GLDN draw First Blood!

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Music is emotion, right? A visceral thing that’s not easily explained. It can be a true feel-good experience, or then again, something scary. Now, the RMR crew unearthed some truly dark and evil artists during our tenure. Psychopaths, like the ones that would kill people, had they not started to make music that greedily feeds their blackened and charred souls. And, in truth, some1) won’t ever make it onto the ‘zine – even if we have their files and numbers on record.

There are others, of course. But still, no creatures of the light, mind you. Bands that create … [...] Click to raid more!

Coagulating Mirth. No laughing Matter, by The Atrophic!

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It’s funny. The Atrophic is a new band. So new, they haven’t yet found a space in the mighty metal archives.1) And, for some reason, this band opines that – somehow – Technical Death Metal cannot be fun and is shunned by many – because it’s just noize hacked to death by metal-crazed technicians.2) Add melody and symphony to this shebang or ban all these clueless misfits to the 11th circle of hell.3)

Yet, once the RMR crew let Coagulating Mirth roar out of its cage, we were all ears. And indeed, their debut EP turned … [...] Click to raid more!

Dance of the Witches, debauchery by Cult of the Night?

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Do you like yer metal raw and rusty? The kind that draws blood if you don’t strap on your body armor? Well, the RMR deckhands just found a short blurb on da almighty review pipe. And that one slammed a smile on our faces whenever it roared out of our loudspeakers.

Australian underground metallers Cult of the Night released their new EP Dance of the Witches a few weeks ago. And they chose not to reinvent the proverbial wheel, far from it. Instead, they banked on olde metal tropes, I guess to make them great again. Or something. And by … [...] Click to raid more!