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
“If you continue eating like this you´ll never become a beautiful person!“ This was right at the beginning of the festival, one of the very few negative moments about to occur this especially beautiful weekend. A shaggy woman far beyond her 40s thought she had to comment my pizza consumption (but I kept the second piece just for ... more/mehr
Rock Hard Festival 2013
The Rock Hard Festival has become one of the most important in the German Metal scene and for me it´s the festival highlight of every year. Because of the billing that usually offers great bands, and also in its 11th year Götz Kühnemund and his Rock Hard Crew offer a fantastic package. The Whitsun weekend saw more than 20 bands, ... more/mehr
Rock Hard Festival 2013 - preview
ROCK HARD FESTIVAL started out in 2003 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the legendary German „megazine“ ROCK HARD.
The 11th festival features King Diamond, U.D.O., Ensiferum, Threshold, Tank, Naglfar, Desaster, Orchid, Ashes of Ares, Audrey Horne, Mustasch, Fleshcrawl, Orden Ogan, Gospel of the Horns, Nachtmystium, Horisont, ... more/mehr
Rock im Knast / Jailhouse Rock
In the footsteps of Johnny Cash: At a time when real Rockstars still cure their hang overs, the Rockband "Fetzer and the Turbochargers" from Ludwigsburg, Germany, played in the probably most unusual venue ever - the famous jail JVA Stammheim! And here you can read how that happened:
Klaus Boshart, manager of JVA Stammheim ... more/mehr
Rock im Park 2008
From A like "Antipasti, burned" to Z like "zealously sealing a leaking tent" we experienced everything during June 5 to June 9. Life on that weekend was dominated by ‚ROCK IM PARK‘ festival that musically left nothing to be desired. Some people even arrived in Thursday´s early morning hours at Zeppelinfeld and waited for the festival ... more/mehr