Newsflash: The Veiled Enigma of Concilivm!

RockmusicRaider - Concilivm - The Veiled Enigma - Album CoverIf you think that NordWitch is blackened enough for your taste, then you never heard about Concilivm and their brand of Blackened Death Metal. They joined this unholy world in 2017 and are now re-issuing their 2018 blurb The Veiled Enigma on CD. 

This is one typical underground band from Chile that sets its sights on the old-style groove of long-gone times.

But this is exactly what drew us to this band and their tune. If we can call it that. Gone are all these polished new sounds that permeate the modern Death and Black Metal concoctions. Only downturned guitars, [...] Click to raid more!

Fleshgod Apocalypse – Veleno (2019) – Review

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RockmusicRaider - Fleshgod Apocalypse - Veleno - Album CoverI got a headache. A big one. So, time to break out that Aspirin, will ya. Or I’ll probably die from metal poisoning, or – worse – turn into a metal zombie.

And this after only one full listen of Veleno, the newest heap of mighty Death Metal from the flamboyant Italians of Fleshgod Apocalypse

For those who thought that King contained enough full metal jacket for a lifetime, come again. Because Veleno is an all-out attack on your metallic sensory system. A friggin’ 62 minutes of full frontal assault, filled to the brim with sharp-edged steel. So [...] Click to raid more!

Amon Amarth – Berserker (2019) – Review

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RockmusicRaider - Amon Amarth - Berserker - Album CoverSometimes things just fit. At the time of the release of Berserker, Amon Amarth‘s 2019 epic, I was just reading the newest novel of Bernard Cornwell’s Viking series.

A perfect backdrop to a great story, whilst Johan Hegg growls about the English growing confused when faced with the berserkers of the Norse invaders. Back in time, way back in time.

And it is interesting how stamina and – for sure – authenticity will keep you on track with a style that did not change much over time. If anything, Amon Amarth will serve as a dead-certain value in [...] Click to raid more!