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
What do you do if you have given the debut EP of a band 10 out of 10 points although its production could have done "with a whiff of more bombast" and then they come along with their second EP and fulfil this point by three times? Ok, stupid question, but as a matter of fact I was just sitting there and thinking "Wow!" while I was ... more/mehr
A sole fact that this is a gothic band from Lithuania intrigued me and somehow promised a very special, dear sound that my romantic being will appreciate. Oh, how darkly charismatic this band is, although I am still unsure how to pronounce their name correctly… Even before listening to the “Marionette”, I am already just pleased, ... more/mehr
The new product by Finnish Firebox seems to be a special Gothic Metal Depression just judging the cover, yet the music turns out to be different. No female soprano climbing to extreme heights, no mists around the boxes or 50 different tips how to end your life.
No! The guys behind “Sara Lee” produced with “Darkness Between” ... more/mehr
Damination to Salvation
Saralee release with "Damnation to Salvation" their second record. Those young Finns from Jyväskylä show with it that they want to go further musically, with emotional songs that are predominantly slowed down. "Turning Point" is a beautiful song that challenges singer Joonas´ abilities, and for Last Day Alive Joonas is supported ... more/mehr
Karelia, a historical region, which nowadays comprises Russian and Finnish territories, has always been a hard-fought area. SatanaKozel from Russian-Karelia probably use this troubled history as a source of inspiration for their pagan/folk metal in the style of Ensiferum and Korpiklaani. The songs, however, also have their own Russian ... more/mehr