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
Dante´s Highlight: Before the Dawn, Elenium, Grendel, The Ocean
A new Rock / Metal Club in the heart of Helsinki raises interest, not only because it´s still visible that the building once was a church. Moreover, the name - Dante´s Highlight... So is the first positive impression - ticket & beverage prices below the core-central average - deceptive? Should really all hope abandon, you who enter ... more/mehr
Dark River Festival 2009
This is what could happen to a STALKER crew who just want to enjoy a festival ”incognito”, without camera-carrying / from-gig-to-gig-jogging / critically-viewing / carefully-scheduling-beer-orders to be able to get from A to B(because in Finland the higher spirited areas are strictly separated from the rest of the festival) … Dark ... more/mehr
DAS ZELT - ROCK CIRCUS
„Step right up, sit right down“ has been the catch phrase for a special Swiss Circus show for 10 years - „Das Zelt“ (= The Tent). Adrian Steiner´s vision from 2003 has become part of the Swiss culture scene, and it´s not a regular circus show, but also features comedy stars and music, and in the last 2 years they created their ... more/mehr
Doom Shall Rise IV 2006
DOOM SHALL RISE festival - confirmed to be the worlds biggest event of its kind. Taking place in Göppingen, a small town in southern Germany with about 500 to 600 paying guests, it seems to be quite obvious that doom hasn´t risen yet, since its decay in the late 80ies or so. But the festival crew does its best, bringing old legends ... more/mehr
Doro Pesch Release & PETA
“Would you wear your skin???” - “Leather is dead skin!!!”
Metal queen Doro Pesch started a campaign for saving animals with PeTA. She showed the campaign posters, to the press for the first time at the Headbangers Ballroom in Hamburg. Doro against leather? This sounds quite strange because the blonde lady is ... more/mehr