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CD review BONFIRE "Temple of Lies"

Veröffentlicht am 30. März 2018 von Markus W. in Bonfire, Temple of Lies, News, CD Review, Hardrock, Melodic Metal, Melodic Rock, Heavy Metal, AFM

CD review BONFIRE "Temple of Lies"

(8/10) Since a few years Bonfire is gaining more and more momentum again. The latest releases have been all pretty good, showcasing a band that found their way back into the spotlight. Bonfire these days is very much Hans Ziller, founding member and main...

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Line-up ROCK ON festival 2017

Veröffentlicht am 30. Juni 2017 von Markus W. in Rock On, Live, Melodic Metal, Hardrock, Rock, News, Festival, Bonfire, Kissin Dynamite, Battle Beast

Line-up ROCK ON festival 2017

Here comes the line-up of this years edition of the Rock On festival in Switzerland. I guess Friday and Saturday could be quite interesting for fans of powerful and melodic metal music. Freitag 11. August 2017 BATTLE BEAST XANDRIA SERENITY SONS OF SOUNDS...

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CD review BONFIRE "Byte the Bullet"

Veröffentlicht am 18. März 2017 von Markus W. in Bonfire, Heavy Metal, Hardrock, Melodic Metal, UDR, News, CD Review

CD review BONFIRE "Byte the Bullet"

(8/10) The comeback of German rockers Bonfire is quite impressive. The band went through some ups and downs over time, releasing records under header of Bonfire as well as Lessmann/Zeller and EZ Livin’, to mention just some. However, Bonfire never came...

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Some news from BONFIRE

Veröffentlicht am 12. August 2016 von Markus W. in Bonfire, Melodic Metal, Heavy Metal, Hardrock, News, Rock

Some news from BONFIRE

There are some news from Bonfire that announced a line-up change. Here comes the official announcement: "Because of the sudden departure and separation from David Reece after two very successful charting CDs GLÖRIOUS & the double album PEARLS the place...

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David Reece leaves BONFIRE

Veröffentlicht am 3. Juli 2016 von Markus W. in David Reece, Bonfire, News, Hardrock, Heavy Metal, Melodic Metal, Melodic Rock

David Reece leaves BONFIRE

Bonfire and David Reece part ways after some years of a very successful cooperation. Read here the official statement: "After two successful charting albums Glorious (2015) and Pearls (2016) and over 100 shows performed Bonfire and David Reece part ways...

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CD review PHANTOM 5 "Phantom 5"

Veröffentlicht am 7. Mai 2016 von Markus W. in Phantom 5, Casanova, Bonfire, Melodic Metal, Hardrock, News, CD Review

CD review PHANTOM 5 "Phantom 5"

(8/10) It's again Frontiers Music that managed to bring together some musicians that are well known in metal, to work on a common album. This time it's a combination of five German guys that are the persons behind Phantom 5. Claus Lessmann, Michael Voss,...

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Interview with Hans Ziller from BONFIRE

Veröffentlicht am 25. April 2016 von Markus W. in Bonfire, Hans Ziller, Hardrock, Melodic Metal, Heavy Metal, Interview, News, David Reece

Interview with Hans Ziller from BONFIRE

German metal dinosaurs Bonfire gaining momentum again. The latest studio album "Glörious" got very good feedback from media and fans, followed by the new album "Pearls" which contains the band's highlights, all re-recorded and party arranged in a different...

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PHANTOM 5 - the new project of Claus Lessmann & Michael Voss

Veröffentlicht am 17. März 2016 von Markus W. in Phantom 5, Bonfire, Casanova, News, Video, Hardrock, Rock

PHANTOM 5 - the new project of Claus Lessmann & Michael Voss

Former Bonfire singer Claus Lessmann teamed-up with Casanova, Mad Max and Michael Schenker guitarist Michael Voss to work on a new project. Phantom 5 is the result of this cooperation and the band is completed by Robby Boebel (Frontline), Axel Kruse (Jaded...

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CD review BONFIRE "Pearls"

Veröffentlicht am 10. März 2016 von Markus W. in Bonfire, Hardrock, Heavy Metal, Rock, News, Classic Rock, CD Review

CD review BONFIRE "Pearls"

(*/10) I follow Bonfire since they released their debut "Don't Touch the Light" in the eighties. Already at this early stage the Bavarians wrote songs that were meant to stay, something that continued with "Fireworks". Unfortunately the band went through...

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CD review CAULDRON "In Ruin"

Veröffentlicht am 1. Februar 2016 von Markus W. in Cauldron, Dokken, Bonfire, Heavy Metal, Melodic Metal, Power Metal, US Metal, News, CD Review

CD review CAULDRON "In Ruin"

(7/10) Canadian powerhouse Cauldron is back with "In Ruin", their new longplayer that features nine new tracks. The guys from Toronto released their last full-length album back in 2012 and in the meantime it was only an EP from 2014 that was published....

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BONFIRE "Best Of..." album and 30 years anniversary tour

Veröffentlicht am 30. Januar 2016 von Markus W. in Bonfire, News, Hardrock, Rock, Heavy Metal

BONFIRE "Best Of..." album and 30 years anniversary tour

German hardrockers Bonfire will release a new album, 30 years after the band published, with "Don't Touch the Light", their debut. "Pearls" will be available in the record stores from March 18th on and features 22 songs. The chosen tunes are a journey...

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BONFIRE tour dates for 2015 & 2016

Veröffentlicht am 10. Oktober 2015 von Markus W. in Bonfire, Hardrock, Rock, Classic Rock, News, Tour, Heavy Metal

BONFIRE tour dates for 2015 & 2016

German hardrockers Bonfire are on the road this autumn. They are also playing quite some shows in 2016 - the bands 30st anniversary. Here are the dates: 07.11. CH - Wetzikon / Hall of Fame 11.11. GER - Flensburg - ROXY 12.11. GER - Hamburg – Logo 13.11....

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CD review MICHAEL BORMANN "Closer"

Veröffentlicht am 5. Juni 2015 von Markus W. in Michael Bormann, Silent Force, Hardrock, News, Rock, Calss, Bonfire, Jaded Heart

CD review MICHAEL BORMANN "Closer"

(6/10) Jaded Heart, Bonfire and Silent Force - these are just a few bands Michael Bormann was singing for. Next to those career highlights Bormann also particpated in the latest season of "Voice of Germany" - something that asks for respect. In addition...

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BONFIRE tour dates

Veröffentlicht am 25. Mai 2015 von Markus W. in Bonfire, News, Heavy Metal, Hardrock, Sleaze Rock, Tour

BONFIRE tour dates

Bonfire is on tour in Germany plus a few dates in Europe. Here are the dates: 11.07 GER Berlin Weissensee-Open-Air 17.07. Greece - Chania Rock Festival 18.07. CZ - Tarock Festival 25.07. Cypres - Power of the Night - Open Air 30.07. GER - Miltenberg /...

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