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
Behind AUSTRIAN DEATH MACHINE we find an hommage to – you might guess! – the Austrian Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger. He also salutes us in comic style from the front cover. But in addition to some ``original`` comments by Mister Universe himself, this album has much more to offer.
First of all, there is an absolutely crushing ... more/mehr
It was inevitable. After the latest successes of Evanescence and Nightwish, who entered the highest ranks in Europes hit lists, now everybody and his brother starts to sign even the crappiest band as long as there`s a girl behind the microphone trying to hit some notes. Well, Autmn are not too bad as far as their technical abilities ... more/mehr
My New Time
The Dutch Metallers´ third studio album, and according to the band´s own words, the most sophisticated one so far. Before achieving such a high level of satisfaction, Autumn has gone through several line-up changes and quite gloomy times, almost broke up, but overcoming this dark period, they proudly reflect their new hope and bright ... more/mehr
Blood Of Bacchus
The new opus of the Norwegian Ex-Mayhem-guitarist Rune Eriksen is released. He found in Portugal a new homeland, where the Norwegian doom-heaviness joins the Mediterranean melancholy. Even personally, for his characteristic guitar riffs meet the soft, lyrical voice of his partner Carmen Simões.
Tobias Sammet achieved in quite a young age pretty much everything what an artist can dream of. For several years he has been very successful with his band Edguy, but it is rather his side project Avantasia that earned him a world-wide reputation.
Top-names among his list of guest musicians (e.g. Alice Cooper, Michael Weikath, ... more/mehr