Delfinia – Deep Elevation (2019) – Review

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RockmusicRaider - Delfinia - Deep Elevation - Album CoverSometimes you vow stuff. And you wish you better did not. Because vows are there to be broken. This time, the vow was about not covering any new Melodic or Symphonic Metal bands anymore. Or any other newcomer in Power Metal that somehow tries to emerge from an ocean of lookalikes. Dime-a-dozen deliveries, with an ever yesterday’s sound, rehashed all over again. Right? 

Well, it did not quite work out that way. Time to be contrite, RMR.

Because here we stumbled across Delfinia from the vast plains of Ukraine. And they just released their new album Deep Elevation. Their [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: Hartsbane release As Summer Dies!

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RockmusicRaider - Hartsbane - As Summer Dies - Album CoverI always thought the Germans beat everyone to the punch with their proverbial efficiency. But here we have Hartsbane, who state that they will launch their new EP As Summer Dies on 20 April 2019 at 20.00 h, or so it says on their website.

Well, I’ll be damned. There you go for 20/20 foresight. This puts even the Swiss to shame, where trains need to leave on the millisecond. Lest a national emergency be declared swiftly and without remorse.

But jokes apart and whatever the case may be, the Israelis from Hartsbane trade in a somewhat watery mix [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: First EP for Space Cult!

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RockmusicRaider - Space Cult - EP - Album CoverIt took me a while to figure out where I already heard this kind of free-wheeling style. This chanting about the soundscape that kinda goes all over the place, but still keeps you glued to the boombox. Even if it is not quite ‘your style’. 

Right!

Lenore S. Fingers it was, from Italy. Alternative Metal of sorts with a somewhat confusing song structure. Only here, Space Cult present a similar tune, but fully embedded on rocky shores only. With no metal anywhere in sight.

And you know what? Their newest newest and first EP also contains a fair share of [...] Click to raid more!