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
First of all, for me from the Southern Alps the scenery looks pretty familiar: idyllic landscapes, country people and in between a few long-haired guys in leather jackets that make noise in some garages.
Metal clubs, concerts and festivals, the essential “scene” is far, far away. Still no-one of us ever had a chance to ... more/mehr
Live In Sao Paulo
After the sensational third part of "Keeper Of The Seven Keys" saga, Helloween are delivering an impressing live-document of their last worldtour. The nearly 2-hour-show of Sao Paolo contains classics as "Future World", "Dr. Stein" and "I Want Out", just as new crashers like "If I Could Fly" or "Mrs. God".
At the moment Ville Valo and his band of Finns are in the Paramount Studios in Los Angeles recording their next album "Love Metal". According to the singer the new album, once again produced by Tim Palmer, will contain among others "very fast songs with a melodic punk influence". Unfortunately that's all ... more/mehr
Digital Versatile Doom
HIM have created a successful time document in Digital Versatile Doom. The concert in the splendid Orpheum Theatre mirrors perfectly the actual state of the band. Filmed in different perspectives and planed in every detail, the recording appears very impressive, maybe a little bit too perfect. Tim Palmer worked on it a little too ... more/mehr