Red Cain – Kindred: Act I (2019 / 2020) – Review

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The RMR deck crew likes tunes that kind of fall off the mighty freight train of the vile mainstream. Stuff that we somehow cannot classify, or would otherwise ignore. These are the things that all of a sudden haunt this office suite and won’t let go.

Or then again, things that dwell somewhere in the twilight zone of the metal multiverse. Those bands whelping records that you know are good, but you are not quite sure why.

Mainly because their tune is so way off the beaten path that there’s a disconcerting confusion about where this [...] Click to raid more!

RMR’s 2019 Top 10 Records

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What a wealth of good records that came online in 2019. This year is – again – proof that the Folk, Metal, and Rock genres are still vibrant and very much alive. This is especially refreshing for rock and metal, where many an antagonist likes to declare the death of them – like every other day or so. But hey, the naysayers were proven wrong.

On the other hand, having lots of goodies to choose from makes our lives a tad more difficult, too. And that’s why we struggled with our choices this Top 10 much more than we ever … [...] Click to raid more!

Intermittent Digest – Tome IX

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Now, wait a second, what?

It has been a whopping eight months or so since the latest Intermittent Digest released on this blog. In the meantime, we were busy as bees and looked at scores of new records. So, it is high time again to put the proverbial tent around this circus and start to make some sense out of what we found.

At this point in time, we also would have liked to mention the latest record of Batushka. Yet, we got two of them and some awful controversy surrounding the band. Thus, this (or those) record(s) may … [...] Click to raid more!

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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