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
Eerily tinged pop from Leeds for the dreamers among the intellectuals, for the mentally dancing among the non-dancers, for those, who like to drift through the spooky historical fright: In fields of cultivated horror and psychedelic neatness of their music, lyrics and videos move I Like Trains.
This evening belongs to the guitar kings Jeff Waters (Annihilator) and Jon Schaffer ( Iced Earth); also with them were the Finnish Humppa-rockers Turisas.
Turisas Right at the beginning these Finns steal the show from the other bands. Because just as the guys and the girl enter the stage and start playing their ... more/mehr
It was a warm dry Friday evening, and in Hamburg played six good bands at the same time, who battled each other for audiences. No good situation, so nobody was really astonished about the limited crowd that gathered at Hafenklang.
The band from Finnland took it easy and played with their new ... more/mehr
Imperial State Electric / Satan Takes A Holiday
Not "Vappu week" but "Nicke Andersson week". Why? Well, first there is his gig with his relatively new group Imperial State Electric today, before we are going to see a tribute band, whose illustrious band members (e.g. from bands like Santa Cruz and Caroline) cover songs of his old band The Hellacopters (read the STALKER review). ... more/mehr
In Flames | Sepultura | Dagoba
The tour with such huge soccer-fans like Sepultura and In Flames seems also like a final game: Thrash Metal-Master versus Melodic Death-Champions at Columbia-Stadion in Berlin. Those two opponents offered the usual high quality musical diet, yet the Berlin crowd couldn´t enjoy extra time or penalties to identify the top scorer of ... more/mehr