-metal was really catching on and the classic guard seemed to be becoming irrelevant. All of that changed with the release of Iron Maiden’s “Brave New World”. Singer Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian Smith returned to the fold, and along with bassist Steve Harris, guitarists Dave Murray and Janick ...

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Dropout Dan – Forever, Instead EP Review

Cambridgeshire-born Daniel O’Dell, aka Dropout Dan, began writing songs from an early age, describing his sound as acoustic lyrical rock with a twist. ‘Forever, Instead’, this year’s follow-up to his 2011 debut EP ‘Do You Remember’, consists of five tracks that showcase Dan’s innovative take on acoustic music. Opening track ‘Oh Little Red’ features a breathy, ethereal sound to the ...

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Ursa Major ‘Old Bones’ Album Review

Ursa Major, the Shepperton five-piece, has recently dropped their latest release ‘Old Bones’. The bands blend of metal and hardcore makes this one of the more interesting releases to come out this year. While most bands that fly under the same genre flag may be content to push out a generic release, made up of an almost paint-by-numbers style of ...

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RAMzine Introduces… The Unkindness of Ravens

The Introducing feature this week is a guest contribution from Robyn Lees, Editor-in-chief of Fit4Talent. This week, I would like to introduce to you the London/Berlin-based electro-rock band The Unkindness of Ravens. Their music is a mind-blowing symphony of deep electro beats, grumbling vocals and gripping sounds that totally absorb you into the music. Their lyrics mostly revolve around a passion ...

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God Damn ‘I’m a Lazer, Youre a Radar’ Single Review

The Black Country Blues/Grunge/Stoner three-piece outfit God Damn was formed by Thomas Edward (Vocals/Guitar) with Dave Copson (Vocals/Guitar) and Ash Weaver (Drums) in 2010. The trio released a collection of early recordings put together under the title ‘Demonstration’ late last year. Since formation, the band have shared the stage with underground legends such as The James Cleaver Quintet, Kong, The ...

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RAMzines Top Ten Rock & Metal Superheroes

Ok, before we start, I would like to make a few things clear. I am fully aware that some of these technically aren’t “super” heroes, as they don’t actually have any super powers. But the thing is there are some very simple people on the internet (not you though, we like you) whose minds would be physically incapable of understanding ...

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