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CD review CRIMSON DAY "Order of the Shadows"

Veröffentlicht am 25. Oktober 2015 von Markus W. in Crimson Day, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, NWoBHM, US Metal, News, CD Review

CD review CRIMSON DAY "Order of the Shadows"

(8/10) Finland is a country that brought quite some successful bands up to surface. But also the underground is alive in the country of the thousand lakes. Crimson Day is a new band. It might be the case that you haven't heard about the five guys from...

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CD review SAXON "Battering Ram"

Veröffentlicht am 19. Oktober 2015 von Markus W. in Saxon, News, NWoBHM, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Classic Rock, CD Review

CD review SAXON "Battering Ram"

(8/10) Art demands freedom and freedom screams for independence. That's when art, and also music, gets best. Everything that's forced, for whatever reason, ends up in compromisses that limits the creativity and the result. Why do I start with such a philosophical...

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CD review GRAVE DIGGER "Exhumation - The Early Days"

Veröffentlicht am 17. Oktober 2015 von Markus W. in Grave Digger, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News, CD Review, True Metal, NWoBHM

CD review GRAVE DIGGER "Exhumation - The Early Days"

(9/10) Grave Digger are accompanying my metal life already since the "Heavy Metal Breakdown" days. I can remember going to school, when one of my friends recommended this album to me. He said, that I need to check-out these guys. It have been the days,...

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New song from RAM

Veröffentlicht am 16. Oktober 2015 von Markus W. in RAM, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News, US Metal, NWoBHM

New song from RAM

The wait has and end. Swedish metal traditionalists RAM have recorded their new album that will be released on October 30st. "Svbversvm" is the name of the disc and "Eyes of the Night" is one of the tracks. Sounds very promising. Cool headbanging stuff. Oscar...

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CD review W.A.S.P. "Golgotha"

Veröffentlicht am 20. September 2015 von Markus W. in W.A.S.P., Heavy Metal, Power Metal, US Metal, NWoBHM, News, CD Review

CD review W.A.S.P. "Golgotha"

(8/10) It took Blackie Lawless six years to come with a new studio album from W.A.S.P.. "Babylon" which got pretty good feedback at that time, was published in 2009 and now it's time for some new 'lawless' stuff. The lonplayer comes with nine new songs...

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First details regarding the new DEF LEPPARD album

Veröffentlicht am 16. September 2015 von Markus W. in Def Leppard, Hardrock, Rock, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, News

First details regarding the new DEF LEPPARD album

It was seven years ago when Def Leppard released their latest full-length album and now, finally, their eleventh studio record is on it's way. The release date is October 30st and it's simply called "Def Leppard". 14 tracks will be on the disc that comes...

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News about IRON MAIDEN's world tour 2016

Veröffentlicht am 13. September 2015 von Markus W. in Iron Maiden, Tour, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Power Metal, News

News about IRON MAIDEN's world tour 2016

Iron Maiden revealed some first rough facts about the upcoming "The Book Of Souls World Tour". It starts with Central America before going to South America in spring 2016. Then it's North America, followed by Japan, China, Australia and New Zealand. Summer...

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CD review MAD MAX "Thunder, storm and passion"

Veröffentlicht am 8. September 2015 von Markus W. in Mad Max, Hardrock, Rock, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Melodic Metal, News, CD Review

CD review MAD MAX "Thunder, storm and passion"

(8/10) Why does 'thunder', 'storm' and 'passion' sounds so familiar while thinking about Mad Max. Oh yes, those words have been part of the bands first three releases for Roadrunner Records back in the 80's. "Rollin' thunder", "Stormchild" and "Night...

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CD review IRON MAIDEN "The book of souls"

Veröffentlicht am 5. September 2015 von Markus W. in Iron Maiden, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Rock, Classic Rock, News, CD Review

CD review IRON MAIDEN "The book of souls"

(10/10) Iron Maiden's long awaited new album is out. "The book of souls" was released yesterday and the metal community was more than curious about what the iconic six-pieve band recorded. After having listened to the album several times I have to say...

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CD review SPEEDTRAP "Straight shooter"

Veröffentlicht am 2. September 2015 von Markus W. in Speedtrap, CD Review, News, Speed Metal, Heavy Metal, Hard Action, Power Metal, NWoBHM

CD review SPEEDTRAP "Straight shooter"

(8/10) What started with the band's debut "Powerdose" two years ago find it's continuation on the new longplayer "Straight shooter". Speedtrap anchored the main component of their sound already in their name - 'speed'. The guys from Finland are fast,...

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CD review PRAYING MANTIS "Legacy"

Veröffentlicht am 26. August 2015 von Markus W. in Praying Mantis, Heavy Metal, News, CD Review, Hardrock, Melodic Metal, NWoBHM, AOR, Rock

CD review PRAYING MANTIS "Legacy"

(7/10) The story of Praying Mantis is not an easy one. In one are another way their career almost reminds to Canadian metal underdogs of Anvil. The roots of Praying Mantis go back to the seventies when the Troy brother formed the band. The band played...

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CD review HAMMERHEAD "The sin eater"

Veröffentlicht am 6. August 2015 von Markus W. in Hammerhead, NWoBHM, Classic Rock, Doom Metal, News, CD Review, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Hardrock

CD review HAMMERHEAD "The sin eater"

(8/10) Hammerhead? A song from Flotsam & Jetsam? Yes. But this is something else. Hammerhead is a band from the UK. The guys have their roots in the NWoBHM and released the first demo already back in 1978. But big success was never something that the...

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SAXON posted title track from the coming album

Veröffentlicht am 1. August 2015 von Markus W. in Saxon, NWoBHM, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, Hardrock, Power Metal, News, Video

SAXON posted title track from the coming album

Also Saxon comes with a first new song called "Battering ram" which is the title track from the upcoming album - the 21st studio album of the NWoBHM legends. And as "Sacrifice", also the new longplayer seems to become a very good one. Stay tuned. Source:...

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First teaser from the coming IRON MAIDEN album

Veröffentlicht am 30. Juli 2015 von Markus W. in Iron Maiden, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, News, Video, Classic Metal, Power Metal

First teaser from the coming IRON MAIDEN album

Iron Maiden posted a very first teaser from the upcoming "The book of souls" album on YouTube. I would say - Yes; it's Iron Maiden :) Source: YouTube

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