SAVN – SAVN (2014) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - SAVN - Album CoverHere comes SAVN, who was lauded as the breath of fresh air into an already dead (or kind of dead) genre that too many bands tried to ride into oblivion.

Well, hell’s bells, not quite. The genre is far from dead, with lots of good stuff coming out of it still.

So, what is this Norwegian act Savn? And more specifically, what is their debut album Savn all about? Judging by the creative process to get to a name of the record, not much. 

The band consists of two former members of The Sins of Thy [...] Click to raid more!

Evanescence – Evanescence (2011) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Evanescence - Album CoverOh my! What a total and sad downgrade from the heights of Fallen to this album, kind of unhappily named Evanescence. Only that the evanescence – true to its name – of this gig seems to have finally disappeared completely.

First signs of this to happen already appeared in their former record The Open Door, where one could observe a certain lack of direction and oomph. But still, the latter record contained a lot of good stuff to render it memorable.

This one here, however, tops it in the negative arena.

Evanescence sounds like Amy Lee[...] Click to raid more!