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
Well, well. According to the legend Balansia should teamed up in Hiidenlinna a hippie commune in Lohja in 1999. Without being rude: you can clearly hear their background. Progressive, psychedelic rock that even won’t stop in front of modern music. Besides techno, there are also folk and urban music elements integrated. This circumstance ... more/mehr
What started in the high North in 1996 has now developed into true hysteria. Sold out concerts and screaming girls. After four successful studio albums HIM is back with the new album "Dark Light", which was recorded in the Electric Lady studios in L.A. The Finns have managed to combine the influences present on their previous ... more/mehr
Uneasy Listening Vol. 1
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Uneasy Listening Vol. 2
It´s such a thing with compilation CDs. Positive on one hand because it is the ideal and cheap way for fans-to-be to check out a band, on the other hand for die-hard-fans it always comes close to a rip-off if the album does not contain new material.
In the case of „Uneasy Listening Vol. 2“ both potential customers can just ... more/mehr
HIM strike more obscure tones with their new album “Venus Doom”, just like the title is suggesting. The cover is an oil-painting by David Harouni, which portrays a kind of death mask of a female face. For singer Ville Valo it´s the incarnation of Venus Doom, a brutal, temperamental love-goddess.