Markus' Heavy Music Blog

My world of music - est. 2013

CD review LUCIFER'S HAMMER "Victory is Mine" - EP

Veröffentlicht am 27. November 2017 von Markus W. in Lucifer's Hammer, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, US Metal, NWoBHM, CD Review, Shadow Kingdom, News

CD review LUCIFER'S HAMMER "Victory is Mine" - EP

(9/10) Lucifer‘s Hammer is hailing from Santiago, Chile and could be, next to Procession, the next metal band from South America‘s West Coast that could reach a bigger international fanbase. Lucifer‘s Hammer, that is Titan, Hades and Hypnos. Looking on...

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CD review IRON SAVIOR "Reforged - Riding on Fire"

Veröffentlicht am 26. November 2017 von Markus W. in Iron Savior, Reforged - Riding on Fire, Heavy Metal, Speed Metal, Power Metal, News, CD Review, AFM Records, Piet Sielck

CD review IRON SAVIOR "Reforged - Riding on Fire"

(8/10) Iron Savior belongs to the premier league of German heavy metal. Even though the guys never reached a similar popularity as their Hamburg-colleagues of Helloween it is Piet Sielck who never gave up. This effort and passion was rewarded by fans...

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New BLACK SPACE RIDERS in January 2018

Veröffentlicht am 25. November 2017 von Markus W. in Black Space Riders, Post Rock, Post Metal, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Rock, News

New BLACK SPACE RIDERS in January 2018

German Riffonauts Black Space Riders are proud to announce the January 26th release of new album Amoretum Vol. 1. The internationally acclaimed predecessor Refugeeum brought the band renown with its mixture of thoughtful, sensitive themes and hard, atmospheric...

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Live review DESTRUCTION/BARK/HELLBENDER, Gebr. de Nobel, Leiden - 24.11.2017

Veröffentlicht am 25. November 2017 von Markus W. in Destruction, Schmier, Mike, Vaaver, Bark, HellBender, Power Metal, Thrash Metal, Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Live, Tour, Live Review, Gebr. de Nobel

Live review DESTRUCTION/BARK/HELLBENDER, Gebr. de Nobel, Leiden - 24.11.2017

Just a few days after Hamburg-based metal icons Helloween played an impressive show in Tilburg it was another German metal legend that delighted Dutch metal fans with excellent songs, covering a time span of more then three decades. Destruction hit the...

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CD review WARRIOR SOUL "Back to the Lash"

Veröffentlicht am 25. November 2017 von Markus W. in Warrior Soul, News, CD Review, Hardrock, Rock, Alternative Rock, Livewire, Back to Lash

CD review WARRIOR SOUL "Back to the Lash"

(4/10) The gap between Warrior Soul‘s phenomenal first two longplayers and the newest record „Back on the Lash“ couldn‘t be bigger. Kory Clarke and his gang surprised the scene in 1990 with the debut “Last Decade Dead Century”. The energetic combination...

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Live review W.A.S.P. / Rain, 013, Tilburg, 12.11.2017

Veröffentlicht am 24. November 2017 von Markus W. in W.A.S.P., Rain, Heavy Metal, Melodic Metal, Alternative Metal, Rock, Live, Live Review, 013, Reidolized, Tour

Live review W.A.S.P. / Rain, 013, Tilburg, 12.11.2017

It was Blackie Lawless and band that stopped at 013 in Tilburg for celebrating the 25th anniversary of W.A.S.P.'s classic "The Crimson Idol" album. Before the four guys began with telling the 'story of Jonathan' is was up to Italian rock outfit Rain to...

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CD review JEN MAJURA "InZENity"

Veröffentlicht am 23. November 2017 von Markus W. in Jen Majura, Hardrock, Rock, Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, Modern Rock, SOAL, CD Review, News

CD review JEN MAJURA "InZENity"

(8/10) Most of you might know Jen Majura as being a member of Evanescence. It was two years ago when the guitarist from Stuttgart, Germany was announced being a member of the highly successful dark metal outfit. Looking into the musical history of Jen...

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CD review SANTA CRUZ "Bad Blood Rising"

Veröffentlicht am 22. November 2017 von Markus W. in Santa Cruz, Hardrock, Sleaze Rock, News, CD Review, M-Theory, Classic Rock, Rock

CD review SANTA CRUZ "Bad Blood Rising"

(8/10) Finnish hardrockers of Santa Cruz are on a steady journey in rock. It was an EP, released 5 years ago that paved the way for signing a deal with Spinefarm Records. This cooperation turned out to be a fruitful one with the debut entering the Finnish...

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Live review HELLOWEEN, 'Pumpkins United', 013, Tilburg, 20.11.2017

Veröffentlicht am 21. November 2017 von Markus W. in Helloween, Pumpkins United, Michael Kiske, Kai Hansen, 013, Tilburg, Heavy Metal, Speed Metal, Power Metal, Keeper of the Seven Keys, Live, Live Review, Tour

Live review HELLOWEEN, 'Pumpkins United', 013, Tilburg, 20.11.2017

2017 is coming closer to an end, a year that had many highlights with one announcement that was sticking out - the Pumpkins United tour. Actually the first news came out in 2016 with things getting more concrete in spring this year. Helloween's 'Pumpkins...

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CD review KID ROCK "Sweet Southern Sugar"

Veröffentlicht am 21. November 2017 von Markus W. in Kid Rock, News, CD Review, BMG, Rock, Southern Rock, Blues, Hardrock

CD review KID ROCK "Sweet Southern Sugar"

(8/10) Robert James Ritchie, better known as Kid Rock, is back with a new longplayer. In a season of the year when dark en grey November days leads to a bad mood it’s “Sweet Southern Sugar” that brings some joy into your homes. If you haven’t been living...

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CD review THE DARK ELEMENT "The Dark Element"

Veröffentlicht am 20. November 2017 von Markus W. in The Dark Element, News, CD Review, Melodic Metal, Symphonic Metal, Frontiers Music, Anette Olzon, Jani Liimatainen, Power Metal, Hardrock

CD review THE DARK ELEMENT "The Dark Element"

(8/10) If Nightwish and Within Temptation belong to your favorite female-fronted metal bands you should miss out on The Dark Element. This Scandinavian metal outfit is the brainchild of Finnish guitarist Jani Liimatainen. The singer of this new project...

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CD review THE ADICTS "And it was So!"

Veröffentlicht am 19. November 2017 von Markus W. in The Adicts, Punkrock, Punk, News, Nuclear Blast, CD Review, Rock

CD review THE ADICTS "And it was So!"

(7/10) Even though I was always interested in punk rock there are probably genres in rock and metal where I’m more into details. That’s the one and only reason why I missed The Adicts over all these years. The Adicts are punk rock veterans. The guys started...

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CD review VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS "MKII"

Veröffentlicht am 18. November 2017 von Markus W. in Vandenberg's Moonkings, Hardrock, Classic Rock, MKII, Rock, Mascot Records, Blues

CD review VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS "MKII"

(9/10) It was 3 years ago when a band premiered with a debut album that was very much anticipated by fans of hardrock and blues. One of the reasons for the upcoming excitement was the fact that no less than Dutch guitar wizard Adrian Vandenberg was the...

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CD review TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN "Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown"

Veröffentlicht am 17. November 2017 von Markus W. in Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Classic Rock, Hardrock, News, CD Review, Rock, Snakefarm, Spinefarm

CD review TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN "Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown"

(8/10) As the band moniker pretends it’s guitarist Tyler Bryant who’s in the lead of this band from Texas. Together with his band mates Caleb Crosby (d), Graham Whitford (g) and Noah Denney (b), the band leader carved for an album that's build on pure...

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