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My world of music - est. 2013

melodic death metal

CD review PUREST OF PAIN "Solipsis"

Veröffentlicht am 17. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Purest Of Pain, CD Review, News, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Merel Bechtold, Delain, Mayan

CD review PUREST OF PAIN "Solipsis"

(9/10) Purest Of Pain is a melodic death metal outfit, hailing from The Netherlands. The five-piece band was founded in 2008 and released so far an EP and a 7". Ten years after having started Purest Of Pain the five guys have the debut right in the starting...

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CD review ORDER TO RUIN „Return to Ceyrior VII“

Veröffentlicht am 12. Januar 2018 von Markus W. in Order To Ruin, CD Review, News, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Reurn to Ceyrior VII, Thrash Metal

CD review ORDER TO RUIN „Return to Ceyrior VII“

(7/10) Ooops. Is Münster a part of Gothenburg. Of course not, but there‘s for sure a link when it comes to metal. Münster-based death metal outfit Order To Ruin could be definitely from Swdens second biggest city. Listening to there new album „Return...

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CD review ATENA "Possessed"

Veröffentlicht am 31. Oktober 2017 von Markus W. in Atena, Possessed, Indie Recordings, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Modern Metal, News, CD Review

CD review ATENA "Possessed"

(7/10) “Possessed” is already record number three of Norwegian metal outfit Atena. The band, hailing from Drammen, releases an eleven songs comprising record that features melodic death metal, reminding me in the widest sense of In Flames even though...

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CD review SEPTICFLESH "Codex Omega"

Veröffentlicht am 10. September 2017 von Markus W. in Septicflesh, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Dark Metal, News, Season Of Mist, CD Review

CD review SEPTICFLESH "Codex Omega"

(8/10) Greek metal enthusiasts Septicflesh are, step by step, soaring to one of the important players in the field of bombastic death metal. The quartet that started in 1990, with a short hiatus a few years ago, can look back on a solid amount of longplayers...

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CD review ARCH ENEMY "Will to Power"

Veröffentlicht am 9. September 2017 von Markus W. in Arch Enemy, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, News, CD Review, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Century Media

CD review ARCH ENEMY "Will to Power"

(7/10) Quo vadis Arch Enemy? This is the main question after having listened to the band's newest longplayer "Will to Power", an album that showcases a band that's in a potential transition phase. On the one hand the new record includes a brutal song...

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CD review DAWN OF DISEASE "Ascension Gate"

Veröffentlicht am 10. August 2017 von Markus W. in Dawn Of Disease, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, News, CD Review, Napalm Records

CD review DAWN OF DISEASE "Ascension Gate"

(8/10) Even though being in the heavy rock business already since 2003, Dawn Of Disease might be new to some of you. The band from Osnabruck, Germany, started in 2003 with Tomasz Wisniewski being the only founding member that’s still active. The rest...

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Live review DARK TRANQUILLITY / OMNIUM GATHERUM / NAILED TO OBSCURITY, Gebr. De Nobel, Leiden, 17.04.2017

Veröffentlicht am 19. April 2017 von Markus W. in Dark Tranquillity, Omnium Gatherum, Nailed To Obscurity, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Live Review, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, Gebr. De Nobel

Live review DARK TRANQUILLITY / OMNIUM GATHERUM / NAILED TO OBSCURITY, Gebr. De Nobel, Leiden, 17.04.2017

Time for part 2 of this Swedish metal Easter party. After having hosted Pain Of Salvation on Saturday night, it was Gebr. de Nobel who opened the stage for another band from the North. Gothenburg’s Dark Tranquillity is on tour as we speak. After having...

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CD review NIGHTRAGE "The Venomous"

Veröffentlicht am 8. April 2017 von Markus W. in Nightrage, Despotz Records, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Thrash Metal, News, CD Review

CD review NIGHTRAGE "The Venomous"

(8/10) Nightrage belongs to the group of bands that, with a high level of motivation, is releasing records on a constant base. In 2003 the debut “Sweet Vengeance” hit the surface, an album that remains as being the reference record for everything that...

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CD review VENENUM "Trance of Death"

Veröffentlicht am 16. März 2017 von Markus W. in Venenum, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, CD, News, Sepulchral Records, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal

CD review VENENUM "Trance of Death"

(9/10) Venenum isn't really new in the world of metal since their first EP was already released in the beginning of this decade. At this early stage the songs on this first disc showed some potential and it's amazing what the four guys achieved between...

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CD review ONCE HUMAN "Evolution"

Veröffentlicht am 25. Februar 2017 von Markus W. in Once Human, CD Review, News, Melodic Death Metal, Death Metal, Thrash Metal, earMUSIC

CD review ONCE HUMAN "Evolution"

(7/10) The debut “The Life I Remember” has been released in 2015 and created some interest and excitement. Once Human’s sophomore record “Evolution” follows this year and comes with nine new tracks that are anchored in death metal a la Arch Enemy. The...

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CD review UNDRASK "Battle Through Time"

Veröffentlicht am 3. Februar 2017 von Markus W. in Undrask, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, News, CD Review, Thrash Metal

CD review UNDRASK "Battle Through Time"

(7/10) Undrask is a melodic death metal outfit, hailing from Greensboro, North California. The foundation of this band dates back to 2013, leading to a first EP entitled “Undrask”. After a period of four years the quintet will release their debut “Battle...

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CD review NAILED TO OBSCURITY "King Delusion"

Veröffentlicht am 14. Januar 2017 von Markus W. in Nailed To Obscurity, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal, CD Review, News

CD review NAILED TO OBSCURITY "King Delusion"

(7/10) German death metal outfit Nailed To Obscurity worked on a new longplayer which will be the band’s third record in a 10 years period of time. Starting in 2005 the guys released a first demo the same year, followed by the debut “Abyss” in 2007. Six...

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CD review ARKAN "Kelem"

Veröffentlicht am 25. Dezember 2016 von Markus W. in Arkan, Melodic Metal, Heavy Metal, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Modern Metal, CD Review, News, Melodic Death Metal, The Old Dead Tree

CD review ARKAN "Kelem"

(8/10) Some of the The Old Dead Tree members started a new band called Arkan back in 2005. A year later the first EP hit the shelves, followed by three longplayers. "Kelem" is the newest record of this French metal outfit and it combines again metal and...

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