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
Reseda are five guys from Sweden, being around for 10 years and featured their music in a couple of movies, but they recorded their first CD in 2003 and only now found a way to spread their melancholic Rock outside their home country. This EP contains three songs, very calm and soothing, somehow sad, but not suicidal. A bit like ... more/mehr
Endless Sea Of Loss
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Brutal Death Metal from Germany, Retaliation just released their first full-length called „Seven“. While I lately had quite some debuts on my desk, that really lacked intensity, uniqueness, new ideas or simply technical perfection, Retaliation somehow managed to master all those with ease. This album features technically superb Death ... more/mehr
In The Rectory Of The Bizarre Reverend
Reverend Bizzare have prescribed themselves full to Doom Metal. They use much time to celebrate their glow, dark music, whereby the songs are pulled to length extremely. Even though their 6 songs have a proud playtime about 74 minutes. Not bad at all! But – sad but true – boring! It gets more and more difficult to not fall asleep ... more/mehr
So Long Suckers
Too bad that this double CD is the swan song of this Finnish band, because Reverend Bizarre decided to call it a quits at the height of their career – as they have already announced in December 2006 at their last show. And what otherwise is just a catch phrase hits indeed the mark in this case. Fucking great, ingenious, this last ... more/mehr
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