Tethra – Like Crows For The Earth (2017) – Review

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Ah, yes! The early signs point towards a more abundant reappearance of Progressive and Doom Metal in 2017. Even if 2016 in itself was not bad already. And – looking at the RockmusicRaider pipeline – there is already an inkling of many such delights.

We are not necessarily talking about the known bands only, but also a plethora of relatively unknown gigs. That is good news, as these genres are in need of bands with new ideas coming on board.

The Italian band Tethra with their sophomore full length offering Like Crows For The Earth comes along with an interesting style package. 

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Newsflash: Red Cain go on the attack!

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RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Red Cain - Red Cain - Album CoverLet’s wallow some more into the Progressive Metal swamp that got quite some attention lately at RMR.

But to safely get there we need to perform some magick: First take two large spoons of progressive. Then mix with a large dose of groove, and lavishly add a goodly shot or two of Moonspell. Heat the cauldron, bring to boil and stir well. 

Then sprinkle with some groove, and you got yourself the self-titled debut EP brought to you by Red Cain. And it is powerful stuff waiting for ye that risks to blast the socks off your feet.

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Newsflash – Gothic Metal in The Eyes of Desolation!

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RockmusicRaider Newsflash - The Eyes of Desolation - Awake in Dead - Album Cover You know, I am not sure what really stuck with me. And got me to listen (much) longer than I usually do when doing selections for the review and news lists.

It must be this darkly threatening mix of Gothic Metal with Progressive Metal trends and elements thrown all over their tune.

With enough dissonance to keep you on your toes and awake. Add some crunchy metal ice-cubes into this Mojito in front of you and ready is your desolate cocktail for the evening.

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