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. More info: www.facebook.com/slayer
R.I.P. Jeff! Festivals cancelled: ROCK AM SEE (GER) takes a break in 2013 "lacking attractive headliners"; BURNING SEA in Croatia had to succumb to a new tax regulation; yet purchased BS-tickets can also be used to visit METALDAYS in Slowenia.
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
With „Calling“ the DONOTS get off to a dream start into their new record „The Long Way Home“. It´s one of those songs that simply sticks to your brain and won´t leave you alone for a long time thanks to its pretty cool chorus. On top of it, the snotty-charismatic voice and the skilled guitar work gives this song extra power, this ... more/mehr
“Aeternum Vale” – “Farewell Forever” – is actually a debut solo project of a multitalented Johan Erickson (Draconian). Doom Metallers would be especially attracted to the dark cover art of this album, so simple, yet mysterious, creating an immediate atmosphere of the record.
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Doomenicus is a band from Foggia, Italy, founded 2001 which plays - well, guess... Doom-Metal, more precisely Christian Doom-Metal. Their self-produced full-length debut Sacred (containing material of their 2007 promo and the 2008 single Sacred) cannot capture me right away with the first track "Cold Embrace", because here Domenico ... more/mehr
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Is it because of the enourmes consum of beer or because of the compulsory subject in school “AC/DC” that bands from down under just simply have the filthy honest Rock’n’Roll in their veins? Nothing different present us the five Australians on almost 45 minutes. The rough voice from singer Stuart McKie fits itself perfectly to the ... more/mehr
Imagine that Entombed would bone an old-fashioned rockcombo unprotected, the result would be a nasty rocking bastard. Doomriders from Boston are such a bastard. During 13 songs there is fine dooming Death’n’Roll offered which reminds one in songs like “Ride Or Die” very badly of Crowbar. Anyway the New Orleans influence cannot be ... more/mehr
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