Saturday, July 13, 2024

Big Big Train Concert Film… A Flare On The Lens

In August and September 2023, multi-national progressive rockers Big Big Train undertook their longest ever tour to date, performing 17 shows over 21 days...

Album Reviews

Bridge City Sinners share Age of Doubt

I always enjoy listening to new (to me at least) bands although, this band’s own description of their music did lead to a bit...

Focus – Focus 12

Live Reviews

To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand Tool

Tool continue their mind-bending odyssey touring the world in support of arguably the most highly anticipated album of the 2010s: Fear Inoculum. Tool are...

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Under The Spell of Old Trees – A Retrospective Glance at Nidingr’s Rehearsal 1996

Today, I figured that it would be interesting to cast a flickering yet hopefully illuminating light on a rather obscure release from that gloriously...

RAMzine Classic: Stevie Salas Colorcode

For an artist that has appeared on over 70 different albums with artists from George Clinton, Justin Timberlake and Buddy Miles to Mick Jagger...

Reflections on Bill Ward’s outstanding solo album

Legendary drummer Bill Ward (ex-Black Sabbath) released an overlooked gem of an album back in 1997 entitled When the Bough Breaks, and I figured...

See The Light by Jeff Healey – RAMzine Classic

There are many ways of finding a new artist, especially in this internet age - it wasn’t always that easy. An example of one...

Imaginaerum by Nightwish – RAMzine Classics

November 30th 2011 saw Finnish power metal legends, Nightwish, release their 7th studio album, Imaginaerum. A less traditional concept album that is more held together...

The Beach Boys by The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys go well beyond being merely a group of musicians. It wouldn’t be inappropriate to describe them as a cultural, even maybe...

Queensryche by Ross Halfin (Rufus Rock ‘n Roll Publications)

Back in their heyday, Queensryche were blessed (or was it cursed?) with the epithet “the thinking man’s heavy metal band,” a tag they carried...