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
The Canadian punk rockers Slates just released their second album titled Prairie Fires. The band hailing from Edmonton formed in 2008 and in 2009 Slates published their debut album. In January 2010 the guys toured with Solitary Rock through Cuba and played ten shows in 14 days sharing the stage with Cuban punk rock and metal bands. ... more/mehr
For most Slayer fans the new album, Christ Illusion, is special because it brings back Dave Lombardo behind the drums. That of course raises the expectations even higher than the release of most Slayer albums for years. Is the magic still there?
Well, Lombardo is still Lombardo, and any band in this genre of music would ... more/mehr
A Forlorn Throne
This Dutch band breaks out in a very different direction. Black Metal with consistently growled vocals, straight-forward songs and a strong rhythm section. Thus, they perfectly add to the cross-section through the Dutch scene. The last song “Vengeance Of A Scorned King” reminds - surely by accident - a bit of Thyrfing due to the ... more/mehr
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum
Grand Opening And Closing
The translation follows soon! The editors ... more/mehr
The Passenger II
Rock´n´Fucking´Roll from Lucerne and now this is even true. When I saw the guys in 2010 at the Back to Rock Live festival, it was hard to determine what the guys really want to do with their music and so the audience, including me, wasn´t too ecstatic. However, in their defence, one has to add that the sound back then in the tent ... more/mehr