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
Almost exactly 10 years ago Lordi played here at Z7 for the first time at the Wacken Road Show (April 17, 2003). Since then I have watched every gig of those Finns at this venue. They have always offered a great show, although there have been many changes in those 10 years. Especially in the line-up, only Lordi and Amen are the ... more/mehr
Lordi / The Dogma
A lot can be expected from this evening. The monsters of Lordi have returned to the Z7 after five long years. After having won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006, they only played in Zurich in the past years. During our interview, Mr. Ox confesses how much he likes the Z7 and chitchats about new arrival Otus´ preferences. You can ... more/mehr
Los Bastardos Finlandeses
A touch of Mexiko and Sergio Leone Westerns took over the Virgin Oil Club in Helsinki for one night and had you even forget the crappy weather outside, which was indeed far far away from sunshine and destert scenario. Los Bastardos Finlandeses celebrated the release of their second album "Return of El Diablo", and the club was ... more/mehr
Los Bastardos Finlandeses / Block Buster
I might have mentioned already somewhere that those Finnish bastards can light up an anything-but-perfect (festival) day ... after the interview with front man El Taff Bastardo alias Bryn Jones (soon to be published here), I should have the chance to enjoy this band under circumstances that involve liquids being exclusively served ... more/mehr
Lost in Music Day 2: Neljä Ruusua / Poets Of The Fall / Don Johnson Big Band / Kotipelto&Liimatainen Duo
Lost in Music is a music festival annually held in October in Tampere as part of the Music & Media Finland conference. In it’s sixth year, the festival gives the opportunity to new as well as established artists from a variety of genres to introduce their music. This year from October 17th to 20th almost 100 artists played in different ... more/mehr