Black Passage – The Veil (2019) – Review

Last updated on 23 March 2021

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Never, ever cease to look for those mutineers. For those bands that step outside the proverbial boundaries that somehow appeared. Invisible borders, not necessarily decreed by law, but more often by elitist popularism.

Driven by few to imprint their beliefs onto the masses that oftentimes gladly submit to the yoke of unified thought control and overcooked political correctness. A very Orwellian world, but one that we do see emerging more and more these days.

In music, ‘specialists’ will categorize everything that sounds into genres. And it seems that more is … [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: Funeralglade begin some funeral!

Last updated on 10 July 2020

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RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Funeralglade - May The Funeral Begin - Album Cover This one really rocks.

But in a lost identity, total head-banger kind of way. And I am confused. Because the Finnish boys from Funeralglade got a label of Melodic Death Metal stuck to themselves, they said. Of the Northern kind, they said. 

Yet out comes something called May The Funeral Begin. The RMR crew had to descend to the basement and let the big boxes rip. And in the process detected a mix of Arch Enemy, a hint of crabby Abbath and NordWitch. So, something blackened, yet melodic and totally metal. [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: The Enigma Set Before Us!

Last updated on 13 January 2021

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We did not feature a helluva lot of Metalcore lately. Mainly because there was nothing juicy enough to emerge from the depths of this scream laden genre. And frankly, many a band just does that: Throwing a skeletal version of a melody at the crowd and scream everyone to the ground. Not that this will in any way enhance their chance of winning the fluffy green muppet monster to impress their audience. Apart from the die-hard fans, that is.

Well, light has appeared at the end of the tunnel, and let’s just hope that [...] Click to raid more!