De Profundis – The Corruption of Virtue (2022) – Review

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Ah, we’re late again, so late. Work life at RMR starts to feel like Twitter these days. Not enough staff to keep the lights on, and we didn’t even fire anybody (yet). Because if we would, nobody would be left. So, the staff over here at the RMR office tower just slaves on in dogged resignation which leads to a smokin’ mountain of pent-up anger. So, there’s nothing better than some furious demolition delivered with some red-hot metal. And these are exactly the kind of meds everybody needs over here.

And down we plunged into the overheated review pipe to … [...] Click to raid more!

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!