Pianist Mal Waldron's music is characterized by a heavily-brooding rhythmic quality, with the left hand usually carrying the theme at one repetitious tempo while the right hammers away in juxtaposition with a counter tempo (usually faster). Such was the case with "Up Popped the Devil," "Snake Out" and "Changachangachang," three very Waldronian pieces in both structure and execution, the latter deriving its melody from the whole-tone scale. Aside from Waldron, the record's strongest points were bassist Reggie Workman and drummer Billy Higgins, their work being sensitive and supportive throughout.
German metallers Rage have returned to the scene with their new album ‘The Devil Strikes Again’, the long-awaited follow up to their 2013 album ‘LMO’. The band has yet again changed its line up, with Marcos Rodriguez and Vassilios “Lucky” Maniatopoulos coming in to the band to replace Victor Smolski and André Hilgers respectively…
A groundbreaking historical contribution, The Devil's Diary is a chilling window into the mind of Adolf Hitler's chief social philosopher, Alfred Rosenberg, who formulated some of the guiding principles behind the Third Reich's genocidal crusade. It also chronicles the thrilling detective hunt for his diary, which disappeared after the Nuremberg Trials and remained lost for almost three quarters of a century, until Robert Wittman a former FBI special agent played an important role in its recovery. This narrative of Rosenberg's diary offers provocative and intimate insights into pivotal moments in the war and the life of a notorious Nazi who laid the philosophical foundations of the Third Reich.
A serial killer terrorizes Hamburg, Germany, during World War II. When the local police can't seem to catch him, the SS is brought into the case.