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
When Accept reappeared in the metal scene with a new album in 2010, you could hardly believe that they could still pull it off as well as in the 80s. There were many reasons for doubts: their last album was 14 years ago, all members have been absent from the metal scene for years and they had hired a totally new, yet unknown front ... more/mehr
If you are into Folk or medieval sounds, should definitely give this project a try; Acetre represent the Folklore of Extremaduras (Western Spain, at the border to Portugal); this is the seventh CD of this act, mixing traditional music from the area of Extremaduras and their own compositions. Some of the songs are sung in the dialect ... more/mehr
All Will Change
Achenar was founded 2003 as one man project by the Scotsman Duncan Hemingway, and he is still mastermind and the only band member. The CD rather starts off as radio interference than as something that could be called "music" - then it´s heading towards epic and mysterious, the comparison in the band info with Ulver´s bizarre sound ... more/mehr
Super Death Explosion Kittens
YIKES – which instrument should that be? I bet this is the first thing that pops up in your mind listening to the opener „Arise, Minions!“ of this Achenar EP. Keyboard, Synthesizer, extremely distorted guitar or even voice – or is it the feedback of a cellphone, too close to stereo-speakers which is behind those hectical and seemingly ... more/mehr
Acherontas have always been mentioned as the most promising band of the New Wave of Greek Black/Occult Metal, were re-invented during 2007 (with members of Acrimonious) and release now their 15-year anniversary album "Vamachara". According to their band info they unite 70’s rock and ritual/psychodelic influences, and it starts pretty ... more/mehr
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