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
One thing is clear - you should not attend a concert after a 4h tattoo session, and especially not one which is overcrowded. Still you are not to miss the US veterans L.A Guns and the probably coolest band in Finland, Baton Rogue Morgue. As it´s still a work day, even in Finland they began to reconsider their schedules and start ... more/mehr
Lacrimosa / Eisblume / Infection
From the beginning on during the whole final concert of the big „Sehnsucht“-world tour of Lacrimosa it was remarkable, how great the team worked together, without having lost their spontaneity and freshness. The guitarist used his bottle of beer to squeeze some bizarre sounds out of the strings, and at the end Tilo Wolff lost some ... more/mehr
Lacuna Coil | Poisonblack
Again I am on my way to Zürich, by car about 1 ¼ hours from my working place. Luckily after a stressy day a friend drives me there, my crappy car would have been too big a risk. I don´t really feel like stranding on a highway or even to escape from a burning car that won´t make next Tüv. This concert takes place at Rohstofflager, ... more/mehr
There are certain concepts in life which are fixed and indisputable, almost forever. There are certain concerts at Tavastia which are set like a clockwork: HIM on every year´s last day for example, it just is and full stop. Slovenian Laibach is one of those elite regulars in Helsinki, it was like this and it will continue. Success ... more/mehr
During last year, Laibach overlooked Helsinki and deprived us here of their concert, having gone to St Petersburg instead. On the bright side, it gave us hope that when they do come back (and soon!) it will be unforgettable.
So then when the concert was announced and the information came that this show won´t be like any ... more/mehr