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
This young Rock/Hardrock/Sleaze band had already caught the eye of a STALKER colleague before, in a positive way. Lights Out is their second (self) release, produced by Sakke Virta and Ide Miettinen (Mind Of Doll). Shiraz Lane open up with a powerful Rock´n´Roll Party track (Too Much), but then rather focus on a melancholic aspect. ... more/mehr
A very young band from Italy that came into being by 2005, they have just released their debut album and launched a tour in England recently; three guys and a girl: Finch (drums), Daniele (bass), Michael (guitar) and Federica (vocals). The latter looks really nice, too, but I have to say that her vocal abilities cannot live up to ... more/mehr
Up Your Ass Tray
Snotty! Better you cannot describe what E-L7-bass player Jennifer Finch and her band colleagues put here on their first album. “Up Your Ass Tray” had been released in the USA as EP already, the European version contains four additional Punkrock´n´Roll songs that make you see the middle-finger-gesture... Cool! ... more/mehr
Shouling For Joey
The band Shouling For Joey, which has been existing since August 2006, shows on this demo which contains three titles that there is still great rock music from Germany. The opener “Martyr” is very groovy and catchy; there won’t be anyone who won’t move his body with this song. Also the following number “Predictable” is quite good, ... more/mehr
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Siberian Jay have been existing for 5 years, founded by Ilari Hämäläinen, who is a bass player for Finnish music giants Pete Parkkonen (Finnish Idols) & Katrj Ylander, and Mikko Sirén, who should be known as Apocalyptica drummer. The Band constellation changed in the last years because of Apocalyptica´s rising popularity, and for ... more/mehr