Queensrÿche – Operation: Mindcrime (1988) – Review

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At first, we got confused with Operation: Mindcrime of Queensrÿche. How come a record sounds so ’80s when the label says that it is made in 2003?

Okay, our bad, the researcher somehow did not connect the dots correctly. This was when the remaster happened. But the original record indeed dates back to 1988. So, all’s well in metal universe again.

Yet confusion does suit this band well. It snugly goes together with the hullabaloo around Geoff Tate in 2012, a time when the band fired him along with his wife and others of family … [...] Click to raid more!

Karma Rassa – Vesna…Snova Vesna (2018) – Review

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RockmusicRaider - Karma Rassa - Vesna...Snova Vesna - Album CoverI admit, we do like bands that somehow navigate outside of the proverbial box. Those that will point their music to wherever their artistic urges take them. A journey that gets us to unexpected soundscapes that we did not hear often before. Or never at all.

So – in this light – it is not that we forgot about Karma Rassa and their 2018 record Vesna…Snova Vesna. The time just had to be right to get our juices flowing for such an eclectic Progressive Rock and Metal album.

The band already pretty much got on our good side with [...] Click to raid more!

De Lirium’s Order – Singularity (2019) – Review

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RockmusicRaider - Delirium's Order - Singularity - Album CoverDo you want to learn the bitter truth? This record is a headbanging disaster.

So, to all of you fans of the extended moshpit, you need to restrain yourselves. If you try too hard, then your mutual heads just might fall off and roll into a corner. And then what?

Try to grope your way about the music hall to retrieve it? When you only see a portion of the floor. That’s gonna be fun, right?

Well, this is how I felt after a first head-spinning listen of Singularity, the 4th full length studio album of De Lirium’s Order[...] Click to raid more!