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Mikey Demus with Ace + students Photo @neilmach 2017 ©

Interview and Masterclass with Skindred Guitarist Mikey Demus

This week RAMzine had the unique opportunity of visiting London’s Metropolis Studios, at the Powerhouse in Chiswick as guests of The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) to see a guitar masterclass given by expert guitarist MIKEY DEMUS of heavy rock & reggae band SKINDRED. The class was given to ACM students and introduced by the Skunk Anansie guitarist Martin “Ace” ...

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Interview: Skindred “We’re like a dog with five dicks” – Bloodstock 2017

Welsh nu-metal/ ragga-punk heroes Skindred raised a few eyebrows when they were announced for Bloodstock, which is traditionally an ‘extreme metal’ festival. For most: this was a great addition to the line-up being part of the metal family, and being festival favourites from Boomtown to Download and everywhere in between.  Some Bloodstock purists weren’t sure of their place between Hell ...

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Arch Enemy at Bloodstock 2017

Bloodstock – a metal family reunion? 2017 festival highlights

Since the inaugural Bloodstock in 2001, there has been a sense of community  among fans of the Midlands festivals. In a way – it’s similar to it’s biggest adversary Download, with the difference being: this is one big METAL family. There are bands here who wouldn’t go down the same way they would at Donington Park. Which most see as ...

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HRH Metal 2017 in Photos

February 2017 we sent a photographer along to HRH Metal at the O2 Academy Birmingham to capture the mania. Skindred always manage to conquer any festival stage they play with an excellent balance of talent, entertainment and crowd participation. Lawnmower Deth since their return to the scene have also been known for entertainment and crowd participation. Throw in Red Rum, and we have ...

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Sumo Cyco reveal collaboration with Skindred’s Benji ‘Moving Mountains’

Return to Cyco City When Canadian dancehall-punks announced their second album ‘Opus Mar’ – one thing that pricked up a lot of people’s ears was the appearance by Skindred front man Benji Webbe. This was on a track ‘Moving Mountains’ which was performed live by Cyco whilst on tour with Butcher Babies and Alien Ant Farm. This week the finished ...

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Bloodstock 2017: Skindred and more bands announced for festival line-up

It’s December, and that means one thing …festival season is another month closer. As a special seasonal surprise, Bloodstock Festival have announced a hand-full of acts to join the 2017: genre-spanning, ragga-metal legends Skindred: Canadian thrash icons Annihilator: and finally: crossover thrashers Municipal Waste MW vocalist Tony Foresta comented: “We are very excited to be finally returning to one of ...

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Anti-Clone unleash ‘Astaroth’ and support Mushroomhead

Boston’s apocalyptic nu-metal madmen, Anti-Clone have infected their world of destruction with new song ‘Astaroth’ available to stream online now. As if it was not enough to attack the world online, they also released the news of support for some of nu-metals flag bearers, Mushroomhead. ‘Astaroth‘ comes from Anti-Clones debut album release, ‘The Root Of Man’, which proved a Pledge ...

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AntiClone reveal more info on debut album

Lincolnshire nu-metal mob AntiClone are back – with a new look and more info on a brand new album. AntiClone are working on their first full album, ‘The Root Of Man’, with producer Matt Hyde – who has previously worked with SlipKnot and Machine Head. This album is being released through a hugely successful Pledge Music campaign, and Plastic Head ...

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Sumo Cyco: “Bands need to learn how to multi-task, or they will drown”

Candian dancehall-core band Sumo Cyco seem to just appear from nowhere in 2014, after a successful debut album release and support slot with Fozzy and Nonpoint, SEVER and the boys are working on album number two with the help of YOU! That’s right – dontate to their pledge campaign and you can be credited as an executive producer, provide backing ...

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Live Review: Skindred, O2 Academy, Newcastle

Skindred are well-known for their live performances. Playing live is the key to a band’s success, and they have been doing this for almost 2 decades. You may have already seen them live at a festival or in support of bands such as Steel Panther or Rob Zombie. Now the Newport lads are on the biggest tour yet, entitled ‘Pump ...

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