Sad news: The music world mourns the loss of Ray Manzarek (74), founding Member and keyboarder of The Doors, White Zombie drummer Phil Buerstatte (44) and Uriah Heep bassist Trevor Bolder (63). R.I.P.!
German Hardrockers BERSERKER will donate 18.000€ to the Berlin cancer charity for children on May 25. November 2011 BERSERKER front man Schröder was diagnosed with cancer, now he is cancer-free. In 2012 the band collected money for this charity at their concerts and will also continue to do so in the future. Slayer´s Jeff Hanneman is dead: he passed away at about 11AM on May 2nd near his Southern California home because of liver failure due to an infection after a spider bite. R.I.P. Jeff!
The Siberian Jay music video "I´m Holding" featuring Mikko Sirén from Apocalyptica on drums - we reported about the videoshoot in our "1h with" Special - can be watched here: http://youtu.be/C-hSNurZVcs
Melodic Rock, the second chapter! In this case I don´t take more time than actually required, because here it´s getting really cheesy. TYKETTO have unfortunately not managed to separate terrible Kitsch from cool Rock attitude. None of the songs has the power to move your dance legs or the appeal of ear candy. One-dimensional soft Rock plus love-hurts-babbling plus nananahs and lalalahs until you wanna puke.
For those who are into softer sounds - perhaps you can forgive me the use of this strong vocabulary when talking about those veterans, but for me everything went wrong in this case. In my opinion, such a release is more than unnecessary and I regret the time I wasted on it. One of the worst CDs I had to listen to in my entire career.
01. Faithless 4:45
02. Love to Love 4:24
03. Here´s Hoping It Hurts 3:43
04. Battle Lines 3:30
05. The Fight Left in Me 4:56
06. Evaporate 3:42
07. Monday 3:52
08. Dig in Deep 4:00
09. Sound Off 3:05
10. Let This One Slide 4:29
11. This Is How We Say Goodbye 4:29