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
„I-Dentity“ is the third release of the Swiss Rockband Tribal. Three years after “Corner of a Circle”, the new album presents the band even more multifaceted and variable than on the predecessor. The song lyrics - as the title already says – deal with the issue of a person´s identity, they are about the fact that we change, and nothing ... more/mehr
Tribes Of Cain
Right from the start I have to point out – Tribes Of Cain´s Retaliation CD is in my opinion a 100 % must-buy, and everything that follows now is just fuddling with the details or questions of personal taste...
Well, this Swiss band, founded in 1999, combines Black, Death and Thrash Metal and uses partly German, partly English ... more/mehr
Tribute to Nothing
Breathe How You Want To Breathe
The British Band Tribute To Nothing is back with the 7th album "Breathe How You Want To Breathe". Well and I immediately say "categorize them as you want to categorize", this might be a bit difficult. Punkrock? Hm, not enough. Post-Hardcore? Yep, we´ll take that one for categorizing´s sake.
In perfect agreement to the title you can see on the cover picture Freddy Krueger, Jason and Pennywise as well as the cute little Samara from the “Ring”-well and a gremlin, which are all enjoying some sweets. Maybe you expect after this first impression also real “evil” music, but that is not the case. Trick Or Treat play melodic ... more/mehr
At the Metal Battle in Wacken in 2005 the four guys from Rostock were discovered, although the band has been existing for ten years already. This experience is really audible in the fast and fat Rock´n´Roll. Also the roots of their music – Motörhead, Kiss and the Ramones – become very obvious. But that is not bad, but makes this ... more/mehr