Tag Archives: rock music


Magnum – Live at the Symphony Hall

British stalwarts Magnum have thrilled and enchanted their audiences for decades now by means of majestic, melodic, and wonderfully evocative hard rock, and this latest live offering of theirs simply titled Live at the Symphony Hall was captured in all its raw glory in Birmingham at the end of the band’s Road to Eternity touring spell in 2018. Boasting a ...

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Grand Slam

The Dawn of a New Beginning – The Return of Grand Slam

With a new album on the horizon, the incredibly talented ensemble known as Grand Slam are determined to leave a mark on the world of hard rock music. Originally conceived back in 1984 by legendary Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott (1949-1986) and featuring the brilliant Mark Stanway (Magnum) on keyboards and Laurence Archer (UFO, Wild Horses) on guitars, the band ...

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Download Festival NXT

Download Festival – Wrestling & Rock Music!

“Having WWE NXT at Download is like seeing what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object – you just know sparks are gonna fly! Wrestling and rock music go hand in hand and if last year is anything to go by, this exclusive festival experience is only going to be bigger & better for round two! This is ...

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Review: Alice Cooper – Raise the Dead, Live at Wacken

The sadistic madman Alice Cooper returns to the world of rock with ‘Raise the Dead’ a dual album recorded from his set at Wacken Festival. The first disc opens to ‘Hello Hooray‘ followed by ‘House of Fire’ before charging into four of Alice’s classic songs ‘No More Mr Nice Guy’, ‘Under My Wheels’ one my personal favourites, ‘I’ll Bite Your ...

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Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is (And All The Ballads)

When Foreigner’s I Want To Know What Love Is stormed the singles charts worldwide I viewed it as a gushing overwrought take on their previous hit ballad Waiting For A Girl Like You; that it sold even more dumbfounded me. Neither had that really special something, as far as I was concerned, but everyone else and their mother seemed to ...

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RAMzines Map of UK Festivals 2013

Festival season is on its way and there are a lot of great festivals happening this year! Its time to start planning which ones we are going to, to make this slightly easier we have compiled a list of all weekend and day festivals that include Rock and Metal music across the UK. Check out the MAP to look for ...

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Valentine’s Day. Shoreditch. If you didn’t know better, you might have thought that the XOYO was preparing to host a romantic evening for swooning couples, with the venue suitably decorated with hundreds of red and white helium balloons, their strings dangling from the ceiling. Atmospheric red lighting created a sumptuous feel, and you’d have been all ready for some Barry ...

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RAMzine Introduces… FLiCKER

If you’re missing a bit of punk-rock energy in your life, Brit trio FLiCKER are here to save you! Setting the music scene alight in their home city of Norwich and beyond, their punchy guitars and infectious melodies are old school punk with a modern twist. The band demonstrate a clear love for, and strong understanding of, the genre; but ...

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Alkaline Trio Unveil Album Details!

Iconic punk rockers Alkaline Trio overjoyed fans recently by releasing the music video for brand new single I Wanna Be A Warhol, and now they have unveiled the details of their upcoming album. Titled My Shame Is True, the ninth studio album from the group is as dynamic as ever and shows the band push the boat out more than ...

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The Blackout ‘Start The Party’ Album Review

If you’ve seen The Blackout on tour, you’ll know one thing. The Blackout like to party. So much, in fact, they’ve dedicated their latest release to it. 2013 marks the band’s 10th anniversary, and after the more grown-up feel and emotional maturity showcased in previous release Hope,  expectations are likely to be high. The album starts off with ‘Start The ...

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