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
After a dramatic intro the Viking-Metal epic unfolds, and after you heard the vocals you cannot put that impression "Nightwish meets Moonsorrow/Black Sun Aeon" aside, although Helena Haaparanta has nothing to do with opera. Her voice rather reminds you of Jutta Weinhold (Zed Yago), when she has the chance to shine in her solo parts ... more/mehr
Crimson Ghosts, The
Leaving the Tomb
What the hell is that? Scary-Punk-Rock?
The Ghots from Cologne with the name „The Crimson Ghots“ just left their thomb to bring selfmade Zombie-Rock to the people. I thought something like this when I was listening to the first 10 minutes of the album.
Funny, punky, rocky...and sweet? Not really! But songs like ... more/mehr
Veil Of Remembrance
“Melodic” double bass-tinged black metal with razor-sharp guitar riffs and a piercing voice – that´s what Crimson Moonlight created on their new CD “Veil Of Rememberance”. It´s a bit thick for my ears but the longer I listen to the record the more I like what I hear. I especially like the recurring groove parts. The voice of Pilgrim ... more/mehr
Silence Too Loud
Crimsonic is a Finnish rock/hard rock band from Helsinki. Formed in 2010, the band got a record deal with Amplisonic Records in 2011 and has, so far, released three demos online and two official singles (Journey and Avoided). Now, in May 2012, their debut album Silence Too Loud was ready to be released.
Remember two decades back in time: What was Germany best known for in the hard sector? Yes, right, Teutonmetal a la Helloween and Thrash Metal quality Champions League. That German bands still got it is regularly shown by “old-timers” like Kreator, Sodom or Destruction, but also by younger bands like Dew-Scented. Also seriously new ... more/mehr
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