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
With this record I have to try it the other way round: It is NOT Death/Black/Thrash/Speed Metal, Gothic or Grindcore... What is left was mixed by the foursome from Poland to an extraordinary debut album which is very difficult to categorize. Well, there are elements of Rock, Hardrock, progressive and melodic Metal, united with grooving, ... more/mehr
The Polish Mothra were already founded in 2000, but their new recording ``Dyes`` is just their second full length album (full length means 27 minutes!). The band puts its focus more on its concerts and tours which could explain these few releases. So the played already on tours with bands like Napalm Death, Born From Pain and Suffocation.
Two years ago, the guys of MFC decided that there was no rock music in Würzburg, and they decided to do something about it. With „And now the good news“ they present their second album, which comes across as good humoured and playful. Less glam than on their first album, with instead of that more rock of all kinds, that catches ... more/mehr
Mourning For Tomorrow
Deine Hülle, Deine Haut
Friends of broad sound-spectrums, psychedelic, doomy and experimental music with Hardcore-influences, lend me your ears! In case you feel like this might be something for you, you could as well, head over to the band´s MySpace page and check out some tunes, instead of reading the complete review, because you will like it.
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5 Ways To Illuminate Silence
A blockbuster for your ears is to expect from ´5 Ways To Illuminate Silence´ . This record is absolutely diverse, an EP you can call innovative. It is a mixture of styles and genres, like classical metal, trash, electronic influences and kind of oriental parts. You get rough and unexpected breaks, some styles of singing and some ... more/mehr