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
That´s an acoustical widescreen cinema movie about the final collapse of a wrecked civilisation – and “action”! Exploding capitals, above them mushroom clouds tell about the damnation – a bursting pathos of pompous orchestration mixed with rocking guitars and the prophecies about the end of the world: “And when the final course is ... more/mehr
Stop The Future
Stop The Future - is that behind NO Future or does it go even further? Anyhow, the music of The Epoxies jumps far back in time. Their mixture of 80´s new wave and punk is certainly skillful and starts the memory machinery. This new wave punk sounds traditional and timeless all the same, which is quite a success. It's ... more/mehr
Epysode is the new project of Virus IV guitarist Samuel Arkan. Basically, the idea behind the music of Epysode can be compared to what Avantasia do. With the help of numerous fellow musicians, they did an excellent concept album.
The story behind the songs is about a profiler. He tries to hunt down a mass murderer, who´s ... more/mehr
Epic Viking Metal is what they call the genre, that Equilibrium from Munich present us on their debut album „Turis Fratyr“. Catchy song titles like „Wingthors Hammer“, „Heimdalfs Ruf“, „Widars Hallen“ and „Met“, adequately prepare the listener for this band’s sound. Synthesizer sounds bring across a medieval market atmosphere, while ... more/mehr
Exalted are the 7 throne bearers of Ninnkigal
This band, that could easily compete and perhaps win in the categories “unpronounceable band name” and “longest CD title”, features members of Absu, The Soil Bleed Black and Melechesh. The fourth album was inspired by sounds of the Middle East, instrumentation and rhythms from traditional Arabic/African music, combined with modern, ... more/mehr