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
To commemorate the late guitarist Jeff Graham, "People Like You" have created a retrospect of the band's history in the form of a CD. So it's not really a surprise that it came out sounding a bit so-so. Collectors will certainly be satisfied with this record, since it does contain a few demos and previously unreleased ... more/mehr
If Primus and System of a Down had a baby with some random Thrash Metal band and the movie “A Clockwork Orange“, the little fellow would most likely be called Schmorf. The Finnish sextet has a certain way of “smiling violence“ to their sound, which, however, is never going into extremes that would tear a wholesome picture apart. ... more/mehr
Keine Sekunde Schweigen
"Keine Sekunde Schweigen", the title song of the same-named CD by the German duo Schneewittchen, starts thoughtfully rebellious and a little angry, as if a pinch from the former Nina Hagen-punk would meet the cabaret-like sounds of Kurt Weill. A powerful song - once heard it barely gets out of your ear. Like a musical woodcut ... more/mehr
SCHOCK comes from Thuringia/Germany and this indeed since 1996. Exactly 10 years ago, they released the album "Erwacht" (“Awake”). The new CD "Kosmos"from the year 2011 begins verbally similar - “Wach auf” ("Wake up"). And behold: The sound cosmos has similarities that can say: In the house of Schock, everything seems the ... more/mehr
With the first tunes of the new and second CD of Schöngeist East and West seem to make a date with each other. Introductory traditional Turkish string sounds break into rich rock, then starts the vocalist with "On the wall, on the scout" - no, no dancing little bug, their muses Timur Karakus, in his capacity Bavarian ... more/mehr