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
Do you know that feeling, that you listen to music that is so beautiful you could cry? Well, Goths and Pagans should go and get this one right away. Estampie from Munich, Germany, and L´Ham de Foc from Valenica, Spain, met 2005 for the first time at a concert of the Sephard side project of L´Ham de Foc during the Jewish Culture ... more/mehr
First Impresson: Unusual Cover. Second Impression: Jeah! Another Math-Rock Band.
Third Impression: Some Parts sound like Cut City! So that said a lot about these guys from Gothenburg. For years they have polished their sound and waited for the right moment to release their second album "Love Forever". Well that´s not the whole ... more/mehr
Alavala is a Finnish rock-pop-grunge-heavy band and its first album, Secret Whale, is a quirky combination of the genres mentioned. For me the album presents itself mostly as pop-rock, but with quite a fun attitude and a bit of an edge. I´m not hearing so much of the heavy or hiphop elements mentioned in reference to the band in ... more/mehr
The first impression of this young German band is already a very good one. ALEV, which means "flame" in Turkish language, provide an energetic mixture of Rock, Alternative and Metal, and the female voice provokes comparisons with Evanescence or the Cranberries. Alex Janzen, the lead singer, has an excellent distinctive voice that ... more/mehr
The Die Is Cast
Pop, goodness gracious, Pop! Sounds like a disgust, well? It implies mostly easy listening music. Because of that I almost had not realized the new EP “The Die Is Cast” from ALEXAMSTERDAM. This would have been a big mistake. “The Die Is Cast” is actual Pop which has no ambition for a radio sound that lives just for a short time. ... more/mehr