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
A fat pack of hot boiled guitar rock was what has thundered in the club Logo. Ahead to warm up played the support from Hamburg EXHUME THE HATCHET with singer Johnny, who had arranged for the organizing label Tiefdruck-Musik this M.A.N./Nemhain-Tour. His band wasn't mentioned on the posters, but fit very well with its metallic ... more/mehr
Machinae Supremacy / Mysore
Such things can happen: although the Swedish band Machinae Supremacy had been around for a couple of years and albums, it was their latest release “Rise of a Digital Nation” that raised my attention ( review here ) , so that I had to check them out when ... more/mehr
Mad Juana / Tundramatiks
If you ask Mad Juana about their musical style, you will get the answer that it only ends up in stereotyped thinking if you start to name genres - and that`s not good. Alright. To give you a better picture of their music anyway: Mad Juana is a band consisting of seven musicians who serve an acoustic guitar, an electric bass, a saxophone, ... more/mehr
Manilla Road / Devastracktor / Speedtrap
A legendary gig of a legendary band from Wichita, Kansas, USA, whose shows in Europe can be counted on one hand, including the one on this evening... therefore it was difficult to guess how far their popularity in the Finnish capital would reach (more about Manilla Road in the STALKER ... more/mehr
Megadeth | Enemy Of The Sun
You could already tell by the queue to the toilet that this is a concert of the „grand seigneur“ of metal because hardly ever you can see a really long queue at the Gents’ and almost no one waiting at the Ladies’ restrooms.
The new band from Grip Inc. guitarist and producer Waldemar Sorychta were support. Enemy Of The Sun ... more/mehr