Wacken – the world’s biggest metal festival and a place for only the best in the genre. But its Metal Battle is open to emerging bands too, and PopXport has the 2015 winners. In at number 4: UK’s Metaprism.
Two Iranians, Arash and Arsy, started a band in their garage in Tehran almost two decades ago. But the heavy metal music they preferred was against the law. Under Iran's theocratic government, heavy metal musicians have faced fines, flogging and even the possibility of execution. The brothers found their way safely out of Iran. Now in the US, they have the freedom to play anything they want.
In Heimbach, a village in the mountains of western Germany, friends of German pianist and conductor Lars Vogt gather every summer in a historic power plant for the festival named "Tensions."
We'll hear some big-sounding chamber music this hour — from Gustav Mahler, of all people.
All over world, women are taking the film industry by storm. What motivates them? And how did they get their break? Five filmmakers - all Berlinale Talents participants - tell us about their struggle for recognition on our Arts.21 Special.
It is a story of love, loss, and self-deception involving a woman who claims to be Anastasia, daughter of Czar Nicolas II of Russia. In his latest graphic novel, Simon Schwartz again takes on a historical figure.
The self-declared "panic rocker" and peace activist Udo Lindenberg flew high, fell far and came back "like a phoenix from the bottle." At the opening of his Panik City museum, here are some of the stages of his life.
Before his death at the age of 31, Keith Haring had made a name for himself in New York's pop scene for his use of seemingly simplistic drawings and biting political statements. His work is on display in Vienna.
Facebook has blocked various pictures of paintings and sculptures on display in museums and public spaces — only to apologize briefly afterwards.
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