UFO – Review Series – Schenker Years

RockmusicRaider Editorial - UFO - Collection Schenker YearsIf there is one underrated band in the long history of rock and metal, then it is the British band UFO. Founded in 1968 by Phil Mogg, UFO proved to be one of the forerunners of the Hard Rock and Metal multiverse that we enjoy today. They have today some 22 studio albums under their belt, with an added score of live records and other versions to boot. UFO‘s latest album reached our shores in 2017, no less. Still going strong after after some 50 years of service.

Yet, reports tell us that Phil Mogg plans to [...] Click to raid more!

10 Most Popular Posts @ RockmusicRaider – Edition I

RockmusicRaider - Most Popular PostsHowdy fans and friends! It is time again to take stock of sounds discovered and bands unearthed. But for the first time from an angle of the posts themselves and how they rated with you, the readers. The RockmusicRaider officescape would of course like to think that the likes and shares are a result of masterful penmanship.

But, hey, dream on. The written word is one of the vectors to get to the most popular posts, of course. But it is the musicians in the bands covered that really delivered their music with their hearts’ blood and essence of their [...] Click to raid more!

7 Main Metal Music Styles @ RockmusicRaider

RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Dominance 2016Long gone are the times where we split everything up between Hard Rock and its younger sibling Heavy Metal. Being a metalhead really meant you went to a Heavy Metal concert getting some straightforward stuff – like Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Krokus, Metallica – you know them all.

People have this inbred and somewhat insane need to give a new name to every friggin’ undercurrent of the #metal universe they come across. This annoying temptation to put everything into little boxes is called Divide Et Impera (divide and conquer) or in other words: If you can’t convince them, [...] Click to raid more!