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 May 27, 2013 at 3:49 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Immolation – Kingdom of Conspiracy

Immolation’s ‘Kingdom of Conspiracy’ is a collection of songs that respect the genre’s tradition, and wrecks the necks of the loyal followers.

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 11:47 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Cathedral – The Last Spire

With more than 20 years of performing as a band, Cathedral announced its retirement in 2011. Their last album, “The Last Spire” is out. Here is our review.

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by / on May 12, 2013 at 6:44 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Spock’s Beard – Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep

With a career spanning now more than twenty years, American progressive rock band Spock’s Beard have almost reached perfection with “Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep.”

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by / on May 8, 2013 at 10:38 am / in Videos

The Dead Daisies – ‘Lock ‘N’ Load’

The new single by supergroup The Dead Daisies features Slash, check it out.

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by / on May 5, 2013 at 12:30 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Deep Purple – Now What?!

“A quite respectful collection of tunes from a band that still has a lot to offer,” Fabio Marraccini reviews Deep Purple’s ‘Now What?!’.

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by / on April 29, 2013 at 10:03 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Finntroll – Blodsvept

Finntroll’s latest release’s formula: in the core, heavy riffs and all sorts of unexpected melodies and vocals that go from very harsh to almost epic. Read the review.

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by / on April 25, 2013 at 10:01 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Black Sabbath – God is Dead?

Legends Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath reunites: scheduling a world tour and working on the first studio album together in 35 years. Get a taste of their upcoming record with the track “God is Dead?”.

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by / on April 22, 2013 at 11:25 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Specter at the Feast

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has been rocking out for more than ten years and aims to bring back the good old days of garage rock in their latest release. Read the review.

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by / on April 15, 2013 at 9:45 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Ghost – Infestissumam

While still dwelling on the retro sound but allowing their music to spread even further crossing multiple genres in the process, Ghost achieved a unique plateau in music these days where lots of bands sound the same. Read the review.

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by / on April 8, 2013 at 10:00 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Suffocation – Pinnacle of Bedlam

Suffocation’s recent record is so solid that it could start and end anywhere, with not much highs and lows. Read the review.

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by / on April 2, 2013 at 3:31 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Saxon – Sacrifice

Legendary rockers Saxon got their latest album “Sacrifice” reviewed by our very own Fabio Marraccini.

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by / on March 28, 2013 at 4:11 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Interviews, Metal / Hard Rock

INTERVIEW: Cradle of Filth takes Singapore!

Having recently released their tenth full-lenght, ‘The Manticore and Other Horrors’, Cradle of Filth will play in Singapore for the first time on April 26. Music Weekly Asia had the opportunity to talk to the band, and invites you to win free tickets.

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by / on March 25, 2013 at 11:08 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Amplifier – Echo Street

Manchester’s Amplifier releases their fourth album ‘Echo Street’; reviewed by Fabio Marraccini.

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by / on March 18, 2013 at 9:37 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Darkthrone – The Underground Resistance

With a long career now spanning fifteen full lengths, two major style shifts, and two core musicians Fenriz and Nocturno Culto keeping the boat afloat, Darkthrone shows no signs of slowing down. Read Fabio Marraccini’s review.

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by / on March 15, 2013 at 2:15 pm / in Culture, Live Reviews

When the dark and the progressive meet: Katatonia and Opeth on Tour!

Katatonia and Opeth are touring together and the result is mesmerizing. Read the review.

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by / on March 11, 2013 at 9:37 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Rock

REVIEW: Steven Wilson – The Raven that Refused to Sing and Other Stories

Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson releases his third solo album – and it’s absolutely remarkable. Read the rest of Fabio Marraccini’s review.

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by / on March 6, 2013 at 1:44 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Live Reviews, Metal / Hard Rock

The Thin Lizzy boys are back in town !

Legendary band Thin Lizzy hit Australian shores with their ‘Still Dangerous’ tour 2013. Live review by Fabio Marraccini.

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by / on March 4, 2013 at 10:12 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Sylosis – Monolith

Sylosis’ third release Monolith gifts the listener with eleven solid torpedoes of aggressive and entertaining heavy music. Read the rest of Fabio Marraccini’s review.

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by / on February 24, 2013 at 1:07 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: The Sword – Apocryphon

Entering a realm dominated by flagship acts that came before you is never easy yet The Sword emerged high and mighty. Here is a review of their latest album “Apocryphon”.

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by / on February 18, 2013 at 9:42 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

Review: DragonForce – The Power Within

Those who thought that nothing else could be invented in the world of power metal were surprised by the fast rise of English powerhouse DragonForce. Their new album is out and Fabio Marraccini’s got the review.

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