Myrkur – M (2015) – Review

Last updated on 10 July 2020

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RockmusicRaider Review - Myrkur - M - Album Cover You are a metal fan, right? That is why you are here.

Right?

So, have you ever tried to listen to Enya? Yes, the one of the surreal, kind of weird, ethereal melodies and soft tunes. Not metal at all, you know.

Now, mix three parts of Enya with a shot of Caladan Brood, together with 2 parts of Cradle of Filth on steroids (meaning: Dani Filth’s annoying screams amplified times five…). Then throw in three parts of Ulver and one psychedelic part of Suns of Thyme. And thus you get M[...] Click to raid more!

Amorphis – Elegy (1996) – Review

Last updated on 10 July 2020

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We write the Year of the Lord 1996. The folks from Amorphis just about came to some real fame with their heavy and very Death Metal oriented 2nd studio album Tales from the Thousand Lakes. Everyone now eagerly awaited something similar from their next concoction.  

Now here comes their 3rd studio brainchild Elegy. And what have we found? A helluva change, that’s for sure. Amorphis is happily throwing in Folk and synthie pop elements. Stuff laced with very heavy Melodic Death Metal – growls and all. This mixes with Progressive Metal, atmospheric passages, … [...] Click to raid more!