Ram-Page are a band from Russia that has been featured before in this zine with a musical style I would describe as being a mixture of black, death and thrash metal and this is a review of their 2013 album "The Depths of Rage" which was released by Metal Scrap Records.
"Laceration" begins with heavy guitar riffs and drums which lead up to some black metal screams and powerful bass guitars and then the music speeds up a small amount and adds in some thrash elements which also leads up to some melodic riffing and deep death metal growls and after awhile there are some guitar solos and leads being utilized.
"Alert Death" begins with some guitar riffs and drums before adding in some powerful bass guitars and black metal vocals and then the song starts speeding up a bit with a brief use of blast beats that come in and out as well as some melodic guitar leads.
"Show" begins with some clean guitar playing and bass guitars before getting heavy and fast along with some blast beats then the high pitched screams start kicking in and the song adds in more mid paced sections while also returning to the faster parts at times as well as mixing in a brief use of deep death metal growls.
"The Past" begins with some heavy and melodic guitar riffs along with some drums which leads up to the bass guitars and screams kicking in and after a few seconds their is a brief use of growls being utilized and in certain parts the music gets slightly faster.
"Way" begins with some heavy guitar and bass riffs as well as some drums which lead up to the screams kicking in as well as a brie f use of blast beats and towards the end the music starts adding in some melodic elements.
"Night" begins with some symphonic horror movie keyboards before adding in melodic guitar riffs, heavy bass, screams and growls and then the music starts speeding up along with some blast beats being utilized and then the song starts switching back and forth between slow and fast parts and as the song moves on there is a brief use of guitar solos and leads.
"Wind" begins with some heavy guitar and bass riffs along wit h some drums and screams and then t he song starts switching back and forth between mid parts and fast parts as w ell as mixing in some guitar solos and leads which utilize some melody. 
"Elevation" begins with some heavy guitar riffs and drums which leads up to some powerful bass playing and screams and after awhile the music starts speeding up in some sections and adds in some blast beats as well as some melody in the slower sections and towards the end there is a brie f use of guitar leads.
"The Darkness" begins with some heavy guitar riffs and drums along with some bass and high pitched screams a few seconds later and then the song speeds up with some old school thrash elements as well as some blast beats and after awhile there is a brie f use of clean playing being utilized.
"Fog" begins with some acoustic guitars, bass, drums and screams and a minute later the music starts adding in some heavy and melodic guitar riffs before going back to a cleaner direction but getting heavy again at the end.
"Ghost" begins with some heavy and melodic guitar and bass riffs along with some drums and then the screams start kicking in and then t he song starts switching back and forth between slow and fast parts and towards the end there is a brief use of guitar leads..
"Song Of Night" begins with some heavy guitar and bass riffs along with some drums and screams and after awhile it starts speeding up in certain sections of the song but focusing more on mid paced parts.
Song lyrics are written in Russian and cover dark themes, while the production has a very strong, powerful, heavy and professional sound where you can hear all can hear all of the musical instruments that are present on the album.
In my opinion this is another great sounding recording from Ram-page and if you are a fan of black, death and thrash metal, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Laceration" "The Past" "The Darkness" and "Song Of Night". RECOMMENDED BUY.

OccultBlackMetal (Blackened Death Metal Zine)

Death/Thrash from Russia! They tend to do the same thing as other Thrash Metal bands, but diversify it nicely with crafty guitarwork with constant shifting tempos. To be honest i don' like the voice but the musicianship is interesting. Will satisfy the need for speed and keeps the pit lively.

Paul Caravasi (Soulgrinder Zine)

Unfortunately I missed out on Ram-Pages previous CDs, The Keeper Of Time (2011) and Blooming Rust (2012), but fortunately Im listening to the bands third effort The Depths Of Rage now. Im hearing exactly what my colleague Roel de Haan had to say about its predecessor: it is only the use of the black metal screams that gives them the black / thrash label, otherwise its merely thrash metal and the whole thing actually sounds quite simplistic to me, maybe due to the very dry production.
Unfortunately I cant make a comparison between their newest effort and the previous CD and therefore I cant tell you of Ram-Page made any progression. Apart from the quotes that I quoted here, Im listening to a thrash metal album which merely is suitable for underground fans only. The CD cover was created by Eugene Postebaylo. You might know him from Deicides To Hell With God CD. Unfortunately Ram-Page doesn t have the same level as Deicide but nevertheless, The Depths Of Rage is a quite enjoyable effort.

63/100
Koen (Lord Of Metal)

Third album from this Russian band and second out on Metal Scrap Records, The Depths of Rage is made of 12 tracks totaling a bit more than 35 minutes of fast paced Thrash Death Metal. The guitar riffs and rhythms are really catchy and you'll enjoy them for sure, but the vocals are some of the weirdest I've heard lately and I'm still not sure if I like them of find them hillarious; the guy sounds like he screams but whispering so that he doesn't disturb his neighbors, it's really hard to explain and you should give it a listen before deciding by yourselves. The instrumental part has them all: groove, energy, complexity and wrath, making this album one of the most honest Traditional Thrash Metal releases I've heard this year; although it starts with a weird feeling because of the vocal tone, Ram-Page's music grows on you and at the end you'll find yourselves really enjoying the release (well, if you can stand the vocals, of course).

8.5/10
Adrian (Pest Webzine)

Here is another band with a follow up record. If I remember correctly (I have no concept of time passed) this is a thrash metal band. And if I dig even deeper down in my memory bank I seem to remember that I liked their previous album. I can understand why I liked this band the last time around. There is something to their thrashy metal that appeals to me. It is not fancy or bigger than life but there is THAT to the simplicity of it all that makes this a cool album to listen to. And you don’t always need to dress your music in big arrangements or OTT guitar solos. You can do well with just small bits’n’pieces. This is not for everbody but if you like your metal Pantera-ish and not too polished then this could be for you.

Anders Ekdahl (Battle Helm)

Rlyeh zine 12W myśl zasady, że co rok to prorok, RAM- PAGE wydał właśnie swój trzeci pełny krążek. Pamiętam, że dwójka mi się nawet podobała, ale jak teraz słucham sobie aktualnej pozycji w dyskografii zespołu, to się zastanawiam, czy słuchając poprzedniego krążka, aby na pewno byłem trzeźwy? W każdym razie nie chce mi się w tej chwili szukać „dwójeczki”, z chęcią za to zajmę się „trójeczką”. Thrash z oryginalnym, skrzeczącym wokalem jakby przepuszczonym przez jakiś efekt- oto co tu mamy. Muzycznie jest sprawnie, lecz niestety przeciętnie. Kolejne numery niby mają wszystko co trzeba (początek, środek i koniec- ha!), ale w sumie jednym uchem wpadają, drugim wypadają. „The Past” jest nawet ciekawy w kilku momentach, ale za dużo się tu dzieje. I to wcale nie jest pochwała minimalizmu- raczej krytyka kiepskiej koordynacji aranżacyjnej. Z tego jednego kawałka można by ulepić trzy niezłe numery, tymczasem upychanie tylu riffów i rozwiązań w jednym „The Past” po prostu zabiło te patenty. Podobnie jest z resztą materiału. No słychać, że zespół ma ten jebany potencjał, ale ma się wrażenie, że chłopaki chcą wszystkich wokół przekrzyczeć- zamiast na spokojnie wyważyć swoją twórczość. Zaczął się 2014, pewnie będzie czwarty krążek, poczekamy- zobaczymy i zrampagujemy!

6/10
R'lyeh 'zine #12

 

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