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
Karin Dreijer Andersson got with her new Fever Ray project this year a worldwide huge interest. Accordingly the expectations to a live show were big. The only concert of this world-tour in Germany, in the K6 in Hamburg, was completely outsold. Shortly after 9 the lights switched off and illuminated by only two blue stage ... more/mehr
How was it? North Germans are chilly and reserved? On that Thursday in the “Hamburger Fabrik” hall rather the reverse is true. Onstage at first Merons Lichter and then Fiddler´s Green from Erlangen – in the hall a wildly dancing and celebrating crowd, so very different then the clichés would suggest.
As the tour 2006 for the Mourning Sun album was cancelled, the Fields seem to travel around the world since setting off the "24th moment! on May 2007. The fan community follows thoroughly every hint on the band website not to miss the next show, because also in this matter the Fields keep it secret for a long time. First London, ... more/mehr
Fields of the Nephilim / Murheenlaakso
When the gods of Goth-Rock call, you got to obey, even when the gig was postponed for almost a whole month. One thing I have always admired about this British band – the refusal to follow certain “commercial customs”, and still it seems that the fan community does not only endure for years and decades, it even keeps growing... ... more/mehr
FIGURE OF SIX
The weather was sunny, the music loud, everything was as it should be for the six boys of the band from Bologna, who call themselves as appropriately Figure Of Six. A small and therefore not very large congregation came together inside the dark crouching traditional Rock Club, LOGO, to get blown first of all by the Hamburg ... more/mehr