Video: Gloryhammer hit the Terrorvortex!

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RockmusicRaider - Gloryhammer - Gloryhammer - Song CoverThe Dundee-based space cowboys from Gloryhammer are on the prowl again. In anticipation of their upcoming album Legends from Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex, the band released their first video. Impeccably called – well – Gloryhammer

And – I daresay – they’re not holding back. Superman flying through space screaming his tune, interstellar rockets never hitting the target. And Thomas Winkler, who tries to be something of a Thor, swinging the mighty hammer of glory to ward off the evil forces of the galaxy.

And I really did admire Christopher Bowes on his snazzy circular keyboard that truly [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: Hunter’s Moon by Delain

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RockmusicRaider - Delain - Hunter's Moon - Album CoverI am stumped and pleased at the same time with Hunter’s Moon of the Dutch outfit Delain.

Why issue an EP, and then smother it in a truckload of endless live tracks and videos? Unless you want to make a weak offering palatable to the audience by stuffing it with a ton of recordings of times past.

Or you mix 16 minutes of originality with 48 minutes of miscellaneous recordings on a CD, plus untold minutes of video on another, to inflate earnings. Which – again – is a fine strategy. Because you gotta make a living, right?

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Unleash The Archers – Apex (2017) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Unleash The Archers - Apex - Album CoverShould I tell you a dirty, truly geeky secret? I kinda got a kick out of the Mad Max themed video Unleash The Archers released with their 2015 screamo Time Stands Still. Even if I just could not really get warm with this particular record in general. The yodeling and aimless speed crimes were just too bad.

This is the reason why their newest album Apex from 2017 kept on sitting neatly in the review queue. Now, as we just waded into disaster with another unrelated record, we thought to just go ahead and create some additional anxiety. [...] Click to raid more!