Darzamat – A Philosopher At The End Of The Universe (2020) – Review

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There are records that kinda follow you around. But you’re never quite sure what to make of them. They’re intriguing, but you need that right moment to jolt your lazy reviewer’s ass into writing mode.

On one hand, the undeniable groove always pulls you towards them. On the other hand – however – there are always those inconsistencies that make you sit down all over again.

Darzamat and their new record A Philosopher At The End Of The Universe is such a case. And this time, it is this change in style that kind of took us aback.

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Rotting Christ – Sanctus Diavolos (2004) – Review

Last updated on 10 July 2020

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Rotting Christ. Some already hate their admittedly contentious band name. Others continually take issue with their ever-evolving metal style. On top, they’re often labeled Satanists, and shunned by fellow musicians and states alike.

Fancy an example or two?

In 2005 Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine forced Rotting Christ off a gig in Athens, stating personal religious beliefs. Or more recently, in 2018, Sakis and Themis Tolis were arrested in Georgia after stepping off a plane. On grounds of satanism and – hold on to something – terrorism.

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Kaledon – Carnagus: Emperor of the Darkness (2017) – Review

Last updated on 10 July 2020

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RockmusicRaider Review - Kaledon - Carnagus: Emperor of the Darkness - Album Cover Sometimes you get this sense of déjà-vu. Like that prickly feeling down your spine, when you sense something unknown. And it started straight from the beginning of Kaledon‘s newest album Carnagus: Emperor of the Darkness. 

‘Tis the flavor of Overtures, a known entity belting away at a Power Metal event. And – lo and behold – it is indeed Michele Guaitoli (Overtures, Temperance), who got hired to advance the glory of Kaledon‘s 9th full length album.

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Rotting Christ – Triarchy of The Lost Lovers (1996) – Review

Last updated on 6 September 2021

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RockmusicRaider Review - Rotting Christ - Triarchy of the Lost Lovers - Album CoverThe new year is still fresh, so what better moment than this one to reflect on some old metal for a change.

Old? ’90s are old?

Well, yeah, if you look at the rapid-fire development all things metal took since then. We sure show a totally different landscape today, if compared to all these years ago. And for sure again if you look at the style changes Rotting Christ took over the years to the present day. Triarchy of the Lost Lovers really took a fresh look at things and delivered powerfully well.

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