Awake in Dead, in The Eyes of Desolation!

Last updated on 1 December 2020

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You know, I am not sure what really stuck with me. And made me listen (much) longer than I usually do when doing selections for the review and news lists.

It must be this darkly threatening mix of Gothic Metal with Progressive Metal trends and elements thrown all over their tune.

With enough chaos and dissonance to keep you on your toes and awake. Add some crunchy metal ice-cubes into this Mojito in front of you and ready is your desolate cocktail for the evening.

The Eyes of Desolation just unleashed their newest EP [...] Click to raid more!

Intermittent Digest – Tome III

Last updated on 10 July 2020

RockmusicRaider - Intermittent Digest - Tome III Howdy, fans and friends! Months have passed again way too fast since the last point of the situation (as we say in French) and already it is time to halt the horses again and take stock. The first full year @ RockmusicRaider – 2015 – has passed and we start to approach mid-year 2016. By Loki, things are moving fast and I am not getting younger. So, what happened since Tome II. I can say one thing: Dark, dark is the going, when the going gets tough.

Felt waves of Black or blackened [...] Click to raid more!

Todtgelichter – Rooms (2016) – Review

Last updated on 10 July 2020

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RockmusicRaider Review - Todtgelichter - Rooms - Album Cover “Wenn du gestorben bist, bist du allein!”

Wow!

Harsh Teutonic sounds pouring out of my earphones, reaching us from the rainy, water-logged flats of Hamburg in good old Northern Germany. And you will find a few more soundbits of the same ilk on this disc.

Rooms is like the possessed evil twin of the usually somewhat genteel Progressive Metal genre talking to you. The one that has gone down the Black Metal road, and then got second thoughts.

And it is not easy fare, pretty hard on your system and eardrums too. [...] Click to raid more!