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
Maybe you have already heard about Christan Tolle? The man has many talents: he has played with many bands, acted as a studio musician, he has been a music journalist for a professional magazine and a German public-broadcasting institution, he has his own label CTM (christonesmusic) and, also his very own project, the Christian Tolle ... more/mehr
Medication In Stereo
Caddieshack is a punk/emo-rock band from Flensburg, Germany, and they have a new album for the market. The genre of the music is a nice blend of punk/emo-rock with Metal elements within it, and the album as a whole has its defects as well as positive aspects.
At times the album produces some original sounds, but unfortunately ... more/mehr
These Waves Will Carry Us Home
After the „Maelstrom“ EP in 2008, „These Waves Will Carry Us Home“ is finally the full length album of Caleya, a Post-Core/Experimental band hailing from Hamburg.
The first impression you get is an impressive wall of sound with lots of almost brute eruptions, that despite this doesn´t lack atmosphere. One band, that immediately ... more/mehr
Extremly productive those guys from Caleya! Their debut „These Waves Will Carry Us Home“ has just been released last year and has been welcomed with open arms by fans and press alike,followed by a split album with The Hirsch Effekt and now they already produced the next record called „Trümmermensch“.
Luckily the quality didn´t ... more/mehr
So this is the new CD of MetalCore pioneers Caliban, again with Roadrunner records and named “The Awakening”. Awakening is meant literally and can clearly be heard. A short sample and then “I Will Never Let You Down” begins, fast hard riffs, low vocals and, as we know from Caliban, the first grooving mosh part. A very good start, ... more/mehr