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
What am I getting my hands on this time? In fact a record that is rather pop- music. Soon everybody will realise that the genre points at a modern band, named “Catharina Boutari“. The gents and the lady come up with fluffy and light songs that promise quality and variety. Very cool! “Tanzschule Boutari” combines interesting rhythm ... more/mehr
The Garden Of Unearthly Delights
You always know what to expect from a Cathedral album: the typical British concoction of doom and stoner rock, fat and sappily produced. „The Garden...“ is no exception from that. But this latest outing is probably the most complete from the Cathedral camp because all kinds of stylistic elements are presented in equal measures. Only ... more/mehr
What waits for you on „Dimension 303“is Grindcore. Old school grindcore. The nearness to Punk or Hardcore can simply not be distinct. From this trio there always shimmers a little bit of Napalm Death or Terrorizer trough. Here it is also broken up with the unwritten laws of Grindcore and some songs last more than 1½ minutes, ... more/mehr
Cause For Effect
Cause For Effect offer here their complete works, three albums, 80 songs, most of them about half a minute. The Finns Tuomo (bass, vocals) and Ari (drums) are really into Grindcore, and as mere bass/drum duo project they definitely created their own style... but nothing for me. Without those short breaks I couldn’t tell when a new ... more/mehr
Blunt Force Trauma
In case you thought, that Cavalera Conspirace might have been a simple side-project, this record will prove you wrong. „Blunt Force Trauma“ described with a few words, compared to it´s predecessor „Inflikted“ from 2008 : It´s more brutal.
And apart from being more brutal, it appears to be more varied. „Blunt Force Trauma“ in ... more/mehr