Markus' Heavy Music Blog

My world of music - est. 2013

alternative rock

New EVANESCENCE album in November

Veröffentlicht am 15. September 2017 von Markus W. in Evanescence, Modern Metal, Modern Rock, Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, Gothic, Dark Rock, Video, News, Post-Grunge

New EVANESCENCE album in November

Evanescence was one of the most successful rock bands in this current millennium, selling millions of records, gathering rewards in gold and platinum with two Grammys has the absolute highlight. What followed was hiatus for some years with some new life...

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CD review PROPHETS OF RAGE "Prophets Of Rage"

Veröffentlicht am 14. September 2017 von Markus W. in Prophets Of Rage, Crossover, News, Rap, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Rock

CD review PROPHETS OF RAGE "Prophets Of Rage"

(8/10) Prophets Of Rage belongs to the group of bands that was already talk of the town even before they released songs on an EP or album. Basically it was the announcement of a collaboration of Rage Against The Machine members and rappers from Public...

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CD review NOTHING MORE "The Stories We Tell Ourselves"

Veröffentlicht am 13. September 2017 von Markus W. in Nothing More, Modern Metal, Modern Rock, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Nu Metal, Rock, CD Review, News

CD review NOTHING MORE "The Stories We Tell Ourselves"

(7/10) Nothing More is an alternative rock outfit from San Antonio, Texas. The band's around since many years but their career got a push a few years ago when they inked a deal with Seven Eleven Music. After having released four longplayers with limited...

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PROPHETS OF RAGE announces show at 013, Tilburg

Veröffentlicht am 12. September 2017 von Markus W. in Prophets Of Rage, 013, Crossover, Tilburg, Alternative Rock, Rap, News, Live, Alternative Metal

PROPHETS OF RAGE announces show at 013, Tilburg

Met de slogan ''Make America Rage Again" introduceerde Prophets of Rage zich vorig jaar aan de wereld. Of nouja, introductie? Eigenlijk heeft deze supergroep geen introductie meer nodig. De origi... Prophets Of Rage comes to Tilburg, Netherlands for a...

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CD review PROJECTED "Ignite My Insanity"

Veröffentlicht am 9. September 2017 von Markus W. in Projected, Sevendust, Alter Bridge, Modern Metal, Modern Rock, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, News, CD Review, Rat Pak Records, Mark Tremonti

CD review PROJECTED "Ignite My Insanity"

(9/10) Wait a second. Catchy melodies and heavy guitar riffing, where have we heard this earlier? True, Sevendust made use of this principle since many years and Projected does the same. This isn't a coincidence knowing that Sevendust guitarist John Conolly...

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CD review ALTER BRIDGE "Live From the O2 Arena + Rarities"

Veröffentlicht am 6. September 2017 von Markus W. in Alter Bridge, News, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Hardrock, Live, Napalm Records, CD Review

CD review ALTER BRIDGE "Live From the O2 Arena + Rarities"

(*/10) I think it’s impossible to get a better overview of Alter Bridge’s creative achievements than what is captured on this comprehensive 3-CD package. Not only that this release captures the entire live show that band performed in London’s O2 Arena...

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New MASTODON EP in late September

Veröffentlicht am 30. August 2017 von Markus W. in Masstodon, Heavy Metal, Sludge, Alternative Metal, Modern Metal, Rock, Prog Metal, Alternative Rock

New MASTODON EP in late September

Mastodon have been intensively on the road recently but also found some time to do a new 4-track EP. “Cold Dark Place will be released on September 22nd, followed by a 10” limited picture disc edition on October 27th. Three of the four songs are coming...

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CYHRA unveils artowrk and tracklist of the upcoming debut

Veröffentlicht am 30. August 2017 von Markus W. in Cyhra, Modern Metal, Modern Rock, Rock, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, News

CYHRA unveils artowrk and tracklist of the upcoming debut

Cyhra, a new band featuring former Amaranthe singer Jake E. and ex-In Flames guitarist Jesper Strömblad, have revealed details of their forthcoming debut album, ‘Letters To Myself’. Due for release on October 20th 2017, ‘Letters To Myself’ features plenty...

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CD review nulldB "Geboren in Ketten"

Veröffentlicht am 15. August 2017 von Markus W. in nulldB, Modern Metal, Modern Rock, Nu Metal, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Sony Music, News, CD Review, Rock

CD review nulldB "Geboren in Ketten"

(8/10) German metal band nulldB is back with their third longplayer. After the debut “Im Auge des Sturms” and the sophomore “Endzeit” paved the road it’s “Geboren in Ketten” that comes new songs reflecting nu metal with German lyrics. nulldB starts heavy...

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CD review THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN "Cypress Ave."

Veröffentlicht am 8. August 2017 von Markus W. in The Midnight Ghost Train, Stoner Rock, News, Napalm Records, Rock, Hardrock, Alternative Rock, Southern Rock

CD review THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN "Cypress Ave."

(8/10) "Cypress Ave." is the title of The Midnight Ghost Trains' newest strike. It's the fourth full-length disc from Steve Moss and band, showcasing the trio more diverse than what we know from the earlier releases. Was it stoner rock and some sludge...

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PROPHETS OF RAGE premiers new video

Veröffentlicht am 20. Juli 2017 von Markus W. in Prophets Of Rage, News, Video, Crossover, Rock, Rap, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock

PROPHETS OF RAGE premiers new video

Prophets Of Rage have debuted the video for “Living On The 110,” the lead single from their forthcoming, self-titled debut LP which is set for release September 15 th , 2017. Watch Living On The 110 (Music Video) by Prophets of Rage online at vevo.com....

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CD review TAU CROSS "Pillar of Fire"

Veröffentlicht am 14. Juli 2017 von Markus W. in Tau Cross, Voivod, Amebix, News, CD Review, Thrash Metal, Punk, Hardrock, Relapse Records, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock

CD review TAU CROSS "Pillar of Fire"

(9/10) It was two years ago when a band arouse attention with an album that featured jaw-dropping good songs. The name of this powerhouse is Tau Cross, a new collective of musicians with various backgrounds. Amebix frontman Rob Miller belongs to Tau Cross...

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CD review AMPLIFIER "Trippin' with Dr. Faustus"

Veröffentlicht am 3. Juli 2017 von Markus W. in Amplifier, Rock, Hardrock, News, CD Review, Prog Rock, Grunge, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Rockosmos

CD review AMPLIFIER "Trippin' with Dr. Faustus"

(8/10) Amplifier still belongs to one of the most underrated bands when it comes to alternative rock music. Even though having release five full-length record, accompanied by some EP’s and three live recording, Amplifier never reached a wider audience....

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ALTER BRIDGE unveils live video

Veröffentlicht am 30. Juni 2017 von Markus W. in Alter Bridge, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, News, Hardrock, Video, Live, Napalm Records

ALTER BRIDGE unveils live video

ALTER BRIDGE are on a mission on European festival and club stages right now: To prove their incredible live performance qualities, and that they are one of the best top notch live acts of our times. Just recently they announced the release of a new live...

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