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 festival season is in full swing and while lots of people are already partying at various festivals, some bands also make stops in venues to entertain those, who had to miss them at festivals. That was the case with Cavalera Conspiracy, who made a stopover at Rockhal in Luxemburg to cause some „Blunt Force Trauma“. BFT is also ... more/mehr
Children Of Bodom
It seems to be a sort of tradition already that Children of Bodom have to play a sold-out double feature in Helsinki... and this is one of the occasions that you really appreciate the video-screen upstairs.
This time with the aid of local television you even got nice close up of Jaska's facial expressions. ... more/mehr
Children of Bodom / Ensiferum / Machinae Supremacy - in CH
Incredible how time goes by, it´s been 5 weeks since my last visit at Z7. Well, Ok, I was in Finland and saw some gigs there, and also those bands I had rather watched in their home countries. Three times Power from the North, and although not quite my favorites, watching those bands is a nice occasion to get among people, because ... more/mehr
Children of Bodom | Ektomorf | One Man Army and the Undead Quartet in Berlin
Darkness and chilling cold marked the beginning of the Children of Bodom gig in the center of Berlin. In front of Columbiahall gathered a lot of fans despite the „Finnish“ cold. Not quite punctually the doors opened after 19 h, and the show started already at 20 h. One Man Army entered stage first and warmed up for Ektomorf with ... more/mehr
Children of Bodom | Ektomorf | One Man Army and the Undead Quartet in Hamburg
„What´s going on today?“, you hear an old lady complaining as she walks her dog on early evening in the inner city and she has to squeeze through masses of black-dressed, Metalheads and gothic girls who wait in front of Hamburger Markthalle. But as she gets some evil eyes she prefers to walk little Fifi on the other side of ... more/mehr