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
There can´t be a Finnish summer without Ruisrock, and so on July 6th it was time again for the oldest, still existing Rock festival in the world. This year the festival area was even extended, and so there was a fourth stage, the Tent Stage, in addition to the Beach-, Meadow- and Pavilion stage. Despite the cancellations of Slayer ... more/mehr
For its 40th birthday Finland`s most popular festival, Ruisrock in Turku, comes up with some specials. Besides a line-up which caters for all tastes (e.g. Amorphis, Disco Ensemble, Don Huonot, Stam1na, Turisas; Billy Talent, Midlake, The Sounds etc) it`s not easy for a single STALKER to cover more than a subjective selection, or ... more/mehr
Ruisrock Festival 2008
Time has come for another Ruisrock festival on Ruissalo Island outside the Finnish city Turku. Every year a huge number of rock fans head towards the natural park on Ruissalo to celebrate the summer in the beautiful Finnish nature right at the seaside, enjoying good music. Treating the natural park with care and in order to avoid ... more/mehr
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