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
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Nekrologikum Evangelikum Pt.1: Zombie Reign 2666 A.D.
Those of you always wanting know how it sounds when zombies make music, just listen to Bloodgut. Bloogut is not a real band, though, but it’s the one man project of a certain Roger “Rogga” Johansson; some will know him through his other bands like Edge of Sanity, Ribspreader or Paganizer. So, what is “Rogga” offering us now? Let’s ... more/mehr
Admittedly, Bloodred Hourglass from Mikkeli, Finland, haven´t quite re-invented Metal - but the way they use different elements has a very original air about it. The spicy introduction (instrumentaltrack "We Lived Like Kings") promises a lot with those powerful guitars, catchy tunes and a melancholic touch - and yes, also the following ... more/mehr
The Demon EP
According to the press release this EP by the guys from Hesse, Germany is supposed to be filed under TRASH. Popular typo or a serious suggestion?? Probably the former because Bloodspot deliver a brutal load of tHrash/death metal that really surprised me. Often thrash bands suffer from a weak vocalist, you may be reminded of Mr A ... more/mehr
Embrace The End
Bloodspot from Limburg, Germany have made a name for themselves already. They have played numerous live shows, also in well known venues like the Nachtleben in Frankfurt or the Backstage in Munich; and together with genre stars like Cataract or Six Reasons to Kill. Now they give us their new work, which is at the same time also their ... more/mehr