Tag Archives: alternative

Palm Ghosts Ringing Out

‘The Bells’ is Nashville cinematic dream pop/indie rock band Palm Ghosts’ follow up to their previous single ‘Better To Know’, a song that harks back the 80s British glory days where dream pop and new wave carved out a legacy that’s still with us to this day. Taking their cues from the likes of The Cocteau Twins, Peter Gabriel, Echo ...

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The Picturebooks

The Picturebooks stop the Hands of Time

It feels like only yesterday The Picturebooks were in town rocking the huge Brixton Academy in support of Clutch. Here they are yet again under their own steam, headlining the Underworld in support of their current release, The Hands of Time. It felt a little touch and go as to whether the gig would go ahead with Fynn Grabke falling ...

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The Xcerts to release acoustic EP

After being teased with an acoustic version of their single ‘Daydream’ earlier this year, Scottish rockers, The Xcerts, will thankfully release a full acoustic EP on October 5th under Raygun Records. The EP, titled ‘Late One Night’ (owing to it actually being entirely recorded late over one night), will be released as a limited edition signed and numbered 12” vinyl, ...

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The Xcerts

The Xcerts had a Late One

Hailing from Scotland, though you’d never be able to tell with their unaccented vocals and no bagpipes insight rockers, The Xcerts, release an acoustic EP titled Late One Night. It was recorded, of course, entirely over one late night. Commenting on this, vocalist, Murray Macleod said, “We recorded the entire EP in one night which lent a nice organic feel ...

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The Rock Guide To Reading and Leeds

For better or worse, Reading and Leeds have evolved into so much more than a rock festival. Nudging its way into the same ilk as V-fest, T In The Park or even Glastonbury, it does leave rock fans who have either been attending for years or are new to festivals scene in general in a bit of a pickle. Though ...

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The Exploding Boy – Run Red Video

Post-punk, alternative, dark indie rock, dark wave, gothic, dark dance – The Exploding Boy have been called all of them at some point, but the important thing is they have a new single out, ‘Run Red‘,  with an accompanying lyric video that you can watch right here at Ramzine. ‘Run Red‘ is taken from Alarms! the Swedish band’s new album ...

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king 810

King 810, Courtesans, Upon Those Dying @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Home town boys Upon Those Dying get things going thunderously as they lay down tar-thick riffs aplenty. Being their first time playing to a sold-out crowd of this size, the larger environment seems to suit them down to the ground as they don’t fall into the common pitfalls of your average opener. Their bludgeoning deathcore sunk in fast as waves ...

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The RAMzine Alternative Christmas Playlist

Sick of Slade? Wound up by Wizzard? Find Mariah mundane? If you’re looking for a an alternative to the usual Christmas cheesefests, the RAMZine team have picked out their favourite rock and metal Christmas tunes to guarantee a real rock and roll Christmas… Skindred – Jungle Bells “This is my favourite, Skindred before they were very well known. It’s a ...

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Deftones post video for ‘Romantic Dreams’

American alternative kings Deftones have revealed a video for Romantic Dreams from their newest album, Koi No Yokan. The new video features skater Jason Park performing some spectacular tricks throughout. Check out the new video below! Deftones latest album, Koi No Yokan is out now via Reprise Records. Check out our review of the album here.

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Press To Meco release Download Festival video diary

Alternative trio, Press To Meco, have released a video diary of their time at this year’s Download Festival. The rather cheery video sees the boys mingling around back stage, singing along to some tunes and plenty of clips of their live show at the Red Bull studio stage. Check out the video for yourself below! Check out more music from ...

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