CD review CROBOT ‘Motherbrain’

(9/10) Pottsville, Pennsylvania is the homebase of Retro rockers Crobot, a band that started in 2011. Crobot is the brainchild of Brandon Yeagley and Chris Bishop with Dan Ryan and James Lascu completing the current line-up. So far the band has released three longplayers and 'Motherbrain' adds a fourth chapter to the books. The new... Continue Reading →

CD review PICTURE ‘Wings’

(8/10) Hollands Metal veterans Picture is a band many kids don't know. The band premiered in 1980 and is for more than 40 years in business, but never had the big breakthrough. After some changes in the line-up over the last years it was three years ago when 4/5 of the original band joined forces... Continue Reading →

CROBOT announces a new album

Fans of Hard- and Heavy Rock can look forward to August with full excitement. US rockers Crobot have their new album in the making and it’s August 23rd when the rubber will hit the road. Their forth longplayer is entitled ‘Motherbrain’ and it’s Crobot’s first release that comes via Mascot Label Group. With ‘Keep Me... Continue Reading →

Live report ROCK HARD FESTIVAL 2019 – Day 1

Whit weekend means Rock Hard Festival since 2004. The open air festival at Amphitheater Gelsenkirchen has kept its family spirit with many fans of Metal and Rock returning to Gelsenkirchen every year. Also Markus‘ Heavy Music Blog is present and here‘s the report of the great 2019 edition.  It is with Vulture a local act... Continue Reading →

OPETH reveals details for the new album

Swedish masters of progressive heavy-rock Opeth have revealed today the title and tracklisting for their awaited 13th album, 'In Cauda Venenum', that’s due out this fall from Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast Entertainment.Recorded last year at Stockholm's Park Studios, 'In Cauda Venenum' will be released in two versions, in both Swedish and English languages.  Tracklist: 1. Livet’s Trädgård / Garden Of Earthly Delights (Intro)2.... Continue Reading →

CD review DUEL ‘Valley of Shadows’

(7/10) Texas doom rockers Duel are back with a new album entitled 'Valley of Shadows'. Duel is hailing from Austin, Texas and their music is deeply rooted in '70s Rock and Metal. Although the album has a certain retro-vibe things still sound modern and dynamic. There isn't a dull moment on this album, just Duel... Continue Reading →

CD review HAUNT ‘If Icarus Could Fly’

(9/10) Haunt is the brainchild of Beastmaker member Trevor William Church who start this Metal outfit two years ago, at least this the time when Haunt premiered with a first EP, entitled 'Luminous Eyes'. The first full-length album hit the shelves in 2018 and already one year later the next album is ready to be... Continue Reading →

CD review WHITESNAKE ‘Flesh & Blood’

(8/10) What to write about a frontman and a band that's more than 40 years in business? Certainly I don't need to introduce you to David Coverdale and Whitesnake, the singer and band I'm talking about. If you didn't live under a rock for the last decades you have heard about the legendary band earlier... Continue Reading →

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