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
Actually, I´m not a huge fan of this singer/songwriter kind-a-thing and it gets even worth when the press release says something about pop, folk influences. But, already with the first notes, Claudia Rudek, armed with her western guitar, teaches me otherwise. Her music comes with an effortlessness that simply makes you forget the ... more/mehr
Hate Yourself With Style
In recent years Clawfinger albums have always had the same problem: usually there are 2 or 5 hits on it but the rest is is only average. In addition there´s always one or the other lyrical „upsetter“ (see „Nigger“) and then the whole fuss is already over. „Hate Yourself With Style“ meets all the above mentioned criteria. The opener ... more/mehr
Life Will Kill You
This, as singer Zak tell jokingly calls it, `the world´s best and only Rap Metal band` has again hit the scene. Their eight album called Life Will Kill You is more melodic than the predecessors, yet still heavy, and rather refers to the early beginning of this band. Those who loved Deaf Dumb Blind but also Hate Yourself With Style ... more/mehr
Clayskin is an unsigned Finnish band from Turku who focus on heavy rock with melodic singing. After over a decade of playing together, time was right for their first album “Faces” to be recorded and released out into the world. Some of the songs have been previously released as demos or singles, but the band wanted to record the ... more/mehr
The finnish band Cleaning Women surely play the most unusual instruments worldwide (well, perhaps besides the Austrian „Gemüseorchester“...) - keyword laundry racks – and even manage to make real cool songs with them. Those 11 tracks on „Aelita“ range from dancable Pop („Hotel JungleFever“), melancholy („Teknigrad“) to Hardrock/Metal ... more/mehr
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