Articles by: Fabio
Fabio Marraccini, 41 years old, Rock and Metal fan since the dawn of the 80s, has been following the scene worldwide since then. Having lived in South America, North America and Australia, and having travelled around the world, experienced countless live concerts. Audio/Video Engineer by trade, writes professionally for several music publications including MusicWeekly, Heavy Magazine (Australia), Metal Obsession (Australia) and Roadie Crew (Brazil).

by / on November 8, 2013 at 12:05 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

Motörhead Aftershock REVIEW

Lemmy and his Motörhead released their 21st studio album, Aftershock: “another relentless collection of tracks that your grandma and your neighbours will not like – and that you will play on volume 11.”

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by / on October 29, 2013 at 12:05 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Death Angel – The Dream Calls for Blood

Technical, innovative and groundbreaking thrash metal band Death Angel released their latest album ‘The Dream Calls for Blood’. Review.

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by / on October 14, 2013 at 10:20 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Running Wild – Resilient

Inventors of pirate metal and precursors of proper power/speed metal, Running Wild have released their latest album, ‘Resilient’.

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by / on October 7, 2013 at 5:40 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Dream Theater – Dream Theater

Godfathers of progressive metal with a career spanning for more than 25 years, Dream Theater continue to make music. Their new album is the cornerstone of a new period for the band.

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by / on September 30, 2013 at 4:50 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Carcass – Surgical Steel

This is Christmas before Christmas: a new studio album from legendary British death metal band Carcass. Read the elated review!

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by / on September 16, 2013 at 5:00 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Hypocrisy – End of Disclosure

‘End of Disclosure’ by Swedish death metal band Hypocrisy does deliver the goods, no doubt about it. Album review.

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by / on September 9, 2013 at 9:54 am / in Album Reviews, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Turisas – Turisas2013

Epic chanting, face painting, battle themes – Finnish folk metal band Turisas is back with a new album!

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by / on September 2, 2013 at 4:38 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Annihilator – Feast

Among the handful of metal bands coming from the land of the maple leaf are the resilient and talented Annihilator. Review of their latest album, Feast.

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by / on August 23, 2013 at 4:10 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Orphaned Land – All is One

Take Middle Eastern music, folk and metal, shake them well and you’ll get Orphaned Land’s latest opus, All is One.

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by / on August 12, 2013 at 3:10 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Dark Tranquillity – Construct

Dark Tranquillity remains faithful to the original melodic death metal sound they helped in creating. Review of their new opus, Construct.

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by / on August 6, 2013 at 4:30 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: U.D.O. – Steelhammer

U.D.O.’s fourteenth full-lengh can best be described as a solid collection of classic tunes for the ’80s metal afficionado. Album review.

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by / on July 29, 2013 at 2:37 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Amon Amarth – Deceiver of the Gods

Amon Amarth’s ‘Deceiver of the Gods’ is everything you might expect from them: massive riffs, epic guitar leads, mighty growls, and mind-blowing rhythms. Read more.

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by / on July 22, 2013 at 4:40 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Queensrÿche – Queensrÿche

With front man Geoff Tate out of the picture, Queensrÿche marks a new era for the band: it’s them returning to their best shape. Read the review.

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by / on July 15, 2013 at 10:21 am / in Artists / Bands, Dance / Electro, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Pryapisme – Hyberblast Super Collider

Pryapisme’s avant-garde metal mixed with electronic music can make anyone dance, head bang, lose their mind and let their bodies loose all in one go. Read the review.

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by / on July 8, 2013 at 1:33 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: White Wizzard – The Devil’s Cut

White Wizzard emerged out of the sea of ’80s revival bands and produced a juicy and refreshing collection of metal gems in ‘The Devil’s Cut’. Read the review.

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by / on July 1, 2013 at 12:16 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Autopsy – The Headless Ritual

Autopsy’s latest is a mind-blowing, gut-wrenching collection of tracks that is targeted at strong stomachs, sore seeking ears, bold minds, and necks that can take such a beating. Read the review.

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by / on June 24, 2013 at 10:02 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Blackmore’s Night – Dancer and the Moon

Blackmore’s Night’s latest album is a great collection of songs that shows that this time machine of a band – and quintessential guitar player, Ritchie Blackmore – still have a lot to offer.

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by / on June 17, 2013 at 10:36 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Megadeth – Super Collider

Megadeth reach their fourteenth studio album, ‘Super Collider’. It follows the trail of their most recent albums: almost a ‘best of’ of their career, touching lightly their initial thrash metal phase, but focusing more on their hard rock and heavy metal oriented vibe of the past 22 years. Read the review.

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by / on June 10, 2013 at 10:40 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Black Sabbath – 13

One of things that every rock and metal fan in the face of the Earth always wanted to see, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath are together again for their album, 13. Here is our review.

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by / on June 3, 2013 at 1:07 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Amorphis – Circle

Amorphis’ “Circle” seems to be destined to be their best effort in years. Read Fabio Marraccini’s review.

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