Coma Hole, Good ol’ Stoner, and some Grunge?

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Ah, the things you can do with a single bass guitar, a good drum kit, and smoky female vocals. Coma Hole here are one of the rare bands on RMR that will make do without the usual lead guitar. Instead, they slap dat bass as you’ve never seen before with sometimes amazing results. The last band that really made an impression like that on us were the dear departed ones of Riti Occulti.1) And that was back in – 2016.

So, here the RMR review board let Coma Hole‘s debut EP roar and they were truly intrigued. … [...] Click to raid more!

Am Samstag – Dualism (2022) – Review

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Grunge Rock has been on our minds time and again at the RMR HQ. Even Nirvana found its way onto our review pipe a few times and rightly so. Even if we had some reservations about those iconic records that Dave Grohl and Courtney Love would certainly both object to.

You’ll for sure find a great many wannabe soundalikes out there. Bands that either want to surf that still tangible wave of dirty rock or just simply wish to keep the movement alive and kicking.

Now, we’re not suggesting that Am Samstag1) here are a Nirvana clone, even if … [...] Click to raid more!

Marisa and The Moths – Marisa and the Moths (2019) – Review

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We need more rock!

The good ol’ warcry again rang out after too much metal ravaged our ears somewhat fierce lately. That devout wish combined itself with an urge to clean up our database with reviews we might have missed over time. And that’s how Marisa and the Moths (re)appeared on our radar with their self-titled 2019 piece.

There’s a ton of Grunge Rock outfits out there. Most of them wanting a slice of the long-gone masters of all time. The band that somehow became the stick by which everything with the grunge label needs to be measured.

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Nirvana – Bleach (1989) – Review

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In a way, this is the review I never wanted to do. Bleach, Nirvana‘s starter kit, has no great allure and was never able to really convince me. Too bare bone in structure1), totally scratchy and with a somewhat unfinished varnish.

You see, Nirvana and me, we go way back and this anti-fanboy opinion of that first record is well-founded in all sorts of empirics. Or in other words, this has not always been a relationship of love and understanding. We can of course also find excuses why this album should exist at all and I … [...] Click to raid more!