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
After the first listen to LEICHTMATROSE everything seemed to be crystal clear to me. Another American band who tries to make their own interpretation of a Depeche Mode sound to show us their version of timeless powerful music. But it ain’t that easy!
What came out is quite remarkable. LEICHTMATROSE give us an album full ... more/mehr
Do or Die
The Heavy Metal Band Lene Kosti (Lazy Bones) from Slovenia has been around since 1978, in 1985 the charismatic front man Milan Krušič joined and helped Lene Kosti to cult status in their home country. In 1986 they recorded their first demo "Park Bar", but back then a strict regime and censorship put the band from Ljubljana under ... more/mehr
Penetrator is the second album by the Slovenian heavy metal institution Lene Kosti after their reunion in 2008. Those 11 songs plus bonus track impress not only with good sound and good production, but also with variety. Earthy Heavy Metal set on full power, occasionally stomping (Heavy Artillery), occasionally more sophisticated ... more/mehr
The Process of Elimination
You shouldn't use the word "I" too much or even at all when you are writing a CD review. But this case is an exception. I have rarely, if ever, had a CD like „The Process of Elimination“ from Leng Tch’e in my CD player. The band calls their own music "razor-grind", a variation on grindcore. Personally I really ... more/mehr
Buena Vodka Social Club
There have always been comical bands from Finland, e.g Eläkeläiset- and this orchestra definitely is amongst them. This means that if one is to listen to the music, seriousness is absolutely forbidden.
The latest production from Leningrad Cowboys is a bit different. A lot of the music is straightforward Rock ´n Roll (“Rock ... more/mehr
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