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
Van Wolfen | Wolfgang Michels | Dede Priest | Brixtonboogie - Hamburg Sounds NDR 90,3
Blues Rock was the name of the game in the Fliegende Bauten in Hamburg. Strange but funny lyrics, good vocals and even great guitar riffs with a lot of Blues on the side was the product of the performances of Brixtonboogie, Van Wolfen, Wolfgang Michels and Dede Preist. It´s not necessarily the place for STALKER, but we saw Van Wolfen ... more/mehr
After finishing a hard working day, I arrived at “Cave 54”, way too punctual, because the Club opened its doors about half an hour later. When I finally got into the location I was a bit astonished first and I thought:”is really a concert going on here?”, because it was as only big as an average living room. With about 45 min delay ... more/mehr
Visions X-Mas Special
Every year the same: as soon as the X-Mas season has started again, from everywhere there are sweet chorals like „Silent night, holy night“, „Leise rieselt der Schnee“ or „Oh christmas-tree“. On the long run rather enervating.
A welcome hideaway from this is given by the Visions X-Mas Special, a small wandering-revue with ... more/mehr
Vlad in Tears | Cheeno
The Italian gloomy rock band Vlad In Tears and Cheeno from Saarbrücken are virtually unknown in Germany, so it came as no surprise that after an almost empty venue in Cologne, only a few people showed up in Marx, Hamburg.
The warm-up, Cheeno, was not particularily surprised and played their set after the 20 minute ... more/mehr