Rockville Festival June 14-15, Kirf, GER, Festival arena, features this year e.g. More Than A Thousand, The Sorrow, John Coffey, Superbutt, Stereo Dynamite, TOS, Electrified Soul etc. Infos: http://www.rockville-festival.de 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. More info: www.facebook.com/slayer
R.I.P. Jeff! Festivals cancelled: ROCK AM SEE (GER) takes a break in 2013 "lacking attractive headliners"; BURNING SEA in Croatia had to succumb to a new tax regulation; yet purchased BS-tickets can also be used to visit METALDAYS in Slowenia.
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
April Fools Day! A concert that we would have enjoyed to be for real.. but perhaps this is still fun to read, even after April 1, 2009... The rising stars of metal, that´s how the underground press already praised Squamosum23 and, of course, STALKER didn´t want to miss the opportunity to see this new band live. When we ... more/mehr
20 years Century Media: Poisonblack / Norther / Kivimetsän Druidi
Since 1988 Century Media developed to one of the biggest Metal Labels with seven branch offices world wide, featuring e.g. Samael, Tiamat, Iced Earth and Lacuna Coil. A good reason to celebrate the 20th anniversary, and the choice Finland as location had probably the reason that the label´s Finnish top acts just release new CDs ... more/mehr
30 Seconds To Mars / Carpark North
When Hollywood actors like Jared Leto also make music, fans gather in masses and sold-out halls are guaranteed. I have never seen them live and therefore expect a lot from 30 Seconds To Mars. Let´s see if their show will be as pompous as you might expect from US stars.
Carpark North The spectacle is opened by ... more/mehr
The Underground is indeed Underground. Dirty, dark, really fucked up In other words: Cool!
If it remains like that is not so sure, because the plans for the construction of a shopping centre on its place have progressed quite far. It’s would be such a pity.
Nevertheless, it´s an honour for the 4Backwoods to play ... more/mehr