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
Tanzwut visited Moskow and St. Petersburg, Russia during their "Weiße Nächte Tour", and it was already the second time we could celebrate with our Russian fans: On March 22, 2012, we once again took on this adventure in quite a good mood.
Our first stop was Moscow. When we arrived we met the journalist Kira who showed ... more/mehr
The End - of Before The Dawn / Black Sun Aeon / RoutaSielu: eine Grabrede / a funeral eulogy
“Sure, no problem to do the merch when the stand is near the stage, because I can follow the show then too”. “Nobody buys merch while a band is playing on stage.” Two people, two theories, to be proven wrong... As the report should measure up to this special occasion, the “official funeral” of 3 (even 4) bands – background info ... more/mehr
The Way Of Darkness: Parsifall | Cutthroat | Final Breath | Equilibrium | Infernal Blasphemy
The first surprise hit us right at the entrance. A sign beneath the door informed the guests, that the headliner Nocte Obducta had to cancel due to an ill guitarist. Positve was, however, that the organisator tried it´s best to grant the fans a nice, metallic evening. Therefore he reduced the ticket prices, Final Breath and Equilibrium ... more/mehr
Tolkien & Trekkie Fan-Films
The Hunt For Gollum + Interview with director Chris Bouchard; Born of Hope, Trouble Of The Ring, Star Wreck + update to the IRON SKY project
Fan-Films, that means films made by fans for fans, promoted via WWW - is it a new cultural phenomenon or just a logical consequence of Internet-Youtube-culture where anybody ... more/mehr
Trash Fest III
Facing such temperatures in Finland, it becomes quite difficult to put yourself together and leave the warm home, especially when the whole inner city has turned into a skating arena. Yet US Sweetheart Mama Trash takes care of the Trash Fest III that warms our hearts and souls and provides our ears with some good music.