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
With Tokyo Dragons tries the English Kerrang! again to prophecy the next big thing. That this magazine likes to hold his flag in the wind in case of what might be in, should make one wondering. When you then hear this imitation of 70’s glam rock, you ask yourself why this four have romped around in front charts in the UK. A ... more/mehr
Heavy and gooey as cooling lava is the sound of those 3 Norwegians, and without knowing why I have to admit that I like it! Totally pragmatic sound construction, green grass approach, no superfluous fiddling lead you directly to your first spring depression. Despite the fact that I didn´t quite enjoy the first riff because of this ... more/mehr
„What drum legends like Keith Moon or John Bonham missed because of their untimely death, another star drummer can enjoy at present time...“ so it says in the press info for Tommy Lee´s Album "Tommyland:the ride". How the other two mentioned earlier had done their albums is only a matter of speculation, but the Mötley Crüe drummer´s ... more/mehr
Sometimes it´s really amazing what that Mr. Tägtgren has time for to do. Whilst just in the process of working on the new Pain album, he, apparently found some spare minutes to produce the record of a newcomer. Attention people, here´s the biggest natural spectacle that humankind has ever seen. Tornado – that´s the name of the fivesome ... more/mehr