Markus' Heavy Music Blog

My world of music - est. 2013

CD review BRUTAL BEYOND BELIEF "Denim on Denim" EP

Veröffentlicht am 20. April 2016 von Markus W. in Brutal Beyond Black, News, CD Review, Rock, Punkrock, Hardrock, Heavy Metal

CD review BRUTAL BEYOND BELIEF "Denim on Denim" EP

(7/10) Brutal Beyond Belief - what a band name. The guys that are sailing under this flag are Annika, Elin and Filip. This trio is based in Stockholm, Sweden and they started to do some music together back in 2012. A year later, in 2013, they officially...

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CD review KNIFEWORLD "Bottled Out Of Eden"

Veröffentlicht am 19. April 2016 von Markus W. in Knifeworld, Prog Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Rock, News, CD Review, Prog Metal, Math Rock

CD review KNIFEWORLD "Bottled Out Of Eden"

(7/10) Knifeworld pick-it up where the guys from the UK stopped with their earlier "The Unravelling" album. The guys focus again on pretty complex music that demands quite some skills and musical craftmanship. Knifeworld has embedded all this as a fix...

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CD review DYNAZTY "Titanic Mass"

Veröffentlicht am 18. April 2016 von Markus W. in Dynazsty, Melodic Metal, Rock, News, CD Review, Melodic Rock, Hardrock, Heavy Metal

CD review DYNAZTY "Titanic Mass"

(7/10) Stockholm based Dynazty gave me a hard time for writing a review. Why? I'm sitting on the fence when it comes to their newest album "Titanic Mass". The quintet has in the meantime their fifth album out there in the record shops and it actually...

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CD review DESASTER "The Oath of an Iron Ritual"

Veröffentlicht am 17. April 2016 von Markus W. in Desaster, Thrash Metal, Death Metal, Black Metal, Heavy Metal, News, CD Review

CD review DESASTER "The Oath of an Iron Ritual"

(8/10) Koblenz-based Desaster does on their new record what they can do best. The guys worked on another album that focusses on raw thrash metal with a spicing-up death metal component. The four-piece used their cookiecutter approach and this isn't meant...

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OPETH publishes "Book of Opeth"

Veröffentlicht am 16. April 2016 von Markus W. in Opeth, Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, News, Book, Thrash Metal

OPETH publishes "Book of Opeth"

On April 14th, Swedish Opeth published a book that is more than impressive. Opeth is celebrating their 25th anniversary and Mikael Åkerfeldt had the brilliant idea to honour such a milestone with a book about the band, a documentatation is more than just...

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CD review DUST BOWL JOKIES "Dust Bowl Jokies"

Veröffentlicht am 16. April 2016 von Markus W. in Dust Bowl Jokies, Hardcore, Rock, Glam Rock, Sleaze Rock, News, CD Review

CD review DUST BOWL JOKIES "Dust Bowl Jokies"

(8/10) Who cares about the current hype about the Guns'n'Roses? Maybe some. Maybe some more. Anyhow, there is far better stuff out there, young guys that are really hungry. Their name; Dust Bowl Jokies. The guys from Sweden released their debut "Cockaigne...

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Live review OVERKILL/ONE MACHINE, Gebr. de Nobel, Leiden, 14.04.2016

Veröffentlicht am 15. April 2016 von Markus W. in Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, Speed Metal, Live Review, News, Overkill, One Machine, Power Metal

Live review OVERKILL/ONE MACHINE, Gebr. de Nobel, Leiden, 14.04.2016

After having hosted a show of German thrashers Exumer earlier this year it was the right moment for another thrash metal night in Leiden. This time it's the legendary Overkill that stopped for one show in Holland, inviting fans to a journey back in time....

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New video from LONG DISTANCE CALLING

Veröffentlicht am 15. April 2016 von Markus W. in Long Distance Calling, News, Video, Prog Rock, Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Instrumental

New video from LONG DISTANCE CALLING

"Getaway" is the new video of German rockers Long Distance Calling. The tune is taken from the upcoming album "Trips" that's coming via Inside Out Music later this month. The band could gain German actor Ralf Richter for playing a role in this clip. All...

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SIX FEET UNDER will release "Graveyard Classic IV"

Veröffentlicht am 15. April 2016 von Markus W. in Six Feet Under, Death Metal, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, News

SIX FEET UNDER will release "Graveyard Classic IV"

Chief growler Chris Barnes continues with Six Feet Under's 'Graveyard Classics' series. In the meantime it in number four that's upcoming. The guys decided to focus on NWoBHM legends Judas Priest and Iron Maiden. Six Feet Under covered five songs of each...

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DEADHEADS will play two shows in Berlin on May 21st

Veröffentlicht am 15. April 2016 von Markus W. in Deadheads, Rock, Acoustic, Hardrock, Classic Rock, News, Tour, Ramones

DEADHEADS will play two shows in Berlin on May 21st

One band, one day, two shows. Shooting stars Deadheads will perform two sets in Berlin, Germany on May 21st. The first one will be an acoustic set that will take place in the Ramones musuem. Showtime is 19:00. After having played this gig the guys move...

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Ville Valo from H.I.M. teamed-up with MGT for an ABBA cover

Veröffentlicht am 15. April 2016 von Markus W. in Abba, MGT, H.I.M., Rock, Hardrock, Alternative Rock, News, Video

Ville Valo from H.I.M. teamed-up with MGT for an ABBA cover

Some news from H.I.M. singer Ville Valo. He teamed-up with British guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite (MGT) for recording an ABBA cover. The guys have chosen "Knowing me, Knowing you" but unfortunately it became a quite bloodless version of this exciting ABBA...

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CD review MINOTAUR "Beast of Nations" EP

Veröffentlicht am 15. April 2016 von Markus W. in Minotaur, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News, CD Review

CD review MINOTAUR "Beast of Nations" EP

(7/10) Halstenbek is the homebase of German thrashers Minotaur. The four-piece, that can look back on a 33 years long history in metal, have worked on a new EP entitled "Beast of Nations". This disc is the first real sign of life after the guys have published...

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CD review BLACK RAINBOWS "Stellar Prophecy"

Veröffentlicht am 14. April 2016 von Markus W. in Black Rainbows, News, CD Review, Monster Magnet, Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Stoner Rock, Doom Metal, Classic Rock

CD review BLACK RAINBOWS "Stellar Prophecy"

(7/10) Black Rainbows is based in Rome, Italy and the trio releases with "Stellar Prophecy" their fourth longplayer. Since Gabriele Fiori, Alberto Croge and Guiseppe Guglielmino signed with Heavy Psych Sounds Records, a door went open for more international...

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Live review DIRKSCHNEIDER/ANVIL, Dudok, Tilburg, 12.04.2016

Veröffentlicht am 13. April 2016 von Markus W. in Dirkschneider, U.D.O., Anvil, Heavy Metal, Accept, Live Review, News, Power Metal

Live review DIRKSCHNEIDER/ANVIL, Dudok, Tilburg, 12.04.2016

Fans always wanted Udo Dirkschneider doing Accept songs as being part of the regular U.D.O. shows. And of course, these old classic are awesome and milestones in metal music. But U.D.O. is not Accept and therefore Udo Dirkschneider decided to do a tour...

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