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
Although I have been to concerts at Galery in Pratteln many times, it´s my first in official function. Galery is located in a shopping mall, well known for its food (which bands like e.g. Circle II Circle enjoyed, too). The „little sister of Z7“ organizes small rock concerts in a cosy environment – sofas, framed pictures and many ... more/mehr
Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine
So you´re happy that gigs in Germany usually start a bit earlier than in Finland but that´s only what you thought. Maybe it´s worth mentioning that it´s Wednesday and there are people who have jobs and even deadlines. But there was no other choice than to wait. And what´s even worse than waiting? To do exactly this in stuffy air ... more/mehr
Jericho Fuzz / The Blanko
Dirty guitars, Modern Rock with obvious roots in Blues and the presentation of a debut album united those 2 Finnish acts that rocked Tavastia on a Wednesday. And in front of an impressive crowd that came to join the party.
More photos in the gallery, link in the top section!
The Blanko had ... more/mehr
Jess And The Ancient Ones / Kuolemanlaakso
Two bands that I appreciate a lot, united in one concert and in the legendary Tavastia? What more to wish for to cheer you up – well, also wallowing in the depths of melancholy can give you pleasure...
Kuolemanlaakso - “death valley” - don´t have anything to do with Party. Well, only if you wanna be sarcastic and ... more/mehr
Jettblack / Vanity Ink.
It`s just the second time that the "Hair Rock Special" takes place but it seems that the new events series is already now established, because again there is a lot of hustle and bustle going on in the club area downstairs. This time no one less than Reckless Love singer Olli Herman as DJ who knows well how to entertain the crowd ... more/mehr