Markus' Heavy Music Blog

My world of music - est. 2013

CD review ZERO DOWN "No limit to the evil"

Veröffentlicht am 18. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Zero Down, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, NWoBHM, CD Review, News

CD review ZERO DOWN "No limit to the evil"

(7/10) At least for me a cover done by Ed Repka means thrash metal. The artist from New York has done great covers for bands like Evil Dead, Toxik and the mighty Death. So in one or another way Repka gave thrash metal albums a kind of visual expression....

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QUEENSRYCHE & ARMORED SAINT live in Holland

Veröffentlicht am 18. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Queensryche, Armored Saint, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, Prog Metal, News, Tour

QUEENSRYCHE & ARMORED SAINT live in Holland

Wow. What a package. Prog metal dinosaurs Queensryche are coming to The Netherlands for two shows - one in Amsterdam and one in Eindhoven. Special guest for the shows are the mighty Armored Saint. A real Christams gift. Don't miss it. Source: Faceboo...

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CD review MOTHER'S FINEST "Shut up" (7")

Veröffentlicht am 18. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Mother's Finest, Funk, Rock, Hardrock, CD Review, News

CD review MOTHER'S FINEST "Shut up" (7")

(7/10) Mother's Finest had their peak already in the 70's. In 1977 the band released their hit "Baby love" followed by a few more longplayers. The last release was "Meta-Funk'n-Physical". They have been pioneers in combining funk ryhthms with rock guitars;...

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Live review H.E.A.T. / SHERLOCK BROTHERS, Zoetermeer, 16.12.2014

Veröffentlicht am 17. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in H.E.A.T., Sherlock Brothers, Hardrock, Blues, Rock, Classic Rock, Live Review, News

Live review H.E.A.T. / SHERLOCK BROTHERS, Zoetermeer, 16.12.2014

Sharp before Christmas a hardrock firework was burned down in De Boerderij. The nice venue in Zoetermeer hosted Swedish hardrockers H.E.A.T. and their support Sherlock Brothers. Maybe it had to do with the fact that it was a Tuesday night, maybe it was...

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CD review HOTROD MAYHEM "We are at war"

Veröffentlicht am 16. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Hotrod Mayhem, Thrash Metal, Punk, Hardcore, Undertow, CD Review, News

CD review HOTROD MAYHEM "We are at war"

(8/10) Some of you might heard already about Hotrod Mayhem. The band is excisting since 2008 and there are two well known names being part of Hotrod Mayhem. Joschi Baschin (g/v) and Oliver Riegler (d) from Undertow founded the band together with Michael...

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CD review THE SMASHING PUMPKINS "Monuments to an elegy"

Veröffentlicht am 15. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Smashing Pumpkins, Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, Rock, Indie, Independent, News, CD Review

CD review THE SMASHING PUMPKINS "Monuments to an elegy"

(7/10) The Smashing Pumkins are part of the alternative rock/metal scene since many years. The band released already quite some records and has with "Monuments to an elegy" a new longplayer on the market. It is the eighth CD of Billy Corgan's band - he...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, QUEENSRYCHE... announced for Metal Days festival

Veröffentlicht am 13. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Metal Days, Black Label Society, Queensryche, Cannibal Corpse, Hatebreed, Tour, Heavy Metal, Death Metal, News

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, QUEENSRYCHE... announced for Metal Days festival

The line-up of the Metal Days festival in Tolmin, Solvenia is growing again with a few more bands. With the Black Label Society, Cannibal Corpse, Queensryche and Hatebreed the festival could announce some well known metal acts being part of the line-up....

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CD review RAM/PORTRAIT "Under command" (Split album)

Veröffentlicht am 13. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in RAM, Portrait, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Classic Rock, Rock, CD Review, News

CD review RAM/PORTRAIT "Under command" (Split album)

(8/10) There is a new album available from two Swedish underground icons RAM and Portrait. Both deeply rooted in classic heavy metal, the split EP is a great bridge till the new records will be ready. Both bands have recorded three songs which gives you...

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CD review THOMAS GILES "Modern noise"

Veröffentlicht am 13. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Thomas Giles, Between The Buried And Me, Prog Rock, Rock, CD Review, News

CD review THOMAS GILES "Modern noise"

(8/10) "Modern noise" is an album that isn't that usual for Metal Blade. Thomas Giles, also known as being the singer and keyboard from Between The Buried And Me, is also releasing solo material since 2004. Also on his solo journey Giles is into progressive...

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MOTÖRHEAD concert on German TV

Veröffentlicht am 12. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Motorhead, News, Heavy Metal, Rock, Hardrock, Blues, WDR, Rockpalast

MOTÖRHEAD concert on German TV

German TV station WDR will present in their series called 'Rockpalast' a stream from the Motörhead show in Düsseldorf, Germany. The whole thing will take place in the night from Sunday 14.12. to Monday 15.12.. Source: YouTube Ganze Generationen von Musikern...

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QUEEN press conference from Berlin (December 11)

Veröffentlicht am 12. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Queen, Rock, Hardrock, News

QUEEN press conference from Berlin (December 11)

Queen (Brian May and Roger Taylor) gave a press conference in Berlin on December 11 together with Adam Lambert. They are talking about the coming tour which seems to become a real big one. Check it out. Source: YouTube

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Details about the new live album from H.E.A.T.

Veröffentlicht am 12. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in H.E.A.T., Hardrock, Rock, News

Details about the new live album from H.E.A.T.

After having released their latest studio album "Tearing down the walls" H.E.A.T. has a new live record in the pipeline. "Live in London" is the name of the longplayer that will be released in February 2015. Here comes already the cover, the tracklist...

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New live activities from DEADLOCK

Veröffentlicht am 12. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Deadlock, Death Metal, Thrash Metal, Metalcore, News, Tour

New live activities from DEADLOCK

Eventhough singer Sabine Scherer is on materinty leave Deadlock didn't want to stop with all live activities. The melodic death metal band found a substitute. Margi Gerlitz is joining the band for shows in 2015. Here are already a few dates in Austria....

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New EP from THE UNGUIDED sharp before Christmas

Veröffentlicht am 12. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in The Unguided, News, Death Metal, Thrash Metal

New EP from THE UNGUIDED sharp before Christmas

Just in time for the upcoming Christmas season, THE UNGUIDED are pleased to present present a very nice Christmas present for your grandparents, neighbors or dear colleagues. Fallen Angels is the brand new EP by Swedish Melodic Metallers bundled with...

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