Saturday, March 2, 2024

Kati Rán’s Stone Pillars

Dutch artist and Nordic folk pioneer Kati Rán has signed with Svart Records, in Finland and will be releasing her second full-length album, Sála,...

Album Reviews

Job For A Cowboy Triumphantly Return with Moon Healer

Job for a Cowboy are well and truly back with brand new music after a hiatus that followed their 2014 album release, Sun Eater.  Bassist,...

Live Reviews

Suffocation leaves Manchester breathless

Slam is an oxymoron of a genre, it's a beautifully ugly genre made up of disgusting vocal stylings and expertly crafted dumb guy riffs...

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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,...