All Reviews set to English @ RMR!

Last updated on 10 July 2020

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Ah, contrite Rockmusicraider needs to report a questionable decision. A long time ago, the RMR crew chose to issue reviews and – potentially – news pieces in local language as well as in the generally accepted English format.

Of course only if someone of the deck crew actually would master the language and the artists involved would – by the same token – predominantly use the lingo. In other words, no Google Translate ever with its sometimes bizarre outcomes. This netted a series of reviews in a language natural to the fan crowd. Or … [...] Click to raid more!

Finsterforst – Zerfall (2019) – Review

Last updated on 2 October 2020

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I did not quite know anymore where to place this band. After the somewhat silly #YOLO that Finsterforst unchained in 2016, uncertainty truly set in. Did they go off the deep end? Or was that just something they always wanted to do?

And now, this.

Zerfall serves you with an 80-minute monster that will require some real commitment to digest. A relentless total metal war attack that you first need to survive until you can haul the headphones off your battle-weary ears.

Mach Dich Frei and Rastlos were already pretty … [...] Click to raid more!

Finsterforst – Mach Dich Frei (2015) – Review

Last updated on 20 July 2020

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We covered Mach Dich Frei of Finsterforst already in 2015 for the first time – in German. With the new record looming and RockmusicRaider with more than 510 posts under our belt, we decided to have another go at all that goodness. At these epic sounds reaching us from the – supposedly – darkest of all forests.

In the meantime, the RMR deck crew even insisted to cover Rastlos, which we quite enjoyed. So, something must be good with these folks, right?

This will also stop the endless confusion of Googlebot … [...] Click to raid more!

SIG:AR:TYR – Northen (2016) – Review

Last updated on 10 February 2021

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RockmusicRaider Review - SIG:AR:TYR - Northen - Album CoverSee, it is indeed possible. You can write a complex metal tune without building brick walls so high that you won’t hear yourself anymore. And it can be done with a hike to the epic mountain top without firing up the mighty cheese machine too. 

Speaking of which: Here is a contender to metal fame that renders Amon Amarth and their Viking friends awfully cheesy.

We are speaking about SIG:AR:TYR and their newest metal contribution Northen. I never quite knew that Viking Metal adepts brandished their tune in good ‘ol Canada. Until I [...] Click to raid more!