Ramming Speed

Ramming Speed’s Van Broken Into in Italy
Life as a touring musician is far from easy. Forget the endless drives, stomach-destroying fast food and scummy promoters -- one of the most constant, looming fears of anyone who tours for a living -- or at all -- is getting equipment or a vehicle stolen...
Atlas Moth Feel at Home on the Road
The Atlas Moth hail from Chicago, but at this point in their budding career, they feel as at home in a van as they do on the streets of the Windy City. The psychedelic doomriders have criss-crossed the U.S. multiple times in the past few years, and this time around, they were hauling ass down those …
Ramming Speed Aren’t Punk Enough for North Philly
Back in the day, punks and metalheads were bitter enemies, a problem Billy Milano addressed in the immortal Stormtroopers of Death ode 'United Forces.'
He urged, "Skinheads and bangers and punks stand as one/Crossover to a final scene/United forces and their job won't be done/Until the world ca…
Ramming Speed Are Always Disgusted, Never Surprised
Boston's gnarliest band of bro-dudes, Ramming Speed, have been enjoying a hell of a year, criss-crossing the European continent, signing to the mighty Candlelight Records and rolling down the East Coast and across the entire U.S. with Cannabis Corpse on a chemically-altered DIY tour...
Ramming Speed Fortell the Death of ‘Retro’ Thrash
Oh, 'retro' thrash. Was the thrash metal explosion of the past few years a marketing ploy cooked up by label executives or the long-awaited recognition of a hardworking bunch of bands? It's anybody's guess, though many artists and fans seem to be leaning towards the former nowada…
Top 10 New School Thrash Bands
Metal is not immune to trends, and it's had its fair share of horrid ones. Does anyone really want to revisit funk metal anytime soon? That said there are still eras in its history that can and should be kept alive. In the last few years, a new front of bands has brought back the thrash sound that f…