Video: Gloryhammer hit the Terrorvortex!

      RockmusicRaider - Spotify Logo

RockmusicRaider - Gloryhammer - Gloryhammer - Song CoverThe Dundee-based space cowboys from Gloryhammer are on the prowl again. In anticipation of their upcoming album Legends from Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex, the band released their first video. Impeccably called – well – Gloryhammer

And – I daresay – they’re not holding back. Superman flying through space screaming his tune, interstellar rockets never hitting the target. And Thomas Winkler, who tries to be something of a Thor, swinging the mighty hammer of glory to ward off the evil forces of the galaxy.

And I really did admire Christopher Bowes on his snazzy circular keyboard that truly [...] Click to raid more!

Alestorm – No Grave But The Sea (2017) – Review

      RockmusicRaider - Spotify Logo

RockmusicRaider Review - Alestorm - No Grave But The Sea - Album Cover“Rum, beer, quests and mead. These are the things that a pirate needs!”

By Davy Jones’ beard, only one band throws a chorus line like that at the audience. And only one can be reviewed whilst under the influence, without a ticket from grammar police.

These are the alcohol guzzling sea dogs of Alestorm. Let’s face it: When Christopher Bowes and his gang of merry pirates have another go at a record, fun and cheap booze are on the menu. And their 5th full length album No Grave But The Sea is absolutely no different. So, uncap your bottle, [...] Click to raid more!

Gloryhammer – Tales from the Kingdom of Fife (2013) – Review

   RockmusicRaider - Spotify Logo

RockmusicRaider - Tales of the Kingdom of Fife - Album CoverHow to best describe this?

Ah, yeah. The band calls it Heroic Fantasy Power Metal, no less. But it indeed feels like the beginning of the Kingdom of Cheese. This is what happens, when a Scottish pirate and a Swiss cheese artist come together to form a band.

The debut of the mighty Gloryhammer called Tales from the Kingdom of Fife happens. That’s what! 

Reminiscent of Hammerfall in many instances, the album for sure does not break any new ground. But whatever ground they break presents itself with an absolutely stellar enthusiasm and a technical prowess that puts other debuting [...] Click to raid more!