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Sertraline “People expressing themselves through music is a massive help to others”

North West-based tech/prog/melodic metal crew Sertraline is the definition of a band on the rise in 2020. Having played festivals like Bloodstock and Tech-Fest UK, they have cemented their place on the UK live metal scene and were set to play more before the global pandemic. With their new EP, Clouded Minds & Silver Lines, coming out this week, can ...

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The Windmill

Through woods and waves of air – An interview with The Windmill

Last year yours truly had the pleasure of witnessing the Norwegian prog rock outfit named The Windmill at the 2019 edition of the splendid Close To the Rain Prog Festival in Bergen, Norway, where the hugely talented ensemble blew me away by means of their atmospheric and otherworldly compositions. Everything flowed together so seamlessly on stage that night during their set. ...

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Kyuss - Welcome To Sky Valley

RAMzine Classic: Kyuss – Welcome To Sky Valley

With current global events seeing most of humanity confined to our homes, we have a lot of time on our hands, while the circumstances we are all facing at the time of writing are far from ideal and can be downright scary, for millions of people music will be helping ease the pressure of this unprecedented struggle. That’s exactly why ...

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RedHook “There’s still a long way to go for festival lineups to have more balanced representation”

What do you think of when you think of Australian bands? Maybe an AC/DC-esque classic rock band? A new alt/indie band? Sometimes, yeah. What if I were to tell you RedHook is an alt-metal, some may say nu-metal throwback, with a kick-ass female vocalist? Well, they are. We were lucky enough to catch up with vocalist Emmy Mack to talk ...

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MAGIC PIE

Fragments And Hedonists – An Interview With Prog Rockers Magic Pie

The Norwegian prog rock scene is filled to the brim with hugely talented and captivating bands with one of the most outstanding ones undoubtedly being the prog rock veterans Magic Pie. These talented guys have been around for roughly twenty years now and have gradually grown into one of the more respected and musically rewarding groups to come out of ...

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artists to check out

Emerging artists to check out while you’re stuck at home

The current pandemic has put the global creative economy at a stark standstill, making this a time of particular importance to actively support artists. A cornerstone of artist support is music discovery, something that the live performances we all miss dearly played a dominant role in catalyzing. With this process now having to exclusively exist in digital spaces for the ...

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RAMzine 26 | Trivium, Danny Wright, Isolation Diaries

RAMzine 26 | Trivium, Danny Wright, Isolation Diaries

Hurray! The new issue of RAMzine is out now...

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Bloodywood “We will get past this, but we have to be better than before, and that includes the music industry”

It seems that the internet is a powerful marketing tool in the music industry nowadays, and Bloodywood are a great example of this. From being a metal covers band to now being an ‘Indian street metal’ juggernaut, Bloodywood has travelled the world to spread their word of positivity and diversity. We took time to talk to vocalists Jayant and Raoul ...

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Clams

PREMIERE: Clams new single ‘Worn & Torn’

RAMzine is pleased to present you with the premiere of new single ‘Worn & Torn’ by blues-infused 70’s-style rockers, Clams. The Dorset five-piece were first on the scene somewhat 20 years ago and after various obstacles and line-up changes over the years, they are now in the position to release their first tracks in over a decade. As soon as ...

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Jim Davies “This feels like my first proper album” – Interview with former The Prodigy and Pitchshifter guitarist

At first, you might not know the name, but if you have listened to chart-topping hits from The Prodigy, seen Pitchshifter live, or even heard some background music on Sky TV,  you will have heard the music of one Jim Davies. The technical guitarist is now releasing a solo album entitled Headwars. Written and produced by Davies, and including guest ...

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