Mighty Oaks – Howl (2014) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Mighty Oaks - Howl - Album CoverSometimes the process of reckoning and reasoning @ RockmusicRaider is unfathomable. No rhyme nor reason seems to be apparent when it comes to record selection for the ever-important review list. The one that decides – sometimes on a whim – who’s gonna get on the blog. 

Then we sometimes enigmatically decide to cover older records first, before the new ones get a chance. Or we go for very old ones to boot; a Scorpions review just saw the light of day lately for instance. ‘Cause stubborn RMR does not listen to pop lore pundits, telling us to only cover same-year records. Or the world will stop and you will drop off.  [...]  Got hooked? Raid on...!

Newsflash – Swiss outfit Guns Love Stories go large in 2016!

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RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Guns Love Stories - The Beauty of Irony - Album CoverY’know, the Prog and Alt Rock genres are well established. Almost too well at times, you might think. So, it is good to see new bands coming on-line, cooking up some challenges for the established order. Take that Leprous!

Meet Guns Love Stories joining us from Switzerland, straight from the shore of nice Lake of Lucerne. They just unpacked their newest and sophomore full length The Beauty of Irony this early 2016. Somewhat reminiscent of Todtgelichter‘s Rooms, Guns Love Stories deliver a wild, chaotic and captivating, but still refreshing mix of Progressive and Alternative laden tune. Some of that delivered with a fury that is usually reserved for #metal outfits. And sometimes with a typical Swiss accent to boot.  [...]  Got hooked? Raid on...!