I’ll be damned. A version of Sidus Atrum of the afterlife with a few squirts of Final Coil’s latest EP just appeared on the RMR review pipe. And that’s something we’ve trouble resisting. Besides, the RMR crew likes nothing more than extracting a totally unknown band from that smelly swamp full of rocky and weedy metallic objects. Up and into the light, so they may shine by themselves and either disintegrate or move on to greater things beyond this ‘zine’s measly reach.
I confess. The RMR deck crew never heard of Dordeduh until we discovered Har. And at first, it was just the somewhat bizarre band name that struck me. But then, we have seen worse in this weird metal multiverse. Much worse.
And once I fired up the piece, I also understood that this was not in a language that I speak1) but some Eastern dialect. As in Eastern Europe – or Central Europe in modern speak.
And sure enough, I finally figured that it is Romanian, and that’s interesting. Because their lands positively gorge with dark tales and … [...] Click to raid more!
Do 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!
The RockmusicRaider offices just love those jewels all of a sudden ejected from the nameless masses of music creations. Like some sort of magic volcano gone to the other side. And specifically tasty are those bands that consciously and purposefully defy styles and currents. By this definition they threaten to become their very own genre – a victim of their own success if you will. We had them before on RockmusicRaider with bands like Dirty Sound Magnet and their self-declared modus operandi aptly named Creative Rock.
Into this category fall the eccentric geeks of the Canadian band Vvon Dogma I… [...] Click to raid more!