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
With "Death For Life" Death By Stereo presents one of the mst solid and therefore best record that have so far been released this year. It's almost scary how much singer Efrem Schultz's melodic singing resembles Killswitch Engage front man Howard Jones', but it's hard to say who was more inspired by ... more/mehr
Once again the fair land of Gothenburg, Sweden has blessed the true believers of Metal with a fresh band, Death Destruction. The band consists of musicians from various bands (Evergrey, Hammerfall and Dead By April), which are of varying genres and the mix of all of the sounds is quite refreshing. The band members themselves describe ... more/mehr
If you only consider the riffs then it would be very easy to file DEATH MECHANISM under death metal. But there´s more to the trio than riffing and thus their music altogether is just too soft and singer/guitarist Pozza doesn´t sound like that typical DM singer at all.
DEATH MECHANISM are, by no means, simply straight out ... more/mehr
Ever tried to go for a nice walk at storm force 8? You really get the feeling you are walking straight into a storm when you put Deathbound's second record into your CD-player and press play. These guys from Finland hit you around the head with their death/grindcore beating for a good half hour with such aggression, that afterwards ... more/mehr
Thanks to the clear album title there´s no need for anymore musical categorisation. Doesn´t matter because everything you still have to know about the record is that it rocks pretty old school-ish. Fans of Kreator, Sodom, Benediction or Bolt Thrower will love it. If there hadn´t been the quite lame production I would have even given ... more/mehr
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