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CD review LEATHER "II"

Veröffentlicht am 1. April 2018 von Markus W. in Leather, Leather Leone, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, US Metal, CD Review, High Roller Records, News, Chastain

CD review LEATHER "II"

(8/10) American metal queen Leather Leone is one of the most iconic female metal singers from the US. She has an extremely powerful voice that fits very well to metal music and it was guitar wizard David T. Chastain who saw the potential coming with Leone....

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CD review VOJD "The Outer Ocean"

Veröffentlicht am 6. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Vojd, The Outer Ocean, High Roller Records, News, Hardrock, Classic Rock

CD review VOJD "The Outer Ocean"

(8/10) What feels like something new isn't necessarily what it seems to be. Now, Vojd is definitely a new rock outfit with a line-up that's very well known. Vojd is no less than 1/2 of Swedish metal outfit Black Trip. The guys released two excellent records...

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CD review DEADHEADS "This One Goes to 11"

Veröffentlicht am 21. Januar 2018 von Markus W. in Deadheads, This One Goes to 11, Hardrock, Classic Rock, Vintage, Rock, High Roller Records, CD Review, News

CD review DEADHEADS "This One Goes to 11"

(8/10) Deadheads, hailing from Gothenburg, worked on their crucial third longplayer entitled “This One Goes to 11”. The result of all this work and effort can be listened to end of January. After the highly acclaimed first two records ,Deadheads pick...

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CD review PROCESSION "Doom Decimation"

Veröffentlicht am 16. Oktober 2017 von Markus W. in Procession, NWoBHM, Heavy Metal, Classic Metal, News, CD Review, High Roller Records, Doom Metal, Oldschool, Power Metal, US Metal

CD review PROCESSION "Doom Decimation"

(9/10) It was in 2010 when a band, I haven’t heard of before, all of a sudden appeared on the scene with an album that was jaw-dropping good. Procession was the name of this quartet that came from Chile, sending a strong metal message to the world. “Destroyers...

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CD review HIGH SPIRIT "Escape!" EP

Veröffentlicht am 21. August 2017 von Markus W. in High Spirits, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Hardrock, Classic Rock, High Roller Records, News, CD Review

CD review HIGH SPIRIT "Escape!" EP

(9/10) Chris Black and High Spirits are back with a new four-track release entitled "Escape!". This EP is a special thanks for fans of the band and continues a tradition. High Spirit had already in 2013 and 2015 special tour releases and "Escape!" is...

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CD review HEXX "Wrath of the Reaper"

Veröffentlicht am 17. August 2017 von Markus W. in Hexx, Power Metal, US Metal, Heavy Metal, News, CD Review, High Roller Records

CD review HEXX "Wrath of the Reaper"

(9/10) One of my most favorite underground metal bands is Hexx from California. “No Escape” and especially “Under the Spell” are terrific longplayers, featuring an exciting mix of power metal with some thrash references too. To my disappointment the band...

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CD review JACK STARR'S BURNING STAR "Stand Your Ground"

Veröffentlicht am 14. August 2017 von Markus W. in Jack Starr's Burning Star, Jack Starr, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, US Metal, News, CD Review, High Roller Records

CD review JACK STARR'S BURNING STAR "Stand Your Ground"

(8/10) The older ones of you are familiar with Jack Starr's Burning Star while some younger readersmight not heard of the New York City-based guitar wizard so far. Starr formed, together with singer David DeFeis, the iconic metal outfit Virgin Steele...

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CD review SCHAFOTT "The Black Flame"

Veröffentlicht am 31. Juli 2017 von Markus W. in Schafott, Death Metal, Black Metal, Thrash Metal, News, CD Review, High Roller Records, Heavy Metal

CD review SCHAFOTT "The Black Flame"

( 8/10 ) 'Schafott' is the German word for 'scaffold'. Schafott is also the name of a fairly 'new' player in metal. The four guys from Desden, Germany started their metal journey some years ago with a demo named "Satan's Throne". This happened in 2014...

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CD review CLOVEN HOOF "Who Mourns for the Morning Star"

Veröffentlicht am 14. April 2017 von Markus W. in Cloven Hoof, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Power Metal, US Metal, News, CD Review, High Roller Records, Rock

CD review CLOVEN HOOF "Who Mourns for the Morning Star"

(8/10) British metal outfit Cloven Hoof can look back on a long history in metal.The band belongs to the veterans of New Wave of British Heavy Metal, starting in the late 70's. 1984 was the year of Cloven Hoof's debut, an album that was very well-received....

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CD review INFERNÄL MÄJESTY "No God"

Veröffentlicht am 12. April 2017 von Markus W. in Infernäl Mäjesty, Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal, Power Metal, Speed Metal, News, High Roller Records, CD Review

CD review INFERNÄL MÄJESTY "No God"

(9/10) Now, Infernäl Mäjesty isn’t one of these bands overloading the scene with new releases. Even though the band started back in 1986, the guys from Toronto, Ontario didn’t manage to release more than three longplayer up till now. However, the band...

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