Markus' Heavy Music Blog

My world of music - est. 2013

New single from IN FLAMES

Veröffentlicht am 15. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in In Flames, Death Metal, Heavy Metal, News

New single from IN FLAMES

Gothenburg, Sweden based In Flames released their first "Rusted nail" a few days ago. It's the first new song since their last album "Sounds of a playground fading" in 2011. The song is a typical In Flames track. It's a mid tempo tune with a very dense...

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CD review LEHMANN "Lehmanized"

Veröffentlicht am 15. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Lehmann, Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal, Industrial, CD Review, News

CD review LEHMANN "Lehmanized"

(6/10) This album is diverse, confusing and weird. The disc had a few rounds in the player so far and I still don't know what to think about it. So what makes it that difficult? The Italian band around singer Mat Lehmann combines so many different styles...

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CD review MADSEN "10 Jahre Madsen live"

Veröffentlicht am 15. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Madsen, Rock, Alternative Rock, CD Review, News

CD review MADSEN "10 Jahre Madsen live"

(8/10) German indie rockers Madsen have been on tour. But not only that. They also took the opportunity to record a live album too. Since the band is not well-known all over this planet I would like to start with a short introduction. The name of the...

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CD review MACHINERGY "Sounds evolution"

Veröffentlicht am 12. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Machinergy, Thrash Metal, CD Review, News

CD review MACHINERGY "Sounds evolution"

(7/10) Interesting music from Portugal. The sunny country along the Atlantic coast isn't that much known fro heavy metal, of course with some exceptions like Moonspell. But the other day I got a CD from a band called Machinergy. I haven't heard about...

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Here are some VICIOUS RUMORS live dates

Veröffentlicht am 11. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Vicious Rumors, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, Tour, News

Here are some VICIOUS RUMORS live dates

Power metal pioneers Vicious Rumors are on tour in Europe this summer. In addition the release their live album in June. Here are the dates: (7/10) Time is flying if you have fun. I get this idea by listening to the latest live output from Vicious Rumors....

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CD review VICIOUS RUMORS "Live you to death 2 - American punishment"

Veröffentlicht am 11. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Vicious Rumors, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, CD Review, News

CD review VICIOUS RUMORS "Live you to death 2 - American punishment"

(7/10) Time is flying if you have fun. I get this idea by listening to the latest live output from Vicious Rumors. They started already in 1979. That's a while ago. And they went through all ups and downs you can have as a band. The start was glorious....

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CD review MAYHEM "Esoteric warfare"

Veröffentlicht am 10. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Mayhem, Black Metal, CD Review, News

CD review MAYHEM "Esoteric warfare"

(8/10) Mayhem is one of the black metal pioneers with a long and very controverse history. The band from Norway is more known for their quite extreme and extrovert live shows which is maybe a reason that they have released so far only four full-length...

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Setlist and photos from METALLICA at Pinkpop 2014

Veröffentlicht am 10. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Metallica, News, Pinkpop, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, Rob Zombie

Setlist and photos from METALLICA at Pinkpop 2014

It's seldom that "Ride the lightning" becomes so real than last Monday at Pinkpop. Due to an heavy thunderstorm the Metallica show had to start appr. one hour later than scheduled. Anyhow, here is the setlist: Battery Master of puppets Welcome home (Sanitarium)...

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MARKUS' HEAVY MUSIC BLOG has 1st anniversary

Veröffentlicht am 9. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in News

MARKUS' HEAVY MUSIC BLOG has 1st anniversary

It was one year ago when the first post of Markus' Heavy Music Blog went online. It was the review of a Rush show on Amsterdam which took place on June 2nd 2013. In the meantime 12 month went by. More than 350 CD reviews have been written and nearly 30...

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CD review TOMBS "Savage gold"

Veröffentlicht am 9. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Tombs, Post Metal, Black Metal, CD Review, News

CD review TOMBS "Savage gold"

(7/10) There are from time to time records where obviously nothing is wrong with and still it's hard to get into the songs. I had this feeling when I was listening to the new album from Tombs. "Savage gold" is the name of the latest creative output from...

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ZETRO SOUZA is back at EXODUS

Veröffentlicht am 8. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Zetro Souza, Hatriot, Exodus, Thrash Metal, News

ZETRO SOUZA is back at EXODUS

Zetro Souza is back withy Exodus. Read the announcement on Facebook from today: "Its official that Zetro is back in Exodus. This is great news and we are very happy about it and this will not stop Hatriot at all. Zetro will be doing both bands. We are...

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CD review FINNTROLL "Natten med de levande Finntroll"

Veröffentlicht am 8. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Finntroll, Heavy Metal, Pagan Metal, CD Review, News

CD review FINNTROLL "Natten med de levande Finntroll"

(6/10) Finntroll are from Finland, they are singing in Swedish and they release a live album from a show they played in Amsterdam, Holland. This is an European union the musical way. Founded in the end of the nineties the band from Helsinki, Finland released...

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CD review NAZARETH "Rock'n'roll telephone"

Veröffentlicht am 8. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Nazareth, Hardrock, Rock, CD Review, News

CD review NAZARETH "Rock'n'roll telephone"

(5/10) Magnum, Uriah Heep and Nazareth - what do they have in common? They are existing since decades and all three released new albums this year. After 43 years in the rock'n'roll business Nazareth is still around. This earns already a lot of respect....

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SWR3 streams ROCK AM RING this weekend...

Veröffentlicht am 7. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Rock Am Ring, News, Linkin Park, Metallica, Opeth, Heaven Shall Burn

SWR3 streams ROCK AM RING this weekend...

SWR3, a German radio station, has a live stream on their webpage from the 2014 Rock Am Ring festival. It's a great opportunity to see the shows from the mighty Metallica, Alter Bridge, Opeth, The Offspring, Mando Diao, Heaven Shall Burn, Linkin Park,...

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