Markus' Heavy Music Blog

My world of music - est. 2013

CD review LYNCH MOB "Sun red sun"

Veröffentlicht am 23. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Lynch Mob, George Lynch, KXM, Hardrock, Rock, Blues, CD Review, News

CD review LYNCH MOB "Sun red sun"

(8/10) I can remember the moment when I heard the first album from Lynch Mob. George Lynch was well known from his time with Dokken. After the split I was more than curious about his solo release. And "Wicked sensation" became a good album, eventhough...

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New bands for the Neurotic Deathfest are confirmed

Veröffentlicht am 23. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Obituary, Death Metal, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, Tour, News, Bloodbath, Immolation, Hate Eternal, Soulburn

New bands for the Neurotic Deathfest are confirmed

Europe's premier indoor extreme metal festival, Neurotic Deathfest, has announced new names for the 2015 instalment, set to take place at 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands on April 17-19, 2015. Four new acts are confirmed: headliner Obituary and Gorod,...

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RIP JOE COCKER

Veröffentlicht am 22. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Joe Cocker, Rock, News

RIP JOE COCKER

Joe Cocker died at the age of 70. The singer with the unique voice died of an undisclosed illness. Rest In Peace Joe Cocker. Great to have your songs still with us. Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-30582761 Photo: Cole Walliser

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COAL CHAMBER in tour in North America

Veröffentlicht am 22. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist, American Head Charge, Modern Metal, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Tour, News

COAL CHAMBER in tour in North America

Reactivated Coal Chamber will tour through North America in spring 2015. The tour will support the forthcoming album (release in spring 2015) and the band will be on the roas with Filter, Combichrist and American Head Charge.

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CD review NICKELBACK "No fixed address"

Veröffentlicht am 22. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Nickelback, Rock, Alternative Metal, News, CD Review

CD review NICKELBACK "No fixed address"

(6/10) Nickelback is probably one of the most successful and controversal bands at the moment. On the one hand there is a huge amount of fans. Nickelback sold millions of records and have been nominated for the Grammy too. On the other hand Nickelback...

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CD review FINAL FAITH "Chaos infected"

Veröffentlicht am 22. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Final Faith, Undertow, CD Review, News, Thrash Metal, Death Metal, Black Metal

CD review FINAL FAITH "Chaos infected"

(7/10) Final Faith started in 2005 as a punk influenced hardcore band in Heidenheim, Germany. Over time the five-piece developed towards a death metal band that also shows partly some black metal influences. Their second album is released since a few...

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More SAVATAGE even after Wacken?

Veröffentlicht am 21. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Savatage, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Rock, Heavy Metal, Symphonic Metal, News

More SAVATAGE even after Wacken?

Savatage and TSO guitarist Chris Caffery gave an interview on Boston-based Vanyaland alternative radio. He talked about the Trans Siberian Orchestra but towards the end he also mentioned Savatage and the announced show at the Wacken festival. In this...

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Interview with Marcus Jidell from AVATARIUM

Veröffentlicht am 21. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Avatarium, Candlemass, Heavy Metal, Doom Metal, Classic Rock, Interview, News, Amorphis

Interview with Marcus Jidell from AVATARIUM

Swedish 'newcomers' Avatarium had a great year 2014. Their debut album was received very well by the metal community. Also the EP, that was released a few weeks ago, got a lot of positive feedback. And last but not least Avatarium played also quite some...

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THE ANSWER will be on tour in 2015

Veröffentlicht am 21. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in The Answer, Rock, Alternative Metal, Hardrock, Classic Rock, News, Tour

THE ANSWER will be on tour in 2015

Irish rockers The Answer will be on tour in UK and the rest of Europe in 2015. Here are the dates in the UK: And here are the dates for th rest of Europe: 09.04.15 FR - Paris / Le Divan Du Monde 10.04.15 NL - Leiden / Gebr De Nobel 11.04.15 NL - Zwolle...

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News from the upcoming THE ANSWER album

Veröffentlicht am 21. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in The Answer, Rock, Hardrock, Classic Rock, News

News from the upcoming THE ANSWER album

Retro rocker The Answer have been in the studio to record their next longplayer. The title of the record will be "Raise a little hell" and will be released beginning of March. It follows the latest success "New horizon" and will contain 12 tracks: Long...

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CD review SOULBURN "The suffocating madness"

Veröffentlicht am 21. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Soulburn, Asphyx, Thrash Metal, Death Metal, Black Metal, Heavy Metal, CD Review, News

CD review SOULBURN "The suffocating madness"

(8/10) Sometimes things are happening that you don't expect. The new Soulburn longplayer "The suffocating darkness" is one of those surprises. Soulburn rose from the ashes of Dutch metal legend Asphyx which disbanded in 1995. Eric Daniels (g) and Bob...

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SCORPIONS tour dates 2015 and 2016

Veröffentlicht am 20. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Scopions, Heavy Metal, Hardrock, Rock, News, Tour

SCORPIONS tour dates 2015 and 2016

Here are also some Scorpions tour dates for 2015 and 2016: 08.05.2015 Pardubice, ČEZ Aréna 09.05.2015 Lodz, Atlas Arena 20.06.2015 Clisson, Hellfest 21.06.2015 Dessel, Graspop 18.07.2015 Sion, Plaine de Tourbillon 19.07.2015 Saint-Julien-en-Genevois,...

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New SCORPIONS album in February 2015

Veröffentlicht am 20. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Scorpions, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Classic Rock, News

New SCORPIONS album in February 2015

It's not that easy to retire. This is also what the Scorpions noticed. And if you're a musician you want to avoid being bored by going back to the studio and record new songs. This is what the Scorpions did. The Geman metal dinosaur will release another...

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CD review STARSET "Transmission"

Veröffentlicht am 20. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Starset, Rock, CD Review, News, Linkin Park, 30 Seconds To Mars

CD review STARSET "Transmission"

(7/10) Columbus, Ohio is the homebase of Starset. The band is fairly new and "Transmissions" is the debut of Dustin Bates and his band mates. Starset plays modern rock that is walking on the thin line between mainstream and rougher alternative rock. The...

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