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
At the dike - "on the Peute" in Veddel, in the south of Hamburg - a blue sky reflects in the cymbals of the drums which belongs to the equipment of the band A Million Miles .
"Stoner metal" calls the group their sound. For weeks, announced ... more/mehr
A Million Miles + The Very End
A Million Miles have already earned their name by touring tirelessly in the recent years and have made it last year even to the Wacken festival. Not quite as significant as Wacken, but popular in Hamburg as a venue for small live acts is the Bar 227, the place A Million Miles have chosen for celebrating their ... more/mehr
A Million Miles, Dad Maria, Casket
Hamburg, Prinzenbar - in a club in which normally quiet tunes are connected with cozy seating areas and the morbid-special atmosphere of a Baroque catacomb, something happened that had never been before there: thick, nasty metal should beaten around the ears of the audience.
A Taste of Chaos: In Flames, Killswitch Engage etc
As the today´s evening proves, In Flames have finally established in the Champions League of hard music. The Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, which belongs with its capacity of about 4000 people to the bigger concert halls, has to put the "Sold Out!" sign on the door. Many other great bands did not achieve this yet here (e.g. Keator ... more/mehr
AETERNITAS - Rappacinis Tochter
The bands Aeternitas Gothic-Theatre-Metal around Anja and Alexander Hunzinger from Lübeck canalized from 2008 on into the rocking musical “Rappacinis Daughter” which was represented at the last WGT and which won the German Rock and Pop Award 2008 - and guests in Hamburg now. Gloomy and gothic is the libretto indeed, based ... more/mehr