Paganizer – Beyond The Macabre (2022) – Review

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Rogga Johansson is probably one of the most prolific creators of heavy music out there. There’s a seemingly endless stream of Death Metal projects he’s calling his own or is involved in. And sometimes this makes me want to contact this guy to help poor old RMR figure out how one manages all that complexity without going insane.

And we have a confession to make. The RMR crew ignored former Paganizer records. Because of, you know, too much Rogga. And that can lead to total sensory overload and metallic depression. But here, the mighty review committee decided to give … [...] Click to raid more!

Et Moriemur – Tamashii No Yama (2022) – Review

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Some bands the RMR horde covers are way out there in the left field. And it’s not because they’re bad, it’s because they don’t give a damn about styles, conventions, and – seemingly – profits. They might lean a bit more this way or that, but by and large, they just do their thing.

The Czechs from Et Moriemur are one of those bands. They first appeared on our ‘zine with their 2014 piece Ex Nihilo in Nihilum to benevolent but still pretty limited applause. The RMR crew somewhat shamelessly ignored their pretty neat album Epigrammata from 2018. But their … [...] Click to raid more!

Vorga – Striving Toward Oblivion (2022) – Review

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Our ‘zine is on a Black Metal trip this week. French rituals just got the better of us earlier, and now the vast cosmos is beckoning the World o’ RMR. It’s time to fire up that star cruiser and hit warp speed quickly. Because Vorga here just sent a few distress messages. The space station is on and under fire, and the enemy numerous. So, ready yer guns and keep on Striving Toward Oblivion. You might not survive this strife, but valiant space troopers know no fear, right?

It’s quite some time that RMR did not cover some decent … [...] Click to raid more!

Noltem – Illusions in the Wake (2021) – Review

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Some of the RMR crew like to visit exhibitions. Nothing sleazy nor infested with demonic distortions or styles for nerds only. Just plain art displayed in more or less astonishing splendor.

And sometimes you stand in front of one of these paintings and you wonder why you like the piece. Nothing on the offering really talks to you at first. Yet, something kinda speaks to your inner self. It’s a communication of sorts that you cannot control, and you actually don’t want to. A pleasant discourse that takes place despite yourself.

The same happens sometimes with records. You fire them … [...] Click to raid more!