Markus' Heavy Music Blog

My world of music - est. 2013

Interview with SEB and JE from the BLACK SPACE RIDERS

Veröffentlicht am 10. August 2015 von Markus W. in Black Space Riders, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Rock, Interview, News

Interview with SEB and JE from the BLACK SPACE RIDERS

Müster seems to be a creative hub when it comes to music. Especially alternative rock has a solid foundation in the student city in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Next to bands like Eat The Gun and Zodiac, it is also the Black Space Riders that call Münster their...

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CD review PYOGENESIS "A century in the curse of time"

Veröffentlicht am 9. August 2015 von Markus W. in Pyogenesis, Rock, Hardrock, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Death Metal

CD review PYOGENESIS "A century in the curse of time"

(8/10) 13 years after having released their latest album German alternative metal gang Pyogenesis is back with a new longplayer. The name of the new disc of the Swabian guys is "A century in the curse of time". As the title suggests the album thematize...

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CD review RAISE HELL "Written in blood"

Veröffentlicht am 8. August 2015 von Markus W. in Raise Hell, Thrash Metal, Death Metal, Destruction, News, CD Review, Power Metal, Heavy Metal

CD review RAISE HELL "Written in blood"

(7/10) After having had a nine year break Swedish Raise Hell are back. I honestly haven't expected a new album of the Stockholm-based four-piece. The more I was surprised when "Written in blood" landed in my postbox. Raise Hell's sound always contained...

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ROADBURN FESTIVAL confirms NEUROSIS and PARADISE LOST as headliners, plus LEE DORRIAN as festival curator

Veröffentlicht am 7. August 2015 von Markus W. in Roadburn, Paradise Lost, Cathedral, Neurosis, Death Metal, Heavy Metal, News

ROADBURN FESTIVAL confirms NEUROSIS and PARADISE LOST as headliners, plus LEE DORRIAN as festival curator

The iconic, California-based band have planned just two events to mark this career milestone - one of which will be in San Francisco (March 4 & 5 at the Regency Ballroom), the other at Roadburn. NEUROSIS will in fact perform twice at Roadburn 2016 - as...

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Interview with Jeff Waters from ANNIHILATOR

Veröffentlicht am 7. August 2015 von Markus W. in Annihilator, News, Interview, Power Metal, Speed Metal, Thrash Metal, Jeff Waters, Heavy Metal

Interview with Jeff Waters from ANNIHILATOR

A few days ago I had the chance to talk with Jeff Waters about the upcoming Annihilator album “Suicide society”. The Canadian guitar wizard was in a very good mood and talked about the new longplayer, the Annihilator history and if he might have a chance...

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CD review HAMMERHEAD "The sin eater"

Veröffentlicht am 6. August 2015 von Markus W. in Hammerhead, NWoBHM, Classic Rock, Doom Metal, News, CD Review, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Hardrock

CD review HAMMERHEAD "The sin eater"

(8/10) Hammerhead? A song from Flotsam & Jetsam? Yes. But this is something else. Hammerhead is a band from the UK. The guys have their roots in the NWoBHM and released the first demo already back in 1978. But big success was never something that the...

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CD review GHOST "Meliora"

Veröffentlicht am 5. August 2015 von Markus W. in Ghost, Doom Metal, Occult, Rock, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, Heavy Rock, CD Review, News

CD review GHOST "Meliora"

(8/10) Unrevealed names of musicians isn't something original but it still gives extra attention. A can remember the hype about Mekong Delta in the late 80's when there was a lot of guessing about who stands behind this name. Ghost follows the same principle...

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Live review QUEENSRYCHE / ARMORED SAINT / BEYOND THE BLACK, Amsterdam, 03.08.2015

Veröffentlicht am 4. August 2015 von Markus W. in Queensryche, Armored Saint, Beyond The Black, Heavy Metal, Live Review, News, Power Metal, US Metal

Live review QUEENSRYCHE / ARMORED SAINT / BEYOND THE BLACK, Amsterdam, 03.08.2015

This is a package that has more than a 'wow' factor. This package is awesome. The mighty Queensryche together with the legendary Armored Saint one one stage that night; no way not going there - even on a very warm and sunny summer night. The role of the...

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"The great lie" - a new rock-opera from MELTED SPACE

Veröffentlicht am 3. August 2015 von Markus W. in Melted Space, Morbid Angel, Mayhem, Dark Tranquillity, Heavy Metal, Rock Opera, Rock, News, Classic

"The great lie" - a new rock-opera from MELTED SPACE

MELTED SPACE is the creation of French composer Pierre le Pape, who bears a master degree in classical music and movie scores, here creating a modern opera that takes over the classical codes, including numerous characters, scenario, powerful orchestral...

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CD review SKETETAL REMAINS "Condemned in misery"

Veröffentlicht am 3. August 2015 von Markus W. in Skeletal Remains, Death Metal, Oldschool, News, CD Review, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal

CD review SKETETAL REMAINS "Condemned in misery"

(7/10) "Condemned in misery" is the second strike of Californian Skeletal Remains. Three years after having released their debut "Beyond the flesh" eight new oldschool death metal songs have found their way on a new longplayer. Generally spoken there...

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Live review DEATH ANGEL, Schollenpop Festival, The Hague, 01.08.2015

Veröffentlicht am 2. August 2015 von Markus W. in Death Angel, Thrash Metal, Power Metal, Speed Metal, Heavy Metal, Live Review, News, Schollenpop, Festival

Live review DEATH ANGEL, Schollenpop Festival, The Hague, 01.08.2015

The Schollenpop festival is a beautiful smaller event that takes place each summer in The Hague. It is the unique location on the Zuiderstrand, which is The Hague's beach, that makes the festival to a really nice one. On top of that it is a 'free entry'...

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CD review NEW LIGHT CHOIR "Volume II"

Veröffentlicht am 2. August 2015 von Markus W. in New Light Choir, Scorpions, Uriah Heep, Black Sabbath, News, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, Hardrock, CD Review

CD review NEW LIGHT CHOIR "Volume II"

(8/10) New Light Choir is a duo. It's John Niffenegger (v, g, b, m-tron) and Chris Dalton (d) that founded the band in 2010 and New Light Choir is so far a pure studio project without having live activities planned yet. The title of the album leads to...

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Udo Dirkschneider says farewell to ACCEPT

Veröffentlicht am 1. August 2015 von Markus W. in U.D.O., Accept, News, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Tour

Udo Dirkschneider says farewell to ACCEPT

Udo Dirkschneider, one of the most influencial German metal frontmen, will play a tour in 2016 where he will perform old Accept songs from his era with the German metal institution. This is what Udo posted on the U.D.O. Facebook side. For more details...

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SAXON posted title track from the coming album

Veröffentlicht am 1. August 2015 von Markus W. in Saxon, NWoBHM, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, Hardrock, Power Metal, News, Video

SAXON posted title track from the coming album

Also Saxon comes with a first new song called "Battering ram" which is the title track from the upcoming album - the 21st studio album of the NWoBHM legends. And as "Sacrifice", also the new longplayer seems to become a very good one. Stay tuned. Source:...

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