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
Hungary is beautiful – Slivovitz, Gulasz, Puszta, Balaton, Budapest, Superbutt. Superbutt? Well, if you start to google you might stumble over „Sexy Hot Bruenette Super Butt Shaking Dance“. Holla! But the hot Bruenette from the band about which we are talking, is male, baldheaded and roars with a brandy-trained voice in a tune that ... more/mehr
According to their press release, the most important thing you should know about the Danish guys from SuperCharger is the fact that they played around 100 gigs within two years. Only then they decided to hit the studio to record their debut album "Handgrenade Blues". Exactly that album is now in my player and let me say it that way: ... more/mehr
Big Cats on the Prowl
The beginning of the record startles me a little, as I hear first – so I assume – a Greek folk song. In the booklet I later discover that they just recorded street musicians from the balcony. A nice idea for once. But luckily, it´s only the intro and the second song is jiggy Rock Music.
Supreme Court from Espoo, near Helsinki, have finished their new, self-produced, fourth minialbum, mysteriously titled “A Session Trehny Campbell.” On the about 20 minute long EP you find five songs that were all recorded in only one take live. Unfortunately this DIY attitude affects the overall sound of the record negatively and ... more/mehr
CMXCIX or 999, well, is it the year in which Otto III. gave the area of Gera, Germany to his sister Adelheid or the emergency number in the UK or, maybe a bit too obvious, the reversed number of the BEAST? Be it as it may, CMXCIX is definitely the debut album of Survivors Zero who have come together as a band solely for the reason ... more/mehr