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
Fans of Finnish bands probably have come across the newcomers of Battle Beast over the past few months already. The band from Helsinki published its debut album Steel back in April but only now it has found its way into our mailbox. Live we have seen the band already a couple of times, at the Finnish metal expo and at the MTR festival. ... more/mehr
The Last Alliance
Finally it is here! Yet another immaculate piece from Finnish middle-earth. Battlelore's fifth album comes with an enhanced DVD of their live performance at the famous Female Voices in Belgium, in 2007.
This is an unmissable record. Whole 11 songs, very atmospheric and epic, conceptual as always and very spirtual. You ... more/mehr
Attention please, Fasten your seat belt! Otherwise I cannot guarantee anything, because here is BAYSIDE! And the hurricane of delicate insertions will blow you away, so there is just one thing: Fun, fun and always fun!
Four American go wild and show us on their new album “Shudder” interesting songs like “No One Understands” or ... more/mehr
Putting Beardfish in any known category is simply not possible. Every genre appears to be too tight for them. Pop, Rock, Progressive, Jazz, Blues and Heavy Metal: the mixture of all those styles is the sound of this group. That, what looks interesting on the screen, sounds even more interesting in reality. Because of this many famous ... more/mehr
Sgt. Hetfield`s Motorbreath Pub Band
What a combination that reached us from the middle West of the US of America. Metallica Riffs and song fragments meet Beatles tunes. The result are song titles like "Blackened in the USSR", "Leper Madonna" or "A Garage Dayz Nite". This is a bit strange to read at first look, the second look, though, reveals a certain charme. The ... more/mehr