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
This cd is a perfect example of when an established artist says “we are going back to the roots”. Unlike many bands today who make the same statement, Alice Cooper was successful with this one. Armed with 12 new songs, a fresh young backing band and a producer who was able to recreate their vintage sound so accurate that if this ... more/mehr
Along Came A Spider
Oh, shit! While albums like „Trash“ or „Hey Stoopid“ still had some kind of sugar icing the new album “Along Came A Spider” is a bit dull. I was a bit surprised that this old front man wants to enter the stage once again. A phenomenon like him, who trumped with great hits like “The Poison” or “House Of Fire” can only create something ... more/mehr
Lonely Hearts Killers
This CD is indeed an incredible Metalrock album of the German band Alienated. Right with the first song you will be captured by this incredible sound, rough guitars, highspeed riffs, great guitar soli - it´s simply everything that a guitar hero heart wants to have. And there is Dirk Lebetzke with his variable voice, and how he can ... more/mehr
ALKONOST is the goddess of the land of the dead in Slavic mythology. She is pictured as half-woman / half-bird. Alkonost is also a Pagan Metal Band coming from the Region of Russian Tatarstan. The Band was formed 1995, with this record they now also come to take over Europe and show that also Russians can create great Pagan Metal, ... more/mehr
All Against The World
All Against The World from Portugal play a Hardcore-Punk mixture that first you find quite enjoyable, but soon it becomes dull, because their songs are not very versatile. It is clear that those guys know how to handle their instruments, no doubt about that, but this is not enough for a good album. The voice of the growl vocalist ... more/mehr