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My world of music - est. 2013

CD review MEMORIAM "The Silent Vigil"

Veröffentlicht am 21. März 2018 von Markus W. in Memoriam, Bolt Thrower, Benediction, News, Death Metal, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, CD Review, Nuclear Blast, The Silent Vigil

CD review MEMORIAM "The Silent Vigil"

(9/10) One album I was excitedly looking forward to is Memoriam’s new strike, entitled “The Silent Vigil”. The band debut almost to the day one year ago with their fantastic first album “For the Fallen”. Memoriam is new and not. The powerhouse, hailing...

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CD review THE DEAD DAISIES ""Burn It Down"

Veröffentlicht am 21. März 2018 von Markus W. in The Dead Daisies, Hardrock, Rock, Classic Rock, News, CD Review, Spitfire Music, SPV

CD review THE DEAD DAISIES ""Burn It Down"

(8/10) The Dead Daisies are one of the rising stars that constantly enlarged their fan-base over the last years. After having released three records and played many powerful live shows The Dead Daisies went back to the studio for recording their next...

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CD review THE AMORETTES "Born to Break"

Veröffentlicht am 20. März 2018 von Markus W. in The Amorettes, Born to Break, News, Hardrock, Steamhammer, CD Review, Rock, Classic Rock

CD review THE AMORETTES "Born to Break"

(8/10) The Amorettes, that’s Gill, Hannah and Heather; the latter two being sisters. This trio has already three albums out there in the record shops with the latest on, "White Hot Heat”, being a really great one. What’s the beauty with The Amorettes...

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CD review PARADISE LOST "Host" (Remastered)

Veröffentlicht am 19. März 2018 von Markus W. in Death Metal, Paradise Lost, Host, Gothic, News, Nuc

CD review PARADISE LOST "Host" (Remastered)

(7/10) "Host" was Paradise Lost's 7th longplayer and it was a controversially discussed released. The album was though a logical next step in a direction that loomed already with "Draconian Time" and "One Second". Paradise Lost went further away from...

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CD review THE CROWN "Cobra Speed Venom"

Veröffentlicht am 18. März 2018 von Markus W. in The Crown, Cobra Speed Venom, Thrash Metal, Death Metal, News, CD Review, Metal Blade

CD review THE CROWN "Cobra Speed Venom"

(8/10) Trollhätten is known for cars since legendary Saab automobiles have/had their roots in the middle of Sweden. But the smaller Swedish city, close to the shore of lake Vänern, has more in the offer than cars only. One of the most important Swedish...

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CD review KINO "Radio Voltaire"

Veröffentlicht am 18. März 2018 von Markus W. in Kino, News, Rock, Prog Metal, Prog Rock, InsideOut, CD Review

CD review KINO "Radio Voltaire"

(9/10) In German language there‘s a term called ‚Kopfkino‘ which means something like ‚inner cinema‘ if translated to English. Now, I don‘t know the exact background of Kino‘s name but what I do know after having given "Radio Voltaire" some loops is that...

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CD review STONE TEMPLE PILOTS "Stone Temple Pilots"

Veröffentlicht am 17. März 2018 von Markus W. in Stone Temple Pilots, STP, News, CD Review, Grunge, Post-Grunge, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Rhino

CD review STONE TEMPLE PILOTS "Stone Temple Pilots"

(8/10) Grunge was invented in Seattle and that's where iconic bands like Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains and many more came from. In parallel a rock outfit was formed in San Diego, California that started with a similar sound. Scott Weiland, Dean...

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CD review W.E.T. "Earthrage"

Veröffentlicht am 17. März 2018 von Markus W. in W.E.T., Soto, Eclipse, News, CD Review, Hardrock, Melodic Rock, Rock, AOR, Frontiers Music

CD review W.E.T. "Earthrage"

(8/10) W.E.T. doesn’t belong to the bands that flood the scene with releases. The debut, simply entitled “W.E.T.” was published in 2009 and it was “Rise Up” that marked the second delivery of this mainly Swedish rock outfit. Five long years after having...

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New bands confirmed for this years ROCK HARD festival

Veröffentlicht am 16. März 2018 von Markus W. in Rock Hard Festival, News, Thrash Metal, Power Metal, US Metal, Hardrock, Death Metal, Armored Saint, Memorian, Axel Rudi Pell, Coroner, Live, Tour

New bands confirmed for this years ROCK HARD festival

Four more bands have been confirmed for this years Rock Hard festival. No less than US metal legends Armored Saint will play at Rock Hard festival as well as thrash pioneers Cornoner. Furthermore local hero Axel Rudi Pell is confirmed and last but not...

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CD review AYREON "Ayreon Universe - Live"

Veröffentlicht am 16. März 2018 von Markus W. in Ayreon, Ayreon Universe, Live, Rock, Prog Metal, Prog Rock, Hardrock, News, Mascot Label Group, CD Review

CD review AYREON "Ayreon Universe - Live"

(10/10) There are musicians were you wish their music would be as big their ego and you have musical passionistas like Arjen Lucassen, iconic composers that got the gift of an endless flow of creativity combined with musical skills to realize these ideas...

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Live Report MAGNUM, Gebr. de Nobel, Leiden, 14.03.2018

Veröffentlicht am 15. März 2018 von Markus W. in Magnum, Gebr de Nobel, Live, Tour, Hardrock, Melodic Rock, Classic Rock, Rock

Live Report MAGNUM, Gebr. de Nobel, Leiden, 14.03.2018

British rock pioneers Magnum are a regular guest on Markus' Heavy Music Blog. Several CD reviews have been posted as well as some live reports of which the latest one dates back to May 2016 when the legendary band played a show at Waterfront in Norwich,...

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CD review AXEL RUDI PELL "Knight Call"

Veröffentlicht am 15. März 2018 von Markus W. in Axel Rudi Pell, Knight Call, News, CD Review, SPV, Steamhammer, Classic Rock, Heavy Metal, Melodic Metal

CD review AXEL RUDI PELL "Knight Call"

(8/10) „Knight Call“ is the title of the next brilliant longplayer of German guitar wizard Axel Rudi Pell. Pell is a hard working ‚craftsman‘ in the fields of classic rock and metal. Over almost 30 years the blond six-string player released many excellent...

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CD review LITTLE CAESAR "Eight"

Veröffentlicht am 14. März 2018 von Markus W. in Little Caesar, Eight, Golden Robot Records, Rock, Rock'n'Roll, Sleaze Rock, Hardrock, Blues, News, CD Review

CD review LITTLE CAESAR "Eight"

(8/10) Los Angeles-based rockers Little Caesar were founded in 1987 and it was the debut "Little Caesar", which was critically acclaimed and well-received by rock fans. Unfortunatelly the band couldn't maintain this first success which also led to a split...

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CD review TAX THE HEAT "Change Your Position"

Veröffentlicht am 13. März 2018 von Markus W. in Tax The Heat, Rock, Hardrock, News, CD Review, Nuclear Blast, Classic Rock, Blues

CD review TAX THE HEAT "Change Your Position"

(8/10) The first time I could enjoy Tax The Heat was in November 2016 when the quartet got the opening slot of Europe‘s 'The Final Countdown - 30th anniversary tour 2016'. Tax The Heat had one album in their repertoire at that time and they used the songs...

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