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 Georgio Farina LifeLine Project is one of the projects where it´s worth taking al look on the lyrics. Coming from the domenican republik they did put a lot of brain and time into this product. The benefits are for the children charity project Kinder in Not ! They have some sing a longs, which help Georgio Farina to create an ... more/mehr
Being an Austrian, this band name makes me smile – because in our German variation it means „yeast“. And sometimes it´s better neither to take band names nor genre definitions (Atmospheric Black Metal/Rock) in band infos too seriously. Germ is an Australian One-Man-Project (Tim Yatras, Austere, ex-Nazxul) and surprises with a strong ... more/mehr
Guided By Fire
Another band from Finland that already raised some attention, and it´s very likely that this attention will still be increasing. Very atmospheric and melodic-melancholic, occasionally doomy, with some Progressive elements, the band balances clean and growl vocals and sometimes goes off with some real ruff Metal sound. In other words, ... more/mehr
It appears that with Giftig from Leverkusen we deal with a band who in a not too remote future could belong to the daily radio programme. In any case, a clever promotion strategy as well as TV appearances in German television isn´t hindering, concerning this matter. That those kinds of things usually don´t tell a lot about the quality ... more/mehr
Rigor Mortis Of Soul
Gillmore is a fairly young band, founded in 2005 in Turku, Finland, who released a single and another EP so far. This new EP presents 5 songs that should open the doors of some record companies. The opener "Sea Of Brutality" might still suggest Dream-Theater-ish material, but then it develops towards Tarot - in other words, a good ... more/mehr