The music of the year 1968
NOT ONLY IN IT FOR THE MONEY..
Protest, riots, riots - to this day the legendary year 1968 is regarded as a symbol of the revolutionary spirit of awakening of the sixties. No less his music. But what was actually going on beyond romantic transfiguration in the year that followed "Sgt. Pepper"?
Finally cool in the schoolyard
After the somewhat unlucky recording of "X&Y", Coldplay are now rehearsing a highly ambitious work with which they let life live up to them and at the same time pay a visit to Father Death: "Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends".
The Growing Canvas of the Interior
Their mix of death metal, prog, folk, psychedelic, blues and jazz makes Opeth one of the most innovative and exciting acts on the metal scene. With "Watershed", the ninth album of the group, her head Mikael Åkerfeldt has again surpassed herself: The world of the Swedes has never been more colourful and diverse. We met Åkerfeldt and his new colleague, guitarist Fredrik Åkesson, in Cologne.
You shall be three friends - at least
Those who missed Genesis on her reunion tour last year can now take comfort in the 3-DVD set "When In Rome 2007". eclipsed had the three protagonists once again explain the reasons for their return.
Britmetal between Pomp and Pathos
The French scholar Nostradamus, with his gloomy prophecies, is still a symbolic figure for apologists of doom. And a thankful topic for all metal bands in the world. But the fact that Judas Priest has now calculated a concept album for himself and accepted his, is somewhat astonishing.
The Jumping Devil Strikes Back
On May 14th, Jack Bruce celebrated his 65th birthday. After his serious illness in 2003, the style-forming musician was forced to take a break, but this did not stop him from making plans for the future. He now wants to gradually realize this. After all: Bruce still belongs to the guard of musicians who understand their profession not as a profession, but as a vocation.
Just one word!
Not only the German but also the international stoner rock scene can't be imagined without them anymore: Colour Haze have released their new album "All" and thus set the bar for the genre to bright heights. Stefan Koglek, singer, guitarist and thought leader of the Munich Trio, answered our questions.
When the eternal quarreling cocks of Blur and Oasis come to a joint appearance, it is in honour of a man whom they respectfully call the "Modfather": John William "Paul" Weller. A British legend celebrating her 50th birthday with an opulent double album.
eclipsed-SALE SHEET: NEIL YOUNG
Champion of all Classes
Few artists have created such a heterogeneous life's work as Neil Young. Not only has he tried out all styles from country, folk, blues and bluegrass to hard rock, punk, grunge and noise to techno, synth pop, rockabilly, soul and R&B, but he has also done so with varying degrees of commitment, with almost opposing political motivation, variable commercial calculation and above all with changing fortunes..
Keep the text up! Cult songs and their meaning
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - THE AMERICAN METAPHYSICAL CIRCUS
MANEGE FREE: THE "AMERICAN METAPHYSICAL CIRCUS" ATTRACTS WITH SHRILLS AND THE MOST SHRILL PLEASURES. AND IT CAN EVEN INCREASE THE THRILL OF ITS SUPERSATURATED VISITORS IN CASE OF NEED - IF NEED BE, UNTIL THE BLOOD SPLASHES.
If the blues is indeed a music of suffering and longing for a liberated life, then the US guitarist/singer Walter Trout knows what he is singing about. After more than a dozen solo albums, he has released "The Outsider", a new work, another milestone on his long journey and possibly even his best record.