Need – Norchestrion: a song for the end (2021) – Review

Listen on Apple Music  RockmusicRaider - Spotify Logo

RockmusicRaider - Need - Norchestrion A Song For The End - Album Cover

In 2020 we bemoaned the fact that there weren’t enough prog outfits to come forward. That good players in this embattled genre had become a dying breed with folks like Steven Wilson opting for the pop highway.1)

Only to find that Haken made it to the top spot of our annual top 10 contest2). In other words, suddenly we had a choice where there was none at first. And a pretty difficult one at that, with Scardust following more or less directly on their heels.

Now, it looks like the movement continues with the somewhat unexpected … [...] Click to raid more!

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

  RockmusicRaider - Spotify Logo

RockmusicRaider - Delirium's Order - Singularity - Album Cover Do 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!

Newsflash: Jupiter Hollow embark on an Odyssey!

Listen on Apple Music  RockmusicRaider - Spotify Logo

RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Jupiter Hollow - Odyssey - Album Cover

By the Holy Fucking Metal Cow. Where did this one come from? And is it really metal? Not quite.

But there is hope for the Prog genre after all. Help is on the way, though. The prog brigade of the future is on the prowl, like. But do I indeed hear Leprous rummaging around backstage? Well, some of that my fit. But it’s not quite as straightforward as that either.

Now, the Canadians of Jupiter Hollow serve you real hefty Progressive Rock, with some metal infusions. And this on their first attempt to fame.

Their furious debut EP Odyssey is [...] Click to raid more!