Video: Diabulus in Musica release Otoi!

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Dirge of the Archons, the 2016 record of Diabulus in Musica, was a pretty nice surprise to this crew. Coming from a band that we all thought were set in their merry ways. Never to turn away from their operatic heights.

But – luckily we found some added power and energy instead. And an unexpected turn into a much more metallic direction. A meaty crunch that was never present before, all over their then 10-year career.

Now, more change is in the air yet again.

A new album – Euphonic Entropy – is due to release in February … [...] Click to raid more!

Video: Tvinna release The Gore!

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You guys ever heard about this newish outfit called Tvinna and their newest video The Gore? Well, neither did we. But it was a pretty cool fall surprise.

To find Fabienne Erni (Eluveitie) in full gothic metal make-up on an electronically challenged Pagan Folk piece is not something I did quite expect to see this year. But once we found Laura Fella (Faun) and Fiona Frewert (also Faun) on the list of that very same roster, the RMR deck crew had to give this new video a try.

Together with Fieke van den Hurk, Rafael [...] Click to raid more!

Video: Leprous alleviate something!

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I admit, since Malina happened, Leprous kinda left the RMR building and disappeared from our joint consciousness. We weren’t quite sure if this band would get further coverage.

And we still ain’t.

Now, the release of Pitfalls approaches and we’re getting bits and pieces of this new album. Videos rocking away in the good, ‘ol coal mine, or whatever it is. Or the odd sales job that masks as an interview. You get the drift.

Alleviate is their newest clip with a pretty authentic Einar Solberg featuring on it. Yet still firmly ensconced in their post-metal existence, methinks. … [...] Click to raid more!

Video: Lexi Layne and The Darkness of your Heart!

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It is true, you know. This channel is sorely in need of some genuine rock. True, we just covered Dirty Sound Magnet and their high-octane rock. But it looks nonetheless like metal and its nuances took over and started to rule our lives.

As always, whatever we cover should be a tune based on emotion. Not just these dime-a-dozen bass/snare affairs that putter through their existence without rhyme or reason.

Lexi Layne and her new video The Darkness Of Your Heart made an astonishingly abrupt appearance on our rock radar. Her pretty meaty rock style sports fledgling traces of a … [...] Click to raid more!