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
One or the other might be familiar with Last One Dying, even though the guys from Cologne have only released on full-length (The Hour of Lead) so far and that was three years ago. However, the band toured extensively to promote that album, amongst others as support band for Sepultura – maybe this is how you know the guys. What the ... more/mehr
Under The Silver Of Machines
That the music business always frantically tries to create the “next big thing” or bid the actual trend to the end, is common knowledge in the meantime. And along with that comes a flood of publications that are less or more superfluous, we also know that. But sales drops are really caused only by the bad internet... Whatever, Last ... more/mehr
LAUTSTÜRMER know to impress in the first minutes of „Humanwasteerased“ with a powerful production, good staccato riffs and a veritable singer indeed, but they can’t conceal their weakness in songwriting for a long time. Many stuff of it are just pieces, randomly stuck together and completely without a structure. Sure this might be ... more/mehr
The Goddess Rules
Conni Maly alias „Lava 303“ already attracts my attention with the cover photo, on which you can see her in a flower field, with a guitar in her hand, a lizard mask on and a screaming orange wig on her head. Also in the booklet, the lady shows what she´s got, topless – in an attempt to make her voice heard louder?? Her German-English ... more/mehr
Lay Down Rotten
Reconquering The Pit
The fourth longplayer auf the Germans Lay Down Rotten invites with a Zombie-Terminator character to reconquer the pit. And this is the way it should work out: right after the intro with a horror-soundtrack the title song begins, and it will be definitely a major hit being played live.