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
Snow chaos in Switzerland – perfect timing, because it is now when many great bands are on tour. In the afternoon there is so much snow already that the trip to Pratteln becomes a real adventure. This might be the reason that the attendance does not quite meet the expectations, still there are about 900-1000 fans at Z7 who dared ... more/mehr
W.A.S.P. / 69 Chambers / Grey Monday
There´s no better reason to visit Lucerne than seeing W.A.S.P. The occasion also calls for a boat trip on Vierwaltstätter Lake, and during a sightseeing tour we even meet Mr. Lawless, after that it´s time to visit Schüür, a club yet unknown to me. The name means "barn", and this is what it looks like from the outside. At the entrance ... more/mehr
From the first note to the last, Waltari delivered a non-stop high energy show that had the crowd dancing and jumping till the end and screaming for more.
On the playlist was a bit of everything from their catalogue and of course, they introduced new tracks from their cd “Blood Sample” which is already released ... more/mehr
Wednesday 13 / Suicide Love Boat
Oh what a reception in Helsinki, with rain and snow – a change to the worse compared with Swiss home country: +10 degrees and bright sunshine. But even though the weather is bad here, the gigs are so much better than at home, or more precisely, you get to see a lot of acts who hardly ever play in Switzerland. And neither the sleet ... more/mehr
After the sensational success of the current album „The Silent Force“, it was no surprise that the following tour would be a complete success, too. The show in Hamburg was completely sold out within a couple of weeks. When we arrived, there were already lots of anxious fans waiting in front of the Grosse Freiheit and who would have ... more/mehr