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Live review HAMMERFALL/GLORYHAMMER/LANCER, TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, 16.01.2017

Veröffentlicht am 17. Januar 2017 von Markus W. in Hammerfall, News, Live Review, Live, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Gloryhammer, Lancer, Napalm Records, Nuclear Blast, Speed Metal, Fantasy Metal, Melodic Metal, NWoBHM, TivoliVredenburg

Live review HAMMERFALL/GLORYHAMMER/LANCER, TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, 16.01.2017

A 66% Scandinavian metal package brought a cold breeze and hot metal to Holland. Swedish metal Templars HammerFall embarked on a headliner tour through Europe, supported by their label companions Gloryhammer and Swedish comrades Lancer - three bands that...

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CD review HAMMERFALL "Built to Last"

Veröffentlicht am 28. Oktober 2016 von Markus W. in Hammerfall, News, CD Review, NWoBHM, Power Metal, Speed Metal

CD review HAMMERFALL "Built to Last"

(7/10) In days of constant change some continuity is a welcomed situation. Hammerfall provides such a stability with their releases and also the newest one, "Built to Last", doesn't change this situation. In days of many different styles of metal it feels...

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"The Sacred Vow" - HAMMERFALL's new single

Veröffentlicht am 9. September 2016 von Markus W. in Hammerfall, News, Tour, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Power Metal, Classic Metal

"The Sacred Vow" - HAMMERFALL's new single

"The Sacred Vow" is Hammerfall's new single and the first song from the upcoming album "Built to Last" The band commented on their first single release “The Sacred Vow”: “Choosing a track for this was not easy, as we had several suitable songs. But "The...

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HAMMERFALL unveils album details

Veröffentlicht am 12. August 2016 von Markus W. in Hammerfall, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Power Metal, Speed Metal, News

HAMMERFALL unveils album details

Swedish heavy metal powerhouse unveiled details of their upcoming longplayer "Built to Last". The release date is November 4th. It will be their 10th album in 20 years and the first one that comes via Napalm Records. Hammerfall guitarist Oscar Dronjak...

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HAMMERFALL tour dates for Europe

Veröffentlicht am 12. Juli 2016 von Markus W. in Hammerfall, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News, Tour

HAMMERFALL tour dates for Europe

Swedish metal powerhouse Hammerfall will tour through Europe beginning of 2017, promoting the upcomong 10th album that is scheduled for November 4th. Here are already the tour dates and more info about the album will come...

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Oscar Dronjak adds guitar solo to WITCHBOUND album

Veröffentlicht am 28. April 2015 von Markus W. in Witchbound, Stormwitch, Hammerfall, News, Heavy Metal, Power Metal

Oscar Dronjak adds guitar solo to WITCHBOUND album

That Hammerfall are fans of Stormwitch isn't a secret. That's why it isn't a big surprise that Oscar Dronjak contibuted with a guitar solo to the upcoming album from Witchbound. You will hear him on "Keep the pyre burning". Photo by Tallee Savage

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CD review LANCER "Second storm"

Veröffentlicht am 10. April 2015 von Markus W. in Lancer, Hammerfall, Helloween, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, News, CD Review, Melodic Metal

CD review LANCER "Second storm"

(7/10) Lancer are from Sweden, from Arvika to be precise. The band was founded in 2009 and the guys found their passion in melodic power metal. After having had their demo "Reaching higher" in 2010 the five piece band released an EP called "Purple sky"...

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CD review THE STORYTELLER "Sacred fire"

Veröffentlicht am 10. März 2015 von Markus W. in The Storyteller, Hardrock, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, News, CD Review, Saxon, Helloween, Hammerfall

CD review THE STORYTELLER "Sacred fire"

(7/10) Hmmm. What should I say about this album? That was and still is my question after several rounds of listening to the twelve songs. The Storyteller comes from Sweden and is playing power metal with a very melodic component. Sometimes they remind...

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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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CD review TRIAL "Vessel"

Veröffentlicht am 5. Januar 2015 von Markus W. in Trial, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, US Metal, CD Review, News, Liege Lord, Hammerfall

CD review TRIAL "Vessel"

(9/10) Heavy metal from Trollhätten the way I like it - that's Trial. They started in 2007 in 'Saab city' and released the first demo in 2010. They moved forward and a year later their debut was in the stores. It took Trial another four years to come...

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CD review HAMMERFALL "(r)Evolution"

Veröffentlicht am 29. August 2014 von Markus W. in Hammerfall, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, CD Review, News

CD review HAMMERFALL "(r)Evolution"

(8/10) It was three years ago when Hammerfall from Sweden released their latest album "Infected", a record which still reflected some of Hammerfall's trademarks, but sounded a bit darker than expected. "(r)Evolution" is the name of their newest output...

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HAMMERFALL uploaded with "Bushido" a new song

Veröffentlicht am 27. August 2014 von Markus W. in Hammerfall, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Video, Ne

HAMMERFALL uploaded with "Bushido" a new song

Hammerfall, Swedens traditional metal institution, uploaded with "Bushido" a new song on YouTube. It's the single of the coming album "rEvolution". Do you like it? HammerFall "Bushido" official track from (r)Evolution. Order at: http://smarturl.it/HammerfallrEvolution....

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WACKEN 2014 as live stream!!!

Veröffentlicht am 1. August 2014 von Markus W. in Wacken, News, Hammerfall, Steel Panther, Saxon, Accept, Kreator, Apocalyptica, Motorhead

WACKEN 2014 as live stream!!!

German news side Spiegel Online streams some shows of the mighty WACKEN Open Air 2014 in cooperation with ARTE Concerts. Here comes the preliminary list of broadcasted shows. Thursday 17.00 - 17.45 Skyline 18.00 - 19.15 Hammerfall 19.30 - 20.45 Steel...

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