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
Sonic Syndicate won a band contest organized by Label giant Nuclear Blast where more than 1500 bands had participated. And they are worthy winners indeed! This Swedish sextet convinces with heavy guitar riffs, catchy keyboards and clean vocals. In this case it is not just one-minded ruff-stuff but a delicate balance of power, melodies ... more/mehr
Face Off (Single)
The five Finnish guys of Sonicmind release here their own production of the single “Face Off”, which contains three songs. It is difficult to put the music into one special genre, because already in the title track the Scandinavians change a lot between the different styles. While there is melodic Power Metal in the stanzas, the ... more/mehr
Sons Of Aeon
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I have to repeat myself – a “Finnish all-star band”, this time from Jyväskylä ...but how else to indicate the fact that all band members have gained many years of experience with their other, quite well-known acts (Swallow The Sun, Ghost Brigade, Endstand, Code for Silence)... and this is something you can hear on this CD.
The ... more/mehr
Sons of Jonathas
The Death Dealer
I admit that what these Belgians have concocted here isn't entirely new or unique, but it's very bloody good! the Sons of Jonathas beat away old school death metal style. They never lose the groove, though. Where other bands like Morbid Angel and Cannibal Corps stand out because of unusual song structures and technical ... more/mehr
Erol Sora might be known by some people because of his work with John Lawton (Uriah Heep). He didn´t just work with him, but also with members of Survivor and Quiet Riot in the States. Now he finally found time to record his own ideas. Hardrock which is fun to listen to and doesn´t sound boring. People who like bands like Bad Company, ... more/mehr