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
“Circus Black”, the fourth album of Amberian Dawn and successor of „End of Eden“ (2010)l, presents the Finns in their usual genre Symphonic Metal. The cover reminds you strongly of the recently released Nightwish album „Imaginaerum“: the circus tent entrance in its design looks way too similar to their colleagues´ amusement park ... more/mehr
American Head Charge
Brute forced Martin Cock, lead singer of the band, and his guys come around.
There is not much to say about this kind of music. It kicks ass in a cool way. What a lot of bands in this category don’t have, these guys do have it, without any doubt. They snot, rock and bang. They beat and scream just to get back to more melodic ... more/mehr
Thrown Off Balance
With „Thrown Off Balance“ has, according to the label info, a most active Death Metal band in the French underground released their first complete record. The 8, incl. one instrumental, songs are in the interface between Cannibal Corpse and Mortification, as to speak technical matured and demanding parts meets minimalism in the ... more/mehr
Summer Conquered by Rain
Amit Erez is from Israel and there he has made his fourth solo-record and he did it very well. You can expect singer-songwriter- style as its best.
The fragile sound and the smooth voice appeal without breaking and without making you bored. ´Summer Conquered by Rain´ is the better alternative to Conor Obers and Bright Eyes, ... more/mehr
Last Night When I Tried To Sleep I Felt The Ocean With My Fingertips
This is what I call an album title: LAST NIGHT WHEN I TRIED TO SLEEP I FELT THE OCEAN WITH MY FINGERTIPS. It is more poetic, not just an usual record.
The man from Israel resumes his former record (´Summer Conquered By Rain´) and develops himself with it. Instead just guitar and Amit´s vocals on the past record, on LAST NIGHT ... more/mehr