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CD review EUROPE "Walk the Earth"

Veröffentlicht am 9. November 2017 von Markus W. in Europe, Walk the Earth, News, CD Review, Rock, Classic Rock, Hardrock

CD review EUROPE "Walk the Earth"

(8/10) The announcement of a new Europe longplayer is definitely a moment that’s exciting, immediately connected to discussion about how the new album could/would sound. At least these were the thoughts I had when I heard that “Walk the Earth” is on its...

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12 Most Favorite Concert Photos 2016

Veröffentlicht am 31. Dezember 2016 von Markus W. in Amorphis, Amon Amarth, Europe, Archer Nation, Queensryche, Doro, Undertow, Testament, Honeymoon Disease, Anvil, Long Distance Calling, Dark Funeral, Heavy Metal, Hardrock, News, Power Metal, Doom Metal, Thrash Metal, Black Metal, Death Metal, Rock, Cultuurpodium De Boerderij, 013, Gebr. de Nobel, Dudok, Live, Photos

12 Most Favorite Concert Photos 2016

New Year's Eve is an excellent moment in time to look back on the last 12 months and what's better than scrolling through photos made that year. I challenged myself in choosing my 12 favorites, which was not a too easy exercise. Anyhow, I've chosen these...

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Live review EUROPE / TAX THE HEAT, TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, 14.11.2016

Veröffentlicht am 15. November 2016 von Markus W. in Europe, Tax The Heat, Hardrock, Blues, Heavy Metal, News, Live Review, Classic Rock, Rock

Live review EUROPE / TAX THE HEAT, TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, 14.11.2016

I think that the summer of '86 was one of the peak moments when it comes to highly melodic hardrock. Bon Jovi released their mega-seller "Slippery When Wet" which was something to expect since the guys had already some hits on the first two albums. The...

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CD review KEE MARCELLO "Scaling Up"

Veröffentlicht am 19. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Kee Marchello, Europe, News, Hardrock, Melodic Metal, Melodic Rock, CD Review

CD review KEE MARCELLO "Scaling Up"

(7/10) Kee Marcello is a well known name in rock music since the guy enriched Europe's sound between 1986 and 1992, being part of records like "Out of This World". But next to this period in time and next to many contributions to records of various artists...

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CD review TREAT "Ghost of Graceland"

Veröffentlicht am 20. April 2016 von Markus W. in Treat, Hardrock, Melodic Metal, Classic Rock, News, CD Review, Europe, Rock

CD review TREAT "Ghost of Graceland"

(8/10) It happened in the wake of Europe success with "The Final Countdown" that some more Scandinavian melodic rock bands got extra attention too. Treat was one of these bands, celebrating with "Dreamhunter" from 1987 one of their biggest hits. But things...

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CD review FATE'S RIGHT BAND "Smile" EP

Veröffentlicht am 11. November 2015 von Markus W. in Fate's Right Band, Hardrock, Rock, Blues, News, CD Review, Europe

CD review FATE'S RIGHT BAND "Smile" EP

(7/10) It wasn't too long ago when Swedish Fate's Right Band released their latest EP "Knucklebuster Hits". Now the guys from Umeå are back with a new five-track EP. "Smile" is a logical next step for the band, meaning that Fate's Right Band continues...

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CD review STASH "A matter of time"

Veröffentlicht am 13. Juli 2015 von Markus W. in Stash, Europe, Hardrock, Melodic Metal, Heavy Metal, News, CD Review, Rock, Classic Rock

CD review STASH "A matter of time"

(7/10) The title of this album couldn't be chosen better. "A matter of time" is a perfect match with the real situation of Stash; or better said, their debut. Stash is from The Netherlands and the line-up consists out of Alfred Kers (b), Gosse Nieuwenhuis...

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CD review EUROPE "War of kings"

Veröffentlicht am 8. März 2015 von Markus W. in Europe, Hardrock, Rock, Classic Rock, Heavy Metal, News, CD Review

CD review EUROPE "War of kings"

(9/10) "War of kings" is the new album from Europe and is already their tenth studio release in their career. As almost no other band the five guys can reinvent Europe again and again, giving their sound always a slightly new expression by constantly...

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CD review LYNX "Caught in the trap" re-release

Veröffentlicht am 1. März 2015 von Markus W. in Lynx, Europe, Rainbow, Hardrock, Classic Rock, Deep Purple, News, CD Review, Melodic Metal, Ro

CD review LYNX "Caught in the trap" re-release

(8/10) If you google 'Lynx band' you will find many many results. But it's just a small amount links that brings you to Lynx from Sweden. This has to do with the fact that the band existed in the 80's (pre-internet times) and released only one album....

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New video from EUROPE

Veröffentlicht am 12. Februar 2015 von Markus W. in Europe, Hardrock, Melodic Metal, Rock, Classic Rock, News, Video

New video from EUROPE

Swedish hard rockers from Europe have worked on a new album. The first song is called "War of kings" and is the title track of the album. A cool track the reminds more to the early Europe and it sounds less bluesy than the last tracks the band released. Source:...

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EUROPE on tour with the BLACK STAR RIDERS

Veröffentlicht am 5. Februar 2015 von Markus W. in Europe, Black Star Riders, Rock, Hardrock, Classic Rock, News, Tour

EUROPE on tour with the BLACK STAR RIDERS

Europe and the Black Star Riders are on tour through the UK in March thise year. It feels like a very exciting package and here are the dates:

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Cover and tracklist from new EUROPE album

Veröffentlicht am 5. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Europe, Hardrock, Rock, News, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock

Cover and tracklist from new EUROPE album

Swedish hardrock icons Europe will release a new album in March 2015. It is the first release of the band via their new label UDR Music. The name of the labum will be "War of kings" and will contain elevn songs. Here is the tracklist: War Of Kings Hole...

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EUROPE "Last look at Eden" video from Sweden Rock

Veröffentlicht am 14. Januar 2014 von Markus W. in Europe, News, Video, Hardrock

EUROPE "Last look at Eden" video from Sweden Rock

earMusic placed "Last look at Eden from Swedish hard rockers Europe on YouTube. Enjoy the song. Source: EarMusic (8/10) Unbelievable, but Europe is already 30 years in business. Time flies if you have fun. And, with a few exceptions, those years with...

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New all start band with members from EUROPE, KING DIAMOND, MOTORHEAD and WIGWAM

Veröffentlicht am 2. Dezember 2013 von Markus W. in Nordic Beast, Europe, King Diamond, Motorhead, WigWam, News

New all start band with members from EUROPE, KING DIAMOND, MOTORHEAD and WIGWAM

Nordic Beast placed the following press release on their Facebook side: "Mikkey Dee (Motörhead), John Norum (Europe), Åge Sten Nilsen (Wigwam), Hal Patino (King Diamond) and Mic Michaeli (Europe) in the same band? To Hardrock fans all over the world it...

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