No negative reviews at RMR, or ever more of them?

RockmusicRaider - Angry Smiley - Negative Reviews

If you’ve been around the block a few times with RMR already, you spotted them. Those rankings that the RMR crew issues on full reviews, those markers that will give you an inkling of a record’s quality. A birdseye view for those who don’t have the time nor the patience to read 800 words of convoluted English phrases.

And for those who have the stomach for lengthy reviews, you’ll get treated to positive pieces, written in shiny and snazzy prose that will should beautify the wares they depict. Or – failing that – a negative review will head your way … [...] Click to raid more!

RMR’s Rating System Explained!

Bullseye - Perfect Rating

You’ll truly find a gazillion of different ways to slice and dice a record. It seems to me that every blog, webzine, or magazine has its own rating method or none at all. Some count to 10 points for their ranking. Others still sport those terrible star things or go for the five-point system.

And – again – others go for the same solution but with half-point ratings in between.1) The accountants and die-hard statistical nerds will probably fancy the count by the hundredth. Easy for the percentage count. But bitch, please.

And RMR?

For those familiar with the … [...] Click to raid more!

6 Hints to get your Promo noticed for review!

RockmusicRaider - Rock Festival Picture

So, you have created your album, put it on your internet site and – nada. Next day? Still nada. And you start to quietly wonder how you could get help to let this ignorant world know that you just created this stellar material.

Well, review sites – like RockmusicRaider – are one of the venues you have to gain many more fans and supporters on this cold, cold internet thing. These sites usually offer free or paid, bona fide1) feedback on the stuff you produce. And this might – just might – incite these readers to buy your tune … [...] Click to raid more!

Main Metal Music Styles @ RockmusicRaider

RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Dominance 2016

Long gone are the times where we split everything up between Hard Rock and its younger sibling Heavy Metal. Being a metalhead really meant you went to a Heavy Metal concert. Straightforward bands like Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Krokus, Metallica played, and you knew them all.

Since then, people developed this inbred and somewhat insane need to give a new name to every friggin’ undercurrent of the metal universe. This annoying temptation to put everything into little boxes is called Divide Et Impera (divide and conquer). Or in other words: If you can’t convince them, confuse them.

Much ink has [...] Click to raid more!