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
They are not anymore the most young or the most beautiful or - after a break of almost thirty years in the bands existence - the most known, but damned: in the small club Hafenklang the band UK Decay ("reloaded" from the beginning of the 80th) performed full intensity!
A small sheet of paper outside glued on a ... more/mehr
Unrest / Emarald / Zyanide
This evening featured a celebration, the 20th anniversary of the German band Unrest. But there should have been only 25 tickets sold beforehand, and when Z7 opened, only 7 people were waiting there - on a Saturday, and although there are not so many alternatives for Metalheads in this area...
Urban Majik Johnson - Hamburg has the funk grunge! On the Town Hall market where the three-day rock show in the face of the awe-inspiring city hall facade tries to make the public realize that a small, inflexible, punk rock scene is still alive. The climate collapse this time gave surprisingly no thunderstorm, but suspect ... more/mehr
Uriah Heep / Speed Limit
Finally, after 10 years, a new URIAH HEEP studio album : Wake The Sleeper is more than just a vital sign of this living legend. The tour for this album took them also to Vienna´s Gasometer, hte new Planet/Rockhaus. - very round but interesting, and so much bigger than the old Planet.