Nirvana – Nevermind (1991) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Nirvana - Nevermind - Album CoverSometimes it is tough to give the past a real hard and unforgiving look. Especially when it comes to emotionally laden and much hyped-about albums like Nevermind from the long defunct band Nirvana. And there are emotions galore in and surrounding this album. Not to forget the band in particular.

On top, one would think that pretty much all was already said, written or otherwise dispensed of in relation to this album. In books, films and in endless, sometimes contradicting articles on the news or on the never-forgetting internet.

Or was it?

So, it is somewhat of a challenging [...] Click to raid more!

Empty Trail – Bare (2016) – Review

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The RMR crew very rarely issue a full review for an EP. There are exceptions of course, but those are few and far between. A feat that the US-based multi-instrumentalist Rick Lambert of Empty Trail pulled off with his earlier 2014 record Hollow Hearted. And deservedly so, rugged quality and all.

This, of course, kept us interested in more rocky delights from this specific neck of the woods. And – lo and behold – here we are with new material ready to be reviewed.

Now, all things evolve and so does Empty Trail.

It is only in 2016 that the band released the debut … [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: Zombie Rodeo is Cult Leader!

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Rockmusicraider Newsflash - Zombie Rodeo - Cult Leader - Album CoverHere I am unsuspectingly enjoying a lazy, sunny Saturday morning, kind of surfing around on the metal and rock waves sent to my review list by folks. And then – whoom! – the groove hits big time.

Welcome to the fuzzy, stoner-ish, grungy rock world of Zombie Rodeo. A band joining us from the cold North of Finland. Okay, it is not THAT much North, if compared to the real North. They’re hailing from Helsinki. But still, North enough.

The band will release their newest and fourth EP Cult Leader mid-November of this year. Some of that brew seems [...] Click to raid more!