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
While listening with German ears here in Europe to an album like this from Katie Armiger could be said quickly, "oh, yes, very American" (meaning with sympathy). Very professional, perfectly produced, talented voice and and songwriting that is exactly the point. They have made their music in the country area, but this doesn’t ... more/mehr
Katra are in their home country Finland anything else but unknown, their debut album had already caused some stir and gathered fans. Their first single „Grail Of Sahara“ made it to the charts and was played on radio all the time. Now the 5 guys with singer Katra take on to conquer the world, which might be possible with their weapon ... more/mehr
The good Citizen EP
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Alternative Rock from Zurich, Switzerland, lies in front of me, in form of a CD from a band named Keadaar. The unusual band name stems from the band member´s names: Steff KErhof on mic and guitar, René ADank on bass and Andy WAAR on drums. The guys who met in 2010 are now releasing their debut record titled “Monosound”. 13 songs ... more/mehr
Keeping The Sparks
From Germany comes the songwriting duo Ian Maxwell (an exile-Brit) and Massimo Peter, who formed Keegan in autumn 2000. The bandname is derived from the ex-football pro Kevin Keegan, who, in the 70´s, was one of the most popular and best players in England. “Mighty Mouse” the short striker was lovingly called. His popularity helped ... more/mehr