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CD review DIMMU BORGIR "Eonian"

Veröffentlicht am 3. Mai 2018 von Markus W. in Dimmu Borgir, Eonian, Black Metal, Melodic Black Metal, News, Nuclear Blast, CD Review, Bombastic Black Metal

CD review DIMMU BORGIR "Eonian"

(6/10) In a time when first Dutch tulips start to spread their joyful colors all over Holland, it's the darkness from the North that enters Europe via the backdoor. Norwegian black metal pioneers Dimmu Borgir started a new mission to shade the brightness...

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CD review ANTHRAX "Kings Among Scotland"

Veröffentlicht am 26. April 2018 von Markus W. in Anthrax, Kings Among Scotland, Nuclear Blast, News, Thrash Metal, Speed Metal, Crossover, Live, Heavy Metal, Among the Kings Tour, Tour

CD review ANTHRAX "Kings Among Scotland"

(*/10) East-Coast thrash pioneers Anthrax played a show at Barrowland Blallroom in Glasgow, Scotland on February 15th, 2017. The show was part of the band’s “Among the Kings”-tour and was built very much around the legendary “Among the Living” album which...

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CD review RIOT V "Armor of Light"

Veröffentlicht am 22. April 2018 von Markus W. in Riot, Riot V, Armor of Light, News, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Speed Metal, NWoBHM, CD Review, Nuclear Blast

CD review RIOT V "Armor of Light"

(8/10) I discovered Riot quite late. It was the brilliant 1988 release "Thundersteel" that caught my attention and I had to work backwards when it comes to the band's discography. However, from this moment on Riot belongs to my favourite metal outfits....

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CD review LIGHT THE TORCH "Revival"

Veröffentlicht am 28. März 2018 von Markus W. in Light The Torch, Devil You Know, Metalcore, Modern Metal, Alternative Metal, News, CD Review, Nuclear Blast, Revival

CD review LIGHT THE TORCH "Revival"

(7/10) You might hear the name Light The Torch for the very first time, but if you’re into metal the name Devil You Know sound far more familiar. Now, Light The Torch and Devil You Know are the same. After going through some rough times in 2016 the band...

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CD review EARTHLESS "Black Heaven"

Veröffentlicht am 28. März 2018 von Markus W. in Earthless, Black Heaven, News, CD Review, Nuclear Blast, Classic Rock, Rock, Hardrock, Krautrock, Psychedelic Rock, Stoner Rock

CD review EARTHLESS "Black Heaven"

(8/10) Earthless, a rock band hailing from San Diego, California, started in 2001 by Isaiah Mitchell, Mike Eginton and Mario Rubalcaba. The trio shared a common passion for psychedelic rock music and German Krautrock, which built the base for a debut...

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CD review AURI "Auri"

Veröffentlicht am 25. März 2018 von Markus W. in Auri, News, CD Review, Rock, Folk, Celtic, Nuclear Blast, Nightwish

CD review AURI "Auri"

(9/10) Even though two third of Auri is known from Finnish symphonic metal giant Nightwish the music of this trio sounds very different. But let’s take things step by step. Auri is a trio consisting out of vocalist Johanna Kurkela who, together with Nightwish...

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CD review MEMORIAM "The Silent Vigil"

Veröffentlicht am 21. März 2018 von Markus W. in Memoriam, Bolt Thrower, Benediction, News, Death Metal, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal, CD Review, Nuclear Blast, The Silent Vigil

CD review MEMORIAM "The Silent Vigil"

(9/10) One album I was excitedly looking forward to is Memoriam’s new strike, entitled “The Silent Vigil”. The band debut almost to the day one year ago with their fantastic first album “For the Fallen”. Memoriam is new and not. The powerhouse, hailing...

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CD review TAX THE HEAT "Change Your Position"

Veröffentlicht am 13. März 2018 von Markus W. in Tax The Heat, Rock, Hardrock, News, CD Review, Nuclear Blast, Classic Rock, Blues

CD review TAX THE HEAT "Change Your Position"

(8/10) The first time I could enjoy Tax The Heat was in November 2016 when the quartet got the opening slot of Europe‘s 'The Final Countdown - 30th anniversary tour 2016'. Tax The Heat had one album in their repertoire at that time and they used the songs...

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CD review MINISTRY "AmeriKKKant"

Veröffentlicht am 8. März 2018 von Markus W. in Ministry, News, Industrial, Nuclear Blast, Alternative Metal, Modern Metal, CD Review, Al Jourgensen, Uncle Al

CD review MINISTRY "AmeriKKKant"

(8/10) It's no secret that the last two Ministry longplayers didn't belong to the best things Al Jourgensen ever brought to table. "From Beer to Eternity" as well as "Relapse" sounded uninspired and bloodless. Creativity and energy were lacking; records...

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CD review MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST "Ressurection"

Veröffentlicht am 1. März 2018 von Markus W. in Michael Schenker, Michael Schenker Fest, Ressurection, Nuclear Blast, News, Hardrock, Melodic Metal, Heavy Metal, CD Review

CD review MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST "Ressurection"

(8/10) If you didn’t live under a rock for the last decades the name Michael Schenker isn’t something new to you. The iconic guitarist has a long history in metal with many ups and some down. Michael started, together with his brother Rudolf Schenker,...

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CD review LETTERS FROM THE COLONY "Vignette"

Veröffentlicht am 18. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Letters From The Colony, News, Death Metal, Math Metal, Prog Metal, Nuclear Blast, CD Review

CD review LETTERS FROM THE COLONY "Vignette"

(9/10) I guess you can only write extreme music if, in one or another way, extreme things happened in your life. Now, why am I mentioning this. Swedish death metal outfit Letters Of The Colony is very much into extreme metal and one ‚extreme‘ is coming...

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CD review THERION "Beloved Antichrist"

Veröffentlicht am 12. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Therion, Beloved Antichrist, Rock Opera, Nuclear Blast, News, CD Review, Heavy Metal, Symphonic Metal

CD review THERION "Beloved Antichrist"

(7/10) Therion has a long history in metal. Founded by Swedish multi-instrumentalist Christofer Johnsson, Therion began as a death metal band before slowly shifting toward symphonic metal. After having released a debut album in 1991, entitled "Of Darkness...",...

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CD review AMOR "Love vs Logic"

Veröffentlicht am 1. Februar 2018 von Markus W. in Amor, Love vs Logic, Rock, News, CD Review, Alternative Rock, Modern Rock, Arising Empire, Nuclear Blast

CD review AMOR "Love vs Logic"

(6/10) Amor is the name of a band hailing from Phoenix, Arizona. The quartet, consisting out of Dillon Conneally (v), Ryan Daminson (g), Tre Scott (b) and Tyler Brown (d), worked intensively on their debut entitled "Love vs. Logic". The longplayer, which...

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CD review PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS "The Age Of Absurdity"

Veröffentlicht am 26. Januar 2018 von Markus W. in Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons, Phil Campbell, News, CD Review, Rock, Hardrock, Nuclear Blast

CD review PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS "The Age Of Absurdity"

(8/10) After the sad and painful ending of Motörhead three years ago, guitarist Phil Campbell had to look into new fields of activity. His passion for hard rocking music is unbridled and didn‘t end in 2015. Therefor a new outlet for riffs and mighty guitar...

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