Monday, February 26, 2024

Ataraxia & Galen

Italian neoclassical and darkwave veterans Ataraxia has released a new single and video in 'Galen', taken from their forthcoming album, Centaurea, due on 22nd May via The...

Album Reviews

Today Was Yesterday are self-titled and full of Life(son)

It was the name that drew me to this band, as it reminded me of a line from one of the late, great Ken...

Live Reviews

Girlschool, Raven and Alcatrazz start a heavy metal riot in Manchester

Girlschool, Raven and Alcatrazz launched a full scale heavy metal assault on the UK with Manchester as their next victim of a triple headliner...

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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...

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...

Velvet Revolver by Ross Halfin (Rufus Rock ‘n Roll Publishing)

Velvet Revolver came together at a time when, according to Duff McKagan, “there wasn’t much rock ‘n roll happening out there in the world,...