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
Yesterday a shipment from Australia was to pick up in the main customs office in the port of Hamburg. On the cover was written "gift" - what means in German "poison" - that's why the officials were very suspicious while opening the envelope. Of course, no drugs, but a present - the new EP "Painter" of Australian rock band BaK. ... more/mehr
Jenseits vom Ende der Zeit
“Hi BALLYCOTTON“ I want to say. The new record of the guys and the girl from Austria is quite ass-kicking. It is surely not an innovative CD, but in the genre of Folk the album can indeed compete with the "professionals". The brightest moments the album has while the band advances the atmosphere by using more strings. The accordion ... more/mehr
Bambix/Johnnie Rook (Split)
Two bands, the Bambix from the Netherlands and Johnnie Rook from Berlin, Germany resurrect that good old tradition of a ´split album´. Even though both bands have devoted themselves to melodic punk rock, they clearly have their very own styles. The Bambix prefer a more emotional approach to their sounds, while the songs of Johnnie ... more/mehr
Band of Vipers
My Half Burnt Heart
That Finns are also capable of playing joyful music has recently been convincingly demonstrated by the Band of Vipers. The band, which consists of the former Iconcrash members Matti Toivonen, Riku Mattila as well as Lassi Toivonen, releases with “My Half Burnt Heart” their debut record. The well-balanced mixture of synth pop and ... more/mehr
For a little less than half an hour the guys from Bane demonstrate what hardcore should sound like in their opinion. "The Note" was produced by Brian McTernan, who some of you may know from his work with bands like Thrice, Hot Water Music and Cave In. Unfortunately the music on this album doesn't have the same free ... more/mehr