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
As with every good mix it´s the ingredients, and as radio-pop culture enjoys „Bravo Hits“, the heavy guys appreciate the most popular alternative-compilation „Crossing All Over“.
GUN Records release their successful mix now for the 18 time on the market and attract hard music fans far from mainstream: There´s something for ... more/mehr
V. A. - Go-Kart Vs. The Corporate Giant 4
Go-Kart Vs. The Corporate Giant 4
The label Go-Kart Records releases with this compilation already the fourth sampler with bands of its own and you can get the whole thing really cheap. About five euro costs this CD, which contains 22 tracks of more or less unknown bands.
Next to the light and entertaining “Revolution” by Bambix and the song “Last Call For ... more/mehr
V. A. - Hard Covers
Spinefarm´s Hard Covers
If you like finnish metalbands and/or you like greatest heavyrock hits of the 80`s, you have to get this cover collection. Most of the cover versions are more interesting than the original. Imagine Children of Bodom playing “Aces High”, Lullacry (with a female vocalist) covering the old classic W.A.S.P. hit “Love Machine” and Norther ... more/mehr
V. A. - HardCore GSR Sampler No:2
HardCore Lable GSR Sampler No:2
Approximately 2:30-3:00 min last the songs on this excellent HardCore Sampler containing 20 tracks from bands like Born From Pain, The Promise, Madball etc. This way every Core party turns into a concert. Spit out and go to the front. Spin around, bang your heads and just go on. This is how HardCore should be. This sampler is a ... more/mehr
V. A. - Ich zahl nicht mehr: Alternative
Ich zahl nicht mehr: Alternative
With the "I'm not paying any more" series, SPV brings back to life the series of samplers that was around at the beginning of the 90s and allowed people to buy an overview of the label's programme for a small amount of money (nowadays 4,99 euro). Don't be fooled by the title of this compilation CD: this is ... more/mehr