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CD review SPEED LIMIT "Anywhere We Dare"

Veröffentlicht am 3. Oktober 2017 von Markus W. in Speed Limit, NWoBHM, Heavy Metal, Hardrock, News, CD Review, Pure Rock Records

CD review SPEED LIMIT "Anywhere We Dare"

(6/10) Speed Limit’s newest longplayer “Anywhere We Dare” marks the return of this Austrian metal outfit that began many years ago in Salzburg. Instead of being into Mozart, who called Salzburg his hometown, the quintet is fascinated by metal, which led...

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If PRIMAL FEAR covers a HEART classic it sounds like this

Veröffentlicht am 16. September 2017 von Markus W. in Primal Fear, News, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Heart, Frontiers Music, Video

If PRIMAL FEAR covers a HEART classic it sounds like this

Subscribe To Be Alerted When We Add New Videos - http://radi.al/SubscribeFrontiers / From the album BEST OF FEAR. Get your copy NOW: Follow the "Newest From Frontiers" playlist on Spotify to keep up German metal powerhouse Primal Fear covered a Heart...

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A new RAM song for metal traditionalists

Veröffentlicht am 16. September 2017 von Markus W. in RAM, NWoBHM, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Classic Metal, Metal Blade

A new RAM song for metal traditionalists

Buy Here: http://www.metalblade.com/ram RAM "Gulag" from the album "Rod".

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CD review AIR RAID "Across the Line"

Veröffentlicht am 16. September 2017 von Markus W. in Air Raid, News, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Power Metal, High Roller, CD Review

CD review AIR RAID "Across the Line"

(9/10) Driving on Swedish highways doesn’t give you any satisfaction when it comes to enjoying the power of speed. Restrictive speed limits shrink down the possibilities and you have to search for other ways to get the thrill of speed. Gothenburg-based...

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CD review MAUSOLEUM GATE "Into a Dark Divinity"

Veröffentlicht am 12. September 2017 von Markus W. in Mausoleum Gate, News, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, Epic Metal, NWoBHM, CD Review, Hardrock

CD review MAUSOLEUM GATE "Into a Dark Divinity"

(8/10) Next to a musical identity Finnish metal powerhouse Mausoleum Gate also developed a visual identity. Just having a look on the color coding of the sophomore longplayer "Into a Dark Divinity" unveiled the secret of which band releases this longplayer....

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CD review TRAVELIN JACK "Commencing Countdown"

Veröffentlicht am 5. September 2017 von Markus W. in Travelin Jack, Steamhammer, SPV, Hardrock, Classic Rock, Blues, News, CD Review, Rock, NWoBHM

CD review TRAVELIN JACK "Commencing Countdown"

(8/10) A band that’s swinging a hot bat at the moment is Travelin Jack from Berlin. The four-piece band that was founded in 2013, inked a deal with Steamhammer/SPV earlier this year and the first countable result of this cooperation is the anticipated...

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CD review ARGUS "From Fields of Fire"

Veröffentlicht am 3. September 2017 von Markus W. in Argus, Power Metal, US Metal, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Cruz Del Sur, Rock

CD review ARGUS "From Fields of Fire"

(8/10) Argus debut with a self-titled album in 2009 , followed by two more longplayers and some EP's. Each of these longplayers provides a solid portion of metal for fans of powerful music. The quintet plays a mix of classic metal which they combine with...

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CD review PORTRAIT "Burn the World"

Veröffentlicht am 29. August 2017 von Markus W. in Portrait, Heavy Metal, News, Metal Blade, Power Metal, Speed Metal, NWoBHM, Burn the World

CD review PORTRAIT "Burn the World"

(9/10) In the beginning of the new century traditional metal had a kind of comeback. Young and hungry metal bands re-vitalized a sound known from the 80's. Swedish powerhouse Portrait belonged to this group of band, releasing a first countable result...

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CD review DEAD LORD "In Ignorance We Trust"

Veröffentlicht am 28. August 2017 von Markus W. in Dead Lord, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, NWoBHM, Hardrock, News, CD Review, Century Media

CD review DEAD LORD "In Ignorance We Trust"

(8/10) One of the most exciting newcomers over the last couple of years have been Swedish Dead Lord. The band from Stockholm, with Smaland roots, appeared on the scene in 2012 when Hakim Krim and Adam Lindmark moved to the Swedish capitol to start a new...

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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 LIONHEART "Second Nature"

Veröffentlicht am 11. August 2017 von Markus W. in Lionheart, News, CD Review, Hardrock, NWoBHM, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, Rock, AOR Heaven

CD review LIONHEART "Second Nature"

(8/10) Lionheart isn't a new player in the fields of rock. The band has its roots in the late 80's when ex-Iron Maiden guitarist Dennis Stratton started this metal outfit together with Jess Cox, Steve Mann, Rocky Newton and Frank Noon. Lionheart released...

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CD review BATTLE RAIDER "Battle Raider"

Veröffentlicht am 5. August 2017 von Markus W. in Battle Raider, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News, Fighter Records, CD Review, US Metal, NWoBHM

CD review BATTLE RAIDER "Battle Raider"

(6/10) Battle Raider is definitely a candidate for a 2017 award. Unfortunately the category isn't 'Best metal record' or 'Best newcomer'. It's 'Worst artwork'. I have no idea who approved this artwork that could have been done better by a ten years old...

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CD review BURNING WITCHES "Burning Witches"

Veröffentlicht am 27. Juli 2017 von Markus W. in Burning Witches, Heavy Metal, Hardrock, Power Metal, News, CD Review, US Metal, NWoBHM

CD review BURNING WITCHES "Burning Witches"

(8/10) Switzerland brought many exciting rock and metal bands up to surface. There’s the melodic sector with Gotthard being the highly successful spearhead. Then there are the still rocking Krokus who can be seen as the trailblazer when it comes to rock...

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DVD/CD review DIRKSCHNEIDER "Live - Back to the Roots"

Veröffentlicht am 20. Juli 2017 von Markus W. in Dirkschneider, U.D.O., Accept, News, AFM, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, NWoBHM, DVD Review, CD Review

DVD/CD review DIRKSCHNEIDER "Live - Back to the Roots"

(*/10) I think that German metal dinosaur Udo Dirkschneider was and is still overwhelmed by the success of the 'Dirkschneider project'. What started as a tour with the singer performing Accept songs for the last time live oin stage became a highly successful...

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