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
Rockfete 2007: Tripping Horse | Mely | Monkey Bread Tree | Purple Snake | Xenesthis | Thytopia
The rain poured down in Villach, AUT, when with a 10 € investment you could see the Rockfete with Thytopia, Xenesthis, Purple Snake, Monkey Bread Tree, Mely and Tripping Horse in Hotel Kasino. Most bands were unknown to me, therefore I was curious about Xenesthis from Vienna, the likable Purple Snake and Tripping Horse who I had ... more/mehr
One doesn´t really know much about Vaasa, except that it is located somewhere in the Western part of Finland and that it´s not very far away from Sweden. Once a year, though, there´s something happening in Vaasa – the Rockperry festival to which the local youth is already looking forward to since last year because the festival provides ... more/mehr
Rockville Festival 2013 - Preview
Kirf, Landkreis Trier/Saarburg
It´s a quite familial festival in a small idyllic village named Kirf, near the border to Luxembourg, that started a few years ago as „Rockville“.
Since 2010 about 1000 music fans have been gathering here, and although more and more people are attending every year, the organizers want to keep it small and cosy, as a mixture of ... more/mehr
Like every year, one of the oldest rock happenings is taking place in the idyllic island of Ruissalo in Turku: Ruisrock! And this year just as well around 71.000 pilgrims have followed the call of the bands and marched there. But this year additionally there’s something to celebrate, Ruisrock’s 35th anniversary! And so this time ... more/mehr
Once again the time had come - Ruisrock 2006. Over three days 65,000 people came to the festival site on the island Ruissalo offshore of Turku with Saturday and Sunday being completely sold out. The mood was awesome and the weather encouraged sunbathing, swimming and chilling – there was hardly a cloud in the sky. Therefore, flower ... more/mehr