Author Archives: Victoria Purcell

Editor of RAMzine - Creator of content. Chaser of Dreams. Lover of cats, metal, and anthemic sounds. \m/

Santa Cruz Interview at Hard Rock Hell

RAMzine caught up with Santa Cruz at Hard Rock Hell, who like to describe themselves as “Pure F*cking Adrenaline”, which we can back-up 110%! The band are set to release a new self-tittled album next March, which they describe as “Amazing”. “The new album is going to be so much more modern” says Archie, as we talk through Santa Cruz’s favourite ...

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The Vintage Caravan Interview at Hard Rock Hell

Hard Rock Hell 2014 saw another brilliant live performance from Nuclear Blast band The Vintage Caravan. We last saw them assemble the location that is Hafan Y Mor, Pwllheli (North Wales), back in March for Hammerfest! The guys hailing from Iceland, bring to the table a bit of Classic Rock, Blues and Prog Rock! Our favorite tracks currently being ‘Expand ...

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KISS for Download Festival

Wow! What an amazing line-up for Download Festival this year! Just announced is KISS to headline the Sunday, along with special guests MOTLEY CRUE, SLASH with MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS and ENTER SHIKARI. Ticket go on sale tomorrow at 9am, click here for the ticket link.

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Hard Rock Hell 8 Review

Hard Rock Hell (HRH) feels like a very well kept secret, hidden by it’s location, hidden by the fact it always sells out, and by the fact that if you did choose to go to a festival, perhaps you didn’t think to go to one November. Whatever the reason, all these things are actually a positive. HRH promotes an atmosphere, far gone ...

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MUSE for Download Festival

Download festival have just announced the second band to be announced and headlining the Saturday night MUSE with special guests FAITH NO MORE, A DAY TO REMEMBER, and MARILYN MANSON headlining the second stage. Considered by many to be the greatest live act in the world, Muse will follow in the footsteps of Rock Gods past and present when they ...

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Download Festival 2015: First Announcement

Download Festival made it’s first announcement earlier this morning. Announcing Slipknot as the first main stage headliner for the Friday night, sharing the stage as special guests shall be Judas Priest – prior to this Five Finger Death Punch will take to the stage. Black Stone Cherry are set to headline the second stage on the same day. This is ...

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An Evening with OPETH

‘An Evening with OPETH’ will take place at the London Palladium on 18th October 2015. The evening to celebrate the bands 25th Anniversary. This special show will feature two sets from the band! Including 2005’s ‘Ghost Reveries’ album in its entirety (which in turn is celebrating its 10th anniversary), plus a second set of classics from their 25-year career. Frontman ...

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BLOODSTOCK 2015 announce ORANGE GOBLIN, 1349 & ARMORED SAINT!

BLOODSTOCK have announced another batch of ace bands! British stoner/doom overlords, ORANGE GOBLIN are set for a main stage slot in 2015. Having recently unleashed their eighth studio album, ‘Back From The Abyss’ via Candlelight Records, the band are currently laying waste to Europe on tour with the mighty St Vitus. Check out the brand new video for ‘Sabbath Hex’ ...

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Sleepwave Announce Intimate Headline Shows

Sleepwave is the new band from former Underøath singer Spencer Chamberlain, featuring band mate Stephen Bowman. Already signed to Epitaph, and recently releases their first album ‘Broken Compass’. Sleepwave are set to play support to Bring Me The Horizon on the 5th December, however you can get tickets for one of their intimate dates just before this performance which is bound ...

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HRH Prog 3 Announcement

HRH Prog recently announced a whole ton of new bands for the festival which takes place March 2015. The Skys all the way from Lithuania, will perform a very rare UK appearance. Also announced is Prog Metallers Collibus, a five-piece female-fronted band. Also joining these guys will be 90’s Prog heroes Jump, Black Peaks (formerly known as Shrine) and The Dream Circuit. Full line up so far: Rick Wakeman ...

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