Markus' Heavy Music Blog

My world of music - est. 2013

death metal

CD review SIKTH "Death of a Dead" re-release

Veröffentlicht am 9. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Sikth, Prog Metal, Math Metal, News, Re-release, CD Review, Thrash Metal, Death Metal

CD review SIKTH "Death of a Dead" re-release

(8/10) This autumn seems to be the season for math metal bands to release albums. We already welcomed a new longplayer from Meshuggah and also SikTh delights fans with a new record - actually a re-release of their 2006 album "Death of a Dead". It was...

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CD review ASPHYX "Incoming Death"

Veröffentlicht am 29. September 2016 von Markus W. in Asphyx, Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal, CD Review, News

CD review ASPHYX "Incoming Death"

(8/10) Since a few years, actually almost since one decade, Dutch death metal flagship Asphyx embarked on a new adventure spreading again their brutal sound that brought the band so much attention during the 90's. "On the Wings of Inferno" was the restart...

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CD review INSOMNIUM "Winter's Gate"

Veröffentlicht am 24. September 2016 von Markus W. in Insomnium, CD Review, News, Death Metal, Pagan Metal, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal

CD review INSOMNIUM "Winter's Gate"

(9/10) Waltari did it, Edge Of Sanity did it and now it's Insomnium that does it as well - releasing an album that comes with one song of epical length - a story, a mind-movie, a masterpiece, all in one song on one album. Things started with the guys...

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DVD review IN FLAMES "Sounds From the Heart of Gothenburg"

Veröffentlicht am 19. September 2016 von Markus W. in In Flames, Death Metal, DVD review, CD Review, News, Melodic Death Metal

DVD review IN FLAMES "Sounds From the Heart of Gothenburg"

(8/10) If you haven't lived under a rock for the last decades you heard about In Flames. The guys from Gothenburg can look back on a fantastic career in metal with a debut as a first earmark for something big that started to grow. 23 years later In Flames...

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CD review HEAVEN SHALL BURN "Wanderer"

Veröffentlicht am 18. September 2016 von Markus W. in Metalcore, CD Review, Heaven Shall Burn, News, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, Hardcore, Death Metal

CD review HEAVEN SHALL BURN "Wanderer"

(9/10) My first Heaven Shall Burn moment was "Endzeit". For many years this was, at least for me, one of the best songs the band ever released. "Endzeit" includes this apocalyptic rage, translated into a music experience that was and is outstanding. 2016...

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WALKING DEAD ON BROADWAY reveals artwork and tracklist

Veröffentlicht am 31. August 2016 von Markus W. in Walking Dead On Broadway, Metalcore, Deathcore, News, Thrash Metal, Death Metal

WALKING DEAD ON BROADWAY reveals artwork and tracklist

Walking Dead On Broadway unveiled the cover and tracklist of their upcoming album "Slaves". The ones of you having a passion for deathcore should mark already November 11th in the agenda as the release date of "Slaves" that comes via Arising Empire ....

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CD review A CONSTANT STORM "Storm Alive"

Veröffentlicht am 13. August 2016 von Markus W. in Dark Metal, Death Metal, Black Metal, News, CD Review, A Constant Storm

CD review A CONSTANT STORM "Storm Alive"

(7/10) What's the first thing you are thinking about hearing 'Portugal' and 'Dark metal'? Exactly, Moonspell. Therefor it's not a too big of a surprise that more young bands follow this successful path. A Constant Storm is such a band, founded 2013 by...

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GOJIRA private session show on ARTE

Veröffentlicht am 8. August 2016 von Markus W. in Gojira, Death Metal, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, News, Video

GOJIRA private session show on ARTE

Gojira played a private session in Studio 500 to present their sixth studio album "Magma". The 60 minutes show took place on June 9 and it's TV channel ARTE that recorded the show and placed it in their media library. Check it out. It's worth to watch. Achtung,...

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SCOUR announces first ever show

Veröffentlicht am 8. August 2016 von Markus W. in Scour, Phil Anselmo, News, Tour, Thrash Metal, Black Metal, Death Metal

SCOUR announces first ever show

In case you haven't heard about Scour so far, it's an allstar extreme metal project fronted by no less than Phil Anselmo. The guys released their self-title debut EP on July 15th and it contains a modern mix of thrash and black metal that actually sounds...

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CD review WITHERSCAPE "The Northern Sanctuary"

Veröffentlicht am 8. August 2016 von Markus W. in Witherscape, Dan Swanö, Death Metal, Prog Metal, News, CD Review

CD review WITHERSCAPE "The Northern Sanctuary"

(9/10) It was in 2013 when mastermind Dan Swanö and his ‘partner in crime, Ragnar Widerberg’ released the well-perceived Witherscape debut. “The Inheritance” was a big success, followed by “The New Tomorrow”, an EP that helped bridging the waiting time...

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CD review SINSAENUM "Echoes of the Tortured"

Veröffentlicht am 27. Juli 2016 von Markus W. in Sinsaenum, Slipknot, Dragonforce, News, CD Review, Death Metal, Black Metal, Heavy Metal, Mayhem

CD review SINSAENUM "Echoes of the Tortured"

(8/10) Sinsaenum is the brainchild of Dragonforce guitarist and bass player Frederic Leclercq who has since many years a certain passion for death metal too - a genre not really covered by his main band. While being responsible for the four strings at...

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CD review CRADLE OF FILTH "Dusk and Her Embrace: The Original Sin"

Veröffentlicht am 25. Juli 2016 von Markus W. in Cradle Of Filth, Death Metal, Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Punk, News, CD Review

CD review CRADLE OF FILTH "Dusk and Her Embrace: The Original Sin"

(8/10) Twenty one years after the originally planned release date, Cradle Of Filth's sophomore album "Dusk and Her Embrace" was published by Cacophoneous Records. In case you think that this album has been revealed already, you're right. Due to problems...

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Max and Igor Cavalera will be on tour with "Roots"

Veröffentlicht am 21. Juli 2016 von Markus W. in Sepultura, Cavalera, Roots, Thrash Metal, Speed Metal, Death Metal, News, Tour

Max and Igor Cavalera will be on tour with "Roots"

Max and Igor Cavalera, both founding memebers of Sepultura, will be on tour, playing the entire "Roots" album, based on the 20st anniversary of this classic longplayer. This Sepultura release belongs to the milestones of thrash metal and the two brother...

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Live review DYNAMO METAL FEST, 16.07.2016, Eindhoven

Veröffentlicht am 17. Juli 2016 von Markus W. in Dynamo Metal Fest, Heavy Metal, Death Metal, Power Metal, Speed Metal, Thrash Metal, News, Live Review

Live review DYNAMO METAL FEST, 16.07.2016, Eindhoven

Holland has quite some metal festivals and also many really good clubs and venues for music, but the unofficial capitol of metal in The Netherlands is and stays Eindhoven. The legendary Dynamo Open Airs are known all over the world and bands like Testament...

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