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
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Let´s start with some background facts: The Canadian one-man project Haiduk was formed in the spring of 2009. The album Plagueswept, which can be filed under black/death metal, is the project´s first release. The man behind Haiduk is guitarist Luka Milojica who not only wrote all songs but took care of the vocals, bass and the programming ... more/mehr
Usually when faced with a one-man project and something that hints at Black Metal (like the title "Spellbook"), I tend to hide under the kitchen table, begging for mercy. Yet it´s worth to risk a glimpse from under the table because there can be positive surprises.
Haiduk, this Canadian one-man-project, namely guitarist ... more/mehr
„Wachät Uf“ is the second CD of this Swiss band from capital city Bern, who definitely deliver something unique, mixing Hardcore with provocative Hip-Hop vocals, in Swiss dialect. As the band points out, this new CD is on a new technical standard compared with the debut „Dräiät Dürä“, and the sound is indeed great, cool riffs, the ... more/mehr
Anthems of the Damned
Those who visit Wacken Open Air regularly might already know the Israeli band Hammercult. In the year 2011, they won the Metal Battle newcomer competition at the WOA. As we can now hear, it was not only due to their exotic origin (for a Metal band) but also due to their raw power and high energy. The band takes no prisoners, the ... more/mehr
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