End of Green – Void Estate (2017) – Review

      RockmusicRaider - Spotify Logo

RockmusicRaider Review - End of Green - Void Estate - Album CoverA Doom Rock and Metal avalanche currently thunders into this valley of woe, where the fans dwell. It is big, scary and heavy on tears and sorrow. RockmusicRaider covered a score of them bands over time: Traditional outfits like My Dying Bride or again Vanha kind of hold the fort. Then you have the youngsters like Khemmis traipsing all over the hallowed established grounds of Doom Metal.

Then again you will find these sort of crossover bands that have enough doom in them to be called that, yet sit astride a score of other styles. The German band End of [...] Click to raid more!

Khemmis – Hunted (2016) – Review

 –  RockmusicRaider - Spotify Logo

RockmusicRaider Review - Khemmis - Hunted - Album CoverI think the likes of Paradise Lost or My Dying Bride just got themselves some serious company. But with a grungy flavor that constantly reminds me of the 2015 piece Crypt Sermon wrote.

Now, where is this terrible name-calling coming from already at the beginning of a review?

Well, the sophomore effort Hunted of the American band Khemmis does that to you. This is not to say that they are skimming off other bands too hard, just to be clear. They place themselves slam into this Doom Metal universe that other sad warriors already occupy for some time.[...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: There is Nothing for Void King!

      RockmusicRaider - Spotify Logo

RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Void King - There is Nothing - Album Cover

Hell’s Bells!

Now I am really feeling stoned. I just successfully navigated through a series of listens of the US stoner/doom band Void King and their debut and self-released album There is NothingVery nihilistic, ain’t it?

You will find an intense soundscape with a gazillion of downturned, excellent riffs assaulting you from every corner.

The record surprises with a grungy, doomish, metal-infused Stoner Rock from back in time. All of this fittingly supplemented by Jason Kindred‘s gritty vocals. At times their tune sounds like some unclean, drunken version of the biggies in the Doom world, like Paradise Lost[...] Click to raid more!