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
The King Cavalera on the notorious Reeperbahn - the perfect location for a rock’n roll show. In town for the fifth time is Bad Machine from Finland.
After being on tour through Europe for four weeks, the ride ended in Hamburg. A fine mix of Motörhead and the Ramones with a real dirty street edge. As the band prepares to ... more/mehr
One of the most beautiful moments of the Finnish summer is the one when the season befalls the country all of a sudden. Well, in contrast to me who just experiences her second summer in the country of long winters, the organisers of the annual block party "Kallio kukkii" [in English: "Kallio blooms"] seem to know exactly when the ... more/mehr
Every year, when Tuska Open Air is held in the capital of Finland, even non-attendees can look forward to plenty of live-action. "Jatkoklubi" is the keyword: Various gigs which take place in the evening of the festival days in the clubs of Helsinki. Not an official "Jatkoklubi" event of Tuska but still pretty "crowded" is today`s ... more/mehr
Barcode | Crushing Caspars | Lunacy | Killercharger | Have a Seat
Fatal day or not, on Friday 13th I just had to go to Althofen (AUT) to see the Hardcore night with Barcode. The Location Endorphin turned out to be a small cosy Metal bar.
After a very amusing sound check with Killercharger-vocalist Daniel theLunacy guys entered the small stage, playing Death Metal with nice melodic ... more/mehr
Before The Dawn / Black Sun Aeon / Crib45
Two new, still unknown bands and one „long-established” – that´s an offer at the Virgin Oil club in Helsinki that evening. However, soon it is revealed that all of the bands are somehow tied together in one way or another – a real “family” evening, so to say.
Out of the „crib45“ and onto the stage ... more/mehr