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Good Charlotte announce UK dates

Good Charlotte have announced a series of UK dates in Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham this summer around their appearances at Reading and Leeds festivals. Joining the pop punk icons, support comes in the form of a stellar roster of up and coming bands – Waterparks, Big Jesus and ROAM (Birmingham only). Dates are as follows: Wed 24th Aug – Glasgow, O2 Academy Thu ...

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Beartooth announce December UK Tour

If you managed to catch the mighty Beartooth unleash their hardcore assault on the moshpits of Download Festival’s main stage this year, you won’t want to miss their just-announced UK Dates in December. The Metal Hammer Golden Gods nominees (Best Breakthrough category) will be giving fans a taste of latest album, Agressive, available now on Red Bull Records. Support comes from Boston ...

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Islander debut new video for ‘Bad Guy’

This week, heavy rockers Islander debut their second track from upcoming album Power Under Control – their first release with former Avenged Sevenfold drummer Arin Ilejay. Vocalist Mikey Carvajal explains: “’Bad Guy’ is a song about speaking the truth, telling someone something that they need to hear even though it may not be what that person wants to hear.” The first track ...

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Blackberry Smoke – Live!

Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke are renowned road dogs, playing up to 250 shows a year and now they’re delivering a show you can watch in your very own living room… and listen to until the cows come home by releasing ‘Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina‘ on August 18th. The album is available to pre-order now on double CD, ...

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New Rival Sons Album For Summer

Two years after charting across Europe with their Head Down album; Rival Sons are back with a highly anticipated follow-up, Great Western Valkyrie available from Earache Records this June. The winners of Classic Rock magazine’s 2012 Breakthrough Artist, Great Western Valkyrie will be the Long Beach, California band’s fourth full-length album and word has it that it is “Packed full of irresistible ...

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Rock & Punk Acts to Play Rewind The 80s Festivals

Rewind The 80s Festival, the biggest of its kind in the world is set to expand to three festivals in the UK over the summer of 2014, with a number of established artists with certified rock and punk credentials putting in live appearances ranging from Mike + The Mechanics to The Boomtown Rats. Returning for a fourth year is Rewind ...

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Interview with Kids in Glass Houses

Cardiff rockers Kids In Glass Houses are making their return to the music scene, with their follow-up to 2011’s ‘In Gold Blood’, entitled ‘Peace’. RAMzine caught up with lead guitarist Joel Fisher to get the lowdown on the new album and upcoming tour… RAMzine: What’s the story behind the new album title, ‘Peace’? “Aled (Phillips, vocals) came up with the title ...

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RAMzine Introduces… A Joker’s Rage

“This is not in vain, close your eyes,” quotes A Joker’s Rage singer Zakk Taylor at the start of their excellent 2012 EP “The Masquerade”. It may be a lyric, however it also aptly sums up what this band stand for. It’s not a vanity project by any means; it’s five down to earth guys making catchy rock music for ...

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Sacred Mother Tongue Stream New Album Taster

Sacred Mother Tongue have unveiled an album teaser on their YouTube channel ahead of the release of Out Of The Darkness  on the 15th April 2013. The teaser features snippets from all ten tracks on the eagerly anticipated album. Check it out here! The band will be heading out on the road in March as main support to the mighty ...

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Interview with ‘The Smoking Hearts’

London-based sleazy punks The Smoking Hearts (originally from Bedfordshire UK) are a 5 Piece Rock ‘n’ Roll band who have promised to bring excitement and danger to audiences – right from the start. Formed by friends Nobba Green (guitar) and Simon Barker (guitar), as a musical outlet for their sweaty punk fuelled rock alter ego personas – The Smoking Hearts ...

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