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
April Fools Day! A CD, way too good to be for real... but perhaps this is still fun to read, even after April 1, 2009... I´m not really a Black Metal fan, and all those 1-man-projects are somewhat suspicious. But this here is indeed something that makes me almost wet my pants with excitement. If the rest of this 17 h ... more/mehr
13 Days in Grief
Behind the Curtain Of A Modern Tomorrow
Finally another metalcore band! Always the same mixture of thrashy riffs, a bit of hardcore and monotonous screaming. Or is this band different?! To be honest, these four musicians definitely provide some variation in the currently bland scene. Especially the singer Jörg Ahrens stands out head and shoulders above the competition, ... more/mehr
Who would ever expect that? The former warriors of darkness turned into rather modern musicians. There are Crossover-Riffs and samples and melodious vocals... no, just kidding. Of course 1349 do what they have always been doing and most probably will contunue like that: Old School Black Metal. Whatever the trend, it won´t influence ... more/mehr
Beating Dead Horses
Admittedly Industrial Metal is not quite my first-genre-of-choice, but occasionally I enjoy Electro sounds, especially when those are combined with tough Metal riffs. And also have such ear candy quality, just like this third longplayer of US machine rockers 16Volt (mixed by Shaun Thingvold - Strapping Young Lad, Front Line Assembly, ... more/mehr
3 Inches Of Blood
Fire Up The Blades
Since 8 years 3 Inches Of Blood have been fighting in the Metal scene. After some success and touring as support act in recent years their new output "Fire up the Blades" had been waited for with bated breath. And right away: 3 Inches can meet the expectations. The sound in particular, created by Slipknot-drummer Joey Jordison, is ... more/mehr
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