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
A little bit like Dredg - this came to my mind when I listened to the second track “Prodigy Composer”. And after that I thought– goddamnit – this is a German band, from Mannheim and the record was produced by Fabio Trentini (Guano Apes, H-Blockx amongst others). I am really surprised, although there is nothing really new here. These ... more/mehr
OMG, punk rock! Well, I don´t really belong to the devotee of this genre, therefore I´ll just try to judge this as impartial as possible. These guys from Heidelberg, Germany deliver their second record “American Paranoia” with, believe it or not, 16 songs. Close inspection reveals quickly that seven songs are only a little bit longer ... more/mehr
A measure of wealth
If THE LAW are Law, they would have the paragraph Rock on! in their program.
They sound good&powerful right from the beginning and of course rocky. They remind you of a few bands which have been thrown on the IndieRock music market in the past years, especially in the british and scandinavian area. And yes, they sound very British ... more/mehr
So Much For Soho
The British THE LOYALTIES are a very special Punk/Punkrock Act – and they are anything but boring. Everything is fairly remastered and combined with an inventive sound in the way it is ought to be. The Tracks develop their level of dynamic and have become catchy without losing the melancholy, which is always there without question. ... more/mehr
The Magnificent is another debut album released by Frontiers Records this year. And there´s only one way to describe this album: it´s another milestone of melodic rock. Besides the two main players Michael Eriksen, who´s known through Circus Maximus, and Torsti Spoof, a popular Finnish producer and guitarist of Leverage, The Magnificent ... more/mehr