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 →

CD review RIOT V ‘Live in Japan 2018’

(*/10) Metal pioneers Riot V, formerly Riot, are a band that is one of the most under-rated bands in powerful Heavy Metal. The guys are inspiration to so many younger bands are rose to underground legends. Unfortunately the step from underground to the big stage never really happened. Records like ‘Fire Down Under’ and ‘Born... Continue Reading →

CD review BULLET ‘Live’

(*/10) It might not be the sound that makes Bullet special and standing out from all the other bands. The quintet from Sweden is rooted in traditional Heavy Metal a la Accept / Judas Priest and it’s the authenticity that makes the band, their performance and their music special. It’s the entire package you get... Continue Reading →

CD review TERAMAZE ‘Are We Soldiers’

(8/10) The foundation of Teramaze was laid in 1993 when guitarist Dean Wells kicked-off this Progressive Metal outfit. The band's hailing from Melbourne., Australia and the guys faced some ups and downs over the last years. Even a split-up in 2002 is a part of Teramze history and it was the band leader himself that... Continue Reading →

CD review KRYPTOS ‘Afterburner’

(7/10) Kryptos is a forerunner when it comes to Heavy Metal hailing from India. The four-piece band from Bangalore has their roots in traditional Heavy Metal, spiced up with a solid portion of Thrash Metal. The quartet can look back on a long history in Metal and it was last year when Kryptos celebrated its... Continue Reading →

Check out SACRED REICH’s new song

Legendary thrash metallers Sacred Reich have announced the release date for their highly anticipated new album Awakening. The band's first new music in twenty three years will drop on August 23rd via Metal Blade Records.  The band have also released the title track, 'Awakening', and the accompanying music video today. "Awakening" was premiered by Jose... 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 →

MICHEAL SCHENKER FEST reveals first details about the new album

Following on from the release of their successful debut album 'Resurrection', Michael Schenker Fest have completed the recordings for their second studio album, which is now scheduled to be released on September 20th this year worldwide through Nuclear Blast. Today Michael Schenker Fest reveal the cover artwork for 'Revelation',which was created by Zsofia Dankova (Powerwolf a.o.).“It is a fantastic artwork and a great cover. A picture... Continue Reading →

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