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
Spoiled for choice that´s the motto of the evening. So many great gigs at offer tonight in Helsinki – Amorphis at Nosturi, Amon Amarth at Tavastia, Status Minor at Dante´s Highlight and we go for THE Finnish festival act which at least I haven´t seen at one of their own shows and because this is my last evening in Finland I have ... more/mehr
Kotkan Meripäivät 2011: Michael Monroe, Twisted Sister, Hardcore Superstar, Pelle Miljoona Oy
Just two weeks ago at a concert of The Damned, we felt bored and wished to see Michael Monroe on stage again, as soon as possible. The solution: Let`s go to Kotka! 130 kilometres east of Helsinki, the 4-day festival "Kotkan Meripäivät" ("Kotka Sea Days") takes place in a huge marquee, where Michael Monroe, Hardcore Superstar, Twisted ... more/mehr
The Melanie Bar was completely crammed when Koufax climbed onto the stage for their acoustic promo concert of their new album “Hard Times Are In Fashion”. You could really call it “climbing” because on that evening Rob (vocals) and Ben (guitar) shared in the true sense of the word everything with the crowd including familiar closeness ... more/mehr
Kreator / Caliban / Eluveitie / Emergency Gate
Again Kreator are storming European venues. They were touring across Europe for almost 3 months before they finally arrived in homelands again by the middle of march. Kreator even dare to play 3 concerts in this region (Cologne, Osnabruck and Oberhausen) Before the tour, I was a bit scared about the package, but without a reason, ... more/mehr
Kreator / Exodus / Death Angel / Suicidal Angels
While the public are watching the so called ``Big Four``, happens a package that is at least so funny as the guys from America. Especially because Death Angel or Exodus could also be part of the ``Big Four`` tour.
Originally, the situation for the concert today is not so perfect. Close to Oberhausen there are two more metal ... more/mehr