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
Already the first album of the Italians was impressive! With the now out second disc
"(N)UTOPIA" pretty much is offered to the listener.
The gloomy atmosphere of the album underlines only more the effect of the nine songs, which offer from slow parts to deep growls and also screaming à la Dani Filth ... more/mehr
Fragments Of Death
It´s always nice to hear from old acquaintances, like Italian/German Graveworm, especially when their 8th studio release Fragments Of Death turns out to be a real ear candy. The band behind founding members Stefan Fiori - vocals und Sabine Mair - keyboard still sticks to their trademark style - tough riffs and brutal beats meet hauntingly ... more/mehr
30 years after forming the band, GREAT WHITE delight us with their 12th studio album. One of the guitarists, Michael Lardie, acted also as the producer of Elation, and together with his band mates Mark Kendall (guitar), Audie Desbrow (drums), Scott Snyder (bass) and Terry Ilous (vocals), he created a real party album. They remain ... more/mehr
Burn it down…
Sweden is well-known for its hardrock´n´roll acts, bands like Hellacopters or Truckfighters come immediately to mind. Now the car-centric (see cover outside and inside) guys of Greed want to burn some rubber themselves and correspondingly released their debut album “Burn it down…”. On it there´s, as one might have already guessed, ... more/mehr
The Quiet Offspring
With enjoyable albums like „Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness“, and the latest release „A Blessing In Disguise“, the Norwegian band Green Carnation have already managed to procure themselves a place in the highest league of progressive metal. The newest trick of the men around Kjetil Nordhus and Tchort, is also a success. Admittedly, ... more/mehr