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
Not bad at all, what these Swedes present on their third album. Since their second album completely went by me, I got a pleasant surprise when I put this album in the player: the trio has added some different influences to their original doom/stoner rock and it suits them. Thanks to some more speed, at least in between, they have ... more/mehr
Big announcements and huge expectations accompany another act from „Rise Above Records“ label, owned by Lee Dorian (Cathedral), that had already delivered some musical treats. GRAND MAGUS are a Swedish Hard Rock / Metal Trio consisting of singer / guitarist JB (SPIRITUAL BEGGARS), bassist Fox (BAJEN DEATH / CULT) and drummer Seb ... more/mehr
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Are you already looking forward to the coming festival season? Or are you looking forward to the first rays of light to have a ride with your bike? Or maybe you are really looking forward to have a cold beer in the beer garden? If you answered one of those questions with yes, Granit should be your soundtrack!
The word "grantig" in Austrian (or Southern German) Slang means "grumpy, angry". And this is a good description of the sound of this band, which is basically Pantera with German lyrics. And sometimes those adjectives describe your reaction listening to this CD, for example "Reflexion". Here singer Jonathan Schmid proves once again ... more/mehr
The Last Supper
Even through it might look that way, Grave Digger’s „ The Last Supper“ isn't a concept album about the death of Christ. Instead of this, the album contains 11, self-contained songs, which are offering fast and pompous Power Metal (only the ballad „ Always and Eternally“ is out of the ordinary).