Alestorm – No Grave But The Sea (2017) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Alestorm - No Grave But The Sea - Album Cover“Rum, beer, quests and mead. These are the things that a pirate needs!”

By Davy Jones’ beard, only one band throws a chorus line like that at the audience. And only one can be reviewed whilst under the influence, without a ticket from grammar police.

These are the alcohol guzzling sea dogs of Alestorm. Let’s face it: When Christopher Bowes and his gang of merry pirates have another go at a record, fun and cheap booze are on the menu. And their 5th full length album No Grave But The Sea is absolutely no different. So, uncap your bottle, [...] Click to raid more!

Alestorm – Sunset on the Golden Age (2014) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Alestorm - Sunset on the Golden Age - Album CoverYou have got to give it to them: Whatever Christopher Bowes and his gang of merry troubadours touch is fun to listen to. Sometimes too intense for their own good or slightly overdone in reckless cheesiness, but never too serious.

And always delivered with an eyewink of sorts. Their personas reach from the Davy Jones infested waters of Alestorm to galaxy hopping goblins in Gloryhammer.

Now this time we descend from bewildering space goblins to some more basic needs Heavy Metal pirates have. And turn the clock back to 2014, when Alestorm‘s fourth full length record Sunset on [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: Silverbones – Pirate Metal from Italy out soon!

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RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Silverbones - Wild Waves - Album Cover

Spicy! Scottish, beer guzzling pirate meets Italian corsair. Ha! Alestorm and the likes have got company in the Pirate Metal universe! Even if we do not quite know, if Alestorm is still alive and kickin’, given their sudden career change, now employing astral dwarves with their new outfit Gloryhammer

But here a worthy heir to this powerful fleet presents itself, in the less astral and very real form of Silverbones – mighty metal pirates from the South.

The band successfully unmoored their debut full length album Wild Waves in JSilverbones 2016une 2016. Featuring mainly Power and Heavy Metal infused [...] Click to raid more!