Newsflash: Cryptae turns Vestigial!

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You’re standing in front of two doors. The right one painted in brightly lit colors, leading you to the music of light. The left one in the blackest of all black, oozing redish liquids out of old and tired cracks of reeking, ancient wood.

Your mood is somber and – black. And you take the path to the left, because your dark urges take you there.

Join me in the realm of Cryptae, where this Dutch outfit goes all Vestigial on you. Because Nomen est Omen, you will find no flesh on the bones, no established genre, and … [...] Click to raid more!

Video: Norwegian Reggaeton with Nanowar of Steel!

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#Yolo!

The RMR deck crew is heading to the beach for a few days. So, we need to adapt our (so very metal) style, too. Beer, beach, girls and hot rhythms galore. Those that fit the sandy realm that even the fiercest metalhead must succumb to one day. Well, for a few days only, anything else would be so much blasphemy.

So, what better tune than the highly successful sound of Nanowar of Steel and their pretty cool metal parody video Norwegian Reggaeton. It’s so full of clichés that we almost died laughing. Whilst we packed up our bodyboards, … [...] Click to raid more!

Finsterforst – Zerfall (2019) – Review

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I did not quite know anymore where to place this band. After the somewhat silly #YOLO that Finsterforst unchained in 2016, uncertainty truly set in. Did they go off the deep end? Or was that just something they always wanted to do?

And now, this.

Zerfall serves you with an 80-minute monster that will require some real commitment to digest. A relentless total metal war attack that you first need to survive until you can haul the headphones off your battle-weary ears.

Mach Dich Frei and Rastlos were already pretty heavy pieces. One set in the … [...] Click to raid more!