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
He’s hard working and versatile, Thorst, the guy who is offering us some Death Metal of the aggressive kind with Blood Red Throne. Caroathian Forest, in which he also plays, is going in a somewhat aggressive direction too, Green Carnation, to which he contributes as well, to a lesser extent. „Death To Birth“ is an atmospheric intro, ... more/mehr
A Cruel World
Sounds good. On „A Cruel World“, Bloodsimple presents versatile, modern metal. Very energetic, excellent job on the instruments and a good singer, what more do you want. There's a good reason why Blood Simple is the first band Mudvayne front man Chad Gray signed on his label Bullygoat Records, a sub label of Warner. The 11 songs ... more/mehr
Blood Stain Child
What do you get when you cross Scandinavian Death Metal in the style of Children of Bodom or In Flames with Techno sounds a la Scooter? A blood stain child. What Enter Shikari do quite successfully right now in England, namely combining trance beats with rock sounds, the Japanese from Blood Stain Child try to do the same with a bit ... more/mehr
Power metal has always been a style that pays homage to traditions. Exceptions as Blind Guardian, Rhapsody, DragonForce and a bunch of others experimentally oriented formations doesn`t change the fact that most of the bands that work in this musical area nowadays strive by default to stay as close to their heavy metal roots as possible. ... more/mehr
In The Name Of Metal
The band that was founded in Sweden in 2004 presents their fans their new album „In The Name Of Metal“, which is an album full of classic power metal tracks – without any exceptions. Thus, we get to hear typical powermetal elements like catchy melodies to go along with and a pleasant sound, strong guitar riffs that lead the listener ... more/mehr