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
When I heard parts of this album earlier this year during an interview with The Man-Eating Tree it was already impressive, even in its raw version. Now several months later and after mastering it´s clear that „Vine“ is the debut of a new band from Finland with a big future. The Man-Eating Tree is the new act of Ex-Sentenced Drummer ... more/mehr
The Man-Eating Tree
A little bit more than one year ago, The Man-Eating Tree released their first record titled Vine. The new band of ex-Sentenced drummer Vesa Ranta and ex-Poisonblack guitarist Janne Markus could achieve quite a few successes. Their first single hit the top 3 of the Finnish Charts, which was followed by a European tour with Tarot, ... more/mehr
The New Black
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The New Back are brand new and hot like fire! But if you take a second look, you see that they are no bloody beginners, but experienced guys who have played in bands like Sinner, Runamok or Abandoned. But names are nothing, the sound is everything!
And the sound also works: The New Black present a real catchy way of Heavy ... more/mehr
The New Black
III: Cut Loose
The band from Würzburg, Germany, formed in 2009, released their latest and third album in March of this year. With it, they managed to show that previous albums always leave some room for improvement – and it´s up to the band to fill this room with optimized skills. And they did.
„III: Cut Loose“ is an album with a strong ... more/mehr
End of 2000 guitarist/songwriter Robin Staps moved to Berlin with the intention to materialize his musical vision with The Ocean. A year later the musical collective leased the basement of a former aluminum factory from World War II and converted it into “Oceanland”, a complex that includes rehearsal, studio and sleeping rooms, where ... more/mehr
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