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 CLUB REMINGTON BEACH Bremen also sends a representative into the rock´n´rolling running. „My Trivial Pursuit Of Happiness“ is the new album of the band, the first 5 songs consist of modern Indie-Rock, no big variety in it. The handmade parts however are good, especially the youn man on the mic makes a good job with his guttural ... more/mehr
Dobrodošli na okean
So I received a review request... Great... I decided to give it a try nonetheless and didn´t really expect what I got to hear. I have to admit, the lesson learned here was that never to judge a book by its cover, since it might come back to bite your ass. I also have to admit, I´m sold, stunned and blown away by this Serbian trio. ... more/mehr
The third album of these Finns from Haapajärvi and I see before a double-edged sword. On the one side "Requiem Forever" is fun, they make plenty of us of the keyboard, singer Jouni Nikula's voice is very varied, just like the music overall, „Possessed By Power“ almost sounds a bit like Gravedigger... and on the ... more/mehr
Government Denies Knowledge
After various line-up-changes in the past the Swiss Old-School-Death band REQUIEM presents their second full-length album. Musically they follow the footsteps of Florida-Acts like Cannibal Corpse, Six Feet Under and Morbid Angel.
And the quintet sustains a comparison with those bands because they offer a variety of sounds that ... more/mehr
My goodness this is bad! What we have here are seven strings of mediocre riffs that have all been constructed to the same scheme: aggressive - calm - aggressive - calm and so on. There is no discernable structure or theme. It's unclear what this trio is trying to do. Unfirtunately most of the compositions are also too long. ... more/mehr