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
The American FACES OF MARCH give us with „Confessions“ cantilevered, modern Mainstream- Rock. The band is geared to the melancholic atmosphere of DIE HAPPY but they often get into monotony. What a pity, because therewith it means nothing that the given tracks are good and singer Gia has a beautiful voice.
To my regret the debut ... more/mehr
Already Fading Circles´ home, Transylvania, and especially because they are a metal band, arouses attention and makes them interesting. In our lines of latitude, people still think or maybe even hope that somewhere there, in the Transylvanian mountains, there is a castle, in which ´Dracula´ lives. The band is also interesting for ... more/mehr
Heavy Metal from Mexico is surely a rarity on the market, and no wonder, only very few bands from this region of the world are actually playing music of this genre. And also this album that the band produced themselves, btw, made it to my CD player only by chance and with some delay. “Uncharted Dreams” came out in 2005, yet this ... more/mehr
What you get to hear from the first notes on, sounds very promising and it, luckily, stays that way throughout the whole album. Faithsedge is the name of this new outfit, which can be filed under hard rock/progressive. On offer is some profound music and a singer who you could listen to for an eternity. With a very pleasant voice ... more/mehr
We´ll see when we get there
I have to honestly say that, up until now, I hadn´t heard anything about this band, which is, like me, from Switzerland. But I may be excused because New Wave is really not my cup of tea.
Nevertheless, with We´ll See When We Get There, Fakir publish another album filled with very dark sounds. Musically, the whole thing ... more/mehr