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
The whole weekend I was anxious about a possible cancellation of this concert, because those 3 gigs in Germany had to be cancelled due to Tobias Sammet’s throat infection. Therefore I was very pleased to see Edguy again – and many others shared my opinion, Z7 was almost sold out.
The German band Eisbrecher has celebrate in the Hamburg club Docks an awesome concert. An icebreaker is known to be a ship that breaks the ice, and that is certainly broken at this concert and has made some waves of enthusiasm. Eisbrecher as well as the support band Stahlmann can be directed into the region ... more/mehr
Eisregen / Stoneman / Hämatom
Luckily, I had no clue what I was getting myself into before I left for this show. Actually, I only went to Zürich to interview the guys from Stoneman and see their first gig with new bassist Cris before the release of their new album (26.11.2010). But, ok, let´s be open-minded and check out the two other bands, too. Then again, ... more/mehr
Ektomorf´s ´Road to Redemption´ tour should lure me for the first time in this year to Explosiv club in Austrian Graz. Well, I have to admit that it was more my “support-the-underground” attitude than real interest in the band.
According to Facebook it should start at 20 h, somewhere I had read 19:30 h, therefore my colleague ... more/mehr
Finland`s most legendary rock band Hanoi Rocks is still a major public attraction, and as they don`t exist anymore, the focus is now on the former band members and their various projects. In Mad Juana, the acoustic guitar is served by Hanoi Rocks` bass player Sami Yaffa. At the Electric Boys, there are even two former band members ... more/mehr