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. More info: www.facebook.com/slayer
R.I.P. Jeff! Festivals cancelled: ROCK AM SEE (GER) takes a break in 2013 "lacking attractive headliners"; BURNING SEA in Croatia had to succumb to a new tax regulation; yet purchased BS-tickets can also be used to visit METALDAYS in Slowenia.
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
This one-man-band is the project of the singer of the no longer existing Nocte Obducta. Torsten, der Unhold, was responsible for the whole of the instruments and also for this time he used the lyrical talent of his ex-band-mate Marcel Va. Tr. The latter already wrote the lyrics for the above mentioned Nocte Obducta. In the song “Masken” ... more/mehr
Already before the wonderful Nocte Obducta broke up (temporarily), their singer Torsten Hirsch created Agrypnie. In the beginning it was only a solo project but, over the years, it turned into a real band with three full-length studio albums. In 2012, the fourth album is expected to be released and to ease waiting a little bit, an ... more/mehr
One thing is clear straight from the start, that you get something for your money with 15 songs. I honestly have to say that I wasn’t sure from the few of the first samples that the band had put online, that the album will be well received: the songs were pretty rough and the transitions still sluggish, simply a demo, but what you ... more/mehr
Her Golden Age
Eight years ago the Band Aimee Cares was founded in a little Swiss village, and after long and intensive work their debut album „her golden age“ is released. Aimee Cares unite heavy guitars with a fine melancholic voice and are not afraid of various effects, synths and gear that makes weird sounds.
Rock´n´roll was certainly not newly invented by Airbourne. Four hard rockers who come from sunny Australia, two of them are brothers, hard- and bluesrock with a lead- and a Rhythmguitar is played, well, this sounds´indeed so very familiar. And with the first chords, who does not think of AC/DC - I correct: AC/DC on speed - has slept ... more/mehr