Markus' Heavy Music Blog

My world of music - est. 2013

CD review STEVEN WILSON "Transcience"

Veröffentlicht am 18. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Steven Wilson, Porcupine Tree, Prog Rock, Rock, News

CD review STEVEN WILSON "Transcience"

(*/10) It was, almost to the day, one year ago when Steven Wilson released an album called "Transience" which contained 13 tracks of the master of progressive and soulful rock music. It covered an era between 2003-2015 and at that time the longplayer...

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First teaser from the upcoming LIFE OF AGONY album

Veröffentlicht am 17. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Life Of Agony, Alternative Metal, Modern Metal, News, Hardcore, Groove Metal, Heavy Metal

First teaser from the upcoming LIFE OF AGONY album

Brooklyn's hard rock legends Life Of Agony recently signed a worldwide record deal with Napalm Records. They are currently hard at work on their new album and Napalm Records debut A Place Where There's No More Pain, which is due in early 2017. The first...

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CD review CIRITH UNGOL "Paradise Lost"

Veröffentlicht am 17. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Cirith Ungol, Heavy Metal, Epic Metal, Power Metal, US Metal, News, CD Review

CD review CIRITH UNGOL "Paradise Lost"

(9/10) One of the most underrated bands in metal is for sure Cirith Ungol. The guys from Ventura, California started their journey back in 1972, but it took till 1981 to release the debut called "Frost and Fire". Prior to this album Cirith Ungol released...

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CD review RAY WILSON "Makes Me Think of Home"

Veröffentlicht am 16. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Ray Wilson, rock, Hardrock, News, CD Review, Genesis, Stiltskin

CD review RAY WILSON "Makes Me Think of Home"

(8/10) Ray Wilson was quite busy over the last few months. After having released the acoustic "Songs for a Friend" album around summer this year the singer with the extraordinary voice is back with his sixth studio album. It seems that Wilson found his...

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Special ENSLAVED shows in Oslo in December

Veröffentlicht am 15. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Enslaved, News, Death Metal, Black Metal, Pagan Metal, Folk Metal, New, Tour

Special ENSLAVED shows in Oslo in December

'Oslo by Norse' features three shows of Norwegian metal icons and Grammy award-winners Enslaved, performing three nights in a row with different sets. The shows will take place at Blå, Oslo, from December 6yh to December 8th. Enslaved will perform songs...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM and ABBATH on North America tour in autumn

Veröffentlicht am 15. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Children Of Bodom, News, Tour, Death Metal, Black Metal, Speed Metal, Thrash Metal, Abbath, Oni, Exmortus

CHILDREN OF BODOM and ABBATH on North America tour in autumn

Under the banner of "Worship Chaos Tour" it's Children Of Bodom and Abbath, together with support acts Exmortus and Oni, touring though North America during November and December. Here are the dates:

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CD review TYKETTO "Reach"

Veröffentlicht am 15. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Tyketto, Hardrock, News, CD Review, Rock, Classic Rock, Blues

CD review TYKETTO "Reach"

(8/10) One of the hardrock bands that became quite successful during the nineties was Tyketto from New York City. Danny Vaughn and his gang released the debut "Don't Come Easy" in 1991 followed by two more studio releases. Then, after having published...

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PINK FLOYD re-issues three more classics in vinyl

Veröffentlicht am 14. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Pink Floyd, News, Rock, Prog Rock, Classic Rock, Hardrock, Classics

PINK FLOYD re-issues three more classics in vinyl

The re-releases of Pink Floyd vinyls continues with three more albums. This time it's "Wish You Were Here" (14.10.16), "The Dark Side of the Moon" (04.11.2016) and "Animals" (18.11.2016) that will be released as vinyl versions. The first two classics...

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News from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHEASTRA

Veröffentlicht am 14. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Trans Siberian Orchestra, News, Symphonic Metal, Heavy Metal, Rock, Hardrock

News from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHEASTRA

Almost as regular as Christmas a new album from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra appears on the scene. This year it's the audio version of the 2001 DVD release "The Ghist of Christmas Eve" that will be released on November 4th via Universal followed by the...

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CD review OBITUARY "Ten Thousand Ways to Die"

Veröffentlicht am 14. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Obituary, Death Metal, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, News, CD Review

CD review OBITUARY "Ten Thousand Ways to Die"

(8/10) Actually it was Obituary that opened the gates for me to death metal. I don't know what triggered me to listen to these guys, but I guess it was the artwork that rose some curiosity in the beginning before the music took over. It all started for...

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CD review SONATA ARCTICA "The Ninth Hour"

Veröffentlicht am 13. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Sonata Arctica, Heavy Metal, Melodic Metal, Power Metal, News, CD Review

CD review SONATA ARCTICA "The Ninth Hour"

(8/10) One of the representatives of Finnish melodic metal is Sonata Arctica. This five-piece from Northern Europe can look back one quite some releases with the newest one being in the pipeline. "The Ninth Hour" is its name and it belongs to the really...

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JOHN GARCIA reveals first details of the upcoming album

Veröffentlicht am 12. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in John Garcia, Slo-Burn, Kyuss, Stoner Rock, Fuzz, Rock, Hardrock, News

JOHN GARCIA reveals first details of the upcoming album

John Garcia, the living desert rock legend and most distinctive voice of an entire genre, is finally back with a new studio album! Normally you would expect some heavy guitars, pounding drums and fuzzy tunes from Mr Garcia. But not this time, as he is...

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