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. 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
I like folk music not that much and really do not like this typical american country music stuff. Is there a difference between folk and country music? I guess not. Maybe country music is kind of a part of folk music, probably the american part. Anyway.
In fact THE BEGGARS have made an folk album and this sounds really american, ... more/mehr
The trio Belasco from London came together 12 years ago and has left some traces on the planet: four albums, hundreds of concerts, songs for Hollywood movie "Incubus" and the U.S. TV series "One Tree Hill" as well as for the video game "Fifa 2007". Now releases the fifth long-player "Transmuting", where you mention the experience ... more/mehr
Chants de Bataille
Unfortunately I don´t speak French therefore the lyrics of this Brutal Pagan Dark Metal Band Belenos will remain unknown to me... Adipocere Records release another high quality product with this CD that will appeal to a lot of people. Spheric parts change to double bass. dark parts, the French lyrics fit like the proverbial Jill ... more/mehr
In America there seems to be no lack of bands of different varieties. BELIEVER chose the way of Progressive Thrash Metal and present their new album „Gabriel“. The composition is mostly straight forward, the catchy guitar riffs are supported by soft keyboard sounds.
If you take time, then you will see that the guys did it at ... more/mehr
Oh, how long have I waited for this album and now it´s finally here. The Americans of Benedictum release their third album Dominion. Frontlady Veronica Freeman is clearly the band´s trademark and she once again proves that she sings with way more balls than one or the other men in the metal business.