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
First of all ‘Facing Your Enemy’ made me listen to the fascinating voice of Rick Altzi – a mixture between Jorn Lande and Johnny Gioeli. Meanwhile I have listened to the album for about 10 times and there are always other parts which I like particularly.
Guitarist and songwriter Olaf Lenk has really done a great job and ... more/mehr
If I could rate this CD 11 or higher, I would: this is heavenly! Breathtaking!!! The velvet voice of Darkwell (only polished and noticeably improved) does its finest and beats Edenbridge, Lunatica, Visions of Atlantis and many others of the kind. Moreover, although it is this band´s debut full-length album, it can immediately ... more/mehr
This band has been existing for 10 years, and now the Gothic Metallers Azmo (git), Lord Lomhold (bass, back voc), Stephanie Luzie (voc) and Shadrak (drums) present their second long player Nova. Stephanie Luzie should be known in the genre already as the voice of Darkwell. Singer Matthias Hechler (Crematory) also has a guest appearance. ... more/mehr
Piece of Time
Since the two first Atheist albums have been out of stock for years by now, Relapse is releasing a reissue. There is once again hope for those who cannot afford to pay 90€ on Ebay for an Atheist album. Of course first of all, the CDs contain the original tracks. They are supposed to have been remastered, but you can't really ... more/mehr
Death Metal Fans watch out – with this band and this album you can expect some surprises. First – the Germans rock like hell, like classic DM in Napalm Death or Obituary style. Second, Atmosfear manage to create more emotional groove and with „Just Alone“ a real ballad that doesn´t sound awkward. Then an acoustic guitar, a ... more/mehr