Face The Day – Stuck in the Present (2018) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Face the Day - Stuck in the Present - Album CoverThe RockmusicRaider deck crew sometimes likes to support little known bands. Often so far under ground that they are hardly visible. And some of them want to be known, whereas many others don’t. On many occasions, the latter dwell in the more obscure realms of the metal multiverse. The ones with a purist streak that goes way beyond mere idealism.

And, I daresay, this practice is not the most intelligent way for a blog to get a gazillion of hits and a ton of them YouTube likes that will make you stinking rich. But we do have a somewhat stubbornly [...] Click to raid more!

Video: Dirty Sound Magnet release Social Media Boy!

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RockmusicRaider Video - Dirty Sound Magnet - Social Media Boy The RMR deck crew surely loves it, when bands create new or newish content. Those who do not only brush up on stuff other guys did, and then call it their own.

Dirty Sound Magnet went down that rocky road. And clawed themselves to recognition with a ceaseless effort and – I daresay – a certain fearlessness and courage to go the extra mile. Now, their latest album Western Lies and a large number of concerts already made that point beautifully.

But they never stop and we got new material from their very own corner of Creative Rock. And as [...] Click to raid more!

Mighty Oaks – Howl (2014) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Mighty Oaks - Howl - Album Cover Sometimes 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. Because stubborn RMR does not listen to pop lore pundits, telling us to only cover same-year [...] Click to raid more!

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

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RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Guns Love Stories - The Beauty of Irony - Album Cover You 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. 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 [...] Click to raid more!