Marianas Rest – Ruins (2019) – Review

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RockmusicRaider - Marianas Rest - Ruins - Album Cover“I had a dream, which was not all a dream”!

Ruins of Marianas Rest starts with a monologue that moves you out into space. One that Carach Angren could not have done better. And – truly – the tune and story also keeps you hostage to all sorts of horrors.

Only here, we have troubles of the mind that are at stake. Internalized terrors that somehow surface, when you least expect them. And not miscellaneous war crimes, or other horrifying dark urges.

But first and foremost, my question was: Where in Hel’s name do these solemnly marching metal sounds [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: Hartsbane release As Summer Dies!

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RockmusicRaider - Hartsbane - As Summer Dies - Album CoverI always thought the Germans beat everyone to the punch with their proverbial efficiency. But here we have Hartsbane, who state that they will launch their new EP As Summer Dies on 20 April 2019 at 20.00 h, or so it says on their website.

Well, I’ll be damned. There you go for 20/20 foresight. This puts even the Swiss to shame, where trains need to leave on the millisecond. Lest a national emergency be declared swiftly and without remorse.

But jokes apart and whatever the case may be, the Israelis from Hartsbane trade in a somewhat watery mix [...] Click to raid more!

Video: Gloryhammer hit the Terrorvortex!

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RockmusicRaider - Gloryhammer - Gloryhammer - Song CoverThe Dundee-based space cowboys from Gloryhammer are on the prowl again. In anticipation of their upcoming album Legends from Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex, the band released their first video. Impeccably called – well – Gloryhammer

And – I daresay – they’re not holding back. Superman flying through space screaming his tune, interstellar rockets never hitting the target. And Thomas Winkler, who tries to be something of a Thor, swinging the mighty hammer of glory to ward off the evil forces of the galaxy.

And I really did admire Christopher Bowes on his snazzy circular keyboard that truly [...] Click to raid more!