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
Thanks to our new cooperation with stalkermusic.com we are able to present a video report, filmed at the legendary Torvi Club in Lahti. Some insights into the life of Death Metal acts are given by Finnish
The Undivine - Jukka Pihlaniemi (voc), Iiro Illman (git/voc),
Damngod - Antti Vedenpää (voc) and
Bonesaw - Bazz (b), Andy (voc) from Scotland,
partly in Finnish with english subtitles, partly in English language.
Reporter, editing: Markus Rask
Camera: Mikko Reinamo, Markus Rask
Graphics: Arttu Nevanperä
Length: 14:57 min
ROUTASIELU - Pimeys
Finnish instrumentalist of the year (see STALKER report on Helsinki Metal Meeting 2011) and most likely also Finlands workaholic # 1 Tuomas Saukkonen presents here his new band project ROUTASIELU, you can watch 2 clips from the debut album "Pimeys" here: