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
Without further ado the five messieurs from France, who were already on tour with Pro-Pain, are getting down to business on their second album “Gust of Rage”. The mix of death, thrash and hardcore goes straight to the jugular but the guys not just bash it away – fat riffs and breaks give the songs structure but everything´s held ... more/mehr
The Dead Still Dance
A-ha! So this is what schizophrenia sounds like! The Welsh trio S.K.W.A.D. plays a mix of alternative punk pop which is very melodic, to the point of being beautiful and touching, but at the same time insanely progressive, chaotic and violently abrupt. It`s like Placebo with ADHD.
But the debut album The Dead Still Dance ... more/mehr
I am not quite sure if I can use the term “Old School” for this genre, but this band from Sweden, founded in 2002, follows a sinister Rock style that had its heyday about the mid-to-end-90s. Martin Mathiesen – Vocals, Nils-David Carlsson – Drums, Erik Kurtson – Guitar, Ulf Stahl – Bass und Johan Dyyk – Guitar play an epic, melancholic ... more/mehr
The fact that the French youth has a flourishing metal underground, besides riots with warming campfires of Peugeots standing around, show young bands over and over again. Sachta are one of many and are rolling with the common trend of Metal/Deathcore.
The formula is quite simple: two singers that rotate in screaming and ... more/mehr
Good times for all the oldschool Thrash fans out there! Sacred Reich have just re-released their 1990s album "American Way" and in addition to the normal tracklist, 6 bonussongs have been added - all songs in demoversions except "Who's To Blame" and "The Way It Is" plus a video for "The American Way". After their ... more/mehr