CD review IVORY TOWER ‘Stronger’

(7/10) Ivory Tower, that's Progressive Metal hailing from Kiel, Germany. The quintet released four albums to date with 'IV' being the latest one. Eight years later and after having been gone through line-up changes the guys from Schleswig Holstein puts more wood on the metallic fire with longplayer number five. Frank Fasold (key) is the... Continue Reading →

Exciting news from PSYCHOTIC WALTZ

Good news for fans of Prog Metal. Legendary Psychotic Waltz reunited with its original line-up in 2010. Now they signed with InsideOutMusic and announced a first studio album in 23 years. Release date is scheduled for early 2020 and the band comments: “We could not be happier about joining the InsideOutMusic roster! We are very... 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 →

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 →

SONS OF APOLLO announced a new live album

Plovdiv in Bulgaria was already more than once the scenery for a live recording. This time it's the Allstar team of Sons Of Apollo that played a show at the Ancient Roman Theatre alongside a full orchestra and choir. The quintet played the tracks of the debut 'Psychotic Symphony' as well as some other songs,... 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 MYRATH ‘Shehili’

(8/10) Myrath is an interesting outfit in many aspects. Myrath, that’s Arabic for ‘heritage’, hails from Tunisia, which is per se already something more unusual and it shows that Metal is uniting people from all over this planet. Secondly it’s the great music that comes through Myrath. The band, being the brainchild of guitarist Malek... Continue Reading →

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