Video: Eli Van Pike feature In Flames!

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What better style than Industrial Metal to invoke all of them demons that seem to haunt the modern global workings these days. And the German NDH movement may be the perfect backdrop for that kind of theme.

Eli Van Pike indeed have ample material for their tune in these troubled times, with the American government running roughshod over everything and anything. And the German class politique – indeed the whole of Europe – unable or unwilling to stand up to the bully. So, in a sense, the title In Flames (not the band, the track) is … [...] Click to raid more!

Scorpions – Lovedrive (1979) – Review

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RockmusicRaider - Scorpions - Lovedrive - Album CoverIt was the album art that drew me to this particular Scorpions album at first. Yeah, the sticky finger one. Of the guy who wanted to go a-touching, and paid the ultimate price. In a truly adolescent setting to boot.

These were the times of all kinds of surreal shit on album covers. And much more provocative ones than this one, too. This delicious rebel streak is long gone, unfortunately, and replaced by whitewashed rosiness of uniform political correctness. And some of them covers were decidedly tasty.

Oh, and did I mention it? Quite unsurprisingly and as always, the cover [...] Click to raid more!

De Lirium’s Order – Singularity (2019) – Review

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RockmusicRaider - Delirium's Order - Singularity - Album CoverDo you want to learn the bitter truth? This record is a headbanging disaster.

So, to all of you fans of the extended moshpit, you need to restrain yourselves. If you try too hard, then your mutual heads just might fall off and roll into a corner. And then what?

Try to grope your way about the music hall to retrieve it? When you only see a portion of the floor. That’s gonna be fun, right?

Well, this is how I felt after a first head-spinning listen of Singularity, the 4th full length studio album of De Lirium’s Order[...] Click to raid more!