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
In celebration of the 20th W:O:A festival, a DVD-box is being released; the beautifully designed box contains three DVDs full of fairly entertaining material. The first two are mostly just the musical performances and the third consists mainly of interviews with the organisers and musicians.
That concert in Tavastia Club Helsinki happened quite a time ago (May 2004), but Kärtsy´s mimic art remained the same. Thanks to Solar Film more of his weird stage attitude was captured in excellent audiovisual quality, unfortunately there is no translation of the Waltari-mastermind´s Finnish audience address. The ... more/mehr
The Silent Force Tour
It´s rarely seen that a relatively young band does such a stellar ascent in such a short time like the nice Dutchmen from Within Temptation. Although a certain start-up time (Mother Earth was re-released in Germany) and a lot of promotion from the record company was needed but eventually all the work has paid off. Within Temptation ... more/mehr
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