Rockville Festival June 14-15, Kirf, GER, Festival arena, features this year e.g. More Than A Thousand, The Sorrow, John Coffey, Superbutt, Stereo Dynamite, TOS, Electrified Soul etc. Infos: http://www.rockville-festival.de 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. More info: www.facebook.com/slayer
R.I.P. Jeff! Festivals cancelled: ROCK AM SEE (GER) takes a break in 2013 "lacking attractive headliners"; BURNING SEA in Croatia had to succumb to a new tax regulation; yet purchased BS-tickets can also be used to visit METALDAYS in Slowenia.
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 PROFANE OMEN and KALMAH gig was part of the International Metal Meeting and in a way marked the start of the Finnish Metal Expo the following weekend, hence the massive presence of the press. Yet Tavastia was far from full.
Pretty much on time, around 10 p.m., the first sounds of Profane ... more/mehr
Kamelot / Leaves Eyes / Adagio
This event today at Z7 is certainly no April Fool´s joke. The guys of Kamelot are back! Almost right on the day a year ago they were here last and now they offer their fans a tour throughout Europe lasting almost a whole month. With them they have very different support acts like Leaves Eyes and Adagio, who are here tonight, but ... more/mehr
Kamelot /Xandria / Triosphere / Blackguard
I could hardly be more excited about a concert than this one: Kamelot. The question is if the new singer Tommy Karevik can compete with Roy Khan. The Swiss gig is only the second of their European tour which started in Holland. Four bands take on the packed Z7 Club tonight, starting punctually at 8 pm.
Kataklysm | Tryptikon | Marduk | Milking the Goatmachine | Azraeth | Lost Dreams - Hatefest 2011
The Hatefest tour 2011 hit Markthalle on December 14th and brought in some 950 metalheads -which is actually quite a bit considering how empty the halls have been in the last months. Unfortunately our crew didn´t quite make it on time and this we missed out on Azraeth and Lost Dreams.
Moskau / Moscow
After Katatonia already cancelled one show in Moscow in January, this one was awaited even more. And even more because this Swedish classic of things dark, beautifully depressive and addictively melancholic does not treat its followers to too many live appearances.
The chosen venue 1Rock is a rather big club that can easily ... more/mehr