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First two GRAVE DIGGER longplayers will be re-issued

Veröffentlicht am 17. April 2018 von Markus W. in Grave Digger, News, Heavy Metal, Noise lebt!, Power Metal, Teutonic Metal, Heavy Metal Breakdown, Witch Hunter

First two GRAVE DIGGER longplayers will be re-issued

GRAVE DIGGER opening the gates to metal history's vinyl graveyard to re-animate timeless classics of their past. Formed in 1980 in Cologne, Grave Digger were at the forefront of the German heavy metal movement as it swept the globe in the early 80’s....

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Book review "Systemstörung. Die Geschichte von Noise Records"

Veröffentlicht am 25. März 2017 von Markus W. in Noise Records, Book, Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal, Tech Metal, Prog Metal, News, Kreator, Voivod, Blind Guardian, Grave Digger, Tankard, Celtic Frost Hellhammer

Book review "Systemstörung. Die Geschichte von Noise Records"

Noise Records was one of the highly influential metal labels during the 80’s. The label was started by Ulrich Walterbach in 1984 and can be seen as a crucial factor in the history of heavy metal. Iconic bands like Kreator, Helloween, Grave Digger and...

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CD review GRAVE DIGGER "Healed by Metal"

Veröffentlicht am 3. Januar 2017 von Markus W. in Grave Digger, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, News, CD Review, Rock, German Metal

CD review GRAVE DIGGER "Healed by Metal"

(8/10) If a band is 36 years in business they must do something right. German metal outfit Grave Digger is such a band that's almost four decades in metal. From their debut "Heavy Metal Breakdown" up till today the fourpiece stands for solid German metal...

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'Noise lebt!' - reissues of the Noise Records back catalogue

Veröffentlicht am 19. Juni 2016 von Markus W. in Noise lebt!, Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal, News, CD Review, Kreator, Running Wild, Grave Digger, Helloween

'Noise lebt!' - reissues of the Noise Records back catalogue

Normally my level of excitement is rather low when I get "Best of..." albums. In the digital world, when everybody can create their own personal playlist with iTunes, Spotify and others, the meaning of these kind of releases is, let's say, at least limited....

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CD review GRAVE DIGGER "Exhumation - The Early Days"

Veröffentlicht am 17. Oktober 2015 von Markus W. in Grave Digger, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News, CD Review, True Metal, NWoBHM

CD review GRAVE DIGGER "Exhumation - The Early Days"

(9/10) Grave Digger are accompanying my metal life already since the "Heavy Metal Breakdown" days. I can remember going to school, when one of my friends recommended this album to me. He said, that I need to check-out these guys. It have been the days,...

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BLIND GUARDIAN and GRAVE DIGGER in tour in North America

Veröffentlicht am 13. Mai 2015 von Markus W. in Blind Guardian, Grave Digger, Heavy Metal, Symphonic Metal, News, Power Metal, Tour

BLIND GUARDIAN and GRAVE DIGGER in tour in North America

A German metal package will embark to a North Amercia tour in November this year. Blind Guardian and Grave Digger will play quite some shows in the US and Canada. Here are the dates:

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CD review ORDEN ORGAN "Ravenhead"

Veröffentlicht am 18. Januar 2015 von Markus W. in Orden Organ, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Folk Metal, CD Review, News, Hammerfall, Grave Digger

CD review ORDEN ORGAN "Ravenhead"

(7/10) German Orden Organ has released a new album called "Ravenhead". According to the label info the record will have "more metal, more chorusses, more Orden Organ". Something I can't say 'no' to. "Ravenhead" comes with ten song plus the dramatic intro...

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GRAVE DIGGER on the tour

Veröffentlicht am 31. Juli 2014 von Markus W. in Grave Digger, Tour, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News

GRAVE DIGGER on the tour

The reaper is on the road again. Grave Digger tours through Germany and some other European contries in November this year. Special Guests are: Heavatar, Nitrogods & Wolfen Here are the dates: 06.11.14 DE - Saarbrücken / Garage 07.11.14 DE - München /...

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CD review GRAVE DIGGER "Return of the reaper"

Veröffentlicht am 7. Juli 2014 von Markus W. in Grave Digger, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News, CD Review

CD review GRAVE DIGGER "Return of the reaper"

(8/10) The reaper is back. Album number seventeen (incl. the Digger period) in the bands history. Wow. The band is now more than 30 years around and went through all the ups and downs. They survived the un-metalic nineties as well as their weakest release...

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German metal in Crailsheim in December

Veröffentlicht am 13. September 2013 von Markus W. in Grave Digger, Heavy Metal, Kissin Dynamite, Stormwitch

German metal in Crailsheim in December

Check this out. A cool small German metal event in Crailsheim, Germany after x-mas.

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Tour dates GRAVE DIGGER

Veröffentlicht am 29. August 2013 von Markus W. in Grave Digger, News, Tour, Heavy Metal

Tour dates GRAVE DIGGER

Good old German heavy rockers Grave Digger has announced four shows. Here are the dates... Source: Napalm Records (promo)

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