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
It´s a bit more than 2 years since Blackie Lawless unexpectedly lured with a great album "Dominator" also those people back to purchasing it, who had not been impressed enough by recent W.A.S.P. works to buy them. Therefore a maniac like me had a hard time to wait for "Babylon", and finally I have this masterpiece rotating in my ... more/mehr
A dream team of musicians, compiled at the wish of a record label boss! Normally, I am strictly against this kind of “profit machinery”, where only money and the success of a band counts and not the music itself anymore. If you ask me, I think that band members need to have some kind of a personal relationship if they want to harmonise ... more/mehr
Who thinks that In Flames became too commercial/smooth/melodic should check out this album. Despite being Finnish, those four guys thrash through ten blocks of finest Swedish steel, raw, coarse, aggressive. But they didn´t forget the melodic riffs and also the vocals can compete with Anders Friden. Go and get it. ... more/mehr
Run To Be Born
The first takes sound very similar to the early Bowie. Well, one of Walter Schreifels former bands was named Quicksand, and the sound of this album is very much like “Hunky Dory”, also like the early Kinks, like Bolan or Beck and the Flaming Lips. No more heavy sound anymore but melodic rock designed for acoustic concerts. This is ... more/mehr
Walls of Jericho
With Devils Amongst us all
The translation follows soon! The editors ... more/mehr