If You Don’t Like What You See Here… Extreme Review
Al King gives his verdict on Saturday night’s headliners… Its 21:30 on Saturday night at the 2017 Ramblin’ Man Fair. The sun is setting. Black Star Riders, Dokken, Glenn Hughes have already played solid sets. Rival Sons are tempting the young and the hip over to the Grooverider Stage. Kenny Wayne Shepherd has the blues […]
Ramblin’ Man Fair 2017: The Verdict
Welcome to Ramblin’ Man Fair 2017. Three days of killer sounds, fantastic company, excellent food, gallons of quality ale and a non-stop flow of Cloven Hoof rum. From legends such as ZZ Top, Extreme, Saxon, Black Star Riders, UFO and Glenn Hughes to stars-in-the-ascendency like Rival Sons, Monster Truck, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and […]
Everything you need to know about Snakecharmer
The Ramblin’ Man Fair bill just got a very welcome late addition in the shape of Snakechamer. The British blues rock masters appear on the Planet Rock Main Stage on Sunday July 30. Snakechamer were formed in 2011 by guitarist Micky Moody and bassist Neil Murray, the former Whitesnake members who played on such classic […]
Ramblin’ Man Fair: The Official Stage Times
With the biggest and best weekend of the year getting closer, we can finally reveal the official stage times for this year’s Ramblin’ Man Fair. The weekend sees more than 60 bands appearing on six different stages across the three days. All tastes are catered for, from rock giants such as ZZ Top, Extreme, […]
RIP Chester Bennington: 1976-2017
RIP Chester Bennington: 1976-2017 The world of rock is reeling at the death of Chester Bennington. The Linkin Park frontman was found dead in Los Angeles on July 20 after reportedly committing suicide. He was 41. Chester shot to fame in 2000 with the release of Linkin Park’s landmark debut, Hybrid Theory, an […]
Glenn Hughes: ‘Black Country Communion is back!’
Glenn Hughes has teased the release of a brand new Black Country Communion album. The legendary singer and bassist, recently tweeted: “BCC is BACK. Stay tuned, huge announcements coming later this month!” It’s been five years since Black Country Communion’s last album, the epic Afterglow. The band disintegrated after Glenn and guitarist Joe Bonamassa […]
New Ramblin’ Man Fair Merch!
Do you have extra room in your bag? As a little teaser here is a look at the range of merchandise for this year’s Fair and the merch in the attached image you can buy RIGHT HERE – https://ramblinman.tmstor.es – RIGHT NOW!!! The ‘clockwork orange Rambler shirt’ is a limited edition run of only 250 […]
Get a free Ramblin’ Man CD with the new issue of Classic Rock!
Get a free Ramblin’ Man CD with the new issue of Classic Rock Black Star Riders, Rival Sons, Supersonic Blues Machine, Monster Truck and more all feature on a free Ramblin’ Man Fair CD given away with the latest issue of Classic Rock magazine. This indispensible slab of rock’n’roll, titled Ramble On, features summertime classics […]
How much do we love Dirty Thrills’ new video? A lot!
Ramblin’ Man Rising Stage stars Dirty Thrills have released a killer Western-themed video for their brand new song Law Man. The London rock’n’rollers have raided Clint Eastwood’s wardrobe in the clip for the track, which will appear on their forthcoming album, Heavy Living. In the finest traditions of cowboy movies, it’s the tale of a […]
Black Star Riders to play exclusive Ramblin’ Man VIP acoustic set
Black Star Riders are lined up to play an exclusive acoustic set in the Ramblin’ Man Fair VIP tent. VIP ticket holders will get the chance to see BSR’s Ricky Warwick and Damon Johnson busting out the acoustic guitars for a set of stripped-down classics on Saturday July 29 before the full band take to […]
Exclusive: Watch Blackwater Conspiracy‘s brand new video
Blackwater Conspiracy have given Ramblin’ Man an exclusive preview of a song from their brand new debut album. Shootin’ The Breeze. The Northern Irish rockers, who play the Rising Stage on Sunday July 30, have released a video for Blackwater Swagger, the, well… swaggering opening track to the album. It finds the five-piece putting a […]
Saxon are keeping Lemmy’s memory alive
Saxon’s Biff Byford says the late Motorhead mainman could make a posthumous appearance on their next record. It’s been 18 months since Lemmy died, but he’s never really gone away. From the countless Motörhead T-shirts you see at every gig and festival to Metallica’s tribute song Murder One (named after the great man’s favourite […]
Watch Jared James Nichols explosive new video!
Ramblin’ Man star teases forthcoming album with brand new song Last Chance Anyone who says the guitar hero is dead hasn’t seen Jared James Nichols. The Milwaukee native has muscled his way to the front of today’s six-string pack like a hair-flailing hybrid of Stevie Ray Vaughan, prime Ted Nugent and Zakk Wylde. Exhibit […]
Airbourne announce UK tour
Ramblin’ Man favourites Airbourne are hitting the road in October – and you’d be a fool not to catch ’em! If Airbourne’s gonzo Main Stage appearance at last year’s Ramblin’ Man Fair wasn’t one of the highlights of your weekend, then you need yours eyes, ears and other extremities checking. The Aussie four-piece’s headbanging’, beer […]
Watch the Devin Townsend Project’s trippy new video
The Prog In The Park Stage headliners have released a mind-bending new clip for Offer Your Light When it comes to brilliantly berserk music, Devin Townsend is your man. Let’s face it, anyone who has written out a concept album based around a coffee-fixated alien puppet must be cooking on another planet. It’s no surprise […]