Tag Archives: rock

Steve Hill The One-Man Blues Rock Band – In Concert

Steve Hill’s Solo Recording series of albums are pretty much all recorded live, so what could an actual album recorded live in front of a Canadian audience offer us that we couldn’t get on the studio ones? Audience participation? How many classic live albums were filled with false applause? And hasn’t the live album been denigrated to little more than ...

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ben poole

Ben Poole… Anytime You Need Him

Ben Poole releases his brand new studio album Anytime You Need Me on Friday 14th September 2018 via Manhaton Records. It follows his acclaimed 2016 album Time Has Come and Live At The Royal Albert Hall that was recorded by the BBC in 2014. Anytime You Need Me was recorded at Superfly Studios in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire and produced  by King King drummer Wayne Proctor. “It was an absolute joy to work again with ...

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Dragonforce

Frédéric Leclercq of DragonForce at Download 2018 “We’re working on a new album that we’re releasing next year”

Love them; hate them; flail your body in a sugar rushed category five whirlwind to them; you got to give it to DragonForce – they actually made power metal… well, cool…-ish. Frilly laced shirts and pompous three-disc marathons of operatic guitar wankery does not sit well in the frenzied equation of DragonForce’s hyper speed power/fantasy recipe. Bringing a balls to ...

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Federal Charm Releasing Passenger

‘Choke’ is the first single to be taken from Passenger, Federal Charm’s forthcoming third studio album that will be out Friday 14th September. However, fans who pre-order the album will receive ‘Choke as a digital free instant gratis track. Passenger was recorded, produced and mixed at Willow Terrace Studios in Manchester.  The record was co-produced by the band with John Simms (Hidden Colour Audio) who also ...

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Bad Touch Shake A Leg 

Bad Touch have signed a worldwide album deal with Marshall Records. Their new album, Shake A Leg, will be released on Friday 5th October 2018, after which they will head off on an 18 date UK headline tour. Planet Rock will start a 48-hour ticket pre-sale for the tour on Wednesday 20th June that you can access by clicking here. Tickets will then go on sale to ...

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Puppy announce Summer 2018 UK Tour

London indie-metal trio Puppy announced on June 1st their first UK headline tour will take place in early August with support from hardcore five-piece Grove Street Families. The band, who’ve been making waves throughout the rock and metal underground across the UK and Europe, had this to say in light of the announcement: “This is our first proper headline run, ...

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Ulver

ULVER – Otherworldly Sounds, Strange Textures, Dazzling Visuals & Musical Excellence

The Norwegian masters of avantgarde music, the legendary and highly innovative Ulver, performed a 90-minute set at the renowned Grieghallen in Bergen, Norway last night and the entire affair was nothing short of mesmerizing and downright transcendent. The delightful and cool thing about these weirdos is that you never know what you are going to get, which is to say ...

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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa – British Blues Explosion

The swinging sixties was a train ride away and a cultural milieu too far from the Surrey Delta, an expression latterly picked up when everyone realised that this little patch of England had been the birthplace of so many of the primary exponents of the British rhythm and blues scene, from groups like The Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds to ...

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Blind River

Blind River set to release new album

Back early last year, I found myself strolling into the Underworld to cover a show of one of my favourite bands, Grand Magus with support from the fantastic Planet of Zeus. Now at RAMzine, we like to pride ourselves on trying to showcase the new and upcoming bands, so getting in early and checking out those opening acts is a ...

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Voice of Rock’s Special Guest… Laurence Jones

Currently touring the UK on his own in promotion of his new album, The Truth, the award-winning Laurence Jones has been announced as special guest on the Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple Live nationwide tour this coming October. “It is an honour to be special guest on Glenn Hughes’ Classic Deep Purple Live UK tour this October,” said the young ...

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