Rockville Festival June 14-15, Kirf, GER, Festival arena, features this year e.g. More Than A Thousand, The Sorrow, John Coffey, Superbutt, Stereo Dynamite, TOS, Electrified Soul etc. Infos: http://www.rockville-festival.de 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
Finland´s premiere metal festival, Tuska Open Air, is celebrated for the 16th time during June 28-30 at Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland. Besides this extremely delicious line-up, a lot of pre- and after show parties in various clubs make sure that you better skip sleeping on this particular weekend...
It is Inferno time of the year again. Oslo is bathing in the Sun but low temperature, spiced up with chilly breeze, keep people well covered in layers of clothing.
This year´s lineup consists of a variety of bands, and for the fans of good music there is a lot more in store than one is able to receive. The first festival day ... more/mehr
Rock Hard Festival 2013 - preview
ROCK HARD FESTIVAL started out in 2003 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the legendary German „megazine“ ROCK HARD.
The 11th festival features King Diamond, U.D.O., Ensiferum, Threshold, Tank, Naglfar, Desaster, Orchid, Ashes of Ares, Audrey Horne, Mustasch, Fleshcrawl, Orden Ogan, Gospel of the Horns, Nachtmystium, Horisont, ... more/mehr
The End - of Before The Dawn / Black Sun Aeon / RoutaSielu: eine Grabrede / a funeral eulogy
“Sure, no problem to do the merch when the stand is near the stage, because I can follow the show then too”. “Nobody buys merch while a band is playing on stage.” Two people, two theories, to be proven wrong... As the report should measure up to this special occasion, the “official funeral” of 3 (even 4) bands – background info ... more/mehr
Wacken Open Air 2013 Preview
It´s FASTER, HARDER, LOUDER for the 24th time at Wacken and this time there are two monsters to lose their virginity, namely Rammstein and Deep Purple. Furthermore, the disciples of every genre leave few wishes unanswered. It´s going to be full again -as in the last years, there were 75,000 tickets sold out. In ... more/mehr