Kyn – Earendel (2019) – Review

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Sigh. I sometimes wonder why some bands just seem to pluck their names out of thin air. Specifically, one that already exists multiple times all across the globe. This spells a wealth of potential troubles and not only for this infamous trademark thing. It is also an SEO nightmare waiting to happen. But hey, who cares as long as we are having fun and you got mead by the barrel, right?

So, lo and behold, whenever I search for Kyn on the mighty net that governs our lives, first I find Cleveland Deathcore, then Electro from Oakland, Alt-Rock from Iceland, … [...] Click to raid more!

Karma Rassa – Vesna…Snova Vesna (2018) – Review

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RockmusicRaider - Karma Rassa - Vesna...Snova Vesna - Album CoverI admit, we do like bands that somehow navigate outside of the proverbial box. Those that will point their music to wherever their artistic urges take them. A journey that gets us to unexpected soundscapes that we did not hear often before. Or never at all.

So – in this light – it is not that we forgot about Karma Rassa and their 2018 record Vesna…Snova Vesna. The time just had to be right to get our juices flowing for such an eclectic Progressive Rock and Metal album.

The band already pretty much got on our good side with [...] Click to raid more!

Khemmis – Desolation (2018) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Khemmis - Desolation - Album CoverWe just covered the latest of King Goat, another (not so) new kid on the block in the Doom Metal multiverse. This band, together with players like Pallbearer – or again – Crypt Sermon served as a somewhat of a new breed of doomers. And by that token, these folks took the metal fan crowd by storm. Quite deservedly so, when looking at the overall quality of their combined tunes. Peaceville Three and Draconians of this world be gone.

The list would of course not be complete without Khemmis from the US. These boys were on a rapid-fire run [...] Click to raid more!